1 INDEXSr. No Contents Page No. Remarks1 Index 12 Background of the Organization 23 AIDS Programme (TIP) 3-44 5-7 2. Reproductive and Child Health Programme (NRHM)5 Community Lead Assessment Awareness 8 Advocacy and Action Programme for Environment Protection and Carbon Neutrality in Himachal Pradesh (CLAP- for Himachal)6 Other Regular Activities 9
2BACKGROUND OF THE MAHILA KALYAN PARISHAD The seeds of initiating to form a voluntary organization at Reckong Peo in district Kinnaur had been sown in year 1988 by few-committed group of women & it was registered in 1989 under the society’s registration Act 1860 article 21. The organization is rooted the philosophy that the development of the Nation take place when the people especially women in the rural areas are mobilized to participate in their own development. The resolution state that it would include the groups & individuals irrespective of cast, creed or race engaged in holistic development of the Tribal community especially women & children. Mahila Kalyan Parishad is caring out programmes covering all of these facets:• Women empowerment.• Environment Protection and livelihood Sustainability.• Literacy- Non- formal education.• Health-Especially reproductive & Child Health (RCH) & HIV/AIDS control project,.• To promote & encourage rich cultural practices & community harmony.• To promote appropriate rural technology especially in tribal Areas.• To promote low cost home remedies & traditional system of medicines in the rural areas.• Initiate income generation activities for women by providing them vocational training.
3Major Programmes Detail AIDS CONTROL PROJECT (TARGET INTERVATION PROJECT) YEAR 2001 TO 2010. PROJECTS AREA: * Geographical Coverage: - (J.P. industries & Kashang Hydro Power Project, GREF) The Project has been implementing in J.P. industries & Kashang Hydropower Project, GREF at Powari of distt. Kinnaur (H.P.) which is situatated on bank of baspa & Saltuj river on National Highway –22 from Shimla to Kaza . The project area is 40Kms & 7 Kms from Distt. Headquarter. 20,000 workers have been working in these project sites from Himachal Pradesh like Nepal,U.A., Bihar.U.P., M.P. & Rajasthan.etc. Main intervention points: - Chholtu Kuppa Karchham (in J.P. Industries) Kashang Hydropower Project (near Purwani jula) GREF (at Powari) Profile of target population The target population is migrant workers (Both Females/Males) & the secondary stakeholders are staff personnel, management of the industries, dhaba owners / workers.pan/bidi shops & wine shop workers etc. • Project staffs (Management) • Health functionaries/RMPs. • PRIs members & functionaries • Community in general • Dhaba/ tea/ pan shops • Wine shops etc.
4 Goals Prevention & check on transmission of STD/HIV/AIDS among migrant workers of J.P. Industries, Kashang Hydropower Project & GREF at Powari. Gist of the activities and achievements of the Project From October 2001- August 2010Sr.no. Name of the activities Outcome1 Project Development • Setting up of project office. • Selection & training of staff. • Development of project MIS. • Sample survey of 200-target population each year.2. Awareness generation & • Organized meeting at work place with the workers behavior change communication & management of the J.P. industry, Kashang (BCC) Hydro power project & GREF. • Identified & provide training to the peer educators. • 1-1 (IPC) BCC & (1-G) BCC sessions by ORWs.3. Condom promotion & • Identify depot holders & set up condom depots. distribution • Training of depot holders. • Distribution of condoms through different sources. • Awareness through condom demonstration programme.4. Health camp –STD control • Identify STD suspected cases. • Organized awareness cum health check up camps/ STD treatment camps. • Provide counseling to migrant workers through camps. • Provide STD treatment to women through health camps.5. Creating an enabling • Selection & training of peer educators. environment • Periodical advisory committee meetings. • Meetings with management & opinion leaders. • Identify felt needs of the target groups.6. Strengthening network with • Liasoning with HPSACC, Distt. Hospital.CHC& different agencies & developing PHC etc. internal system of review & • Periodical meeting by project director with staff. monitoring. • Celebration of different functions including World AIDS DAY etc. every year. • Post intervention survey & analysis.
