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  1. Strengthening / capacitating the unions at village / mandal / district levels

  2. Organisation of excluded communities like Yenadhi and Daliths is a challenge

  3. Promotion of Yenadhi Federations at Mandal  level.

  4. Addressing rights for Children and women
  5. Sensitizing the community on HIV/AIDS and need to take more focused activities for PLHAs

  6. Capacitating of Task Forces and community on disaster management to be taken on priority and on a continuous systematic way

  7. Emphasis on Bio-village (Pro poor, pro nature, model of coastal development) -   Bio-shield     &  Nursery development  etc.

  8. Addressed Gender concerns and adhere humanitarian standards.

  • Networking  with partners of C.A. and like minded NGOs for collective efforts in Andhra Pradesh
    Long term planning process is to be initiated

    A.Establishment of Shelter for Aged/Destitute Women:

  • No shelter other than funded by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment present in Ongole- (One center with 50 inmates)
  • Innumerable number of aged needs care and support besides shelter
    INTERVENTION: Establishment of shelter-cum-care & support center in Ongole urban limits.

    B.ORPHANAGE AND EDUCATION FACILITY FOR ORPHANS, SEMI ORPHANS & GIRL CHILDREN:

    Existing 3 orphanages could not center to the needs of the ever increasing demand for care and support

    INTERVENTIONS : Establishment of shelter for orphans, semi orphans and linking to a local school for education

    C. SUPPORT FOR PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED GIRLS/WOMEN

    •2  to 3 % of the general population of the physically challenged

    •Interventions is by Government is negotiable

    •Only Leonard Cheshire International is working in 6 mandals

    •Ongole urban limits is not covered

    •INTERVENTIONS :

    Vocational training like computers education, cell phone repair
    Income Generation activities to petty shop, telephone, coin box etc
    Linking with other funding sources for the further coverage

    D.     SUPPORT FOR PLHAs

    •Even increasing number of PLHAs

    •+tive people network

    •Involvement of NGOs and Govt.

    INTERVENTIONS

    •Livelihood support for PLHAs

    •Nutrition food for PLHAs

    •Inter personal and
    Family counseling for PLHAs

    •Care and Support for PLHAs


 

     
 
 
     
     

Projects

Natural Resources

Soil & Moisture Conservation Programme, Sustainable
Utilization of land and water, watersheds, fisheries & bio-farming.
Soil and Moisture Conservation techniques like formation/desiltation of percolation tank, farm ponds, Nalla-bunds, Contour Trenches, Contour/Field Bunds, etc. in Dornala, Ponnaluru, Kanigiri, V.V.Palem and Lingasamudram mandals. And this programme was supported by APRLP – DPAP and DWMA of Prakasam District.
SNIRD is implementing watershed Development programmme  in P.C.Palli, Kanigiri and Donakonnda  mmandals  with the support of NABARD,  and in Marripudi mandal  with support of ITC Ltd and NABARD under public – private partnership, and in Podili mandal Integrated Watershed Management Programme with the support of State Government of Andhra Pradesh.

SNIRD has implemented the Andhra Pradesh Rural Livelihood Programme with the support of DWMA and this programme has enabled the Self Help Groups getting federated to take up livelihood activities besides maintaining the rain water harvesting structures promoted under watershed development programme in Dornala Mandal of Prakasam District.

Micro Credit & Micro Finance

Women  Thrift and  Credit Cooperative Societies

SNIRD is implementing Thrift & Credit Program in Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu, Marripudi, Donakonda, Kanigiri and P.C.Palli Mandals of Prakasam District and Kavali, T.P.Gudur and Vidavalur Mandals of Nellore District. The rationale behind the programme is to provide a safety net for the vulnerable sections of the women and small & marginalized farmers towards economic independence and against exploitation of the local moneylenders.

