Training for Pulse-Polio Campaign’s direction was conducted in R.H.P.S., Isharwas on 10th April, 2005. During the training, working procedure, direction and process was made understood and along with knowledge regarding the problems and precautions coming in the way of direction were also provided. National Pulse Polio Campaign was launched from 10-14 April in which Hemendra Patel from the organization provided directions.
In the first day, 4 polio booths were supervised and weaknesses were improved.
On the second and third day, the door to door team providing pulse polio drops were checked and provided knowledge regarding organized way of giving dozes. Working of the houses were also supervised.
On the fourth day, the finger sign of polio doze receiving children belonging to 0-5 years were surveyed and on fifth day the houses were surveyed and along with it the improvement in weakness and working report were submitted. A brief description was prepared and submitted on 17 April. In this way, the National Pulse Polio Campaign was organized from 15 to 19 May 2005 under the direction of Hemendra Patel.
Working area of Adarsh Shiksha Samiti has been for tribal and scheduled caste people from starting. These people faced darkness of illiteracy, exploitation and backwardness from past 100 years. These people lack facilities regarding communication, drinking water, media, education, health, etc. Due to their remote situation, they were deprived of any kind of health facilities and thus they existed under worst health conditions. People were unaware about the importance of being healthy. The organization, therefore, has been providing various trainings on programs related to seasonal diseases, communicable diseases and special health care of pregnant, infant and children. The organization has initiated various health related training activities and programs in the year 2006-07.
Plus Polio Programme:
The guidance training of plus polio program was organised in Isharwas R. H. P. S. on date 10th Feb’08. In this training they explained the process of program and gave information about incoming problems and precautions. From 10th to14th Feb,2008. National Puls Polio program was organized, in this Mr. Hemendra Patel, and Laxmandas Vaishav worked as guide. First four days the observation was completed on booth and improved the weak point of booth. There are 10 workers of organization who helped in giving polio dose in Salumber. Second day and third day polio team checked medicine by surveying door to door and gave the systematic information of polio medicines. Houses were also observed. On fourth day mark was noted on the children’s fingers in all streets and area. Fifth day again home visits were done and the report was given to related officers for improve the weak point of this programme.
The organization initiated the second stage of the Coordinated Population Development Project getting support of United States Population Fund (U.N.F.P.A.) from 1 September, 2004 to December 2007.The organization has got achievements in the program under the reproductive health project. Various seminars and training programs were organized in 8 districts of the state including Bharatpur, Sawai Madhopur, Karoli, Bhilwara, Chittorgarh, Udaipur and Rajsamand with the help of different self help organizations by Adarsh. The issues discussed were reproductive health, reduction in maternal and infant mortality rate, awareness regarding prevention of HIV/AIDS, improvement in health conditions of young boys and girls and population control.
The organization selected Sarada and Salumber block of Udaipur district for the working of the project. The objectives of this project were to make available reproductive health services among group, to create an environment of gender equality, child health care and family planning. The various stages of the program constituted of awareness regarding women health, safe motherhood, child health, proper family planning and cure and prevention of HIV/AIDS. The working of the programs resulted in reduction of the maternal and infant mortality rate. The reproductive and child health programs brought health related awareness among the rural people. TBAs were benefited to a great extent from their training programs. 32 TBAs were provided training in Salumber and Sarada districts in the year 2006-07.
From 15 May, 2006, 6 days Asha Sabyogini training was organized in Salumber. For the selection of women health workers, following points were discussed in the training -
1. Provision of training through the medium of various procedures.
2. To get eligibility according to the needs of public and community.
3. Asha should establish its services properly.
4. To increase capability towards working ability and strength.
5. To establish coordination trip.
6. To make availability of health services and facilities to the child and women equally through the medium of village people.
In the first session of the training’s first day, Resource Person Devilal Patel and Ram Sahay Sharma gave knowledge on the working procedure of National Rural Health Mission.
In the second session, Leeladhar Trivedi and Smt. Pushpa Kankiya gave information regarding the eight works of Asha and the ways to start these works.
In the third session, Leeladhar Trivedi and Smt. Pushpa Kankriya provided knowledge regarding motherhood protection and security to the participants.
