Building Bridges - Discovering Your Paths to Peace
Episode 12 - VISHWAJEET GHOSHAL - THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!
NOT ONE CASE OF COVID 19 SO FAR!!!
Watch Maxine Silva, Host of Building Bridges interview Vishwajeet Ghoshal, Director Projects, PRAYAS Juvenile Aid Centre (JAC) Society WWW.PRAYASCHILDREN.ORG in New Delhi, India.
Vishwajeet explains how PRAYAS, since its inception 32 years ago, restores the lost childhood of thousands of neglected, street & working children in northern India – protecting their rights, providing shelter, education, food, clothing and job training - treating every child equally and letting boys and girls play, learn, and grow to adulthood in Health, Peace and Dignity.
Maxine also shares her first-hand experience, serving as a volunteer with PRAYAS from 2013 – 2017.
Prayas’ Holistic (community-based model) Outreach Operations include:
47 Institutional Care facilities - Shelter Homes, Children Homes, Observation Homes, Night Shelters and Drop-In-Centres.
200 community based Alternative Education and Child Protection Centres for 50,000 marginalized & at-risk children/youth.
10,000 out-of-school children annually covered under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in New Delhi alone.
15,000+ youth and women through 53 Vocational Training Centres
12 Community and project-based Libraries & Study Centres.
15,000 children, women, aged and disabled, victims of earthquake, Tsunami and floods.
Thematic projects in Juvenile Justice & Child Protection, Child Labour & Trafficking, Disasters & Crisis Management.
Primary Health Centres in Arunachal Pradesh & Bihar, School Health Program in A&N Islands under NRHM, as well as Health Care programs in Project areas.
Water & Sanitation Programs in disaster-affected Gujarat and A & N Islands.
PRAYAS has Chapters & Registered Charities in the UK, USA and Germany.
THINK OF THE CHILDREN!!!