Presentation on theme: "THE FOUNDATION ITS BIRTH VISION AND MISSION OBJECTIVES OF FOUNDATION OUR FIRST PROGRAM TOTAL PROGRAMS UNDER IVF UMBRELLA CRECHE PROJECT – 1994 WEAVING."— Presentation transcript:
THE FOUNDATION ITS BIRTH VISION AND MISSION OBJECTIVES OF FOUNDATION OUR FIRST PROGRAM TOTAL PROGRAMS UNDER IVF UMBRELLA CRECHE PROJECT – 1994 WEAVING BEHIND BARS – 1995 CHILDREN OF VULNERABLE FAMILIES – 1996 SEHAT TO LIFE SKILLS –2000 SAFER INDIA – 2008 INDIA POLICE – 2008 RURAL PROJECT WITH NAVJYOTI INDIA FOUNDATION-2000 INDEX
THE FOUNDATION India Vision Foundation is a voluntary non-profit, non- government organization registered as a Trust in India vide No dated 1 August All donations to India Vision Foundation are exempted under Section 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961 of Government of India. The Foundation is authorized by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, to secure funds in foreign currency from outside India, under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA).
ITS BIRTH… India Vision Foundation was conceived as a result of the Ramon Magsaysay Award (equivalent to Asian Nobel prize), received for forging 'positive relationships' between people and the police through creative leadership. Date of Dedication31 August 1994 Chairperson Dr. Kiran Bedi Executive TrusteeMrs. Saina Ruzbeh Bharucha Creative Director & Director (Prison) Mr. Ruzbeh Bharucha
VISION To build a community rich in education and moral values free from crime and gender discrimination
MISSION To uplift the masses and merge them with the mainstream to build a stronger India.
OBJECTIVES OF FOUNDATION Child care / welfare Prison Reforms Women Empowerment Rural and Community Development
OUR STRENGTH - OUR PROJECTS
TIHAR CRECHE PROJECT Then (1994)
WHY CRECHE ? Children were unattended, while their parents were at work in jail. No facility of special food and milk for babies and infants. To create a congenial environment for these children to encourage their (near to) normal upbringing and moral/civil development.
OUR CONTRIBUTION Crèche for children who are staying along with their mothers in prison. The crèche provides developmental and nutritional support. They are being educated, loved and allowed to play and live as normal children, away from congested cells and other adult inmates. After 5+ years India Vision Foundation(IVF) supports these children under the Children of Vulnerable Families project (CVF).
WEAVING BEHIND BARS (1994)
IDENTIFIED PROBLEM AREAS Channelizing their energies. Efficient time management Financial stress Low Self-moral
\ OUR CONTRIBUTION Equipping these female inmates with entrepreneurial skills. Financial independence: During Custody- opportunity to earn a small wage, independent bank account created After Release - honed skills, self-confidence and financial independence. Mode for their self-expression. Their work is displayed at various exhibitions.
CHILDREN OF VULNERABLE FAMILIES (1996)
WHY CVF PROJECT ? This project is a sequel to the crèche project To continue their education and socio- emotional security.
Role of CVF Identifying children from the prison and even from the slum areas to ensure their schooling and upbringing. Enhancing the physical, emotional and mental well-being of the child. (books, uniforms, clothes, schools fees etc.) Organizing recreational tours. In over a decade CVF has transformed more than 230 young lives.
SOME OF OUR PARTNERING SCHOOLS ASSISI CONVENT SCHOOL, Noida GRACE MISSION SCHOOL, Gurgaon BAL VIHAR, Palam ST. JOHN BOYS SCHOOL, Delhi CHILDRENS VILLAGE, Sanjoeypuram St. ANTONYS, Paharganj Delhi United Christian School RAI University
LIFE SKILLS PROJECT (2000)
WHY LIFE SKILLS PROJECT? Channelizing male-adolescent inmates energies. Efficient time management Identifying their potentialities To increase their general/health and moral awareness To enhance self-confidence and motivation
OUR CONTRIBUTION Providing social and vocational skills Organizing workshops, sports, competitions etc. Building their self-confidence and motivating them to live morally sound lives. Recognizing and nurturing their talent and skills.
