► As part of declining the
strength of child labour in target areas, about
children belonging to underprivileged sections
i.e., very poor, HIV/AIDS infected, orphans/semi-orphans, physically challenged
and fire victims have been provided
educational supplies i.e., school uniform, bags, study and sports
material, tuition fee and dining material.
82 kids belonging to very poor tribal
communities in sea-coastal villages have been provided
education and nutrition support by the established 2 child education
12,000 families and
55,000 populations belonging tribal and other vulnerable communities in
the sea-coastal villages of Prakasam and Guntur Districts have been ensured safe
drinking water facilities by installing about
water bore wells so far.
► In year 2009, as pilot
project, with the support of Rotary Foundation, initiated a
Reverse Osmosis plant in Suravarapupalle
village, Prakasam District and providing safe drinking water to about
800 most disadvantaged families.
► As part of promotion of
health and hygiene practices, sanitary toilet
facilities have been constructed for the benefit of
83 disabled and
disadvantaged rural poor families. These toilet facilities have been
supported either fully or partly by organization.
8 disabled children had been supported
chairs so far to cater their mobilistaion needs.
widows have been supported livelihood units’ i.e, Milch Animals, Sewing Machines, Petty Shops
etc., for their self sustenance.
140 adolescents have been
trained in skill trades
i.e, computer skills, tailoring and embroidery. Tailoring and embroidery
trainees have been granted sewing machines to
start earnings on their own.
75 fishermen families have been supported
nets for improving their present livelihood opportunities.
► 60 Farmers’ Clubs have been launched
so far in
60 villages with the support of NABARD in Guntur District for promoting sustainable agricultural practices and about
600 farmers have been sensitised on sustainable agricultural practices by
farmers’ training programmes.
250 HIV/Aids infected people have been received
for strengthening their immune system and meet basic food security.
3,000 patients have been received health and
medical support by health awareness and medical camps so far.
Tsunami-2004 and Floods-2007, CERDS had
initiated relief activities and supported food,
health and medical services in total 5 villages by its relief camps.