This project is helping Renovation of housing for 100 Tribalas in india living in slum areas and side of Road sides. They have own Registered land but no proper houses. Mostly living under difficult circumstances , at present their houses which are Hut or semi concrete buildings i.e. foundation and walls with bricks and cement and roof with coconut leaves. Because their building is totally collapsed , roof, flooring and walls were damaged.
TIRUVANNAMALAI is an urban pocket and District which comes under the state Tamilnadu in South India. It is the most Drought area. A Population of 21,881 Tribals ( Adhivasi )are living in the district. The main population out member the female as the percentage is 51.03% compare to female population is 48.97%. But literacy percentage has been still maintained at 5% only. There is no proper houses for living . This project will help to 100 tribal families to rebuild their damaged houses.
This project is community participatory programmed. The temporary thatched roof will be dismantled with the help of community participation. For each house a working group will be selected from the representatives of the community stakeholders , project staff and the chief functionary of the BOSS and this group of people will help them in rebuilding the structure with country tiles / Asp-etas sheet / wooden materials. Committee will monitor each and every activity, purchase of materials.
They shift from huts to permanent houses has created a conducive environment for tribal to realize their worth as human beings and equal citizens. They no longer feel that they are inferior to other sections. Hence with this one time assistance, we are not only helping the present generation to lead a dignified life and also the future generation. The life in tiny huts forced the dalits and tribal to form a negative thinking that their In life is doomed once for all .