During these three sessions of the first day training, informations regarding pregnant women, new born child, family planning services and birth and death registration of child and mother were provided to the people.Lakshman Das Vaishnav and Smt. Pushpa Kankriya gave chart presentation on physical construction of the body and its hygiene maintenance. In the first session of the 2nd day training, Devilal Patel gave informations on the purification of water and in the second session, Ram Sahay Sharma gave information on the ways and processes to get rid of impure water. In the third session, Leeladhar Trivedi gave information regarding the effect of proper nutrition on health and how to remain healthy.
The first session of the 3rd day training consisted of Anganwadi Center exposure trip. The participants under the leadership of Lakshman Das Vaishnav and Pushpa Kankriya paid visit to the Anganwadi Center of Jodhsagar ki Bhagal, Gram Panchayat Isharwas and were made to known about the objectives and working procedures of the Anganwadi Centers.During the second session of the training, Ram Sahay Sharma gave information regarding domestic treatment. In the third session, Leeladhar Trivedi gave information regarding group meetings and women health.
During this session, people were told about the harmful results of abortion and female foeticide. In order to avoid unusual abortion, information on I.U.D. and contraceptive pills were provided.On the fourth day of training, all the participant trainees reached P.H.C. Salumber under the leadership of Lakshman Das Vaishnav and were provided knowledge regarding care of women during pregnancy and its registration and regular diagnosis of pregnant women.
In the second session, Ram Sahay Sharma gave information on reasons behind physical trauma and pain and the ways for its solutions. In the third session, Leeladhar Trivedi gave information regarding family planning to avoid unwanted pregnancy. During this session, information regarding spread of HIV/AIDS, its causes, prevention and cure were provided.On the fifth day of training, Devilal Ji gave a wide description about the information regarding working of traditional birth attendants (TBAs). He gave information to the trainers on how Asha Sahyogini could take help from these TBAs.In the second session, Ramsahay Sharma gave information regarding snake bite and its cure. Dr. Jaylal Badgurjar gave information regarding the cause, prevention, cure and treatment of T.B. In the third session, Leeladhar Trivedi gave information on Vaccination, During this session information on benefits of breastfeeding, the process of breastfeeding and other nutrition for infants besides breast feeding were provided to the trainees.
During this occasion, Daya Saxena supervised and encouraged Asha Sahyogini to provide its full service during the training.On the sixth day of the training, Devilal Ji gave information on the various procedures of treatment. Ram Sahay Sharma gave wide description about the causes, prevention and cure of dehydration. Asha Sahyoginis were discussed with the ways of use of question banks.Leeladhar Trivedi and Lakshman Das Vaishnav provided information to the trainees with the help of work plans chart of Asha.In the closing ceremony of the training, Dr. M.L. Purbia, Purandas Vaishnav, Dr. Jailal Badgurjar, Mohan Sharma and Hemendra Patel were present.
Adarsh Shiksha Samiti joined itself wish Panchayati Raj supporting organization in 2001 but the activities started in 2002 properly. According to the 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act, one-third reservation of women in Panchyati Raj Institution was compulsory.
In order to save the Panchayati Raj Institution from the effects of influential people, the organization started various activities for providing information to the Panchayati Raj Representatives through women members’ empowerment. It has been working continuously for establishing coordination among government and public representative support.
Along with this the organization conducted various activities to increase the pace of development of Panchayati Raj and provision of information regarding it among people. People were provided knowledge by conducting this program in 10 villages and regular meetings were conducted in which officials of education department, health department, agriculture specialists, labors department participated to propagate information among everyone. Also, during these meetings people were made aware about the profitable policies and plans of the government.With the cooperation of Adarsh Shiksha Samiti, Salumber, a workshop for Panchatyat Samiti level officers were organized on 11 September, 2006.
The main objective of this one day workshop was to conduct discussions regarding women reservation in Panchayati Raj Institutions, stability of department representative in Rural and Ward Assembly Quorum, right to information, employment of Panchayati Raj and coordinated meeting between Panchayati Raj representatives and department officers. Special discussions were hold for propounding the successful working of various governmental plans.In the training, Mr. M.L. Dayma the project officer of employment Guarantee office, Salumber provided information that Rural Employment Guarantee Plan has been propounded in 6 districts of the state and person above the age group of 18 has been given the right to get employment.
