WHAT WE DO
National Development Foundation (NDF) is an Independent Civil Society Organisation and a grass root NGO working from the last three decades on issues related to Child Protection, Education, WASH, Youth Empowerment & Skill Development, DRR & Emergency Response and Nature, Wildlife & Climate Change, focusing on Children, Youth and Women. The organisation is familiar with the local situations and has an extensive presence in various districts across Jammu & Kashmir. NDF has brought positive changes in the lives of Children, Youth and Communities it worked for and has done a commendable job during the last three decades, which has been appreciated and recognised by Government, Communities, Stakeholders and Beneficiaries alike.
Milestones achieved in Child Protection:
- 1.52 Cr. Population of Jammu region were sensitized on Child Rights and Child Protection, JJ Act and ICPS scheme.
- Protection needs of 1,00,920 children ensured in 174 villages of 5 districts with established Child Protection Mechanism.
- 71000 children and 31422 Community members sensitized on child rights & child protection
- 4,024 children as members of 174 Children's Groups were provided opportunities and spaces to participate on issues which affect their life.
- 4064 Child Protection Committee members and 155 Block Child Protection Committee members work to resolve child protection issues
- 5 functional and operational District Child Protection Committees (DCPCs) comprising of approx. 25 members each.
- provided psychosocial care to 4567 children through 83 Child Friendly Spaces (CFS)
- 80 members of civil society alliance and Civil Society organizations trained on JJ System and Child Protection Legislations
- 2271 Govt. Officials/NGOs/AWW/Student forums sensitized on Child Protection.
- 810 Police officials trained on JJ System
- 37 Caretakers of Children Homes trained on child friendly practices/child protection.
- 566 children living in 9 CCIs in 2 districts were trained on life skills
- 4277 persons sensitized on gender and female feticide to end violence against children
Milestones achieved in DRR & Emergency Response:
- 5561 persons including 1372 children living in villages located on LoC in Rajouri & Poonch districts trained on Landmine Risk Awareness and Safety Measures/do's and don'ts to be followed in cross border shelling and firing
- 4567 children were provided psychosocial care through 83 Child Friendly Spaces in villages located on LoC in Poonch & Rajouri districts
- Appx 257 adults injured in landmines/ IEDs were checked up during the health checkup and referral camps.
- 2,356 families including 5,557 children were provided life-saving humanitarian relief during disasters.
- 1900 students in 20 schools benefited through construction of hand washing satiations/restoration of toilets.
- 177 persons including 71 children injured due to conflict in border villages across LoC like mine/IED blasts, cross boarder shelling/firing, encounters were referred for specialist services for advanced treatment
- Aprx. 42,820 peoples from Rajouri District were aware about the key compensation and social protection schemes of the Government.
- Age appropriate hand washing stations were also constructed in 16 schools.
Milestones achieved in Education:
- 2650 VEC members of 180 VEC Committees trained on their roles and responsibilities and working
- 1184 members of Children Groups of 74 villages engaged in identification and enrollment of dropout/ never enrolled and identifying education related issues.
- 300 trained Master trainer on CFSA and quality education.
- Improved quality of education for 7878 Children from 74 Villages benefited through quality education.
- 566 children of CCIs were provided educational kits
- 873 children from vulnerable families benefited through educational material support.
- 219 out of school/ never enrolled children counseled/enrolled in schools.
- 854 teachers trained / benefited through training programmes
- 200 head masters trained on Child Friendly school approach.
- 287 teachers from 150 Schools trained on CFSA.
- NDF train aprx. 150 ICDS staff and facilitate them to develop model ECCE center.
- 48 Model ECCE centers established in Jammu and Rajouri District.
- Complaint boxes have been installed in 100 schools Of Rajouri District.
Milestones Achieved in Health & Nutrition:
- 4567 children were provided psychosocial care through 83 Child Friendly Spaces in villages located on LoC in Poonch & Rajouri districts.
- Various Health checkup and referral camps organized in 257 adults were referred for super specialist treatments.
- 150 conflict affected children were referred for psychosocial support to psychiatric hospital Jammu
- 210 children provided cash assistance In Rajouri and Poonch District.
- NDF time to time organized Village Health & Nutrition day in their target areas.
Milestones achieved in Youth Empowerment & Skill Development:
- Five Lakh Youth and adolescents attended National Integration camps, Youth Camps, Rallies and youth activities aiming at engaging youth in constructive activities.
- 400 youth imparted Vocational training under different trades under various programmes of NDF
- 500 youth attended youth exchange programme for exposure and learning.
- 600 youth attended adventure awareness camps and activities.
- 2500 youth and adolescents participated in adolescent Melas and exhibitions .
- Apart from above a large number are youth are volunteers with NDF at grossroot level
Milestones achieved in WASH:
- 358455 people were aware about the WASH in 5 Districts through different activities (Like Mass awareness, through PAS system, School Competitions ect.)
- 75,907 community members including 12,348 children have adopted safe and healthy water, sanitation and hygiene practices in 490 villages
- 5,032 children in 268 schools have improved access to WASH facilities
- 7,119 members of 237 Village Water Sanitation Committees trained on safe and healthy WASH practices
- 4,110 members of 443 PRIs and 1,836 grass root worker of PH.E department trained on WASH, water testing and managing water supply schemes
- 36,000 water connections tested from source to mouth in 5 districts.
STORIES OF CHANGE
SIMRAN - THE ROLE MODEL
Simran Roy of Dharam a far flung Village in Gool block Ramban district of J&K, India,
Muzaffar saves four lives
Muzaffar Hussain, a member of student forum, studying in government Higher Secondary School,Read More
Children’s behavior changes after wash intervention
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Zahida returns to school
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