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  project name ~ Rehabilitation of riot victims

category ~ relief-gujarat-2002

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Rehabilitation of riot victims

  NGO

 

LS (Lok Samiti)

  Category

 

relief-gujarat-2002

  District

 

Ahmedabad

  State

 

Gujarat

  Budget Approved

 

$ 30000

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Madhulika Yalamanchi

 

Austin

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

In 2002, catastrophic happenings in Gujarat have put about a hundred thousand people in dire straits. People arrived at the camps stripped of everything they possessed: dear ones, dignity, houses, household goods and means of livelihood.
Lok samiti undertook relief work in Ahmedabad with focus on the people who are in dire need. The idea was to rebuild the houses, domestic requirements, providing seed money or capital for restarting livelihood activities, providing tools for their occupations etc.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

About 350 houses were rebuilt. Most of the money went to dailt Hindus as Muslims refused to accept money from other communities. Some of the businesses were restarted.

 

  Goals

 

 

To help the riot victims rebuild homes and restart their businesses 1. Supplement rebuilding or build complete structure for those totally left out. 3. Provide domestic requirements fully or partly as the case may be 4. Provide seed money or capital as the case may be 5. Provide tools and menas of livelihood 6 Provide ration for one or two months when the refugee starts his or her life anew after leaving the camp.

 
 

  


 
 
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