According to this plan, on giving application at Panchayat level for 100 days every family could get employment through job card. Mr. Dayma told that fruit bearing trees should be planted by digging pit at a distance of 2½ feet or 4 feet with 7½ feet depth and along with Ratanjot should also be grown. The trees and plants should be given boundaries for protection.Astha Sansthan’s Badri Narayan Sharma and Jyoti held discussions on the role of departments of Panchayati Raj. The ACDPO, Minakshi Mehta of ICDS gave her views on this. In the program, J.P. Agal expressed the importance of role in employment guarantee program. The Sarpanch of Jhallara proposed about adding the name of left people in the BPL House and Employment List.
In the program, Dhul Chand Virmaut gave views on the reservation procedure and J.P. Agarwal gave views on the lacking of reservation procedures. Leeladhar Trivedi discussed about the Governmental efforts for prevention of Malaria and Chikanguniya and production department officer Mr. Sharma gave information about loans regarding business under Prime Minister Employment Guarantee Plan. Narayan Sen and Jayasri Chaubisa discussed upon various question and answers regarding Panchayati Raj Institution.In this workshop, both the negative and positive points of the working of governmental plans came in front. It also become clear how various governmental as well as non-governmental institutes could provide their support for the development of the society and state.
The organization with the help of animator conducted programs in the 50 selected villages of Salumber tehsil regarding the subjects like better livelihood, stability in population, fulfillment of the national mission for human development, better health condition in community, physical fitness of men and women, protection against women violence, maternity and pregnancy protection and reduction in the maternal and infant mortality rate. The activities conducted by the organization are as follows:-
(i) Activities like women and community empowerment through which increase in the demand for reproductive health, rights regarding reproductive health, gender discrimination and women exploitation related subjects were conducted.
Bringing in limelight of the media, Panchayati Raj representatives, communal and religious leaders about the matters regarding community empowerment through reproductive health care, HIV/AIDS awareness, adolescent health development, gender equality, etc.
Activities regarding adolescent girls and boys health development and life skill education.
The main objective of the program was women empowerment through awareness among SHGs and community based associations regarding health, reproductive health, reproductive right, violence towards women and many other social topics. For this, one active woman of various groups from each village were called and provided informations regarding various health issues for capacity building. Under this program out of total 50 villages of 13 Gram Panchayats of the Salumber Panchayat Samiti, 50 animators were selected and trained. Capacity building for them was conducted during the meetings and they were made intimated with various health departments.
After this, the animators with the help of ANM were provided information regarding various health development requirements, health services, safe maternity, safe reproduction, vaccination, nutrition and health care of pregnant women, seasonal diseases, etc. Accordingly, 1378 women were selected to form 50 women groups. These training and capacity building programs helped to build and strengthen the decision making power of women and also increased the self confident among women to conduct discussions regarding development of self and community representatives with the health service providing professionals.
The Animator is a rural level educated, aware and serving professional whose working area is his/her own village and aimed women group. For their capacity building, 10 days training program was conducted in 3 stages. The first stage was of 5 days and the second and third stages were of 3 days each.
In this training program, subject matter specialists gave information & knowledge regarding reproductive health, violence against women, safe motherhood, safe reproduction, vaccination, social mapping, evaluation of problems, propagating medium, duties and responsibilities of animator, health services components, governmental health programs, health service center’s visits, etc. The description of the training program is given below:
In 1st stage training program was organized in Salumber area for 5 days from 25/10/2007 to 30/10/2007 in which 31 participants take part.
In 2nd program was organized in Salumber area for 5 days from 20/11/2007 to 06/11/2007 in which 17 participants take part.
Two months meetings were conducted for the animator in which their workings of the last two months were taken into account and further discussions were done for next activity plans. During these meetings, the working presentation was reported in front of the Health Officer and plans regarding working of the organization and government support and help were prepared. It was started and followed up in the next month. Those animator who were not working properly were connected with the well working animator and they were made to know about their weaknesses. The yearly conducted meetings description is as follows:
1. On 2 April 2005 in the block of Salumber at organization office place in number of 48 participant take part in meeting.
