1. Home
  2. About Us
    1. Our Vision
    2. Genesis
    3. Concerns
    4. Executive Board
    5. Audit Report
    6. Our Team
    7. Our Funding Partners & Associates
    1. Education
    2. Health
    3. Gender Equality & Social Justice
    4. Strengthening Democratic Process
    5. Livelihood Promotion
    6. Local Governance
    7. Children Home at Varanasi
    8. Community Intervention at Varanasi
    9. Research & Documentation
  5. Publications

Child Rights: Community Intervention at Varanasi

With the aims to facilitate an encouraging and enabling environment for the realization of child rights and improve the circumstances of living in rural and urban setting in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh, the project “Saksham”.

The Empowered Community has been commenced from July 2008. Geographically, the project covers 70 villages of Chiraigaon and Cholapur Block and 30 slums of Varanasi District.

A majority of target group belongs to schedule caste, schedule tribes and backward caste. The primary target groups are children and the families of children have been focused as secondary beneficiaries under this project.


To organize and sensitize the community members towards child rights and facilitate building up of system and mechanisms to ensure protection of rights of the children.
To increase capacity of the community systems and structures for protection and improvement of the circumstances and of the right of the children.
To provide formal and non formal education to the children from marginalized community and in difficult situation.
To develop approaches in strengthening community based health systems and mechanism to achieve the objective of healthy environment.
To facilitate utilization of indigenous skills and knowledge to identify better livelihood options.
To provide social advocacy for children’s agenda and mainstream the issue of child rights in government policies and programmes.

     Formation and Strengthening of Community based Organization.
         -     Community Mobilization Meeting
         -     Formation and strengthening of Bal Adhikar Manch
         -     Formation and strengthening of Bal Manch
         -     Formation of Children Network
         -     Formation and strengthening of Self Help Group.

     Training and Capacity Building
         -     Training of Bal Adhikar Manch members on Child Right
         -     Training of Bal Adhikar Manch members on Quality Education
         -     Training of Bal Manch Memnbers on Child Right
         -     Training of Adhikar Manch member on Food Processing and Preservation

     Networking and Advocacy
         -     Government-Community Interface
         -     Teachers- Community Interface
         -     Rally on Child Rights
         -     Mass Mobilization

     Direct support to Community Members
         -     Organizing Health Camp and Health Awareness Programme
         -     Life Skill Education and Development Centre

     Research and Documentation
         -     Situation Analysis
         -     Study of Child Abuse and Violence against Children
         -     Developing livelihood perspective Plan



 Home  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us
Copyright @ Prayatn - 2014. All rights reserved.