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:-Child Sponsorship Program
State:-Andaman & Nicobar
Areas covered:-Port Blair and Little Andaman
Working with:-
sunami affected children Major issues:-The killer sunami that hit the Indian Ocean, on the morning of 26 December, 2004 has been described as worst natural disaster by relief experts. It is estimated that more than one-third those perished were children and it feared that more are at risk from diseases and many more would be in need of care and protection. The tragedy of tsunami had left the people in devastated conditions. However children are the worst struck section with the trauma. The natural disaster has not only jeopardized the basic infrastructure but has also put the survival on the rocks.

To upgrade the basic infrastructure and to efficiently provide children with the necessities like education, books, uniforms, shoes and daily nutrition besides strengthening their physical and mental health.

About The Project:-
To enormous destruction of tsunami catastrophe had cluttered the lives of the people especially the children. Hence there was a need to stabilize the torment situation and safeguard the children against mental and physical destruction. Judging the sensitivity of the issue, Prayas started a child sponsorship program to fund the basic needs like food, shelter, education and health check ups of the children. Through this program Prayas arranges funds to sponsor the school education fees of the needy children besides looking after the entire expenses on books, uniforms and shoes. Apart from funding the education expenses Prayas is also looking after the nutrition, sports material and conducting regular health check ups.

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