Community Health

Reproductive & Child Health: SNIRD has been identified as Mother NGO by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India to implement RCH programme in Nellore and Prakasam Districts of Andhra Pradesh. SNIRD was supporting 8 Field Level NGOs in these districts for the implementation of Reproductive and Child Health Programme.
Indian Systems of Medicine & Homoeopathy: SNIRD has been identified as the Support NGO by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, G.O.I., to implement IEC activities of Indian System of Medicine in Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh. SNIRD was supporting 2 Field Level NGOs for the implementation of IEC activities of Indian System of Medicines & Homeopathy Programme. This program is to create awareness on Indian Systems of Medicine like homeopathy, yoga, siddha and unnani in rural areas.
HIV/AIDS Awareness: SNIRD is implementing HIV/AIDs programme among the in migrants numbering 11000 population at Chimakurthy with the support of APSACS
Urban Health Centre at Kaval: Department of Medical and Health, Nellore has sanctioned Urban Health Centre at Kavali in the month of June 2000. It is an ongoing programme.  And this programme could provide health services to 26500 slum population.
SNIRD has provided livelihood support to 650 persons infected with HIV/AIDs besides providing nutritious food to 150 PLHAs on a monthly basis.

SNIRD worked on anti-trafficking in Kavali  and Indukurpet mandals of Nellore District with the support of UNDP.
Ecology & Environment

Protected Area Management, Mangrove Management and promotion of Green Belt  with the support of Christian Aid, PREPARE – NOVIB, Oxfom, and Social Forestry Programme with the support of ITC, Ltd, Kolkatta in Prakasam and Khammmam districts.

Community Based Organisations

Self-help Groups, Youth and Women Development Societies, Federations, Thrift and Credit Cooperative Societies.

Collectivization of traditional fish-workers through promotion of Community Based organization’s and strengthening of their federations at macro level, ensuring the participation of CBOs and communities in socio economic development initiatives in activities that include disaster management, protection and promotion of coastal eco system, health and education, agriculture development and capacity building with the focus on gender and development. The project covers all the coastal villages of Prakasam and Nellore Districts.
Disaster Management

Preparedness - Task Forces, Relief & Rehabilitation, Trainings on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Disaster Mitigation Programme is implementing in the mandals of Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu of Prakasam district, Kavali, T.P.Gudur, Vidavalur and Indukurpet Mandals of Nellore District. And this programme enables the community to prepare plans for mitigating the effects of natural calamities. SNIRD is training the community task force teams in the coastal villages on emergency medical care, evacuation, rescue, and relief.  Relief and Rehabilitation programs were undertaken with the support CARE, IGSSS, HIVOS, CRS, Action Aid India, Christian Aid, CEC, PREPARE, Oxfam GB.
Bio-shield promotion is taken in the coastal villages of Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu, Indukurpet and Kavali Mandals.
Community Infrastructure
Construction of Permanent Shelters numbering 756, Toilets-cum-Bathrooms numbering 300, fish dry platforms, Mini cold storages, water supply, etc for excluded communities were done with the support of CARE, Action Aid, Christian Aid and DKH Germany.
Child Labour

Special Rehabilitation Schools, Nutrition.

SNIRD has established Special School for Child Labour Children at Zeonpuram of Kavali Mandal. 50 Child Labour children attended the classes. The programme was sanctioned in the month of August, 1999 by District Rural Development Agency, Nellore under NCLP Programme through the Ministry of Labour.
Networks

Like minded NGOs/Institutions/CBOs

SNIRD is conducting the training programs on P.R.A., Health, Disaster Management, Micro Finance, Reproductive & Child Health, AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homoeopathy) Natural Resource Management, Community Organisation, Water Management & Sanitation, Coastal Eco System, Gender & Development and Livelihoods etc to the CBOs, NGOs, and Govt. Departments.

SNIRD has published for private understanding 10 publications namely “Today’s Children - Tomorrow’s World”; Mangroves-Nature’s Pride and people's Envy, Pattapu Community, Palli Community”; A hand book on PRA (Telugu); Manual on Reproductive & Child Health (Telugu) Manual on Non-formal Education (Telugu); Study on Flora and Fauna of Nallamala Forest; Study on Chenchus-Primitive Tribes of Nallamala Forest and Study on Yenadhis of Prakasam District.
Disaster Risk Reduction

Preparedness - Task Force formation,  Relief & Rehabilitation, Trainings on Disaster Risk Reduction.

