"Learning humility, purity and simple-living from those who don't take too much from the earth...
Targetting the problems of hunger, disease and oppression that sadden their lives...
Inspiring in each other trust, confidence and support for one another..."

 
back    »  documents
 

  project name ~ JSS Solar Lamps 2011 Phase i, ii

category ~ Health Care - Adult

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

JSS Solar Lamps 2011 Phase i, ii

  NGO

 

JSS (Jan Swasthya Sahyog)

  Category

 

Health Care - Adult

  District

 

Bilaspur

  State

 

Chattisgarh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 551000

 

  Year Approved

 

2011

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

1  

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Vasundhara Rangaswamy
Nishikant Deshmukh
Vinay Moguluthu
Samyukta Mandavilli

 

Bay Area
Johns Hopkins
Princeton
Seattle

 

  Caption

 

 

-

 

  Summary

 

 

Most village situations are rather dark after sunset. There are few lights which are inadequate for studying, for reading, for cooking, for toilet and cleaning needs and certainly for agricultural tasks. This situation causes burns, accidents, snake bites and scorpion stings. Health workers and birth attendants also need light to perform their duties after sunset. Providing solar lamps at subsidized prices will mitigate the situation.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Trying out for the first time this year. Few lamps in Bahmni and other mobiles, have been extremely useful.

 

  Goals

 

 

Offer solar lamps at subsidized prices to village workers, birth attendants, sub centers and some village persons to avoid incidents due to lack of light after sunset. Also serve as model for other villagers and in case banks need to be approached in future for subsidy or loan for the same

 
 

  


 
 
 Copyright © 2003. Association for India's Development. All Rights Reserved