Projects

Completed Projects

Acheivement of the NGO

The Saraswathi Management public Charitable trust, is a registered Non-profit secular social service organization. The services offered by the Charitable organization are common to all irrespective of caste, race, religion and language. This institution was established by the members of the trustees during the financial year 1990 there after they have registered this institution under charitable act during 1996.

To uplift the target group, this NGO have established several social service wings to support their Target Group to make them eligible to cross their un-ending poverty line i.e,

1. Vocational training center.

2. Women development wing for women empowerment.

3. Protection of basics and fundamental human rights of the women, children, youth and adolescent girls.

4. Educational development.

5. Handicapped persons rehabilitation wing.

Every service wing are functioning according to their capacity and experience. The detail information on account of their achievement are furnished below in a nut shell i.e.

Vocational Training Program

The shanmugam I.T.I is a service wing of Saraswathi Shanmugam public Charitable Trust, Kalasapakkam. This is a technical training center approved by the Government of India and Government of Tamil Nadu. The following vocational trainings are offered to the disabled and destitute at their Technical training center.

1.  Fitter

2.  Electrician

3.  Automobile

4.  Moto-re-winding.

5.  House wiring

6.  A.C. Refrigeration

7.  Welding Technology

8.  Tailoring and Leathering.

For the past 10 years this technical training center was in a position to offer technical training to the educated unemployed persons. The main idea , Aims and Objectives of the Technical Training center is to wipe out unemployment as well as to keep the youth and adults to be occupied with future occupation to prevent them from various Anti-Social activities. The Status of the passed out trainees are listed below to you kind notice please. i.e.

Sl.no Description No. in %
1 No. of passed out trainees who had sought job opportunities in government department 23%
2 No. of passed out trainees who had sought job opportunities in private sectors 27%
3 No. of passed out trainees who had established self help employment by mobilizing their knowledge and skill 38%
4 No. of passed out trainees are awaiting for job opportunities 12%

Women's development wing for women empowerment

We have found nearly 650 self help groups at our project area. These groups are formed among the women and men as well as among the persons identified as disabled. The details of the self help groups are listed below. i.e.

Sl.no Description No. in %
1 No. of groups formed among the women 482
2 No. of groups among the men 120
3 No. of groups among the disabled 48
4 No. of groups were availed loan from Nationalized and scheduled banks. 505
5 No. of groups were availed loan through SSPCT fund 145
6 Total amount of loan offered through the nationalized and scheduled banks Rs 23 Crores
7 Total amount of loan offered through the Sarasathi Shanmugam public Charitable Trust, fund Rs. 65 lakhs

The grant of loan were given to the members of the Self Help Groups to make them eligible to create assets for income generation program. Through our motivation, training and animation the members of the Self Help Groups have understood the concept and the value of grant of loan and the important of repayment of the loan to the concern authorities. Therefore the recovery of the loan is 85% satisfactorily. Our loan is recycled among the beneficiaries who are in the waiting list. Through the formation and stabilization of Self Help Groups we were able to alleviate poverty among the grass root level people living in the urban and rural areas.

Protection of basic and fundamental human rights of the women, children and adolescent girls :

The self help groups formed among the men and women were able to create IEC program among the illiterate to make them eligible to understand their rights and privileges.

Through this program they were able to exercise their power to protect their basic and fundamental human rights of the women, children, adolescent in their project area.

Educational development wing

The NGO were able to identify the school drop out and the illiterate living at the project area through the Self Help Groups as well as the women's federation functioning around the project area. They identified school dropouts and the illiterate persons were given basic and fundamental knowledge in early stage of education and motivated them through IEC program to understand the value and importance of early stage of education. Therefore annually 72% of the illiterate and school dropouts had joined the school and some have joined the school as well as the higher secondary school to continue their education.

Handicapped persons rehabilitation program

Nearly 4286 disabled persons were identified by the NGO during the past 10 years. The identified disabled persons were rehabilitated through various rehabilitation programs. The detail information of the rehabilitated group of disabled are furnished below.

