Apna Jatan Kendra
The Apna Jatan Centre is a centre for children located within an urban low income settlement, Neemach Kheda Basti at Udaipur city. The centre attracts over 45 children each day. It is a facility for children in the age of group of 2 – 16.
Helping children with home work, reading art, craft, theatre activities, games and music and dance workshops are part of the many activities. The centre also has a terrace gardening programme. Apna Jatan Kendra is managed by three full time staff members – two teachers and an attendant. A nutritious breakfast is provided each morning for younger children.
1098 – is a telephone helpline for children in distress. Jatan Sansthan runs two Child Line Centres one from its Rajsamand office and the other from Udaipur City Railway Station. This is a 24 X 7 service.
The Constitution of India recognizes the children of India as citizens with rights. Children are vulnerable and this makes the protection of children and their rights an urgent imperative.
The project supported by Echidna looks at Strengthening Systems for Early Learning Among Children. This project will scale up Early Childhood Development (ECD) interventions to improve pre-school preparedness of children through strengthening the ICDS services ( Integrated Child
Development Services), over a two-year period. This project will be implemented in two blocks Amet and Devgarh of Rajsamand district, to provide equitable access to preschool education. The current proposal builds on and will integrate powerful levers for accelerating Education for All (EFA), rights of the child enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Sustainable Development Goals and will undertake policy advocacy at Block and district level.
Parents+ is the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s (BvLF) initiative that combines early years focused coaching activities for parents and other caregivers. It seeks to engage with policymakers, civil society and other stakeholders to build structures that support all infants, young children and their caregivers.
The project is based on “Neighborhood Model” of Bvlf to recognize the prevalent ECD issues on basis of a Rapid Behavioral Assessment and identification of key motivators and barriers for change. The core approaches of the project are Evidence Building, Awareness and Mobilization for Parent Engagement, strengthening AWCs, Capacity building of key stakeholders and developing Supportive Eco-system through Behavior Change Communication. The approach addresses root structural and behavioral problems, namely the knowledge, attitude and practices of the key and influential actors in the ECD domain as necessary precursors to obtaining improved ECD outcomes.
Project Diganth which is running under the aegis of Jatan Sansthan and Kshamtalaya Foundation.
The project Diganth supports to strengthen educational provision at two senior secondary schools in Mandwa and Jhed Panchayats, in Kotra block, Udaipur. This program aims at supporting students from senior secondary schools in the area and to continue and complete their secondary school studies and helps in developing their awareness of higher education streams and employment opportunities. This will enable young people to make informed decisions about future opportunities and will support socio-economic transformation in the area.
“Gyanodaya” is an aspirational block educational transformation project, working with Government primary schools of Karauli block implemented by Jatan sansthan. We aim to impact 22500 children within a span of 3 years supported by NSE Foundation. We believe in transformation through demonstration, action and reflection while achieving below major 4 missions… Manch.
- Demonstrating centers of excellence in schools for holistic learning environment
- Creating a cadre of young development professionals who are the anchors of bringing the systemic shift
- Enabling leaders to enhance their existing practices around academic responsibilities/deliverables
- Sharing the knowledge and good practices generated in the Block at the district & state level