For the last 15 years Samerth has been working in the Kutch district, one the most rain deficient regions in India.
Water Resources Management
Entitlements such as water needs, identity markers such as ration cards, job cards etc. for accessing MGNREGA work, widow pension, housing and sanitation needs are being facilitated within this program.
Working with the Baigas
With efforts of the SAMERTH team and community participation the tribal people were able to access government health facilities of which 135 are men and 104 are women.
One important dimension of poverty in tribal Chhattisgarh was found to be rampant, chronic hunger and food insecurity. The major brunt of these problems is borne by women and children.
We have focused on training women, empowering the community through RTE and RTI and helped them in finding their voices in order
To provide life skills training – (a module specially developed that includes legal literacy, inf
To create a cadre of 20 women from five different geographical locations of Ahmedabad, train them as paralegals, give them legal support and empowe
Awareness and information sharing on Domestic violence Act 2005, Zero FIR, RTE, 2013 amendment etc. to ensure safety of women and protection of their rights within the family, the neighborhood and the society.
ARTICLES & WRITE-UPS
In the month of may 2015 four volunteers from Nourish international participated in creating Rain Roof water harvesting structure at Samerth's Kutc
Samerth planned and organized Geo-hydrological training for five (5) of its staff and 7 Jaldoots (total 12) from resource organisation Arid Communities and Technologies (ACT).