Peace Bird - Asha Vihar

Project Brief: Funding for the construction of one hall and classroom at the Asha Vihar project. Construction cost: $1500.00. $1000 funding for
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: vocational training (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Arizona
Status: completed - sustainable
Project Steward: Gautam Banerjee
Project Partner(s): Deepak Gupta
Other Contacts: Kristina Okuda
Project Address: , Bokaro office: Peace Bird Society India,Railway Temple Colony, D/S 1/134A,Bokaro Steel City,
Tel: 91-6542-53209
Stewarding Chapter: Arizona
Dec 2003ArizonaUSD 2500
Dec 2002ArizonaUSD 2500

Total = $5000

The funding would cover the living expenses (food, clothes etc) and medical expenses for the children. Also, the cost for books, pencils and other school supplies.
one time construction funding for an additional classroom. (children of different ages and levels of education and this would enable dividing the group and be more efficient in educational efforts.
The goals of the project are:
1. Basic medical cares for the tribal people (adivasi) and the poor of the region.
2. Prevention of infectious diseases, concentrating on the elimination of polio.
3. Rehabilitation of the handicapped.
4. Educating the villagers on hygiene, disease prevention, first aid, recognition and treatment of diarrhea and dehydration.
5. To create a network of health care workers to work with the villages.
6. To be a model for the implementation of various different therapies.
7. To have a special teams of volunteer surgeons perform corrective surgeryon disabled people.
8. To train healthcare people to continue the health programs and propagate it in a form of a network throughout the villages.
9. To build an orphanage for the children to ensure them a loving environment and the possibility of an education.
10. Veterinary care for the livestock of the surrounding area.
11. To implement an illiteracy program and basic education system for thesurrounding population.
12. Reforestation of the surrounding areas.
13. The use and propagation of renewable energies.
14. The cultivation of medicinal plants.
15. To build an artificial limbs workshop.(completed in 1999)
The organization was created for the medical and educational upliftment of the tribal people (Adivasi) and for the protection of their culture.
Our mission: To provide education, health care and social services to destitute and disabled children, their families and orphans in parts of the world which have an undeveloped social infrastructure, are experiencing emergency medical needs or catastrophic disasters.
Our vision: To improve human and environmental health in developing countries by breaking the cycle of poverty, poor health and environmental degradation one community at a time.