Disaster Mitigation Programme was implemented in the mandals of Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu of Prakasam district, Kavali, T.P.Gudur, Vidavalur and Indukurpet Mandals of Nellore District. And this programme enables the community to prepare plans - develop contingency plans for mitigating the effects of natural calamities. SNIRD is training the community task force teams in the coastal villages on emergency medical care, evacuation, rescue & relief and shelter management.  Relief and Rehabilitation programs were undertaken with the support CARE, IGSSS, HIVOS, CRS, Action Aid India, Christian Aid, CEC, PREPARE, Oxfam GB, DKA Austria.
Bio-shield promotion is taken in the coastal villages of Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu, Indukurpet and Kavali Mandals.


Priority Specialisation:


Sl.No.

Programme

Cluster / Mandal – Area of operation

Programme

Started in

To continue up to

 1

Rehabilitation Program

Chinaganjam, Kothapatnam,  Ulavapadu mandals of Prakasam District and Kavali, T.P.Gudur, Vidavalur and Indukuripet mandals of Nellore District and in the districts of Kurnool, Guntur and Vizag through network partners.

       2005

2015

 2

Traditional Fisher workers Collectivisation program in A.P.

All the fisherfolk Mandals  of Prakasam and Nellore Districts

1987

Ongoing

 3

Thrift & Credit

Kothapatnam
Ulavapadu
Dornala
Kavali
T.P.Gudur
Vidavalur

1992

Continuous  - ongoing Programme

 4

Special school for children  on to child labour

Kavali Mandal of Nellore District

1998

2013

5

Urban Health Center

Kavali Mandal of Nellore District

1999

Continuous - ongoing  Programme

6

Watershed Management   & Andhra Pradesh Rural Livelihood Program (APRLP)

 

Donakonda, Kurichedu,Dornala Mandal of Prakasam District

1997

2007

 7

Reproductive & Child Health, HIV/AIDS

Nellore and  Prakasam Districts

1998

2010

8

Indian Systems of Medicines

Prakasam District

2002

Continuous - ongoing
Program

9

Social Forestry & Watershed program

Ponnalur, Kanigiri, V.V.Palem and Lingasamudram  Mandals of Prakasam District.

2003

2010

10 Watershed Development Programme Ponnaluru, V.V.Palem, Lingasamudram, P.C.Palli,  Kanigiri,  Donakonda, Marripudi and Podili  mandals of Prakasam district 2003 2017

Description of Activities under implementation.

REHABILITATI-ON PROGRAM

SNIRD is implementing “Tsunami Rehabilitation Program” in marine fisherfolk villages and Excluded Communities-Yenadhi Hamlets of Kothapatnam and  Ulavapadu mandals of Prakasam District and Kavali, T.P.Gudur and Indukurpet Mandals of Nellore District with the support of ACTION AID INDIA, CHRISTIAN AID, PREPARE-NOVIB, DKA, OXFAM GB, DKH and CARE. Focused activities are livelihood support, construction of shelter, promotion of Thrift & Credit Societies, infrastructure development on water and sanitation, etc

TRADITIONAL FISHWORKERS COLLECTIVISA-
TION PROGRAM IN ANDHRA PRADESH.

The project aims at Collectivisation of traditional fish-workers through promotion of Community Based Organisations and strengthening of their federations at macro level. Ensuring the participation of CBOs and communities in socio economic development initiatives in activities that include disaster management, protection and promotion of coastal eco system, health and education, agriculture development and capacity building with the focus on gender and development. The project covers all the coastal villages of Prakasam and Nellore Districts.