52. Reproductive and Child Health Programme (NRHM)Background:Name of the District: KinnaurName of the Blocks: Pooh, Kalpa and NicharFNGOs Name of FNGOs Area of OperationFNGO 1 Mahila Kalyan Parishad ( MKP) Kalpa BlockFNGO-2 Social and Educational Vikas Association Pooh (Moorang)Block (SEVA)FNGO-3 ABYUDAYA Parivaar Nichar BlockFNGO -4 Mahila Mandal Shiaso (MMS) Pooh (Hangrang)Objectives of the RCH Programme: a) To increase the rate of family planning methods especially spacing methods in the un-served villages. b) To make people aware about the proper utilization of available health facilities and disseminate new developments c) To reduce the prevalence of RTI from 23% to 5% by organizing Health treatment camps d) Increase the full antenatal care coverage of pregnant women from 20% to100%. e) Increase institutional deliveries from 24%to100% f) To achieve 100%immunization coverage for 0-12 months old children g) Promote RTI/STI reduction programme through adolescent and eligible couples counseling and treatment and awareness campaigning.
6List of qualitative Achievement from the year 2007 to 2010Sr Activities Outcome Remarks.No1 Health camps and STI FNGOs organize health check up/ STI treatment Control camps. Eligible couples were counseled Reproductive health sessions were held with adolescents Campaigning and Individual motivation sessions were done on institutional deliveries IEC materials on health, nutrition and schemes were distributed2 Awareness generation The power structures and stakeholders in the and Behavior Change areas were sensitized in gender equality and Communication health service benefits. Household visits and group meetings were frequently conducted to assess the needs Promotion of condoms/ contraceptives was made popular in the camps and visits. Couples and Adolescents were motivated on preventive approach and techniques on health issues were focused3 Strengthening The existing networking with Health centers were Networking strengthened in the advocacy meetings. The stakeholders initiative was facilitated with training programme and integrating more approached to health services Regular meetings were conducted and monthly monitoring visits were paid by mngo authorities. Meetings with Hospital administration and other health centers were undertaken duly.4 Facilitating Linkages Linkages between health services and organization work were developed after meetings Project staff undertook training for mobilizing resources and health facilities in their respective areas
75 Capacity Building Training programmes were conducted in association with hospital resource person regarding basics of health delivery system and skill building activities from counselor was laid before field staff. The FNGO coordinators were emphasized on management aspects of the pogramme The objectives and target coverage inputs were given to the same.6 Review and Analysis The review meetings were held yearly under the chairmanship of project coordinator. The monitoring visit and target analysis of SNGO co-coordinator was facilitated and reviewed, gaps and follow ups has been processed to enhance implementation.
8Community Lead Assessment Awareness Advocacy and ActionProgramme for Environment Protection and Carbon Neutrality inHimachal Pradesh(CLAP- for Himachal)Mahila Kalyan Parishad has recognized the need for action against climate change indistrict in wake of heavy industrial growth and considering fragility of ecosystem inHimalayan range extended hand with Department of Environment, Science andTechnoloy, Govt. of Himachal Pradesh in association with Development Alternatives aDelhi based ngo and started the Programme in district Kinnaur with focus on the NicharBlockName of Project Area: Nichar BlockProject Period: June 2010 - 2011Objectives: 1. Reducing Energy Consumption 2. Promoting Renewable Power 3. Taking Action through PRIs, Distt. Administration, Mahila Mandala and School Clubs. Action Taken: 1. Community Interface and baseline explained in 2 Panchayats 2. Assessment through sample water testing from main sources in 2 Panchayats and community meetings 3. Identification and selection of secondary stakeholders in the area 4. Follow up testing and reporting 5. Action planning and co-ordination with different departments of governmentOutcomes: 1. Action Planning with PRIs and Distt. Administration 2. Identification of improvements and change factors 3. Regular FGDs and Feedbacks initiated
9Other Regular Activities 1. Insuring women groups and individuals: Under micro-insurance many women groups and individuals has been insured and organization has been working hard to bring them to financial inclusion. 2. Events and Celebration : Organization has always been proactive in celebrating events concerned to women and health and livelihood and through this it has sent across message of a positive change in society 3. Right based issues and concerned discussions has been one of the main activities that organization conducts time to time to draw attention of policy makers and government
10To The Project Officer Distt. Rural Development Authority Reckong Peo Kinnaur. Sub: Details of Mahila Kalyan ParishadRespected Sir, In reference to your latter no. 3892-93 dated 07-12-2010, please find ourorganization details for your kind information and necessary action.Thanking YouSincerely YoursChairpersonMahila Kalyan Parishad