Prayas JAC Society: Prayas Started with 25 children in 1988, today Prayas caters to the needs of 50,000 neglected, street and marginalized children, youth & women in Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andman & Nicobar islands, Haryana, Jharkhand.
Prayas Project > Andaman and Nicobar

Projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Name:-Prayas AIDE-ET-ACTION Project
State:-Andaman & Nicobar
Areas covered:-Little Andaman
Working with:-
Communities affected by the Tsunami especially with children
Major issues:-In December 2004 the Indian Ocean Tsunami struck the Andoman & Nicobar Islands, destroying entire villages and killing thousands. Many children lost their families and homes. Coastal communities were left without schools, health centres and water.

To provide Tsunami affected children with shelter, education, nutrition and health services. Apart from it to give trauma counselling/ psycho social support.

The Project:-
With the assistance of Aide et Action, child care centres have been set up to cater for children who were worst affected by the Tsunami. Kids are offered counselling to help them to overcome the devastating impact of the disaster. In addition, they are provided with alternative education and nutrition to help restore them to physical and mental health. This project is also supporting islanders efforts to reconstruct their villages and repair damaged infrastructure.

News & Events

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