Manoday Samaj Kalyan Sanstha (MSKS) was established with an objective to achieve sustainable development of vulnerable, economically and socially oppressed groups in society. It also aims to solve issues related to health, education, livelihood, agriculture, child labour, women empowerment and strengthening of good governance in rural areas of Maharashtra.
In order to achieve its objectives, MSKS collaborates with Panchayat Raj, community based organizations, voluntary organizations, government departments and experts, conducts study and research processes, and acts as a facilitator and helps strengthen action groups. Empowering community based organizations and working with them for sustainable development especially by managing local resources are major concerns of the organization.
The NGO has been awarded National Level Award in child nutrition category by AmeriCare India.
Swalamban Mahila Mahasangh: MSKS started the Swalamban Project in 15 villages of Karanja Block of Washim district in June 2011. The objective of this initiative is to empower women and make them financially independent. Chaitanya Sanstha, a local NGO has supported Swawlamban by training staff and Self Help Group (SHG) members. With Chaitanya’s support, MSSK completed Basic Conceptual Training, Record Keeping Training, Cluster Training and Leadership Training in 15 villages.
Consumer Awareness Movement Programme: MSKS organizes workshop for rural consumers and makes them aware of their rights and duties. MSKS organizes capacity building workshops for Panchayat Raj functionaries to resolve issues related to health, livelihood, sanitation, hygiene and so on.
Environment Awareness Programme: Individuals across 28 villages participated in the environment awareness programmes organized in Kamargaon district. Issues such as lack of plantation, pollution and carbon credit, inorganic agriculture etc. were discussed in the session.
The NGO works with more than 15 other NGOs to promote and execute their plans and serve a wider section of society.
Income Rs9 lac
Expense Rs10 lac
Source : Audit Report 2013
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