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Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums

by Sarathi Development Foundation Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums
Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums
Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums
Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums
Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums
Shaping Future of Adolescent Girls inLucknow Slums

Summary

Project will prioritize & address the issues like early marriage,out of school, transition from primary to secondary education,norms& behaviors, knowledge & life skills,health, nutrition,sanitation, hygiene affecting life of adolescent girls in slums.It will implement proven practices like community based micro planning,behavior change communication,life skills & girls resource centers,community engagement systems,convergence planning with government service providers in 100 slums of Lucknow.

$30,000
total goal
$14,624
remaining
5
donors
0
monthly donors
2
years

Challenge

Conditions of adolescent girls in slums of Lucknow is dire. Gender disparity on social indicators like early marriage among girls, high drop outs from school and low transition from primary to upper classes, declining livelihood sources for women and growing sanitation and hygiene issues are visible across slums. 51% girls are early married,56% adolescent girls are anemic,72% girls married before age of marriage received no education.14% are pregnant during adolescence .

Solution

Our model brings holistic approach to empower adolescent girls through proven strategies like integrated micro planning,community based behavioral change communication system, girls resource centers providing life skills, adolescent girls groups, community volunteers, women groups, reporters and mainstreaming with public service deliveries.It will lead to positioning of adolescent girls for self actions, collective actions, public service linkages for holistic empowerment.

Long-Term Impact

Th project will directly impact 2000 adolescent girls in 100 slums.It will enhance their participation in families, schools and community development processes, prevention of early girl marriage, enrollment & retention of girls in schools, self advocacy on the issues affecting them, gaining confidence and building future perspective among them. It will also increase their influence and access to public service provisions related to education, health, nutrition, safety & security.

Resources

http:/​/​www.sarathidevfo.org
Website of the organisation

Organization Information

Sarathi Development Foundation

Location: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​www.sarathidevfo.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Akhilesh Tewari
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India
$15,376 raised of $30,000 goal
 
5 donations
$14,624 to go
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