23+ Years of Experience
JATAN SANSTHAN is a grassroots not-for-profit organization working with rural and resource poor communities the state of Rajasthan, India in the districts of Rajsamand, Dungarpur, Jaipur, Udaipur and Bhilwara. Jatan has its presence in more than 1300 villages across these areas, which have traditionally had poor social indicators.
Since its establishment in 2001, Jatan has designed and implemented various initiatives geared towards improving social and demographic indicators by working with youth groups. In the last decade, Jatan has worked on programs related to children, young people and women in the areas of health and education.
Jatan in Hindi means an effort. It also means energy, striving, endeavour, diligence and perseverance.
Jatan’s logo reflects this, as youth reach out for the sun, the source of life.
Dr. Kailash Brijwasi has over 30 years of experience of working at the grassroots. His area of expertise is education. His other area of keen interest has been in various sectors : gender, education, health and reproductive rights.
He established Jatan in 2001 and has nurtured it till date expanding work into many districts of Rajasthan and pan India. Dr. Brijwasi holds a Doctorate in Sociology from the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, a Masters in Social Work from the Rajasthan University, a Masters of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from the Mohan Lal Sukhadia University.
VOLUNTEERS AND INTERNS
What We Do
The centre attracts over 60 children each day. It is a facility for children in the age of group of 2 – 14.
Adolescents and Young People
Increasing access to quality adolescent sexual and reproductive health education is central to growing
“You can tell the condition of a Nation by looking at the status of its Women”, said Jawaharlal Nehru.
This is Jatan Sansthan’s centre for young people located at Khad Bamaniya Village, near Relmagra, Rajsamand. The location of the centre was selected with care as it
Men in Menstruation
Our initiative catalyzes a life change in men; it sensitizes men (and boys) to a biological phenomenon,menstruation. Many men and boys are nervous about menstruation,