Holistic Rural Development Program (HRDP) aims to improve the condition of the people residing in the targeted village through a systematic effort focusing on different aspect of development related to empowerment (social, educational and financial), heath and infrastructure.
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
HDFC Bank CSR, Mumbai
ABOUT THE PROJECT
Improve the condition of the people residing in the targeted village through a systematic effort focusing on different aspect of development related to empowerment (social, educational and financial), heath and infrastructure.
Major activities in the key themes-
> School Chalo Campaign in 29 schools covering 20 villages.
> 87 Quarterly Joint meeting with SMC members and School teachers.
> Sanitation renovation in 25 Schools.
> Establishment of 5 School Library.
> Establishment of 5 Smart Class.
> 13 MDM (Mid Day Meal) Shades constructed.
> Distribution of 480 bench & chair in 10 schools.
Health and Sanitation
> 1 day Training and Capacity building for 170 ASHA AWW, ANM across 20 villages.
> Organized 160 VHND in 20 villages.
>Anganwadi Renovation in 10 centers.
Livelihood Enhancement and Skill Development
> Training provided to 268 farmers (80 new ) for Vegetable Cultivation through Trellis method
> Training & Support to 240 Farmers for developing demonstration field using SRI Rice Cultivation
> Training & Support to 321 Farmers for developing demonstration field using SRI Wheat Cultivation.
> Entrepreneurship development for 22 SHGs , distribution of Goats and promotion of Goatary business.
> Support and Training for Mushroom Cultivation to 30 women (2 SHGs).
> Pashu Sakhi Training and Livelihood support to 20 women.
> Provided 24 ducks for Cross breed development.
> Annual Veterinary Camp with medicines in 16 villages.
> Establishment of 160 Compost Pit.
> Supported 80 Farmers for developing demonstration field using Trellis Method.
>Farm equipment Kit Distribution to 10 farmers groups.
> Capacity Building of Kisan Mitra in two phases.
> 2040 trees planted under Plantation Drive.
> Distribution of 600 Solar Lanterns.
> Formulation and Capacity Building of 20 Village Development Committee (VDCs).
> Running of 4 Village Resource Centre.
Through the Model School Development, school infrastructure has been upgraded in order to improve facilities to enhance learning environment. The following developments have taken place:
> Construction and renovation of sanitation facilities in 13 schools
>Established libraries in 5 schools
>Smart Classes established in 5 schools
> MDM shades in 13 schools established
> 480 Bench and Chairs in 10 schools
The women have developed over three levels through the SHGs:
> At a community level they have organized & participated in community events and activities and their recognition in the community has increased.
> At an individual level they have developed financial and banking literacy, improved their communication skills and have gained more self confidence.
> They are a part of the financial decision making in the family.
> 54% Women have supported the family financially
> 50% have accessed to microfinance through SHGs