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  project name ~ 2010 - Srikakulam Integrated Development

category ~ Community Empowerment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

2010 - Srikakulam Integrated Development

  NGO

 

AID India

  Category

 

Community Empowerment

  District

 

Srikakulam

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 1587010

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somu Kumar
Aparna Limaye
Executive Board

 

College Park
Boise
Executive Board

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Ongoing Integrated Development Project in Srikakulam District. First direct intervention by AID India at the field level alone. Bottom up, grassroot approach in multiple areas - Electricity connections, Water issues, Kitchen gardens, Vermicomposting, Children run libraries, malnutrition, village product distribution network and Nirupedalu program for poorest of the poor.This effort is is unique for AID India in that there is an attempt to tackle multiple issues, gaining insight into integrated and sustainable development in a geographic area of about 30 villages located in Santakavita, Ponduru and G. Sigadam mandals

What started during 2000 - 2004 with womens groups, childrens libraries, and income generation had by 2007 grown to encompass malnutrition, kitchen gardens, livelihoods and electricity. In 2008 tools such as the Right to Information (RTI) and programs such as National Rural Employment Guarantee (NREGA), campaign against corruption in anganwadi services have also come into focus, and more people in these mandals are asserting their rights using these tools and joining these campaigns. The strength and success of each initiative in Srikakulam is feeding into the other initiatives resulting in a growing trust and expectation from AID India in the villages.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

100% electrification by fighting bribes (sangharsh) in Janakipuram, Seshadripeta,Balarampeta and Appalagraharam villages 50% children improving in malnutrition grades through ragi program (nirman). 268 families tended 4x20 plots near their homes to grow vegetables, with seeds and guidance from AID India Haybox saves Rs. 50 of gas/firewood each month and 30 minutes cooking time each day and reduces carbon emissions. 140 hayboxes sold in 2008 More detailed achievements are documented in attached report

 

  Goals

 

 

The program aims to address a multitude of issues with a grassroot approach with people''s involvement.

 
 

  


 
 
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