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 Children  India Project #27847

Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India

by Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA)
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India
Transform childhoods of 500 slum children in India

We were discussed about the value of the environment & our responsibility. The participants have had a very good contribution in discussion and they nicely performed a drama on the topic of the environment. Also a few games for Fun and action song to meet new friends in the group. It helps to develop a new friendship and sharing thoughts.

In conclusion, each participant promised to take reasonable to do something to save the earth. That few of the participants said that "I will do plantation in my area." some of said " we will give awareness to the community that how the community can also care about the environment.

The program was successful, we achieved the goal by a clear understanding of the "Earth Week Day" the participants were express their thoughts and understood the earth values.

Ms. Pooja taking session
Ms. Pooja taking session

This session was started with a brief revision of all the previous session.Here they discussed about on thing which children were learnt through all the session.

Then Ms. Pooja talked about a brief human history and then moved to the session where she talked about Eco-System of an individual. And role of the leader in each and every stage such as role in family, neighbour, peer, school, area and so on. Then se given knowledge to children about difination of leadership, types of leadership and Quality of leadership also she taken an activity with children where she used new papers, cups and pins.

After completing an activity children had to given presentation through this activity she asked 3 questions and explain that how leaders could play an important role. This session end with a small activity where children written about their roles as a leader in their family, neighbour, school and so on. And conclude this session in a very knowlagebale way. Where children were able to understood that how leadership could play an important role with an irrespective of class, caste and gender.

Starting with a song to  create a amiable environment among the children and the facilitators.
The workshop consisted of three main activities. They are:
1)Water relay game - Through this game children were made aware of the everyday use of water directly and indirectly in our daily lives. They gave eye opening facts about the quantity of water used for making simple everyday things like shoes, chocolates, eggs and clothes. 
2)Water Man - Children were divided into groups of two, with each group getting a sheet containing a human body diagram. They were asked to guess the water percentage present in each organ. The answers were revealed through a fun dart game and this helped to create a innovative environment among the children. Further it kept them engaged in the workshop. 
3)Earth water experiment - A miniature version of the earths water was represented through buckets and the  distribution of them was shown. This showed the importance of drinking water which constituted a single drop. Through this activity children were able to know how much drinkable water was  available with them as many of them were unaware of the actual quality. 
At the end of the workshop the children came to know about the importance of water and the scarcity of it. A thanks note was given to Yuva for their participation and coordination.

India is now among the top 10 countries generating the highest amount of municipal solid waste (MSW), primarily due to growing urbanisation and high levels of consumption, says a report by The World Bank. With around 50% of the country’s population projected to be living in urban areas by 2050, the volume of waste generation is projected to grow by 5% every year.

To spread awareness on waste & pollution we conducted activity in Ambujwadi slum area, this activity initiated by children,

Children are the future of our Nation!!  The little warrior's of Ambujwadi celebrated the HABITAT MONTH by participating in a poster competition organized by the field work students of College of social work Nirmala Niketan on the theme 'Amchi Malvani Sundhar Malvani.

They used waste matter from their surroundings and made posters sending across a strong message against pollution of water bodies and beaches and their natural habitat. They highlighted the impact of garbage and pollution on inhabitants of Ambujwadi. Each poster is a silent prayer by the children of Ambujwadi for a better,  cleaner and greener habitat for a safer and brighter future. 

Children watching movie
Children watching movie

 

Movie Screening

Sunday, 8th July 2018

Screening I

3.00 PM- 4.30 PM Building No. 13- Wing A and B, Lallu Bhai Compound

The Bal Adhikar Sangrash Samiti (B.A.S.S.) members from Building No. 13- Wings A and B, organized a film screening session for the residents of their building on Sunday. Held at the Anganwadi centre, the entire session was an hour and a half long, where the children, parents and the society’s committee members were invited. The movie, an awareness-building animation film called Tinku and Tina, talks about child sexual abuse by distinguishing between good, bad and concealed touch.

The event began with the welcoming of the audience and registration of the children, followed by which Mr. Prakash, the YUVA-CRC staff and B.A.S.S in-charge introduced the entire organization and the team to the audience. He spoke about YUVA as an organization, about CRC and B.A.S.S and then spoke about the objective of the screening. Further, the movie- Tinku and Tina was screened; which was attended by approximately 45 children, a parent representative and few of the society’s committee members including the President, the Treasurer and the Vice-President.

Once the screening was over, Mr. Prakash welcome Mr. Vijay, the project coordinator- Children Protection Intervention at YUVA to initiate a dialogue on the theme of the movie and to assist the children in understanding better about safe and unsafe touch in specific and child sexual abuse in general. Mr. Vijay spoke about the increasing prevalence of CSA in the country, about how the perpetuator is most often someone known to the victim and then helped the children understand the difference between good, bad and concealed or inappropriate touch.

Soon after the discussion, those who had assisted in organizing of the screening were facilitated. The guests were welcomed to the front, including the President, Vice-President and the Treasurer of the housing society, Mr. Vijay, and one male and female representative from B.A.S.S. The society representatives were facilitated with flowers; posters related to child rights and protection as well as handouts talking about YUVA-CRC’s works were shared with them.

Mr. Prakash then spoke about how this screening was one of a kind and how something like this has never been done before and this was the first step in involving the community in ensuring child protection and putting into action the slogan of B.A.S.S “Hinsamukt Surakshit Basti Ke Liye Bacchon Ke Saath Hum Bhi…” He then sought support from the parent representative and members of the housing society committee for creating child-safe spaces and creating Child Protection Committee based on the Maharashtra Government’s Resolution. These guests then spoke for a few minutes each pledging their support. The session ended with a vote of thanks and distribution of snacks for the attendees.

Children watching movie
Children watching movie
 

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Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA)

Location: Navi Mumbai - India
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Project Leader:
Roshni Nuggehalli
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra India
$295 raised of $2,500 goal
 
16 donations
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