Lighting Young Lives – Improving child health outcomes through community participation

Division Unit :
CINI Urban Unit
Coverage :
Darapara slum of Ward 59
Donor :
Exide Industries
Start date :
April 2008
End date :
March 2009

The program objectives are to ensure proper growth ,all round development and school preparedness of children between 2-8 years of age, encourage healthy practices amongst adolescents and women in reproductive age group through awareness generation on issues like birth spacing, nutrition and RTI/STI/HIV/AIDS, empower adolescents in the community by enhancing their knowledge on basic health issues and rights and supporting them to continue their education or vocational trainings, and empower local communities and enhance linkages with all key stakeholders for sustaining the project.