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Targetting the problems of hunger, disease and oppression that sadden their lives...

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  NGO Name


  Year Established


  Primary Contact

Dr. Nandita Chatterjee


Barandanga, PO & Village: PARA






West Bengal




  Phone 1


  Phone 2





  NGO Work



Community Empowerment


  Annual Budget


  FCRA clearance?





  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Visit in Dec. 2007 by Somnath Mukherji (Boston),, 781-648-1910 and Nirveek Bhattachajee,, 410-627-7679


  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo



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  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Purulia- Community Development

$ 13511


  +  Unmesh: Fight against developmentally di..

$ 4444


  +  2012 Support for Udbhas Unmesh Child Dev..

$ 4222



$ 22177




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  NGO Goals



to fight against illness, illiteracy & poverty, to see the under privileged wake up and live a healthy, purposeful, and active life, a life they can command themselves free of the shackles of poverty, ill health & illiteracy.

bring about physical, social & moral up-liftment by provision of basic needs of health, education, nutrition & social awareness, v bring about improvement of their financial status by making them self supportive, thr more...



A non-formal school has been started with a present strength of 48 children of 4-7 years of age

School building comprises of a single storeyed building with 3 classrooms, a teachers room and a toilet, all very scantily furnished

Comprehensive health care provision has been initiated, through local health workers, under the able guidance of trained physicians

regular health ch more...



Nanritam is an NGO run by dedicated professionals from Kolkatta. Their project in Para is quite ambitious, with a total budget of over $250K.

Portland chapter looked at the project and identified a part of the project that we could afford to fund, and which was a top priority for the NGO. This turned out to be the electrification of the site, and the hospital they are building. The village does not have electricity at the moment. The project is run with some solar lights, which are quite inadequate for a hospital, which will house an eye microscope for surgery.

This project was approved unanimously by the chapter. The budget is for getting a connection from the WB state electricity board, doing the internal wiring, and for a back-up generator, which will be a must in a rura more...




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