Social Activities

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EQUITAS GYAN KENDRA

At Equitas Gyan Kendra, members are provided vocational training to help augment their income levels. Equitas Trainers will train clients in various skills like making candle, agarbathi, phenyl, detergent, tailoring, Embroidery, masala powder, pickle, jam making etc in Cities and Towns and Agri based activities like bee keeping, Mushrooms, rabbit-rearing, basket making , fibre extraction in Semi urban and rural areas. In a short span Equitas has imparted training to 3,83,395 members. As a next step, Equitas is exploring the potential for providing market linkages to such training programs. A pilot on market linkage for clients is currently on in manufacturing raw agarbathis with ITC and for papads with Lijjad papads

 

EQUITAS JOB PLACEMENTS

In another proactive step, Equitas facilitates conduct of job fairs for members’ unemployed children with the help of recruiters and employers to enable employment opportunities and help them with job placements according to their profiles in companies like Nokia, Tech company’s, and retail outlets like Textile showrooms, KFC, Malls, Hospitals etc. Till date we were able to find gainful employment to over 42,315 wards of our member base

 

EQUITAS HEALTH HELPLINE

Equitas Launched the Health Helpline Service to its Customers exclusively since Dec.09. This will go a long way to provide a cost effective, timely & good treatment for its customers. Another “Equitas Initiative” to ensure Good Health to all its Customers

 

EQUITAS BIRDS NEST

Equitas Bird’s Nest is the initiative for rehabilitating pavement dwellers. Uses a multi-stage filtering process to select the poorest of the poor households. Equitas Bird’s Nest uses a multi-stage filtering process to select the poorest of the poor households.  Internationally accepted indicators, internally developed indicators, and the community’s own input are all critical components of selection.

Pre-Selection :

Discussions with municipal zonal managers to map out pavements

Talk to other NGSs ( World Vision, Anbu Illam) to shortlist the pavements

Field staff visit pavements to assess the Density of households, Duration of stay etc.

Community Self-Selection :

Community meetings are held to gauge interest and surveys are administered to better understand poverty level

Communities are selected based on willingness and interest

Validation :

Repeated checks at different time’s to ensure that they are pavement dwellers

Feedback from other NGOs

Ultra Poor Surveys :

Each household completes a poverty assessment survey (administered by field staff)

Ultra Poor families are identified based on Grameen PPI indicators and EBN’s Ultra Poor Indicators





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EQUITAS HEALTH EDUCATION

 

 

EQUITAS SUGAM CLINICS