Sneh Prayas Project -Gujarat

Name of Project:- Sneh Prayas
State:-Gujarat
Areas covered:- Bhuj & Ahmedabad
Working with:- People affected by the eartquake in Kutch

Major issues covered
Earthquake in the Kutch destroyed the houses leaving many families homeless. The health care facility was absent specially women and children were suffering from malnourishment- number of starvation death was on rise. Education infrastructure was nearly absent. There was no proper drinking water facility.

Objective:-
Rehabilitation of the earthquake affected people in Kutch through self- help and focus on child survival, health of the women , community development and water issues.

About the project in brief:-
The project covered the worst affected talukas of Kutch area serving fifty villages from the Bhachau taluka of the Kutch area and five slum communities in Ahmedabad. The project also focused on alternative education, vocational education, day care, mid- day meals and recreational services for children. Primary health care, counseling services, community mobilization and self- group activities for economic rehabilitation was taken up. Under this project shelters were also created for needy children and women with voluntary contribution of land by the villages. Besides, houses were constructed to help the disabled and most vulnerable section of the population affected by the earthquake. By way of promoting the rights of the disabled and providing legal support to the projects foster closer links between the earthquake victims and various government agencies meant to help the former. Additionally, a special livelihood support program was initiated to help the deserving whereby they were enabled to promote self-sustenance.

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of beneficiaries have increased coping skills
93
of beneficiaries saw an increased income or educational level
83
increased community needs

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