Amara Sabai Kailaspur Nandakumarpur Joutha Sanstha focuses on development in the areas of education, health, women empowerment and other such social issues. They have been working towards community based sustainable development in rural areas of southern Sundarbans, West Bengal.
Main activities include:
Educational Program: The organization runs an educational center – Shiv Shankar Sishu Niketan which provides pre-primary education and primary education up to standard V. The initiative is supported by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education. They also conduct a campaign for promoting functional literacy among women.
Vocational Training: To strengthen the rural economy, the NGO provides vocational training in agriculture. Farmers are being taught Integrated farming, Organic farming, Integrated Pest Management, Application of Bio-fertilizers & Bio-diversity. Also, training is provided in compost carp culture, prawn culture, floriculture, orchard management and indigenous food processing. Amara Sabai also helps in capacity building for professionals, organizing entrepreneurship development and life skill programs for local youth, members of farmers clubs & members of women’s Self Help Groups (SHG).
Awareness Programs: They conduct awareness programs such as mass rally for social harmony, advocacy campaign for child rights, women’s rights & empowerment, women’s literacy and girl child rights, camp on environment pollutants and its effects. They also have Consumer rights group discussions, seminars, workshops, meetings to sensitize and educate consumers on unscrupulous traders and retailers.
Health Check-up camps: The NGO conducts heath check-up camps which cover nutrition, immunization and other endemic health problems. They also conduct health awareness camps.
Disaster Management: The NGO also conducts workshops on disaster management in areas prone to natural calamities. They also conduct disaster preparation camps.
Training on Solid waste management: The NGO conducts training program on solid waste management where training is provided to deploy the techniques of converting cow excreta into manure and bio energy.
The organization has been conferred with awards such as National Youth Award by Government of India, Best Youth Club Award of District and Best Youth Club Award of West Bengal State.
Income Rs16 lac
Expense Rs14 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015
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