Apr 5, 2021

PROGRESS REPORT OF KARMI IN COVID-19 PROGRAMME

PROGRESS REPORT OF KARMI IN COVID-19 PROGRAMME IN KALAHANDI

Considering the spread of COVID 19, our organization KARMI has been submitted the Project Relief and Re habitation Affected by COVID 19 to GlobalGiving and undertaken a programme in Kalahandi district of Odisha. KARMI undertakes the programme like welfare packages in locally relevant sectors, schemes and programs. This needs facilitated to access ongoing social protection schemes and programmes including the welfare package announced by the central and state government to cope with ongoing COVID crisis. It also supported creating  the  community cadre at the block level, to  awareness of the various social protection schemes, Building capacities and supporting the frontline workers and PRI functionaries, Technical support to local administration especially the Gram Panchayat and the Block in accelerating the opening of MGNREGA works with proper preventive measures and, increase uptake of work and Create awareness  on  social  distancing  and  other  preventive measures  for COVID 19 among the various target groups. KARMI focusing on MGNREGA works in 3 blocks of Kalahandi and Nuapada districts with the support of Govt. of Odisha through DRDA Kalahandi and Nuapada.

By undertaken the project KARMI focus on the Activities as :

                  I.   Strengthening community access to Social Protection benefits: Creating a community cadre at the block level, to engage with the influx of migrant workers and other vulnerable households in the identified blocks. The developed rural cadres  and they are the main service  provider on   health, education, public distribution system etc. during the COVID period.  They generates strong awareness among communities regarding access to social protection schemes and programmes including the COVID welfare package as well as health safety measures and covered about 1500 families and 75000 people during the 1st phase of the programme.

                II.   Capacity Building of frontline workers: During the COVID period  thefrontline  workers are mostly ICDS workers, ASHAs, Panchayat (PRI) Secretaries, Ward members, Sarpanchs who are critical in response to COVID -19 have been trained and play  stakeholders role with  best knowledge on attitudes and behaviors of their communities and are most vested in containing and preventing COVID cases. They are critical stakeholders in the process of addressing challenges associated with COVID -19. It is therefore very important to engage with them and increase their knowledge on the responds to COVID cases.

               III.   Support to the Panchayati Raj Institutions and local administration: Following the above approach the PI will conduct the capacities of the PRI institutions in the identified geographies to analyze the trend of pandemic spread in a specific area and develop readiness plans (at incremental levels) for infection prevention and quarantine facilities preparedness at Gram Panchayat level. The focus will be on number of cases , tracing COVID cases and identifying probable cases, addressing the village level and panchayat level initiatives that need to be carry out and how to link to state responses.

              IV.   Strengthening decentralized governance structures to link communities with social protection benefits: The PI will Coordinate and support local administration especially the Gram Panchayat and the Block in accelerating the opening and uptake of MGNREGA works with proper preventive measures. The PI will give specific focus for uptake of works by the most vulnerable groups like migrants household, women headed households, SC/STs, etc. This will be based on the data base that will be evolved through this engagement. The PI will provide technical support to district/block administration in providing authentic information about the decisions of the central, state government and local administration on implementation of MGNREA. Further, coordinate with the government institutions to identify and reach out to the left over beneficiaries of other social protections to accelerate delivery of the benefits. .

Monitoring and Evaluation

KARMI during the reporting period focus on linkage with Govt. entitlements, provide apocopate employment opportunity through MGNREGS, and ensure safe migration and livelihood securities of the migrant workers in the operational area. We provide 80500 Mondays works to the migrants workers during the reporting period.