THRIFT & CREDIT

SNIRD is implementing Thrift & Credit Program in Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu and Dornala Mandals of Prakasam District and Kavali, T.P.Gudur and Vidavalur Mandals of Nellore District. The rationale behind the programme is to provide a safety net for the vulnerable sections of the women against exploitation of the local moneylenders.

SOIL & MOISTURE CONSERVATION  PRACTICES

Soil and Moisture Conservation techniques like formation/desiltation of percolation tank, farm ponds, Nalla-bunds, Contour Trenches, Contour/Field Bunds, etc. in Dornala, Ponnaluru, Kanigiri, V.V.Palem and Lingasamudram mandals. And this programme is supported by APRLP – DPAP and I.T.C- I.L.T.D., Division, Kolkata.

MOTHER NGO – RCH

SNIRD has been identified as Mother NGO by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to implement RCH programme in Nellore and Prakasam Districts of Andhra Pradesh. SNIRD is supporting 8 Field Level NGOs in these districts for the implementation of Reproductive and Child Health Programme.

CHILD LABOUR SCHOOL

SNIRD has established Special School for Child Labour Children at Zeonpuram of Kavali Mandal. 50 Child Labour children are attending the classes. The programme was sanctioned in the month of August, 1999 by District Rural Development Agency, Nellore under NCLP Programme through the Ministry of Labour.

URBAN HELATH CENTRE

Department of Medical and Health, Nellore has sanctioned Urban  Health Centre at Kavali in the month of June 2000. And this programme could provide health services to 18000 slum population.

DISASTER MANAGEMENT

Disaster Mitigation Programme is implementing in the mandals of Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu of Prakasam district, Kavali, T.P.Gudur, Vidavalur and Indukurpet Mandals of Nellore District. And this programme enables the community to prepare plans for mitigating the effects of natural calamities. SNIRD is training the community task force teams in the coastal villages on emergency medical care, evacuation, rescue, and relief.  Relief and Rehabilitation programs were undertaken with the support CARE, IGSSS, HIVOS, CRS, Action Aid India, Christian Aid, CEC, PREPARE, Oxfam GB.
Bio-shield promotion is taken in the coastal villages of Kothapatnam, Ulavapadu, Indukurpet and Kavali Mandals.

SHELTER FOR EXCLUDED

SNIRD has taken up construction of houses for the excluded communities with the support of DKH, ACTION AID and CHRISTIAN AID with the matching support from Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.

INDIAN SYSTEMS OF MEDICINE & HOMOEOPATHY

 

SNIRD has been identified as the Support NGO by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, G.O.I., to implement IEC Activities of Indian System of Medicine programme in  Prakasam District of Andhra Pradesh. SNIRD is supporting 2 Field Level NGOs for the implementation of IEC activities of Indian System of Medicines & Homeopathy Programme. This program is to create awareness on Indian Systems of Medicine in rural areas.

CAPACITY BUILDING

SNIRD is conducting the training programs on P.R.A., Health, Disaster Management, Micro Finance, Reproductive & Child Health, AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homoeopathy) Natural Resource Management, Community Organisation, Water Management & Sanitation, Coastal Eco System, Gender & Development and Livelihoods etc to the CBOs, NGOs, and Govt. Departments.

A.P RURAL LIVELIHOOD  & WATERSHED DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

SNIRD is implementing the Andhra Pradesh Rural Livelihood Program and Watershed Development Programs in Dornala Mandal of Prakasam District with the financial support of District Water Management Agency, Prakasam District. And this program enables the Self Help Groups federating and taking up the livelihood programs and building water harvesting structures.

STUDY / RESEARCH / PUBLICATIONS
SNIRD has published 10 publications namely “Today’s Children - Tomorrow’s World”; Mangroves-Nature’s Pride and people's Envy, Pattapu Community Palli Community”; A hand book on PRA (Telugu); Manual on Reproductive & Child Health (Telugu) Manual on Non-formal Education (Telugu); Study on Flora and Fauna of Nallamala Forest; Study on Chenchus-Primitive Tribes of Nallamala Forest and Study on Yenadhis of Prakasam District.

 
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