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21 05, 2017

SHG Wheat Distribution – 2017

By | May 21st, 2017|Blog Post, Lok Seva Kendra, Self-help Groups|0 Comments

Women of Self Help Groups were eagerly waiting for the 19th and 20th of May as these dates were scheduled for wheat distribution. At an average 25 kilograms of wheat costs 2000 rupees in the market, an ordinary family stocks up about 250 to 300 kilograms of wheat for yearly consumption. It is an impossible [...]

11 12, 2016

Aapni Dukaan Inauguration

By | December 11th, 2016|Blog Post, Self-help Groups|0 Comments

One of our chief concerns during initiation of Jeevantirth was to make the women of Ramapir No Tekro self-dependent, to free them from the vicious cycle of rag-picking. In order to do this we began Self Help Groups in 2011. We began with 100 members and 1 SHG; this number increased to 700 members in [...]

26 10, 2016

Sheri Safaai Abhiyan – 2016

By | October 26th, 2016|Self-help Groups|0 Comments

Sheri Safaai Abhiyan (26/10/2016) Diwali is a time for rejuvenation for all Indians. Homes and businesses are renewed during this period. Businesses are kept shut and reopened on Labh Pancham, an auspicious day to commence business. Children, youth and men are busy helping their mothers, sisters and wives to clean the whole house. It is [...]

26 12, 2015

Christmas Celebration – 2015

By | December 26th, 2015|Bal Sanskar Kendra, Blog Post, Girl-child Education, Lok Seva Kendra, Self-help Groups, Vocational Training Centre|0 Comments

This Christmas on 25th December, Jeevantirth (NGO) brought celebrations to the unprivileged children by organizing a program that entailed cultural awareness, various dance forms, songs and plays. Held in the Baba Saheb Amdebkar Open Air Theatre, Ranip, the children cheered loudest at the arrival of dear Santa Claus. Kids from slums of Ramapir no tekro, Ganesh nagar, Balol nagar, Akhbar nagar, Sabarmati and various other backward communities that Jeevantirth works with participated in the event. […]

11 10, 2015

Khusiyon Ki Home Delivery

By | October 11th, 2015|Blog Post, Self-help Groups|0 Comments

On 10th of December 2015 Jeevantirth carried out Khusiyon Ki Home Delivery project, wherein 45 women of Self Help Groups from Ramapir no Tekro were provided with gas connections and gas kits (gas cylinders, stoves and insurance). More women will be covered under this project in future. The event was further highlighted by the presence of Ruzanben Khambat – CEO of Rasna Group, Viren bhai – trustee of Manav Sadhna, Rajesh bhai, and Veenaben Patel – President of Saheli Group of Shahibaug, Giant’s Group. Rameshbhai D. Patel, vice president of Giant’s Group, took this opportunity to distribute groceries to the local families; all the registered 30 families will be provided with groceries worth 500 rupees on a monthly basis for the next twelve months.  […]

20 05, 2015

Wheat Distribution – 2015

By | May 20th, 2015|Blog Post, Self-help Groups|0 Comments

It has been a custom in Gujarati families to load up on each year’s stock of wheat; families have to be doing well in order to do this as it needs a necessary amount of money. Such is not a case for all the families. Women working in the slums of Ramapir no Tekro earn their daily wages by picking up rags around the city. Their daily wages buys them daily food. To address this issue and many others Jeevantirth has come up with Self Help Groups where the women speak of their issues and come up with solutions. […]