Sl.no Description No. of Persons
1 Total number of persons received orthopedic appliances and mobility aids. 2978
2 Number of persons received hearing aids. 543
3 Number of persons received spectacles 1022
4 Number of disabled persons underwent training in vocational training centers 1308
5 Number of disabled students were given educational assistance to continue their studies from 5th to 12th standard 1019
6 Number of disabled persons who have established Self Help employment 974

To support the disabled persons we have formed several federations among the disabled. Action is being taken by the federation to unit all the disabled persons under one roof to rehabilitate their life for a better future.

 

On Going Projects

FIVE YEAR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (2005/2006 - 2008/2009)

Health development

Public health development in rural and urban areas.

  • Medical health development through education, community participation and community awareness.
  • Construction of hospitals to house the hospitals to look after the health of the poor.
  • Prevention of various communicable diseases through promoting the ICE programs.
  • Creating awareness on STD to prevent HIV/AIDS etc.
  • Organize and conduct periodical medical health camp.

Health Development in Indian System of Medicines :

  • Promoting the Indian systems of medicines through awareness and education.
  • Encourage the rural farmers and the growers of herbal plants to promote the herbal cultivation as a source of income to maintain them like as well as to innovate the herbal product to prevent various communicable diseases.
  • Undertake research on herbal medicines to cure and control the spread of various communicable diseases.
  • Motivate the parents and guardians to add a minimum or maximum quantity of herbal food item every day when they supply the three times meal to their children, youth and adults to facilitate them to protect their healthy living and build up their body and stamina.
  • Promote the herbal producers association to establish market facilities to dispose their herbal production.

Rehabilitation of the disabled

Community based handicapped persons rehabilitation program.
  • Identification and referrals of the disabled.
  • Medical health assistance to ascertain the physical and mental deformities.
  • Supply of orthopedic appliances, mobility aids.
  • Supply of hearing aids and spectacles.
  • Provide financial and material support to enable them to continue their education.
  • Introduce the access, awareness and availability to the disabled persons to undergo training in vocational trade to up-grade their skill to seek job opportunities or to start any self help employment projects.
  • Introduce access awareness and availability to the qualified and experienced disabled persons to seek job opportunities in government dept. or in private sector.
  • Formation and stabilization of self help groups among disabled persons.
  • Create mass awareness among the disabled persons to make them eligible to claim an equal status in public.
  • Create mass awareness among the general public to protect the basic and fundamental human rights of the disabled.

Women Empowerment

Women empowerment through economical upliftment, adult education and co-operation

  • Formation and stabilization of self help groups among the self-employed women.
  • Create credit linkage with the nationalized and schedule banks to create assets for income generation program to eradicate program to eradicate poverty and famine.
  • Formation of women federation among the cluster self help groups.

Educational Development of the poor

Up-grading the standard of education of the under-privileged groups of students belonging to the BPL list.

  • Provide financial and material assistance to the poor students to make them eligible to continue their studies without any break.
  • Identify the school drop-out, weaker students child workers and children identified as Dyslexia and undertake a meaningful follow up actions to offer counseling, motivation and animation to make them eligible to join their schools to continue their education.
  • Create educated resources persons from the volunteers and promote their status to function as part time or periodical Educator to undertake the Tuition or Coaching classes to promote the educational standard of the students.
  • Create awareness among the members of the Parents Teachers Association to enable them to identify the drawbacks and deficiencies in their children's school and undertake a meaningful follow up action to wipe out the causes for the drawbacks and deficiencies.
  • Organize and conduct Annual Day functions, Sports, Educational tours, Exposure visit, Periodical medical health camp and exhibition to promote the Inner talents and potentials of the students.

Computer Education and Science & Technology

Wipe out the causes for Illiteracy, Ignorance and poverty through science and technology.

  • Promote computer education among the students who have no access and availability to learn the above trade.
  • Create Modular training program to offer basic and fundamental information in computer education to the rural students.
  • Create Web-sites according to the need assessment of the students and general public to gain benefit.
  • Organize and conduct periodical seminars, workshops and exposure visits to promote the knowledge in computer education.
  • Create access, availability and avenues to the passes out trainees to enable them to seek job opportunities in the Government departments or in the private sectors.