Education, Health and Livelihood for mining affected families

Education, Health and Livelihood for mining affected families:


  • With the support of TDH (G) IP and Misereor , 10 resource centre established in a common infrastructure (Schools / Community Centres Panchayat Buildings) in the village in order provide a safe space for building the knowledge of children on child rights issues and facilitate them to take up right to play activities. Each resource centre is provided with books on general knowledge and social concerns as well as children’s education and play materials. The centre functions during weekdays and weekends with the facilitation support of the village volunteer. Weekly input sessions on child rights, ecological conservation, and sustainable development goals conducted in the resource centre. Story telling sessions, art & crafts competition, debate and other creative skills activity sessions are conducted in the centre to provide children an opportunity to develop beyond academic skills. The resource centre will also serve as an information hub for the youth members to get updated about their rights and improve their knowledge on current affairs. Quarterly career guidance trainings would be organized in the resource centre for students of higher secondary as well as the vocational training students. 



  • 10 Youth groups are formed with 147 members including 88 boys and 59 girls in the project villages. A district level federation of youth has also been formed. It has 20 leaders who are working to take the issues of environment, government scheme, and education to the district level.The youth club members participated in distributing nutrition kits to children,  monitoring of distribution, wall writing in villages, preparing village level plans, organizing activities with children in child rights resource centers, writing registers of women's groups, masks and rations Distribution and awareness campaign prevention of COVID-19.


  • A batch of 20 youth completed motor driving training successfully. Those trainees also facilitated placing with potential employers.8 trained Youths started earning between rs 2000-3000 per month. 40 youth are learning the skills of shopping bags, quilts and decorative items such as dress making and utilities.A batch of 10 youth are receiving carpentry training. This is onsite training and trainees are learning to make wooden furnitures on order. The Trainees are now going to start their own Furniture repairing and making workshop



  • 10 SHGs are formed in 10 villages with 116 members. Many villages these are the first genration SHGs. These women are also members of the Child Social Security Committee which is activating the members of SDMC at the village level. The SHG members made a tremendous efforts to ensure DBT of Mid Day Meal of more than 250 children and helped the families to prevent their children from child labourThe SHGs are not only function independentely , Those are also encouraging other women to form the SHG.The women have so far deposit Rs 20,600 through savings. One SHG received a sum of Rs. 1 lakh (USD 1500) credit from the bank for starting micro-business. 5 members started small entrepreneurship from their saving.The SHG members are active on the issues of  Child Protection, Nutrition, Vaccination and Education. They are actively engaged with the Govt. frontlin workers i.e. Anganwadi, ASHA, ANM  in order to ensuring access the services. 


  • With the help of DMFT, Health camps were organized in the project area through DMFT, 100 stone mining families got ration through DMF, 6 new hand pumps (drinking water) installed in project villages. Mining department secured the employment of 82 migrant workers under a drive under COVID-response by Govt.