Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra

#DropoutChild Joins School @HDFC_Bank

Master Arun or Arun Kumar Das (13 years) is only son among three daughters of Mr. Ashok Das and Mrs. Maya Devi at village Basdharwa of Lokai panchayat in Koderma sadar block of Koderma district, Jharkhand. Arun is a student of class VII in Upgraded Government Middle School at his village but he was an irregular, ill-disciplined and unpredictable student. During School Management Committee (SMC) …Read More

 

A New Beginning @WeAreSwades @HSBC

Arti Kumari belongs to Mandai Khurd village of Hazaribag Sadar block in Hazaribag district of Jharkhand. Her family includes 7 members and the father is a mason. He is lone bread earner for the family. It is very challenging for her father to run the family in a proper manner. She has three more sisters and all of them were forced to drop out from …Read More

 

Lakhpati Kisaan Dayamani

Within a year of initiating the Mission 2020: Lakhpati Kisan-Smart Village, a program with support of Tata Trusts-CInI in Murhu block of Khunti district (Jharkhand), NBJK has promoted more than 200 lakhpati farmers, who have become role models for community. One such person is 45-year-old Mrs. Dayamani Nag of Burshu village. She belongs to Munda tribe and her five-member family was dependent on three acres …Read More

 

A Quest for Better

Deepak Kumar Sharma (23 years) is a youth from village-Saraiya, block-Padma, district-Hazaribag (Jharkhand). He is the youngest son among four siblings in the farmer family of Mr. Kashinath Sharma and Mrs. Urmila Devi. Deepak has joined NBJK run Residential Rozgar Training in October’16 to learn Mobile-CFL repairing & servicing skill. Till November’16, he has learnt to make charging sections, speaker/mike, ringer, LCD fitting, IC reboll, …Read More

 

Internet Sathi (Friend) Empowers Tribal People in Khunti

NBJK is trying to fill digital divide and enables people to access freedom of information via internet in tribal villages of Murhu block in Khunti district (Jharkhand) under the project called Internet Sathi with support of Tata Trusts & Google Inc. It has trained some selected people as Internet Sathi (Friend) and those Sathis have formed Learning Groups of youths and farmers in villages to …Read More

 

Tribal Farmers Earn from Pig Rearing

Under the program namely Lakhpati Farmers Smart Villagers with support of CInI Tata Trusts, NBJK has promoted collective Pig Rearing at Mailburu village of Digri panchayat in Murhu block of Khunti district, Jharkhand. There are 73 households with 356 people in Mailburu village. Main occupation of villagers is agriculture, lac cultivation and livestock rearing. Since agriculture & lac Cultivation is limited to the farmers having land …Read More

 

Praveen wants to be an Electrician

Praveen Kumar, son of late Bhagat Prasad belongs to village-Ladu, Post-Dema, Block- Mohanpur, Dist-Gaya, Bihar. He is dwelling at LBHC since 2005. His mother Smt. Kanti Devi is a house wife. Her economical condition is not good. After accommodated at LBHC, Praveen got admission at Manav Bharti National School (English medium, CBSE based), Kendui, Gaya. He was an average student but more interested in electricity. …Read More

 

#SkillPromotion Opens a Fresh Chapter @senseindia

Mrs. Pushpa Devi, Husband – Mr. Krishna Prasad Kashyap, Mohalla – Okni, Post & Police Station – Hazaribag Sadar, is a 44 years old lady with hearing as well as vision problem by birth. She was married 28 years ago, now a proud mother of 2 married daughters and 2 unmarried adult sons. Her family life is full of devotion and love from her husband, …Read More

 

#Deafblind Bablu Runs Chaumin Shop @senseindia

Bablu Ram (19 years) lives in Village-Babhanwai, Police Station-Mufassil, Hazaribag with his parents Mrs. Neeru Devi and Mr. Subodh Ram. The parents are small farmers and they run a Chaumin shop at Mukundganj chowk near their village. Bablu is suffering from profound hearing loss, Down’s syndrome, mental retardation, multi-sensory impairment, and hypertension with side vision problem also. He was identified amid the survey of beneficiaries …Read More

 

#MultiSensoryImpaired Child Progresses Step by Step @CBMIndia

Rajni Kumari is a 6 years old girl-child from village – Dhanadih of Simra panchayat in Jama block of Dumka district. She was born as an underweight baby and could not get proper immunization on time. As she grown up little, it has been observed that her body movement is not as per her age and she is visually impaired also. Rajni was unable to …Read More

 

