Agenda for Health Care and Education of the Palluruthy Relief Settlement – (PRS) residents; Rameswaram Village, Palluruthy Block, Kochi Taluk, Ernakulam District, Kerala
• To project and promote human rights of the destitute residents of PRS;
• To improve the living conditions of the women & children, giving them increased access to available infrastructure and opportunities;
• To network with other VOs and NGOs for strengthening the efforts for the betterment of the destitute inmates in terms of rehabilitation & reintegration; to have the synergic effect in the endeavor.
Primary Areas of Focus
a) Education & training of the inmates of the settlement to build up their capacities to take up various productive activities undertaken in the settlement.
b) Building up local level teams of resource workers and experts to support specialized rehabilitation services as and when required.
c) Helping to prevent the causes of disability by early detection, early intervention and basic rehabilitation.
Through ‘Dissemination of Information ‘ regarding the human rights of the vagrants and organizing awareness-generation campaign through legal literacy camps, seminars, etc., to instill respect for the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities as individuals, as citizens and as members of their communities.
Networking with similar organizations for promoting the health care of the destitute.
Programs Envisaged under the Project
Medical Rehabilitation including the supply of psychiatric and other medicines.
Occupational Rehabilitation Education programs such as
(i) Envelop making (ii) Candle making (iii) Tailoring.
A project proposal for PRS_2010 named as Agenda for Care and Education of the Palluruthy Relief Settlement (PRS) Residents was organized. This project was to promote human rights of the destitute of PRS, to improve the living conditions of the women and children giving them increased access to available infrastructure and opportunities. The primary focus of the project is capacity building, social mobilization and networking.