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The Project Vision was actively involved in supporting the flood affected Kerala during these 3 months under the banner "Bangalore Cares for Kerala"
Across the District, families have returned from relief camps, attempting to rebuild their lives. The time for immediate relief is drawing to a close, but families are still left to face the long process of recovery. This is road where help is often limited, but urgently required.
Our View of Early Recovery in Kerala
FAMILY RELIEF KITS
WATER PURIFICATION FOR POTABLE WATER
TEMPRORARY SHELTER SUPPORT
From the Ground
Relief camps have shut down, host families are running out of capacity to shelter others for long periods and permanent reconstruction will take significant time to occur. People need to get back to their homes and restart their routines.
'PROJECT VISION’ was centered in Wayanad district of Kerala, with a focus on Panamaram, Thavinzal, Edavaka, Vellamunda and Thondarnad panchayats which was allocated by the District Administration of Wayanad. Working with the government eliminates the duplication process and utilisation of the contribution received to the beneficiaries directly.
Here, the damage has been caused largely by landslides and flash floods affecting local tribes and communities from scheduled castes.
Building of temporary shelters, cleaning of houses and chlorination of wells, distribution of .01 Micron water filter, rebuilding of toilets, repair & restoration of schools building, and providing financial support by employing the villagers to build the temporary shelters.
REACHING OUT AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE!
Beginning late August, PROJECT VISION has been on ground in Wayanad, working to help communities recover with dignity as of 18th November:
The beneficiaries are happy and a ppt is attached.
'BACK TO WAYANAD' program is part of the “Bangalore Cares for Kerala” initiative with the objective of getting Wayanad Tourism back on track. Post the devastating floods; the tourist scenario had come to a standstill in Wayanad, which is heavily dependent on it for its economy and livelihood.
The whole concept was termed as Social Tourism since the idea was to improve tourism on the one hand and to contribute to a social cause through building shelters for the flood affected on the other. Many agencies and associations connected to Kerala are part of this initiative.
We launched the first of a series of on-site participatory three day Social Tourism program in Wayanad from the 30th September to the 2nd October in the weekend leading to Gandhi Jayanti and the 2nd towards 19th to 21st October.
The program opened the eyes of the 100 (2 Batches) participants to the real situation of the people whose lives have been badly affected by floods. They engaged in building shelters for the flood affected in five panchayat, People from different walks of life with different skills teamed up and worked during these days to build over 100 shelter houses.
This was a good and successful launch of the first on the ground initiative of “Back to Wayanad” to provide confidence and insights to visitors to Wayanad and communicate the message of normalcy and safety while helping rebuild the flood hit tourism locations and contribute to helping in their livelihood and economy.
The evenings were organised with lot of fun - campfire, cultural programs, food and interactions. They stayed at resorts and hotels thus helping the hotels and resorts with business.
The three-day Social Tourism program was organised in Wayanad by Project Vision, sponsored by Padivayal Enterprise. Except the travel to reach Wayanad, everything was taken care of by Padivayal Enterprise and empowered by V PAD with their active participation.
Hope of rebuilding...
Lost everything...but happy to be under a shelter.
Back to Wayanad...
Building new hopes by volunteers from BTW....
Entertainment during the social tourism....