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  project name ~ ARTRC - 2nd Phase

category ~ Rural Development and Environment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

ARTRC - 2nd Phase

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Rural Development and Environment

  District

 

Gajapati

  State

 

Orissa

  Budget Approved

 

$ 17000

 

  Year Approved

 

2006

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Venktesh Kalyanaraman

 

San Diego
Tempe

 

  Caption

 

 

ARTRC Tailoring Product

 

  Summary

 

 

ARTRC project is a fantastic initiative by AID India, led by Dr. Dhanada Mishra. Dhanada is currently the principal at Jagannath Institute of Technology and Management (JITM). The project is aimed at rural empowerment. Diffferent initiatives have been undertaken in the first year of the project. These incldue block making techniques, bamboo work, cane work, pottery, tailoring, village libraries, night schools etc. This project tries to involve the students of JITM to take part in the project too.

GOALS :
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The primary goal of this project is Empowerment. Whose empowerment? The empowerment of the village youth, the empowerment of the village women, the empowerment of the girls etc.
1. Provide different trainings to the youth, for example, in the art of making mechanical compressed blocks, an alternative to bricks; in cane work, in tailoring, inorganic farming etc. The goal is to impart some skills to the youth so they feel empowered, they feel confident to start their own small entrepreneurship.

2. Provide tailoring lessons to women, start Self Help groups etc. to impart confidence.

3. Providing cycles to the school girls to encourage schooling, boost confidence.

4. Village libraries to impart discipline, to encourage reading, writing amongst the children and adults.


ACHIEVEMENTS :
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Some of the encouraging achievements from the first phase are the following :
1. New Land has been acquired besides JITM. The training hall cum dormitory is under progress.
2. Water pump has been installed.
3. Khadi products out of tailoring are beautiful and market is being created for them through the Jeevika program.
4. Got an order from the Goverment to build a tribal Girls hostel using the Mechanical blocks.

Plese visit the following chapters for latest on ARTRC Project updates, achievements, site visits etc.

AID Austin -> http://www.aidaustin.org/projects/ARTRC
AID San Diego -> http://sandiego.aidindia.org/
AID Tempe -> http://tempe.aidindia.org/projects.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

1. New Land has been acquired besides JITM. The training hall cum dormitory is under progress. 2. Water pump has been installed. 3. Khadi products out of tailoring are beautiful and market is being created for them through the Jeevika program. 4. Got an order from the Goverment to build a tribal Girls'' hostel using the Mechanical blocks. Plese visit the following chapters for latest on ARTRC Project updates, achievements, site visits etc. http://www.aidaustin.org/projects/ARTRC http://sandiego.aidindia.org/ http://tempe.aidindia.org/projects.htm

 

  Goals

 

 

The primary goal of this project is Empowerment. Whose empowerment? The empowerment of the village youth, the empowerment of the village women, the empowerment of the girls etc. 1. Provide different trainings to the youth, for example, in the art of making mechanical compressed blocks, an alternative to bricks; in cane work, in tailoring, inorganic farming etc. The goal is to impart some skills to the youth so they feel empowered, they feel confident to start their own small entrepreneurship. 2. Provide tailoring lessons to women, start Self Help groups etc. to impart confidence. 3. Providing cycles to the school girls to encourage schooling, boost confidence. 4. Village libraries to impart discipline, to encourage reading, writing amongst the children and adults.

 
 

  


 
 
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