2. On 2 June 2005 in the block of Salumber at organization office place in number of 48 participant take part in meeting.
3. On 2 August 2005 in the block of Salumber at organization office place in number of 48 participant take part in meeting.
4. On 2 October 2005 in the block of Salumber at organization office place in number of 48 participant take part in meeting.
5. On 2 December 2005 in the block of Salumber at organization office place in number of 48 participant take part in meeting.
6. On 2 February 2005 in the block of Salumber at organization office place in number of 48 participant take part in meeting.
The Animator during training formed a group of 20-25 members by selecting aware women of the village. These women were provided knowledge regarding health during the meetings per month. The main objective of these meetings were to develop better health conditions by improving and bringing change in the habits of women and community. These meetings resulted in surprisingly increase in the beneficiaries and patients benefited from primary and community health center.
The women of the communities due to lack of knowledge regarding governmental plans and management, are deprived of the benefit regarding health services. As a result, they become the target of death at early ages. This danger generally happens during their pregnancy and child birth condition, as they lack health services in such conditions.
To protect women from these dangerous conditions, women associations have been formed in every village with the help of animator. They were provided knowledge regarding family welfare services and governmental programs through the medium of meetings and along with this 3 days training program was organized in Lalawato ki Bhagal, Gud, Bamniya, Baroda, Devli, Noli, Dagar, Intalikheda, Banoda, Jaitana, Jhallara, Devgav, Isharvas, Daal, Bassi Samchot, karakala, Khairali, Morila, Maalpur, etc. The women associations were provided information about the community based women associations like introduction and objective of the training, Urmila’s story, comments on physical differences, menstrual cycle, growth, gender information, process of pregnancy, family planning, organizing meetings of the group, to avail the reach of women towards available health facilities and services knowledge. Talented trainer and supervisor trained for continuous 3 days on these subjects and encouraged women to know about their facilities and rights.
Under this program, efforts were made to bring awareness related to various matters like women violence, personal advice providing centers, etc through the medium of women group meetings.
Under this program, another animator was selected from the 50 Villages of Salumber Tehsil. The animator was provided 6 days training. Survey of non school going adolescent girls was done and they were provided knowledge regarding sex education, reproductive health and for living better life, life skill education was provided to them.
Animator is a rural level educated, conscious, dedicated and serving professional whose working area is his/her own village and the women group. For their capacity building, 6 days training program was organized. In this training program, subject matter specialists gave information and knowledge regarding reproductive health, violence against women, safe motherhood, safe reproduction, vaccination, social mapping, evaluation of problems, propagating medium, duties and responsibilities of animator, health services components, governmental health programs, health service center’s visits etc. The description of the training program is given below:
Training program was held in Salumber block for 6 days from 17-22 May 2007 in total number 30 participants take part.
Bi-monthly meetings were conducted for the animator in which their workings of the last two months were taken into account and further discussions were done for next activity plans. During these meetings, the working presentation was reported in front of the Health officer and plans regarding working of the organization and government support and help were prepared. It was started and followed up in the next month. Those animator who were not working properly were connected with the well working animator and they were made to know about their weaknesses. The yearly conducted meeting’s description are as follows:
During training, the animator formed a group of 20-25 members of non-school going adolescent girls of the Village. These girls were provided knowledge regarding health related matters by conducting 4 times meetings monthly. They were also told the ways to utilize life skill education for solving awkward situations and problems. Other knowledge regarding reproductive health, menstrual cycle, social gender discrimination were also provided to them.
There is a lack of knowledge regarding various small diseases, their cure and facilities during child birth and pregnancy. Due to this small diseases grow into dangerous diseases. Insufficient and wrong measures taken during pregnancy and child birth leads to death at an early age. Young girls during their developing ages gain certain physical changes which they are not aware about. They do not talk about their physical problems and go to doctors, instead ask for solutions from their friends which are wrong decisions and thus becomes harmful for their life. Untrained TBAs conducts during child birth which is dangerous for both the mother and her child. In order to solve their problems and provide them knowledge regarding health facilities and contact with health workers, a visit tour for the animator, adolescent girls and group members were conducted in the community health center, Salumber and primary health center Intali Kheda, Jhallara, Bassi Samchot, Jaitana, Dharod, Bamniya, Morila, Maalpur and Daal. This exposure trip made women aware of the right steps and measures to be taken during child birth and also aware of the related facilities for the protection of both mother and child.
