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:-Care India Tsunami Response Project
State:-Andaman & Nicobar
Areas covered:-Little Andaman
Working with:-Fishermen community
Major issues:-
Tsunami has left the fishermen in living near the coast in sheer misery. Tsunami devastated their livelihood severely; all it left was broken boats, houses and despair.

To provide fishermen with boats to re-establish the fishing activity besides helping youth and women of fishing community to form groups for net weaving and providing foundation for the upliftment of micro credit activities.

The Project:-
Seeing the dreadful condition of tsunami affected fishermen Prayas joined hands with Care a humanitarian community fighting globally against poverty to help fishermen in stabilizing the situation and provide them with boats to reconstruct a prosperous trade environment. Apart from this Prayas helped youth and women of the fishing community in forming groups for net weaving to facilitate fishing trade as well as other micro credit activities and eventually making them self sufficient once again.

News & Events

  • 14Nov
    25th Foundation Day of Prayas coinciding with Children's day celebrated with 'Run for Children 2012' where 3,000 weaker section children ran for rights.
  • 15Oct
    PRAYAS’s initiative for skill development and empowerment of youth in Naxal affected areas

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