Strengthening Adolescent Girl’s Knowledge Women Rights Health and Income (SAKHI)

SAKHI is a project for the upliftment of adolescent girl’s is been implemented in the Koraon Block of Allahabad District. The SAKHI Project focus on vulnerable adolescent girls who has inaccessibility to basic education, basic health and many other rights related to poverty, domestic violence, legal rights, RTI etc.

SAKHI project aims to mainstream the rural adolescent girls by their life skill up gradation, stay in school concept, and to improve sexual and reproductive health. The programme identifies adolescent girls from the community and develops them as a Community Change Agents in eradicating the socio stigma related to girl child. SAKHI Project touches the lives of children, families through direct implementation of programs. Sakhi implies the following activities for upliftment of adolescent girls within the community.

During the year various activities were conducted like Group work, Home visits by our project staffs, Counselling sessions for AG’s parents, Orientation on family planning, Awareness Program on health and hygiene, Educational Exposure Visit for the AG’s , Networking with Govt. and Central Government Officials , training to AG’s on knowing our body, training to farmers on organic farming (kitchen garden ) games and sports , Six months Vocational training for AG’s on advance stitching & tailoring course and basic advance computer training course .

Major Achievements during the Year:
  • 10 children had taken admission into the Government School this year.
  • 3 AG’s are doing graduation (B.A) in Degree College.
  • 19 AG’s received scholarship from their schools.
  • 2 AG’s Girls have applied for government job (police constable)
  • 35 families postponed their daughter’s marriage due to less age factor.
  • AG’s received the sanitary pads from gram panchayat, anganwadi centre.
  • 92 families have applied for toilet construction scheme through block / gram panchayat level.
  • 30 Adolescent girls were given TT vaccination.
  • 32 dropout Adolescent girls were re-enrolled.
  • 6 families received Labour-Card through gram panchayat as per the state policy.
  • 6 AG’s families living below poverty line received Rs. 20,000/- under the girl marriage scheme of Government.
  • 7 families applied for the Low Cost House under the Prime Minister Housing Scheme and received the allotment of house.
  • 15 AG’s took initiative to talk with PDS owner for not getting ration for their family now these families are getting rations.
  • 16 married couples have adopted to follow family planning.
  • Pregnant Women were encouraged to go for regular health check up at public health centre (PHC) result of which 6 children took birth at PHC Govt. hospital.
  • 186 boys were taught about moral values, gender equality, justice and their role in a family and society.
  • Girls have developed the solidarity with one another on one platform, ‘Right to participation’.
  • 58 boys and 30 girls were oriented on the Right to Equality and Right to participation.
  • World Health Day was celebrated and has created mass awareness among the community members, 97 AG’s availed knowledge on STI (sexual transmission Infection) diseases, AIDS and various diseases caused due to unhygienic living.
  • 42 AGs gained knowledge and skills through Exposure Visit.
  • 40 AG’s have successfully completed their Vocational Trainings on Advance Stitching course.
  • 20 AG’s have successfully completed their Vocational Training on Basic advance Computer course.

Our Vision

We envisage a just, equitable, humane and non-exploitative society based on the principles of justice, peace and solidarity... Read More

Our Mission

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DDWS has undertaken many developmental programmes with the assistance of several local and foreign donors and through... Read More