From 21 to 23 December, 2005, experience sharing workshop was organized in project resource center for the animators under the Integrated Population and Development Project Rajasthan in the second stage with the objective of sharing the experiences and feelings of animators among each other. In the workshop, animator of various districts took participation and from the organization, one supervisor and 6 animators participated. In the program, the problems faced during working by the participants were presented and solutions regarding them were demanded. With the help of group discussion, results regarding the working areas on health and development, view points on fundamental rights, harmful effects of child marriage on health and development, safe motherhood, reducing gender ratio, gender based violence, issues of public health were discussed. Discussions were done on problems, solutions and experience and work plan was prepared. These two days program remained quite knowledgeable and pleasurable. The animators also got various new informations which affected their working areas and resulted into the progress of their work.
Under the Integrated Population Development Project, orientation workshop for block level officers was organized in the Ashirwad Garden of Salumber Panchayat Samiti on 25th May 2005. The objective of this program was to inform about the role of block level department, about outputs 5,6 and 7 coordination among all the block level departments present over there, introduction with the organization’s supervisor and animator, information about IPD Project and along with this broad discussions were done on issues regarding violence against women, reproductive health, community empowerment and participation of men in it, necessity of life skill education, working area of the project and its results.
Adarsh with the help of D.C.L.P., Dungarpur surveyed for sorting out child labors engaged in life threating works in the Aspur Panchayat Samiti. The project organization Dungarpur cooperated Adarsh to establish 4 Child Labour Education and Rehabilitation Center in Punjpura (Nithauwa), Lodawal, Mathfala (Sagot) and Pachlasa Chhota of Aspur Panchayat Simiti. 200 Child labors were connected with these centers for their over all development. These four centers were started in 15th October with the help of MLA Raiya Meena, Gram Sarpanch, Wardpanch, Gram Mukhiya and parents. The representatives of the organization connected 50 children belonging to age group 9-14 years in each of these four centers. Some schools were opened in the kaccha or pucca buildings available in the villages. The center has two male teachers for teaching purposes, one female teacher for business related teaching, member for keeping the accounts and helper (female) for providing these children light as well as heavy diet two times a day and for the cleaning of school campus. The diet providing procedure during the days are like on Monday fried chana as Light diet and sweet daliya as heavy diet ; on Wednesday groundnut seed as light and poha as heavy diet ; on Thursday seasonal fruit as light and salted daliya as heavy diet ; on Friday ankurit moong as light and khichdi as heavy diet; on Saturday groundnut/jaggery (gud) as light and poha as heavy diet. The center has been provided with all study materials and playing materials, chairs, shyam patt, charts, maps, mattresses, water tanks, wardrobes, plates, etc.
After 11 month of survey, it has been found that there is decrease in list of children of the centers as either they ran away or married. Therefore, according to the orders of the director of the project, new survey has been conducted and stability of these children in the centers has been ensured and it has been certified by the nearest R.H.P.S. Principal. The members of the centers kept 16-17 students under inspection for keeping them clean and physically fit. The children were provided teaching for making toples, jhadus, stitching, art, etc. and a head manager has been created in the center. These child labors were earlier engaged in life threatening works, so their health checkups were done by the nurses (ANM) in Punjpura center. The organization provided these students with books from class 1 to 3 with its own efforts which has resulted into the development of their education level. The students of these centers organized a large rally at Panchayat Samiti level on 14 November, 2006 in which 171 students, members of centers and organization authorities participated. On this occasion poem recitation, group songs by the students were organized for their encouragement and they were provided consolations. The students and members of the centers organized rally from the centers on 15th November, 2006 and meetings of guardians were conducted to provide information regarding the activities of the project and necessity of child labor removal.
With our efforts, we believe that we would be able to bring all the child labor into mainstream of education and we expect full cooperation of the project organizations, Panchayat Samiti level, block level, officers of district level and public representatives.
