GADADHAR ABHYUDAYA PRAKALPA
GADADHAR SISHU VIKAS KENDRA
(INTEGRATED CHILDREN'S WELFARE PROJECT)
A. Target Group: Poor children up to 12 years old.
B. Area of Operation: Slum areas of Baranagar and nearby localities.
C. Group Size: Not more than 100 children in each group.
D. Aim: Physical, Mental and Intellectual development of children.
I. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT:
1. To provide:
(i) The malnourished children daily milk, nutrient supplements (like purak-ahar made of soya bean, groundnut, oil, bajra, besan, and molasses) vitamin tablets.
(ii) School uniforms, notebooks, text books, etc.
(iii) Basic trainings on health and hygiene, like toilet practice, necessity of safe drinking water, brushing teeth, washing hands, clipping nails, etc.
2. Games and Exercise: To encourage the children to take part in games and sports, to do regular exercise.
3. Health check-up: To take body weight and height monthly, check vision.
II. MENTAL DEVELOPMENT:
4. Aesthetic sense: By providing training on music, drama, Vedic and Gita chanting, etc.
2. Value Education:
(i) Theory: To discuss with the lives of great men and women, national heroes; showing them Ramayana, Mahabharata and other inspirational movies.
(ii) Practice: To encourage the children participate in campus cleaning, classroom cleaning, watering plants, community services, etc.
III. INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT:
To provide coaching to the children for four years after completion of which they may join good schools.