Our NGO has been entrusted with the construction of low cost toilets in Patna & Lakhisarai districts of Bihar, for the last several years and have sofar constructed over 1650 such toilets under total sanitation campaign . The programme has been running under the watchful eye of Public Health Engineering Department of Bihar.Total Sanitation Campaign is a comprehensive programme to ensure sanitation facilities in rural areas with a broader goal to eradicate the practice of open defecation. It follows a principle of “low to no subsidy” where a nominal subsidy in the form of incentive is given to rural poor households for construction of toilets. Our NGO has been a part of TSC regarding Information, Education and Communication (IEC), Capacity Building and Hygiene Education for effective behaviour change of the targeted group. The NGO has constructed the low cost toilets with support from the PHED. Only contribution of the beneficiary has been labor put in by the family members in construction of the toilets.
Total Sanitation Campaign
Health & Sanitation Awareness Programme
Our Society organized workshops in villages to make the people aware of the health hazards involved in open defecation and the importance of making toilets in the home. They were also educated in personal health and hygiene and diseases, related to unsafe water consumption. Women participants were told to keep their surroundings clean and avoid contaminating sources of water with filth and garbage. In short, preventive health education, stressing on the importance of personal and environmental cleanliness.
More than 45 Free Health check- up camps are being organized in our working area every year with the help & sponsorship of individual donors. A free health check -up camps were organized at Barh & Sahaspur in Bihar & Uttrakhand respectively, with the help of local people and medical fraternity. In the camps 350 older women and men benefitted. Health check-ups and medicines were provided by the society to the poor and needy.
Balajee celebrated wold TB day with minority community with the help of Union in Hukumatpur and Doiwala. Poor, uneducated and uninformed women are often victims of a plethora of social, marital and economic problems. They need proper counseling and support from the Society and government agencies. We try to sort out such problems by mutual consent and also by referring to the family courts and other forums.
Workshop on harmful effects of tobacco use among college youths in BFIT Campus Dehradun for effective implementation of provisions of tobacco act- COTPA 2003 With