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Community Contact Clubs
Bal Sahyog has 6 Contact Clubs in Delhi. They are situated at Nangloi, Inderpuri, Wazirpur, Kotla, Paharganj, Rithala. Recently, a community contact centre at Naharpur has been started with financial support from Steel Authority of India Ltd. The contact centers help in identifying the problems and needs of children and their families.
These centers provide remedial and non-formal educational support, vocational training, health hygiene & social awareness, recreation facilities, supplimentary nutrition and medical facilities to needy children. All centers have library facilities. Every center has an Organizer and at least one Female Educators who provides care and protection to children and also maintains contact with their families in the community. These centers are activity centers and children are encouraged to participate in music, drawing, painting and essay writings. Local festivals are celebrated with gusto and full participation.
Street Children Programme
Since 1993 Bal Sahyog is also working with street children. The project aims at providing integrated community based non-institutional basic services to the under privileged children. The programme caters to protect the rights of children involved in rag picking, begging, shoe shinning, balloon selling and other petty works. The project is running at six contact points in Delhi viz; Inderpuri, Kotla, Wazirpur, Pahar Ganj, Nangloi, Rithala. The programme has been funded by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, New Delhi.
Boat Club, India Gate
Any person visiting the India Gate monument cannot miss Bal Sahyog Boat Club and its adjoining recreational area. Boating facilities are provided to enthusiast visitors. Income generated through boating is utilized to partially support the running programme of Bal Sahyog.
Vocational Training has been one of the main means of mainstreaming children of Bal Sahyog. Since its inception the task of training inmates of Bal Sahyog has been provided by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India. It has successfully trained hundreds of children in trades like carpentry, scooter repairing, general electrical and electronics, cutting and tailoring, book binding and cane craft.
Accredited Vocational Institute of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)
As an accredited vocational institute regular courses of 6 months to 1-year duration are being offered on subsidized rates. Admissions to these courses are open round the year for candidates who fulfill basic requirements. Some of the courses offered include cutting, tailoring & garment manufacturing, library attendant, library assistant, library science, beautician, plumbing, carpentry, laundry services and housekeeping.
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