Making Youths Self-reliant

Rozgar Training Centre at Kalibadi road in Hazaribag by Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra under Program of Sustainable Livelihood with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai has trained 859 youths in trades like software, hardware & networking, bedside patient attendant, mobile servicing, beautician and tailoring within the period of last one year. They come from weaker families of Hazaribag and neighborhood villages where traditional means of …Read More

 

LBHC Girl Resham Kumari as a Class Topper

Resham Kumari (11 years) came to Lord Buddha Home for Children (LBHC) in the year 2008 as an orphan girl. She belongs to village – Nigari, post – Dobhi, district – Gaya and lost her mother Mrs. Chando Devi in the year 2005. Her father, Mr. Nirdo Manjhi later abandoned his kids; Resham and Ankit and re-married. Both children were facing hardships in life and …Read More

 

Physiotherapy Support to Master Nishant

Master Nishant (6 years) was hit by meningitis when he was merely 3 years old and that dreadful cerebral fever was not treated properly by doctors at Hazaribag. We went Ranchi, consulted doctors, hospitals like RIMS, Apollo and spent around Rs. 1.5 lacs for treatment but he could not be like before, Mr. Sudhir Das (father of Nishant) complains who is a simple cushion maker …Read More

 

Towards Food Self-reliance and Earnings

NBJK-Khunti has promoted SHG office bearers to sustainable agriculture with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. This picked 75 leading members of 15 SHGs in 10 villages and provides them a comprehensive, regular training on agriculture from December’14. The objective is to train all groups ultimately with help of their members who are getting on farm training including water mapping, irrigation and pest control also. …Read More

 

Community Sanitary Blocks at Ranchi Slums

Under WaterAid supported Community based WASH Initiatives for Urban Poor in slum areas like Nayaktoli, Nagratoli, Ravidas Muhalla, Domtoli and Quoreshi Muhalla in Ranchi; Community Sanitary Blocks (CSBs) are a model hygienic set up to provide toilet amenities for the people of weaker section. There are 3 CSBs being used by around 300 families compelled for open defecation earlier. People are organized here as Slum …Read More

 

Cross CBR Supports Uddin Mian

Uddin Mian (35) of Selhara village under Chouparan block (Hazaribag) was a skilled mason and eligible to run his family at ease. About 8 years ago, he fell down from a building and both of his legs became paralyzed. Since then he was on bed and dependent. It was frustrating as Uddin couldn’t afford better treatment and became hopeless for any change. Sometimes he thought …Read More

 

Cross CBR Supports Uddin Mian

Uddin Mian (35) of Selhara village under Chouparan block (Hazaribag) was a skilled mason and eligible to run his family at ease. About 8 years ago, he fell down from a building and both of his legs became paralyzed. Since then he was on bed and dependent. It was frustrating as Uddin couldn’t afford better treatment and became hopeless for any change. Sometimes he thought …Read More

 

Cross CBR Supports Uddin Mian

Uddin Mian (35) of Selhara village under Chouparan block (Hazaribag) was a skilled mason and eligible to run his family at ease. About 8 years ago, he fell down from a building and both of his legs became paralyzed. Since then he was on bed and dependent. It was frustrating as Uddin couldn’t afford better treatment and became hopeless for any change. Sometimes he thought …Read More

 

Shankar wants to be An Artist…

  Shankar Kumar (13) is a semi orphan child at Lord Buddha Home for Children run by NBJK with support from Stichting Kinderhulp Bodhgaya, the Netherlands at village- Silounja near Bodhgaya. He was born on 01 June 2001 at village- Bhurkunda, block-Barachatti, district-Gaya (Bihar) as a son of Gita Devi and late Shiva Bhuian. Shankar belongs to most exploited caste called Mushar under scheduled caste …Read More

 

A new life to Asha Lata post cataract blindness surgery

Asha Lata lives in Kumharpara area of Dumka District, Jharkhand. Dumka is one of the most backward districts of Jharkhand. Asha Lata belongs to a poor family. She is 70 years old and lost his husband 5 years back. She has 2 daughters and 1 son. Both her daughters are married and her son has migrated to other city to earn livelihood. She is currently …Read More

 
Jay Kumar

A happy life to Jay after he lost his family

Jay Kumar is 10 years old. Jay was 5 when he lost his father and looses her mother. Jay’s father, Late Raushan Yadav was an agriculture labour and used to consume alcohol a lot. One day while he was going to town with his bicycle after consuming alcohol, he met with an accident with truck and expired. Hearing the news of her husband’s death, Jay’s …Read More

