Prohibition of Dowry Our story of Change from Satya Bharti School,Madhosinghpura , Alwar , Rajasthan , Bharti Foundation The change we plan to bring about in the community : Prohibition of Dowry
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About the Community
Madho Singh Pura is situated very near to National High Way No.8 (Delhi – Jaipur High Way).
The nearest Govt. Sr. Secondary School is in Neemrana which is aprrox. 5 kms. From the village,
The Nearest Government Primary Health Centre situated in Neemrana.
The nearest Post office & Banks is situated in Neemrana.
The nearest Police station is Neemrana.
The nearest market is Neemrana which is approx. 5 km form the village.
Drinking water facility provided by government and constructed water supply tank, apart from this Hand pumps and bore wells are other source of water.
The main occupation of villagers are mining, working and other Business but few people are also engaged in agriculture.
The village is well connected with approach road and connecting to NH 8.
The village situated the nearest of Indian Export Promotion Zone & Japanese Zone and of RICCO.
Majority of the population belongs to Hindu community .
Dominant cast in village is Saini (Mali).
The villagers followed the all Hindu rituals and festivals.
The dressing style of community is long white Kurta & Dhoti / Pant & Shirt, for men and women dressing style is Ghagra & Odhni.
It’s a mix culture of Rajasthan & Hariyana as Hariyana border is very close to this location.
They are the followers of all Hindu God & Goddess.
It is Men dominant community and they are the main decision makers.
Prevalence of Dowry is very high in the village.
They are still following the Early Marriage/Child Marriage.
About the Community
There are many problems in the village but we felt that Dowry is one of the major social problem of village.
Dowry is one of the evil practices in our country. It causes a great impact and social disturbances. Our students have decided to conduct rallies, campaign, nukad natak to aware the villagers.
Organised a meeting with community people to make them understand about the initiative of Satya Bharti School.
Organised a rally on dowry and educate community people.
Conducted Street play in different location of community on dowry.
Prepare the Slogans & posters on dowry.
Write a message against Dowry on walls & other public Places.
The community people recognized the effort of Satya Bharti School.
The villagers told that “Satya Bahrti School is not only providing quality education to their children but they are also educating villagers on various Social issues”.
Village Sarpanch appreciated the initiative of Satya Bahrti School and asked the villagers to be a part of this campaign and eliminate such social problems from their village.
Impact on Community:
Understand the felt need of community and work on it.
The girl child feel proud to be a part of this campaign and become change agents.
The teachers were confident to take such initiative in Saini Community.
It was great feeling for all girls, those are studying with Satya Bharti School.
Impact on Us:
The teachers feel that they can make a difference in society by initiating such kind of campaign in the village and eliminate the dowry system from our society.
The community people feel that they can work together for such social evil and eliminate from their village.
They got the confidence to raise their voice against Dowry.
Experience of Community Members & Teachers:
We will be in touch with community people and request to stop such practices in their village.
To educate community people about the Anti Dowry Act.
The Road Ahead….. (in the next 3 months)
Students Participating in the Contest: Name of Mentor Teacher: Mahesh singh # State District School No. of Students Participating Name of Student Class Rajasthan Alwar SBGPS Madhosinghpura 10 Hemsingh VII Pradeep VI Chetan VI Mahender VI Sumit V Bheemsingh VII Manoj Bai VI Vikash V Kuldeep V Krishan VI