Transforming KFB

Transforming and Empowering Distress Women and children in Slum and Red light area, Silchar was implemented from July 2022 to June 2024 at two areas of Silchar town, Kalibari Char slum and Silchar Red light area. The project is funded by KFB Austria. The proposed program is structured in two fold manifested focus concretizing the objectives – individualistic and communitarian. The program envisages for promoting awareness on basic issues like family planning, sensitization on sexually transmitted diseases, awareness on child rights and protection etc., that are detrimental to physical, mental and emotional growth among the women and children in the slum and red light area. Also to provide and support skill development like tailoring, surf making, phenyl making and starting petty shop for the deserving women and skill training for the youth at Don Bosco Technical School Silchar in order that they become competent and confident to lead a dignified life. The pregnant and Lactating mothers in the Slum and Red light area are provided nutritional support on quarterly basis,Counseling for women and children is also be a component  required in order that we bring healing  from years of trauma, rebuild self-esteem  and envision  a different kind of life for them and each other. The programme would focus on remedial education of children, through the learning centres where these centres would also be a platform where children come together and share and build rapport and be strong support system for each other.