In National Rural Health Mission, Adarsh Shiskha Samatti and Prayas organized two day training programme of Health and Sanitation, Quality Health service for villagers. The training was organized from 11th Oct, 2009 to 15th Oct,2009 at primary Health center from 10.30am to 4.00pm. The concept of Quality health services is gaining wider acceptance among the health professionals. Major efforts are under way to improve the quality of services. Adarsh initiated an effort to ensure quality healthcare services in Salumber and Kherwara blocks through 2 days orientation training programmes. Under this programme, 237 Aasha and PRIs were provided training on Quality Assurance Programme at Salumber and Kherwada in Udaipur of Rajasthan State.
The Aadarsh shiksha samiti is working for the welfare of the scheduled caste since it‘s beginning. The health of scheduled caste people is in very awful condition because there is no facility for transportation, drinking water, health, education in remote villages. Adarsh organized several health activities and health training such as weather diseases, infectious diseases, care of pregnant women and new born babies etc. six medical camp was organized by the help of Municipality of Salumber, Dr. Gupta, Dr. Renuka Jain tested approximately 818 patient and distributed free medicines in 2007-08. Our organization is also working for promotion of health & hygiene condition of rural poor who hails from rural remote areas & deprived from basic health services.
In this way a medical camp was organized on December 2011 at Salumber under the SJSRY scheme, sponsored by municipality, Salumber. A several kind of disease suffered villagers were benefited in this camp Through obtained the free health checkup and medicines Dr. Rajesh Kumar tested approximately 167 patients and advised about precautions to get rid of diseases. They have also distributed free Medicines to them. Our organization is also working for promotion of health & hygiene condition of rural poor who hails from rural remote areas & deprived from basic health services. In this way three medical camps were organized in February 2013 at Salumber under the SJSRY scheme, by municipality, Salumber. A several kind of disease suffered villagers were benefited under these camps through obtained the free health checkup and medicines. Dr. Srimal and Dr. Doshi tested approximately 367 patients and advised about precautions to get rid of diseases. They have also distributed free Medicines to them.
For providing a better quality of health facilities to the rural public the National Rural Health Mission was started. In this mission everyone could get all and satisfied health facility, in it decrease of mother and child death, public health management and to provide batter health facilities especially effective health services provide to women and children.Under this program all responsibilities was given to District Rural Health Committee Udaipur to organize training for Asha Sahyogini in Panchayat committee of Salumber district Udaipur in 07- 08. In this 4 day residential training total 141 Asha Sahyogini gets trained.
As per our field observation & respondents views. The project has given mostly positive impacts. Although the total productivity in terms of improved breed of goats , improved verities of crops , local water resources have increased at average scale but it indicate that it will generate employment opportunities of rural poor and will enhance their livelihood security gradually. It is true that the quantifiable & significant results are still remaining because the project area is closed to poverty , illiteracy, lack of positive atmosphere for crop & livestock productivity etc but some short term outcomes can be measured such as same farmer have now begun to upgrade their local goats through breading with pure Sirohi buck and many households are now taking into the concept of use the high yield verities of crops for productivity enhancement and some other women are also attracting on the pedigree , adaptability & profitability of distributed goats etc.
Adarsh shiksha samiti organized people awareness camp in year 2008-09.People knew about the profit planning for BPL families in this camp.The details for the same are mentioned below :
1. On 5 Jan 2009 in ward no. 15-16 camp was organized in purbiya samaj ka nohra by which 180 people was benefited.
2. On 16 Jan 2009 in ward no. 1,2,3,4,5 camp was organized near by hari mandir by which 102 people was benefited.
3. On 21 Jan 2009 in ward no. 6,7,8 camp was organized at patelwara garba chouk by which 165 people was benefited.
4. On 21 Jan 2009 in ward no. 6,7,8 camp was organized at bhaderiya bhairuji chock bhoi Wada by which 98 people was benefited.
5. On 30 Jan 2009 in ward no. 9,10,11,12 camp was organized at holi chook by which 119 people was benefited.
6. On 27 Feb 2009 in ward no. 13,17,19,20 camp was organized at sutharwadi bahar ka shahar by which 154 people was benefited.