Prerna Niketan

Project Brief: Prerna Niketan is working towards upliftment of rural women in Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand
Project Type: Community Based Interventions (description)
Primary Focus: girls (description)

Secondary Focus: children who are working

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Boston/MIT
Status: completed - things went wrong
Project Steward:
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Kumhar Toli,,Matwari, Hazaribag,
JHARKHAND  825301
Tel: 06546-25736
Stewarding Chapter: Boston/MIT
Dec 2001Boston/MITUSD 1600
Dec 2000Boston/MITUSD 1500
Dec 2000St. LouisUSD 4200

Total = $7300

The broad goals of this project are to provide education for children in the age group of 5-14 and to spread health and education awareness in this Naxalite influenced areas. Creating a community center at each of these six villages to impart education and training and make them self-sustainable at the end of three years.
The main objectives of Prerna Niketan are listed below:

- Upliftment of rural women
- Working towards the eradication of illiteracy, gender inequality, superstitions and dogmas from society.
- Increase awareness amongst the target population regarding their rights and privileges
- Researching and studying problems faced by the poorer sections of society and using these findings to create social awareness.
Prerna Niketan is working is the Hazaribagh dist of Bihar towards upliftment of rural women, eradication of illiteracy, gender inequality, superstitions and dogmas from society and to increase awareness amongst the target population regarding their rights and privileges.

Mrs. Monika Roy is the contact/chairperson co-ordinating this project in India
Mrs. Monika Roy (Chairperson)