Having a secure means of living is essential for the growth and development of communities. Therefore, promoting income-generating activities and livelihood opportunities for men and women is imperative in poverty reduction efforts. Self-help groups and vocational training programs are just two of the ways in which livelihood opportunities are established.
Women are a significant part of society, but they rarely enjoy the same opportunities as men. Women empowerment aims to give opportunities to women to be involved in the development of their communities so that they are able to achieve a better standard of living.
The lack of consistent precipitation and a limited understanding of water conservation techniques can be extremely damaging to the health and wellbeing of farmers and villages. Therefore, soil and water conservation efforts are necessary to protect and develop the environmental conditions on which communities rely.
Many children are denied their right to grow up in a safe environment, free from all forms of abuse and neglect. They are also often not provided with quality education and/or the basic health care that they need. Child development and protection initiatives operate to reestablish these basic rights in the lives of children.
Good health and sanitation practices are necessary for promoting social well-being and prolonging life. People have the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health and therefore should have access to health services and health care that meets their needs.
The lack of consistent precipitation and a limited understanding of water conservation techniques makes farmers tremendously vulnerable. By implementing soil and water conservation constructions within the natural watershed, many benefits are made to the village.
Promoting and establishing Self-Help Groups is important because it gives people an opportunity to collaborate with each other to take charge of their own development. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development has developed a scheme to create Self Help Group Promotion Institutions in rural areas that will form SHGs and serve as a business facilitator.
ChildLine is a toll free tele-helpline for children in need of help day or night. Both children and concerned adults can call 10-9-8 in times of emergency. The aim of ChildLine is to be a child protection service to those children in need of care and protection.
Women empowerment and child development is at the center of SROUT’s work. The Women’s Empowerment Center is a vocational training center that teaches women vocational skills so that they can get employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.