This microproject provides midday meals to 90 poor kids in 3 daycare centers, 30 kids in each center. The kids of poor working women in hazardous jobs like beedi (tobacco) making, construction sites, market yards. During the vocation of parents the children play in hazardous places. Some time they go and play in the hundri river with human dung, where the open defecation goes. To keep these kids in safe environment (age group 1 to 6 years) we are running 3 daycare centers in Kurnool, AP, India.
Kids are facing with malnutrition. Most of their used to spend with their parents in hazardous places during vocation hours. By seeing this critical juncture SERUDS running 3 daycare centers with 90 kids in Malageri, Madigageri, Budhavarapeta slums of Kurnool. After keeping these children in 3 daycare centers providing education, nutritious midday meals, snacks to the 90 kids. Now children nutrition level has been increased.Coming regularly to the centers without playing in hazardous places.
By providing pre-primary education, midday meals to these kids the community also encouraging the parents to send their children to the creches regularly. Feeding the children with nutritious midday meals includes cooked rice, dhal, chutney, sambar, etc in day care centers. After coming to these creche centers children good habits have been improved. They learnt alphabets, combing, proper dressing, bathing, etc. The health standards of children have been improved.
The uncaring & malnutrition children of deprived sections will become useful citizens. Their parents will do their vocations satisfactorily. 90 impoverished children nutrition level increased, their health status will improve, and their behavior & good habits will be developed. Intervening during early stages of development is key to a child's long-term success. In this year, we enrolled 70 children in municipal schools, ensuring their access to education beyond our program.
Seruds NGO India