Jan 28, 2021

PROGRESS REPORT ON WOMEN LITERACY PROGRAMME

PROGRESS REPORT ON WOMEN LITERACY PROGRAMME BY KARMI

  1.  Aim and Objectives of the programme :

Education is the primary motto of life. Considering to provide total literacy among the women in the age groupo of 15 to 45 years our organization KARMI started the Women Literacy programme with support of GlobalGiving and Tata Consultancy in most enterer pocket of M.Rampur block of Kalahandi district of Odisha in India since Jan 2020. The objectives of  the project is to make literate of 9600 illiterate women  persons with the age group of 15+ years and would be functionally literate through technology based reading, writing and arithmetic skills provided through short duration classes at 10 community centers. As per the project target KARMI will be educated 9600 illiterate persons by studying 50 hours learning schedule to be complete  3 months training period of 5-6 days class in a week through provide computer based functional literacy with a special curriculum developed by the State literacy Mission.

2.  Activities Undertaken in the Literacy   Programme.

(a) Awareness on the Women literacy Programme: Any programme can be successful by proper understanding of the beneficiaries and the stake holder. Considering to this our organization given special emphasis on community mobilization and ensure total participation of beneficiaries and all the stake holders. We give special emphasis on mobilization of the target women on education the project on village and GP level awareness meeting and ensure total participations of beneficiaries. During the reporting period KARMI organized 25 Village level meeting with participation 2631 people, PRI representatives and Govt. official to make the prograamme successful. Our project staffs given special emphasis on community mobilization through mass meetings village level meetings and meeting with the women organization in village level, women self-help groups and are them on education, social evils eradication and removal of blind believes.

3. Follow up and Monitoring : KARMI with the head of the project coordinator developed a monitoring team to look after the programme and they frequently visit the centers and organized meetings with the beneficiaries and the committee members of the Centre’s. They also follow up the teaching and learning process and improve the quality of the concerned teachers and provide necessary aid guide and advice. One central committee also formed to look after the problems of the center’s and make the programme more effectives. There are 7 to 9 members of each committees comprised of an educated person like Head master of concerned village school or retired teacher, the PRI members, Anganwadi works, and the word members of the ward or village. The role and responsibility also detail discussed with them and the committees have taken the responsibility of monitoring the programmes as well short out the problems concerned with the Centre and take care of well running of the Centers. During the reporting period about all the centers visited in weekly basic and ensuring progress reports and ensure people contribution to make the Center’s more effective and fruitful.

4. Insure Support to the Centre’s: For the qualitative improvement of the center’s KARMI provide necessary teaching and learning materials with logistic support. The teaching learning materials like Computer, speakers, Primer books, Note books and pens have been supplied to  each centers and learners. KARMI mobilize some teaching learning materials and provide to the new learners. There is more demand of TLM but we are unable to supply as per the requirement and also want some support from GlobalGiving to make the programme more successful.

 

5. Selection of more Volunteers:  The quality of education can only possible by the best volunteers. KARMI selected more 12 volunteers to provide quality education. Due to unavailability of more educated volunteers we selected metric and +2 qualified as volunteers of the programme. We also provide necessary training and moral support to make the programme more successful by the volunteers.  In near future more volunteers will be requite and provided necessary training.

6. KARMI Faced Problems: By this programme we have been continuing 30 Education Centers in 22 villages and the beneficiaries i.e. the women group are more interested to continue the education and want to complete the course in time. As per curriculum  the learners will complete the course within 3 months and  able to read, write and arithmetic knowledge. But during the phrase of the programme due to COVID 19 the centers have not been able to continue as before the quality ensure has been decline. Whatever it may be KARMI have make better effort to improve the quality of the centers and fulfil the objective of the programme.


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Dec 8, 2020

Progress Report

PROGRESS REPORT OF KARMI IN COVID-19 PROGRAMME IN KALAHANDI

The COVID-19 has divested the economies all over the world, creating an unprecedented challenge for mankind. It has badly impacted the migrant worker class who seem to be more vulnerable in the current economy setup. Without a job, house, food, they are marching towards their homeland without any support from the government machinery. Growing demands for opening up of the economy despite a substantial increase in COVID cases. With no social security, the implications on the rural poor and  marginalized  sections with inadequate economic and social safety nets is severe and will have long term consequences on their lives and livelihood. In this endeavors KARMI undertake many programmes on Awareness and preventive majors in Kalahandi specially in Golaumanda and M.Rampur blocks. GlobalGiving also contribute some support in this regards and some of the programme also done with the support of GlobalGiving.