 
Kajri Masomot

Kajri Masomot gets her eyesight and dignity back

62 years old, Kajri Masomot is resident of Ganjawar village of Ramgarh Block of Dumka District, Jharkhand. His husband ha Hemlal Manjhi expired few years back and Kajri is now living with her 2 Sons and 2 Daughters. They live in kuccha house (house made of mud) and belong to Below Poverty Line. Making Bamboo baskets is their profession and earns about Rs. 30- Rs. 50 …Read More

 
Soni kumari Ratu Ranchi

Empowered to stop her and her friend’s early marriage- Child Reporters (NBJK)

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra (NBJK) has been working at the grassroots in Jharkhand and Bihar states of India for past 43 years. NBJK tried to find the causes of child marriage in Jharkhand and found that unawareness about the rights and dropout of girls from schools are most common factor for child marriages in India. With the kind support of UNICEF, Jharkhand NBJK started “Child …Read More

 

Rozgar- A road to success

I am Sitara Bano. I am resident of Pesragarh of Giridih block, Giridih district. My father Abid Ansari is involved in Tailoring work in Delhi. I am preceded by 2 younger brothers. Both are doing their primary education. My mother is a house wife. My father is lone bread earner of our family. We face lot of problems in daily routine. So I dropped my …Read More

 

For a better future

My Name is Md. Mehtab Alam. I am resident of Vill.- Gadishreerampur of Giridih Sadar block, Giridih district. My father’s name is Md. Irsad Ali. He is a small farmer. He is unable to provide me good education due to low income. Our family comprises of 7 members. I always think about my family that what would be our future. I had to leave my …Read More

 

Road to Success

I am Guddu Kumar Thakur. I am inhabitant of Vill- Mathadih, of Giridih block, Giridih district. My father, Shree Ganpat Thakur, is works as agricultural laborer and he is lone bread earner in our 7 member’s family. Poverty forced me to drop my studies after completing matriculation. I got information from a close friend about technical training provided in Rozgar Training Center. He suggested me …Read More

 

The Pathfinders

On 10th August 2012, a self help group of people with disability was facilitated at village – Simra of Jama block in Dumka district. There are 10 members in this SHG by PWDs. Earlier the group was not functioning smoothly due to different view points of its members. After proper training, capacity building initiatives and support, the group became active and named as Bambhola group. …Read More

 

Veiled Possibility

5 years old Anresh Soren is a male child with Cerebral Palsy. His father Mr Kubraj Soren is a marginal farmer who heads a family of 6 members. All they live in a kuchcha house, dependent upon agriculture and some of them work as daily wage laborers too. In the case of Anresh, his parents or other family members were quite hopeless to improve the …Read More

 

From Dusk to Dawn

Rajni Kumari is a 6 years old girl child from village – Dhanadih of Simra panchayat in Dumka district. She was born as an underweight baby and could not get proper immunization on time. As she grown up little, it has been observed that her body movement is not as per her age and she is visually impaired also. Rajni was unable to move her …Read More

 

Story of a brave orphan girl, Sunita

Name: Sunita Kumari Village: Morangi, (Sadar),Hazaribag Father’s Name: Late Raju Mahato, Mother’s Name: Late Dewanti Devi No. of Siblings: 2 younger brothers Family Background: Sunita Kumari, presently studying in class Xth, is a resident of village Morangi. She had lost her both parents and now, she lives alone with her 2 younger brothers only and taking care of them. She herself is the guardian of …Read More

 

Vinita Minj (Mental Health)

Vinita Minj (48) lives in Palmee village of Semra Gadarpo panchayat in Bhandra block of Lohardagga district. Her husband Biriya Oraon and three children (2 sons, 1 daughter) live with her. Biria is a Para teacher and Vinita is an attendant in the government middle school at their own village. They earn around Rs. 7000 per month and live a better life now. 12 years …Read More

 

Pulled from the Edge (Disability)

Somar Bhuian (42) is a complete blind person by birth and belongs to such a landless and deprived Bhuian caste that is still discarded by other castes in Asdhir village of Katkamsandi block, Hazaribag. His wife Urmila Devi too is a partial blind woman, the mother of their 4 children. NBJK’s field staff Neelam Sharma has visited the family in July 2010 and found that …Read More

 

Micro credit support to disable (Disability)

Shyamdev Mahto (53) spent his childhood on edge. Poverty and polio were the enemies. He lost his left leg partially and couldn’t get suitable treatment in time. But he accepted the challenge and didn’t allow himself to be dependent. He sells groceries in his village. Shyamdev has been provided a loan of Rs 5000 under micro credit linkage of AVI-DFID funded program for disables. This …Read More