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Association For India's Development - Projects Database
India
West Bengal
Jambuni Child Growth Center
Partners: PAHAMMED BAZAR BACK WARD CLASSES DEVELOPMENT

Duration : 2012 onwards

Jambuni

 

 

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Sinchan : A safe and secure shelter for children, West Bengal

Partner: Nishtha

Duration: 2012 onwards

Sinchan

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Promoting Sustainable Agriculture, Paschim Banga

Partner: Swanirvar

Duration: 2009 to present  Contact: Shiva Arunachalam (arunash@gmail.com)

 swarnivar

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Empowering through RTI

MixedChapter: Boston 

Amount: Rs. 370750

The Right to Information Empowerment Programme aims at facilitating the effective engagement of civil society organizations in the field of the right to information through awareness raising and capacity building activities. Effective awareness of RTI Act, important laws, pro-people schemes would provide much needed tool to promote accountable and empower people at the grassroots.

 

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Health Care and Family Planning
health care

Supporting Chapter: JHU

Amount: Rs 117500

The goal of this project is to reduce the infant mortality rate in a population of 80,000 people in about 50 villages of the Hoogly district in West Bengal by extending their currently centralized ante-natal care facilities to ten remote villages by mobile outreach.

The basic goal of KNUC is integrated and free development for all with specific option for vulnerable sections comprising children, women, aged and disabled.

The main objective is to enhance the health, education, social and economic status and protect & promote rights of all particularly of the children, adolescents and women by identifying and solving their essential needs and problems along with participation of their families and communities.
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Empowerment of Tribal Women

womenAmount Supported: $ 19,488

Chapters: Philadelphia

The tribal women in the region have found refuge in the only non-governmental organization operating in that area called Mohammed Bazar Backward Classes Development Society (MBBCDS), a non-profit, non-political, non-governmental, secular organization in West Bengal run by Mrs. Ayesha Khatun.

 

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Conserving Traditional Seeds & Promoting Biodiversity, Paschim Banga
Partners: Development Research Communication and Service Centre

 Duration: 2009 to 2012    Contact: Rajasekhar Jammalmadaka (j.rajasekhar@gmail.com)

                  2013-2014 : $ 8,300

 

Seed Conservation


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Murshidabad Flood Relief

Flood reliefLocation: West Bengal

Amount Supported: Rs 1,000,000

Chapters: AID US Relief Fund

Torrential rain during the month of June has left thousands homeless in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal. With no government assistance, AID supported relief work through its partners SKMUK and MLC.

 

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Well re-excavation

well reexcavationLocation: West Bengal
Amount Supported: Rs.227,200
Chapters: All India Relief Fund, Los Angeles, Penn State

The Baghmundi Block and other surrounding blocks suffered heavy drought for last few consecutive years. This has lead to many health hazards and agricultural issues. This year all the water-wells for drinking water are almost dry and cases of water borne diseases like somatic problem, dysentery are being reported. The aim of this project is to re-excavate the drinking water-wells before the wells become completely dry and to generate local livelihoods in re-excavating these wells.

 

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Nutanhat Development Society

NutanhatSupporting Chapter: Penn State

Amount: Rs. 403850

Project ASHA is spread in 10 remote villages of Hura block of Purulia district in West Bengal.It aims at increasing the level of  education and reducing drop-outs among the less privileged tribal children. Today more than 300 children are studying in the 10 ASHA centers.

 

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Mandra Lions Club

Supporting Chapter: Boston

Amount: Rs. 300000

 Mandra Lions Club, (RTI Promotion Project  2011) filed 15 RTI applications over the period of 6 months in Baghmundi, Jhalda I and Jhalda II blocks of Purulia district, West Bengal.

 

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