KARMI undertakes the programme like welfare packages in locally relevant sectors, schemes and programs. This needs  facilitated to access ongoing social protection schemes and programmes including the welfare package announced by the central and state government to cope with ongoing COVID crisis. It also supported creating  the  community cadre at the block level, to  awareness of the various social protection schemes, Building capacities and supporting the frontline workers and PRI functionaries, Technical support to local administration especially the Gram Panchayat and the Block in accelerating the opening of MGNREGA works with proper preventive measures and, increase uptake of work and Create awareness  on  social  distancing  and  other  preventive measures  for COVID 19 among the various target groups.

Main Task done by KARMI during the COVID-19 period

                  I.    Mobilisation: The important programme during the covid period is to aware the migrant people as well the target people of the area. It is important to take into account the existing governing framework conditions under which these operates. The project team has been provide information about safe from COVID. Social distance and sanitization are the main check of COVID and our project staffs given special emphasis on awareness the target people on them.

                II.   Strengthening community access to Social Protection benefits: Creating a community cadre at the block level, to engage with the influx of migrant workers and other vulnerable households in the identified blocks. The developed rural cadres  and they are the main service  provider on   health, education, public distribution system etc. during the COVID period.  They generates strong awareness among communities regarding access to social protection schemes and programmes including the COVID welfare package as well as health safety measures and covered about 1500 families and 75000 people during the 1st phase of the programme.

               III.   Capacity Building of frontline workers: During the COVID period  thefrontline  workers are mostly ICDS workers, ASHAs, Panchayat (PRI) Secretaries, Ward members, Sarpanchs who are critical in response to COVID -19 have been trained and play  stakeholders role with  best knowledge on attitudes and behaviors of their communities and are most vested in containing and preventing COVID cases. They are critical stakeholders in the process of addressing challenges associated with COVID -19. It is therefore very important to engage with them and increase their knowledge on the responds to COVID cases.

              IV.   Support to the Panchayati Raj Institutions and local administration: Following the above approach the PI will conduct the capacities of the PRI institutions in the identified geographies to analyze the trend of pandemic spread in a specific area and develop readiness plans (at incremental levels) for infection prevention and quarantine facilities preparedness at Gram Panchayat level. The focus will be on number of cases , tracing COVID cases and identifying probable cases, addressing the village level and panchayat level initiatives that need to be carry out and how to link to state responses.

                V.   Strengthening decentralized governance structures to link communities with social protection benefits: The PI will Coordinate and support local administration especially the Gram Panchayat and the Block in accelerating the opening and uptake of MGNREGA works with proper preventive measures. The PI will give specific focus for uptake of works by the most vulnerable groups like migrants household, women headed households, SC/STs, etc. This will be based on the data base that will be evolved through this engagement. The PI will provide technical support to district/block administration in providing authentic information about the decisions of the central, state government and local administration on implementation of MGNREA. Further, coordinate with the government institutions to identify and reach out to the left over beneficiaries of other social protections to accelerate delivery of the benefits. .

              VI.    Operationalizing the COVID -19 package: By the close of the Task of state Government in delivery of relief package, essential supplies and psychosocial support for returnee migrants through feasible IT enabled modality, the IP will begin developing the operationalization the project that will collect and channelize the Social Protection Schemes, the IP will process the schemes which is useful for the blocks. The project will evaluate source of funding of these schemes of COVID 19 packages that design knowledge product to avail these packages.

 Monitoring and Evaluation

KARMI properly monitoring all the above activities in two blocks of Kalahandi districts of Odisha in a smoothly and achieved a lot. The target people who returning form destination in safe and provided necessary rason and food materials in needy time and necessary arrangement made with govt. and GlobalGiving  and other agencies support and more than 15000 people got proper treatment and  save from COVID 19.


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