For the last 15 years Samerth has been working in the Kutch district, one the most rain deficient region in India.
Samerth Talim Centre- for Mentally Challenged Children
Samerth Talim Kendra started in 2007 for children with special needs. Its aim is to educate special children and aid their mental and physical development based on their individual capacities.
Working with the Baigas
With efforts of the SAMERTH team and community participation the tribal people were able to access government health facilities of which 135 are men and 104 are women.
In the month of may 2015 four volunteers from Nourish international participated in creating Rain Roof water harvesting structure at Samerth's Kutc
Samerth planned and organized geo-hydrological training for five of its staff and 7 Jaldoots from resource organisation Arid Communities and Technologies (ACT).
We have focused on training women, empowering the community through RTE and RTI and helped them find their voices in order to demand their rights.
To provide life skills training – (a module specially developed that includes legal literacy, information on rights and schemes, information on men
To create a cadre of 20 women from five different geographical locations of Ahmedabad, train them as paralegal, give them legal support and empower
Awareness and information sharing on Domestic violence Act 2005, Zero FIR, RTE, 2013 amendment etc. has increased by making posters and pamphlets and sharing them with police stations, health centers and other NGOs and CBOs
ARTICLES & WRITE-UPS
The Government of India has proposed to free India from open defecation by October 2019 through Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) but the task is not easy as 131 million households need toilets and latrines.
One important dimension of poverty in tribal Chhattisgarh was found to be the situation of chronic hunger and food insecurity. The major brunt of these problems is borne by women and children.