In spite of planned development and special provision for accelerated socio-economic development of neglected/disadvantaged sections, the issue of orphan, semi orphan and street children is not properly addressed. In our project area many Orphan, Semi Orphan and Street Children are found. The problem of orphan / street children is acute due to urbanization and industrialization. Due to the Deaths of HIV/AIDS affected persons, Re-marriage of Deserted /Widowed / Divorce women, Absence of love and security in the families, Family disputes, Unwanted pregnancy of Trafficking / Sexually exploited girls; these orphan and street children are left without care and support. These children are involved in rag picking; pick pocketing and participating in anti social, criminal activities. Therefore, we envisage mainstreaming these
children in the national building by providing care, support and protection in our ORPHAN CHILDREN HOME. The project proposed in this scheme is meant for additional support to run the orphan children home.
This orphanage home aims to provide care, support and protection for 30 orphan & street children. This home has three Care Takers, One Teacher. A doctor is conducting health check-up & providing medicines. All the inmates are being provided with 3 time’s nutritious food, one set of books and 2 sets of uniforms. Every child has opportunity for indoor and out-door recreation and play facilities along with training in crafts and hobbies
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
The problem of orphan/ street children is acute due to urbanization and industrialization. Recent floods in our area aggravated the situation further. Due to the Deaths of AIDS/diseases affected persons, Internal conflict, Re-marriage of Widowed/ Divorce women, Absence of love and security, Unwanted pregnancy of Sexually exploited girls; these orphan & street children are left without care and support. These children are involved in rag picking; pick pocketing & participating in anti social, criminal activities.
How will this project solve this problem?
We have identified orphans, victim by internal conflict & street children & providing food and education facilities for all children. We are arranging teaching facilities in nearby schools & providing home tuitions, health check-up, medicines, cosmetics, one set of books & 2 sets of uniform every year. This
proposal covers 30 orphans & street children. Every child is being provided with nutritional diet, indoor & outdoor recreation and play facilities and training in crafts and hobbies.
Potential Long Term Impact
This project has potential & impact full in main streaming of orphans & street children. Their basic needs are met & they will get new life through gaining knowledge, vocational skills & life skills. They will get love & affection as if their parents provides. Their confidence level will increase & become good asset to the community. They are developed physically & psychologically & made as good & productive citizens. They will inspire by philanthropy & show humanity towards the community.
We have been identifying orphan ,semi orphan and street children through our volunteers, citizens, police, women & child welfare department. We Pre-view of the incoming orphan, semi orphan and street child problems/difficulties. We counsel and arrange for Emotional acceptance of the orphan, semi orphan and street child. We provide Lodging and boarding facilities for all inmates at a rented building in Manamaiju of the Kathmandu city. We arranged teaching facilities in nearby schools( Subhakamana Bording School) according to their age . We also provide home tuitions, recreation and health care.
We have been running the Orphanage with local donations and contributions only. We mobilizing both cash and kind. We have limited resources to take care of about 30 orphan, semi orphan and street children. But, day by day number of children are increasing due to various reasons. We need additional support from the donors and philanthropists to meet the needs of increasing orphan, semi orphan and street children in our center. We seek support for about 2 years. Meanwhile, we will sustain to mobilize continues local donations through exhibiting our good work and service. We are planning to build permanent home by acquiring land from the donors and philanthropists.
This home will have three Care Takers who besides handling day-to-day administration and will look after the Ashramam (Orphan Home) as warden. One Teacher teaches the children for education and communicative skills. A doctor will be appointed as Center Medical Attendant on honorarium and all the inmates will be provided with health check-up, medicines, food, cosmetics, one set of books and two sets of uniform every year.
The proposal covers 30 orphans. Every child will be provided with nutritional diet, in-door and out-door recreation and play facilities and training in crafts and hobbies.
The project will be monitored at regular intervals through a “Project Advisory Committee (PAC)” constituted with the President of the organization as convener/member secretary. Authorities from the Funding Agency, Local District Administration etc., will be nominated as members to the project advisory committee. This committee would meet periodically once in 3 months and advise on various aspects concerning implementation of project and review of the programs/activities undertaken. The Project Advisory Committee will also review the accounts and audited statements.