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Community Empowerment Project

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT PROJECT

Mohammad Bazar Backward Class Development Society, WEST BENGAL

$ 8,300 (2015)

The primary aim of the project is to work towards the socio economic upliftment and development of the Santhal communities in the backward regions of Birbhum district. MBBCDS works in 12 panchayats in Birbhum, and works with complex issues of distress migration, illiteracy, women’s rights and limited livelihood with a holistic approach.

STRATEGIES

  • Know and Exercise Your rights – Training  on Govt. schemes of NREGA/RTI/Pension/Panchayati Raj/Indira Awas Yojana/15 point development plan
  • Livelihood – Landscaping and Animal Husbandry with training from agriculture experts
  • Community Nutrition Nursery – with help from local Self Help Groups
  • Participatory Rural Appraisal and action plan involving the communities
  • Outreach – efforts for awareness in local villages through newsletters, regular meetings, pamphlets

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