A Brief Overview

Dr. A. V. Baliga Memorial Trust founded by great freedom fighter Bharat Ratna Aruna Asaf Ali is a non profit organization operating its diversified activities in slums and resettlement colonies of National Capital Territory of Delhi and performing various developmental activities comprising livelihood promotion, child rights and protection, education, health, and addressing the issues for the empowerment of youth and women for over four decades. The trust has emerged as a multi-disciplinary organization and focuses on marginalized and disadvantaged people belonging to socio-economically weaker sections of the society especially youth and women for their socio-economic rehabilitation through skills development and vocational training, health and financial inclusion programs since 1968. After relentless effort for over four decades towards the betterment of the less privileged community, the Trust speeded its developmental drive to reach more and more unreached people but with a commitment to adhere to the values and standard set by the organization. Accountability, Transparency and Commitment is an integral part of our development process. Baliga Trust in its indomitable style performed, achieved and contributed to a peaceful, just and friendly society through its pursuits in the sphere of development and liberation.

VISION
To endeavor to bring about a secular nationally integrated egalitarian society empowering the disadvantaged through education, awareness and employment opportunities.
APPROACHES
The blending of right based and need based approaches is visible in our intervention. These reflect a resolute focus on our commitment to make a difference in the society.
GOAL
To create a democratic, non violent, classless society without any discrimination of caste, gender, age, religion, class and race through involving Government, Non Government and Other developmental agencies.
MISSION
To break down barriers of negativity in religion, caste and gender. Education for all, Universalization of elementary education, ensuring the child rights. A secular society in learning and living environment, more employment through focused awareness programs and empowered women.
STRATEGIES
Our major strategies for years were advocacy, awareness, capacity building, networking, linkages and service delivery.
GEOGRPHICAL AREAS
Resettlement, slums and Kachchi colonies of Mangolpuri, Sultanpuri, Narela and Holambikalan in North west District while Bheem Nagar, Nangloi, Nihal Vihar, Prem Nagar Kiradi, Jwalapuri, Udyog Nagar and Khyala and Meerabag in West District and Basti Khwaja Meer Dard in Central District.

Our Major Thrusts

Learning Centersa, Balwadies, Remedial Classes, Continuing education Centers, Condensed Course Centre, Cluster Resource Center

EDUCATION

The education program consists of five types of interventions – Learning Centers (Bridge course) and Balwadies for preparing out of school children to mainstream them into regular schools, Remedial Classes for retention of children, particularly the girl child in schools, Continuing education Centers (including adult literacy) and Condensed Course Centers for young drop-out girls who yearn to get a formal certification for secondary and higher secondary education. Cluster Resource Center supplements the effort of above mentioned education centers

LEARNING CENTERS & BALWADIES

LEARNING CENTERS & BALWADIES

REMEDIAL CLASSES FOR ALL

REMEDIAL CLASSES FOR ALL

CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRES

CONTINUING EDUCATION CENTRES

CLUSTER RESOURCES CENTER

CLUSTER RESOURCES CENTER

Child Centered Community Development Program

CHILD RIGHTS

Child Centered Community Development Program – with right based approach towards ensuring the major rights –survival, protection, participation and development of children. Chuppi Todo – Campaign Against Child Sexual Abuse, Campaign Against Child Labour, Because I am a Girl Campaign, Right to Education Campaign..

A campaign against child sexual abuse

A campaign against child sexual abuse

Right to Education Campaign

Right to Education Campaign

Because I am a Girl Campaign

Because I am a Girl Campaign

A campaign against child labour

A campaign against child labour

HEALTH, WATER, ENVIROMENT & SANITATION.

Health, Water, Environment and Sanitation: Advocacy, awareness, capacity building, linkages, networking and service delivery as integral part of the intervention. Emphasis on preventive, promotive & curative measures and population education. The focus was on Women and children but all age groups being covered with need based activities. Community and Children Groups such as Cohesive Community Action Groups, Slum Health and Sanitation Team WES monitoring Committee of School children are major stakeholders while a new band of Community Health Volunteers proved to be backbone of health intervention program.

Save the Children

Save the Children

GRC-SSK

GRC-SSK

CCCDP

CCCDP

Financial Inclusion/Banking on Change, Skill enhancement and income generation for under privileged women and youth:

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Financial Inclusion/Banking on Change, Skill enhancement and income generation for under privileged women and youthOver18000 under privileged women organized in Self Help group and out of that over 7000 women engaged in income generation program over the years. Again, over 2500 young girls  are placed in regular jobs. Gender Resource Center, Women solidarity Groups, Self Help Groups, Vocational and job oriented Training programs, income generation activities, financial inclusion, finance literacy, Cooperative society with the aim of empowering women by providing skill enhancement as part of an overall holistic development program as well as adult and continuing education.

GRC-SSK

GRC-SSK

Banking on Change

Banking on Change

Family Counseling, Legal Literacy, Art and Craft

OTHER PROGRAMS

  • Family counseling and legal literacy: providing counseling and legal support to needy women of the disadvantaged communities backed by awareness camps.
  • Art and Craft: providing training and promoting conventional arts.
Family counseling and legal literacy

Family counseling and legal literacy

Art and Craft Program

Art and Craft Program

Campaigns

Some remarkable achievements at a glance

Adult Literacy and Continuing Education

Over 20,000 women made literate over the years.

Mainstreaming and retention of out of school children

Over 18,000 out of school children enrolled into regular schools. Ensured retention of over 10,000 at risk school going children. Financial Inclusion, Skill enhancement and income generation for under privileged women and youthOver 18000 under privileged women engaged in Self Help group and out of that over 7000 women engaged in income generation program through over the years. Again, over 2000 youth are placed in regular jobs.

Chuppi Todo – Campaign Against Child Sexual Abuse

The innovative advocacy program to address the issue of child protection especially  against Child sexual abuse. Reached over ten million people through live media, TV spots, 95.0 FM Radio, screening of film – Chuppi Todo. Addressing the issue through holistic approach covering children, parents, schools, government and non government stakeholders, civil societies and Police.

Sensitization of Police Personnel for child protection

Over 5000 Police personnel at Police Station level were sensitized on Juvenile Justice Act and POCSO Act in a period of three years. The Trust is a resource agency for Outer District to train and sensitize Police Personnel.
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Reaching unreached through Mobile health Unit

Over1,00,000 under privileged patients especially women and children were benefitted in a period of three years through static Health Clinics and Mobile Health Van.

Board Of Trustees

Mrs. Binoo Sen. Retd. IAS, – President

Mrs. Ranjana Ray, Founder Member Secretary

Dr. (Ms.) Varsha Das – Ex Director, National Book Trust

Advocate Jitender Sharma, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court

Mrs. Amarjeet Kaur, Social worker and Activist

Mrs. Sarla Sharma, Social worker and Activist

Mr. Samiur Rahman, Treasurer

Dr. Koninika Ray, Social worker and Activist

Mr. Ashok Kumar, Ex officio Member,

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