ARUN is providing safe shelters, education, nutrition, healthcare and a sensitised community environment as well as vocational training for 625 street children in seven Homes, co-located in Government schools in Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Patna.
Astha was Established in 1993, Astha provides rehabilitation services to children with disabilities - Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, vision and hearing impairment in urban slums and resettlement colonies of Delhi. The grant will help them work with 75 children with disabilities to strength their program (to include children below 8 years) and expand their reach to 4 new areas in Okhla to provide holistic early intervention services, as well as, build the capacities of parents/care givers to enable their children to enhance their development.
Astha is enabling Adivasi, Dalit and single women, from 56,035 households in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district, to participate in gram panchayat and gram sabha schemes for village development, service delivery, budget-tracking, accountability and auditing. The NGO is also managing two partners NGOs i.e. SRUTI and PEACE.
Banni Pashu Uchherak Maldhari Sangathan (BPUMS) is a community based organization of semi-nomadic animal breeders known as Maldharis who rear buffalo, cow, sheep and goat. The CBO has started negotiating with states on the pastoral rights and rights of grazing in Banni grassland under Forest Rights Act. Through the grant, they will bring Banni grasslands under the governance of the Maldhari pastoralists by getting the title to Community Forest rights and strengthen Community Forest Management Committees across 16 Gram Panchayats by providing them training on Forest Rights Act implementation and exposure visits.
Bapu Trust is working on the early identification and prevention of mental disabilities in the slums of Pune by providing support to people perceived as vulnerable at their centre where various aspects like social stigma, poverty, discrimination, and gender among other issues are addressed through therapy and community-based wellness services.
Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayatha Samithi is providing 10,000 artificial limbs, 4000 callipers, 4200 crutches, 2600 tricycles, 14,000 wheelchairs & 7250 hearing aids for 29450 persons through its 22 centres and numerous mobile camps across the country.
Bhoomika Vihar was established in 1995 with the objective of empowering the marginalised, particularly women and girls at risk of forced or early marriage, with education and skill development, which would expand their socioeconomic opportunities. The grant would help them facilitate the rehabilitation of survivors through their centres.
Bhumika is providing the support system to 3,000 survivors of domestic violence and their families in AP, through counselling, legal guidance and referral to services. It is working to make communities more aware and sensitises the authorities so they are more responsive to such issues.
The Biswa Gauri Charitable Trust was set up in 2009 to work with children and young adults with autism. They have created a structured learning environment in Bubbles and Pragati Centres to enable children with intellectual and developmental disabilities to build social and communication skills that will help them blend into society. The grant will enable them to offer continued learning and employment-readiness training to 45 persons aged 16 years and above with disabilities in the Pragati centre.