Sponsor hygiene kits for poor families by Apna Janakalyan

Sponsor hygiene kits for poor families

Impact

Winning these battles changed Ammarama’s life.

Ammarama is a 26-year-old woman who lives Padadinni camp, an area in Sindhapur village in Uttar Pradesh. The area is covered in paddy crops and people defecate in the open. Most houses in the area do not have toilets and neither did Ammarama’s. When she became pregnant it was extremely hard for her. She had to walk miles to go answer nature’s call and could do so only once a day. She started to eat very little so that she would not need to go to the toilet often.

This led to several health problems such as anemia, diarrhea and malaria. Her health became so bad that she finally lost her child.

Aapna Janakalyan volunteers identified her as a critical beneficiary and helped her get a toilet constructed. They taught her good hygiene practices such as hand washing, water handling, excreta handling, food preparation, flushing toilet. and provided a hygiene kit for her family.

Amaramma is now proud to show the toilets in her house to anybody who visits. She has conceived again and takes care of health this time. Even though she has difficulties at home, she eats well, gets regular checkups and vaccinations as she now understands the importance of hygiene, sanitation, nutrition and vaccination.

You can help women like Amaramma by donating to help them get basic toiletries. Your donation will give them the dignity and strength they deserve to have to face life. You can give with confidence because every program on our platform is GIVEASSURED.

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About The Program

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Program Description

Basic sanitation should be the right of every human. Janakalyan works in ten villages that are frequently flood-affected. The condition of health and sanitation in these areas is extremely bad and often causes life-threatening diseases.

The staff visit the villages and identify the families best suited to receive the hygiene kit based on their poverty levels. The families receive 10 Bathing soaps, 10 dish soaps, scrubber, cleaning tools, 5 kg detergent, 2 mugs and 2 buckets and receive basic training program on how to use these hygiene products. The aim is to change the hygiene behavior in the families that receive the kit.

When you support this program, you will be helping a new family adopt healthy hygiene practices every month.

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About The NGO

Apna Janakalyan
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Apna Janakalyan

After the partition Bangladeshi refugees were rehabilitated in India. The government launched various projects to tackle the situations and one such project was in Sindhanur which went through a rough patch. A point when the trust was shattered and despair all over the place, a group of individuals stood up for the cause with a vision to create a healthy environment.

They believed that all individuals have equal access and control over the social, cultural, educational and political institutions with an economically secured livelihood. That belief took the form of an organization in 1997 - Janakalyan.

Prasen Raptan the Executive Director and co-founder of Janakalyan has 20 years' of experience in various Management aspects. A gold medalist for his scholastic performance, his experience allows him to juggle with projects of various sizes at ease. Mr. Raptan developed innovative projects and viable models for the empowerment of women, peasant communities, and youth.

What started as a project in an area now operates in 5 districts of North Karnataka. It is inspiring how people like Mr. Raptan dedicated their lives to uplifting the rural masses.

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founders
Founded in 1991
NGO Leadership

DH Kambali

areas of operation
Area of Operation
Area of Operation

Sanitation | health

location of work
Location of Work
Location of Work

Karnataka

Apna Janakalyan has

empowered 600 leprosy-affected communities in 4 colonies of Raichur, Gadag, Hospet & Ballari

awards
Awards And Recognitions
Awards And Recognitions

2015: Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jalmitra Award

2016: National Award

2016: Office of the Commissioner of Customs Jodhpur

2016: GuideStar Transparency Award

last audited
Last Audited
Last Audited by GiveIndia

December 2018

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Verification Visit Reports
Verification Visit Reports

Verification Report 1

Verification Report 2

Verification Report 3

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Program Updates

22 July, 2019

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Program Update

Swacch Bharat Mission is a national flagship program of India. Lots of toilets have been constructed to make India ODF. Aapna Janakalyan with your kind support is also contributing to it to the extent possible by putting continuous efforts in maintaining the hygienic condition at home / toilets. About 30 beneficiaries have been supported during the quarter with GiveIndia and other donor supports. In the next quarter, we plan to support about 90 such deserving beneficiaries.

Story from the field

Parishkar Bhadra is a widow in R H Colony No 4 of Sindhannur Rehabilitation Project of Raichur district, Karnataka, India. She is 37 years old. Amar Bhadra, her husband, took poison last year due to pressure from Banks to repay is agriculture loan. She has 1 girl child and 2 boys. Anupama (17 years old) is studying in 12th standard, Neeraj (12 years) in 7th std and Dheeraj (9 years) in 4th std. She also has her mother-in-law (about 86 years old) to take care. Her house is located in the center of the village and thus faced lot of difficulties for open defecation, especially for her aged mother-in-law.

With the support of Gram Panchayat, Aapna Janakalyan, helped her to construct a toilet under Swacch Bharat Mission. However, after few months, Aapna Janakalyan team, found the same as most unhygienic. Therefore, supported her with a Hygiene kit (containing 10 bathing soap, 10 dish soap, 2 buckets, 2 mugs, 1 scrubber, house cleaning tools, 3 kg detergent, toilet cleaning liquid, toilet brush).

Today, she lives happily with her aged in-law and her children in most hygienic atmosphere in a dignified manner. She thanks you and GiveIndia for the kind help extended to her even without knowing her personally.

What is the expected total number of beneficiaries in this program for FY18-19?100
What is the number of beneficiaries/ benefits provided in this program, Year-To-Date54
Village/City/State where project is locatedSindhanur Block of Raichur District
Total Budget for the project for FY18-1955000
Total Expenses for the project YTD29700

23 May, 2019

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Sindhanur Rehabilitation Project is located in Raichur District, where 25000 Bengali rehabilitants have been residing since 1970. These are poor households but have access to indoor toilets with the efforts of www.jankalyana.org. However, they were not able to maintain hygienic condition due to reasons including lack of awarenes, cultural barriers, financial constraints etc. When our team tried to teach them the importance of clean toilets and why they should maintain it that way, the community was hesitant. They believed that it is the work of a scavenger. Finally, the team demonstrated the same with the cleaning tools. They also educated them that it is our own responsibility to keep the toilet clean and usable. Janakalyan, with your kind support, provided them with an hygiene kit. Through subscription model, we have supported, 21 families so far (April-Dec 2018). We have 100 deserving families who need the support under this intervention. We shall be grateful if you could kindly support these families in the coming quarters.

Story from the field

Smt Tulu Biswas w/o Nirapada Biswas (63 years) is a resident of R H Colony No.4. She is a single mother. Her children migrated for work. She has nobody to take care of her at home. Her house is surrounded by agricultural land. It was extremely difficult for her to attend the natural calls, be it day time or the night. She had to walk for more than 2 kms. Janakalyan supported the construction of a toilet through Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and Gram Panchayat. Then we also provided with a Hygiene kit. She is now happy as she has a clean toilet at home and we thank the donors for the kind support.

What is the number of beneficiaries/ benefits provided in this program, Year-To-Date21
Village/City/State where project is locatedSindhanur taluk of Raichur District in Karnataka
Total Budget for the project for FY18-1944000
Total Expenses for the project YTD11550

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