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  Project Name

 

JMS 2009

  NGO

 

Navnirman Trust

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Raichur

  State

 

Karnataka

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 325800

 

  Year Approved

 

2009

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Amrita Balachandran

 

Pittsburgh

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

This project is a continuation of the efforts by Navnirman Trust (erstwhile Vimukti) to help Jagrutha Mahila Sanghatan (JMS) come to the forefront of the community development efforts started by Navnirman ~ 8 years ago. The project is being done under collaboration with SOCHARA.

AID Penn State has supported the projects by Navnirman (Vimukti) since 2001. Now the project in a stage when Activists who started the NGO are coming out of the management role. The leadership of the project is being transferred to local volunteers.

In this phase, the proposal is to support the local volunteers to take up the responsibility of the movement started earlier by activists.

AID Pittsburgh has voted to fund JMS for a total of one year for now. Please refer to project database item jms 2008 - ID# 547 for the first phase of AID-Pittsburgh involvement with JMS.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

JMS is running various livelihood projects successfully. JMS has helped in implementation of NREGA in the region. The volunteers have been trained for organic farming, health care and tailoring and embroidery.

 

  Goals

 

 

The main goal of this phase of the project is transition and ownership of the project to the local women volunteers from the sanghas.

 
 

  


 
 
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