Akhil Bhartiya Gramodyog Seva Sansthan (ABGSS) is working for the deprived and marginalised sections of the society. The activities are mainly based on education, health & care and livelihood, all the three being basic needs for a human being.
ABGSS, with support from Catholic Relief Services, Lucknow, built 22 balwadis for the education and nutritive support of children.
Department for International Development (DFID) U.K., assists ABGSS in conducting the Kutumb Shree Project a literacy drive for women and adolescent girls. This programme targeted 531 women and girls in 52 villages.
Other initiatives undertaken are MASOOM (a UNICEF supported programme) and Accelerated Female Literary Project, a Ministry of HRD funded scheme.
ABGSS constructed 24 ECOSAN model toilets in selected districts of Uttar Pradesh. A maintenance drive of TARA hand pumps was also carried out in association with UNICEF.
To lessen the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR), the NGO gets support from State Innovations In Family Planning Services Project Agency (SIFPSA) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Under this, ABGSS performs immunisation, pre & post-natal care and adoption of sanitation and hygienic practices.
Sure Start Project (SSP) was implemented for nursing Neo-natal and pregnant mothers. SSP also serves to increase the accessibility of public healthcare system for the poor and susceptible communities.
ABGSS promotes Self Help Groups (SHGs) through various agencies to develop a cost-effective credit delivery system.
Under the Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme, 51 SHGs (36 for Women & 15 for adolescent girls) have been set-up with the support of DFID, U.K.
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) helped to form 42 Mens SHGs and 8 Womens SHGs.
Apart from the above core activities, ABGSS runs a Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) Project supported by UNICEF.
Income Rs3 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014
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