Profile of Inmates India Vision Foundation hopes to bring to the Bhondsi prison some of the good practices currently observed in Tihar Prisons. The inmates at the Bhondsi prisons mostly belong to rural backgrounds and (barring a few) they all are illiterate.This prison setup promises us hope and immense scope of good work that can be introduced and sustained with the female inmates and their children. BHONDSI PRISON, HARYANA (2012)
NEED FOR THE PROJECT As an NGO we have been working to protect the following rights of the prisoners, including: 1. Right to physical and moral dignity. 2. Right to an adequate Standard of Living. 3. Health rights of prisoners and their children. 4. Making the prison environment congenial for correctional intervention.
We wish to bring to the Bhondsi prison some of the good practices currently observed in Tihar Prisons. The inmates at the Bhondsi prisons mostly belong to rural backgrounds and (barring a few) they all are illiterate. A 47 day Jute Craft training workshop at the female prison of Bhondsi Jail, powered and sponsored by Aegis Happy World initiative was concluded on 21st September, with 24 females inmates receiving certification for their participation. We are currently encouraging this skill by enabling the female inmates to build an inventory of jute products for sale to corporates and individuals, thus awarding them a monthly stipend. Jute Craft Training
Possible areas of Vocational and skill building: Adult literacy modules Vocational training Introduction of stitching/crochet/knitting training Beautician courses Organic gardening workshops Pickle making Chocolate making Creche worker training and certification HIV/AIDS awareness modules We would ensure Focus on certified training Capacity building of inmates which includes classes on Yoga, Legal awareness etc OUR CONTRIBUTION
SAFER INDIA (2008)
WHY SAFER INDIA? The need to bridge the gap between the common man and the police. Complaints not being registered. Complaints not being timely-addressed.
OUR CONTRIBUTION Connecting citizens with police services and other government departments by acting as a bridge. Rebuilding the faith of the common man in government agencies. We support unheard and unregistered complaints by offering our guidance to build well-informed communities.
SERVICES PROVIDED Connecting cases with Legal Aid Cell Referring to Concerned NGOs & Organizations Home Visit by Interns/Volunteer (as per required). Legal Guidelines Counseling Connectivity with Police & Concerned Department Guidance on RTI
INDIA POLICE (2008)
NEED FOR THIS PROJECT To increase the IT literacy among the children and family of police personnel.
OUR CONTRIBUTION We provide IT literacy and scholarships without being biased across ranks. 50+ functional computer training centers introduced in Police colonies. 120 children awarded scholarships under India Police Programme. More then 8400 children have successfully completed their IT training at these centers.
RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (2001) A joint venture with NAVJYOTI INDIA FOUNDATION (our sister organization)
REASONS FOR THIS VENTURE To bring about complete transformation in rural life by uplifting their standard of living. Women empowerment, Remedial education, vocational training, etc.
Some of our Achievements 527 women have benefited from the vocational training. Construction of rooftop harvesting structure and installation of solar water pump in girls primary school.
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37 Category Your support meets the following opportunities/costs for education of each child. Education & Development Annual School Fee, Monthly Tuition Fees, Food/ Boarding/Lodging fee, Uniform Expenses, Stationary expenses. Health & Hygiene Items of Daily Use & Annual medical expenses Well-being & Outreach Grooming Workshops, Additional Tutors support, Talent support, Picnics / Trips ( minimum four trips) Additional Needs Parent-Teacher Meets, Home Visits, Family & Sibling support, Travel and Transportation Project Oversight Services of Project Manager, Counsellors, Administration & Accounts Average annual cost for each child, (as of now )works out to be INR 33000/- Education of Prisoners Children Project/Children of Vulnerable Families
38 PS: Cost towards the education of each child varies from school to school, for it is dependent on variables such as (Family conditions, IQ level, health & others) Savings, if any, from such support rests with the corpus to sustain and expand IVF programs. All accounts of the organisation are annually audited and reports submitted to the concerned official agencies. Any donor can seek information concerning his/support at any time, even un-announced.
39 Mode of payment a) Wire the amount to the following authorised FCRA Bank Account India Vision Foundation Bank name: HSBC LTD. Address: 25 Barakhambha Road New Delhi A /C no: Swift Code: HSBCINBB IFSC Code: HSBC b) Issue cheque in favour ofIndia Vision Foundation and Addressed at: India Vision Foundation, 56, Uday Park, New Delhi
40 For anyinformation, please contact the undersigned: Monica Dhawan, Organizing Secretary Mobile: Phone: , Website: