World Without Obstacles (WWO) mission is to promote intercultural understanding, support the development of deprived communities and to address public health concerns around the world through education, health, culture and volunteer work. It is operational in more than 15 countries around the world with its headquarters in New Delhi, India.
Their vision is to have a world without obstacles: a world in which people can read and write, are physically and mentally healthy, live in a clean environment and respect each other’s cultures, traditions and beliefs. Their areas of intervention include the following:
Promoting equality amongst all people regardless of caste, colour, creed, culture or nationality
Protecting children’s rights by helping to fulfil basic needs and expanding opportunities for street, neglected and underprivileged children
Developing livelihood skills for youth
Public health concerns such as HIV/AIDS, cancer and addiction
WWO’s projects include the following:
Survey Programme on water and sanitation: WWO organised a survey programme on drinking water and sanitation situation with the support of local civic bodies, the government, NGOs and individual volunteers to know the status of drinking water supply and sanitation in the community. It was also intended to create awareness amongst community members about the importance of drinking clean water, hygiene, malnutrition and other health issues.
Free HIV Testing and Counselling Projects for Rural Community: They have established a free HIV/AIDS testing and counselling centre for HIV-affected people in rural areas.
Nutrition and Hygiene: WWO is working to trained grass-root workers and “barefoot doctors” in order to make it easier for early intervention in the area of mother and child care and help in overcoming problems of infant mortality and malnutrition.
Hygiene: WWO is planning to start mobile medical vans in slum communities and in the interior rural settlements to spread awareness, and make it possible for people to receive information on basic hygiene practices through various programmes, campaigns and posters.
Promotion of Holistic and Ancient Systems for Health Care: The activities of this project is to initiate, educate and practice in to holistic health system in a humble manner and plan to constitute different working groups for furthering the cause of holistic health care, traditional, medical systems and create a network of interested professionals.
Environment: World Without Obstacles with support of local NGOs/activists organizes a “Social Idol Immersion Program” with the theme of “Clean Environment, Healthy Nation” to create awareness amongst people.
Culture: WWO provides person-to-person contact and brings individuals together by opening one’s homes and hearts to people of different cultures, countries and backgrounds. Their aim is to create global friendship, social responsibility, world peace and greater understanding between all the nations of the globe.
Income Rs15 lac
Expense Rs12 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014
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