Maduarai Slums-Manjalmedu-2010

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MSW Students visit to Madurai Slums

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Maduarai Slums-Manjalmedu-2010

  1. 1. WELCOME TO ALL
  2. 2. MANJAL MEDU SLUM
  3. 3. The Visit Organized By <ul><li>Mr S.Renga Samy </li></ul><ul><li>(The Department of Master of Social Work) </li></ul><ul><li>Madurai Institute of Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>9,Alagar Koil Road, </li></ul><ul><li>Madurai-625 002 </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Visited Trainees Group No: 5 <ul><li>Ms Sumathi </li></ul><ul><li>Ms Ramya </li></ul><ul><li>Ms Anitha </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Palani </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Bhuvanesh </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Rajangam </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Charles </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Mohamad Rabique </li></ul><ul><li>Mr Palanisamy </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Team Sumathi Ramya Anitha Palani Bhuvanesh Rajangam Mohd. Rabique Palanisamy Charles
  6. 6. History of Manjal Medu
  7. 7. <ul><li>In 1960s Manjalmedu was a cremation ground and covered with thorny bushes, </li></ul><ul><li>After 1970s a group of people came to Manjal Medu from Gomospalayam to continue their life. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1974 The Tamil Nadu Government constructed 180 Houses to the people </li></ul>
  8. 8. Manjal Medu slum is Located Near Arapalayam in Madurai city <ul><li>Population is around 1480 members </li></ul><ul><li>There are 432 families living in 300 houses </li></ul><ul><li>There are six identifiable housing clusters </li></ul>Location Population
  9. 9. Occupation -1
  10. 11. Occupation -2
  11. 12. <ul><li>Sanitary workers in Government Sector. </li></ul><ul><li>(Bus Stand, Corporation, Railway Station) </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting the wastes in and around the villages. (Papers, Plastics, Bottles) </li></ul><ul><li>Working in Fish Market (Salesman) </li></ul><ul><li>Milk Production and Selling to Market. </li></ul><ul><li>House Keeping to Rich. </li></ul><ul><li>Ironing and Cow Dung Preparation </li></ul>
  12. 13. Sanitation
  13. 14. <ul><li>Un cleaned streets. </li></ul><ul><li>Stagnation of water around the streets. </li></ul><ul><li>(Mosquitoes on water surface) </li></ul><ul><li>Improper drinking water. </li></ul><ul><li>(Often drainage water mix with drinking water) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of bath room and toilet. </li></ul>
  14. 15. Resources/Facilities
  15. 16. <ul><li>Public distribution system (PDS) or ration shop. </li></ul><ul><li>Integrated Child Development Centre (Balwadies or baby school). </li></ul><ul><li>Sufficient transport and Electricity. </li></ul><ul><li>Public health centre (PHC). </li></ul><ul><li>Community hall & two temples. </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>There is no separate school in this slum. </li></ul><ul><li>People encourage their children to study </li></ul><ul><li>Their children study in various schools </li></ul><ul><li>Many students do not go for their higher studies due to poverty </li></ul><ul><li>(Males-10 th females-8 th standard only). </li></ul>Education
  17. 18. <ul><li>Food - Rice, Pulses, Vegetables, Egg, Meat </li></ul><ul><li>Shelter - Hut, Tile House, Concrete House etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Language - Tamil, Telugu </li></ul><ul><li>Dress Code: </li></ul><ul><li>Men - Shirts, Pants and Dhoti </li></ul><ul><li>Women- Saris, chudidhar </li></ul>Culture
  18. 19. <ul><li>This is our first field visit to slum area. </li></ul><ul><li>After the visit we really felt that about their difficulties in their day to day life. </li></ul><ul><li>We gathered more information about their Life. </li></ul><ul><li>The government should take the responsibility to protect their life </li></ul><ul><li>As social workers we should bring the changes among them through the awareness programs. </li></ul>Conclusion

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