Health Project
(2006 to 2009)
An initiative of Gram Vikas Trust, Bharuch supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) issues result in maternal mortality and child deaths. In remote rural and tribal areas of Bharuch district, RCH issues affect the women and children. In October 2004, GVT was identified as Mother NGO by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi to address the RCH issues.

Government partner

Department of Health, Government of Gujarat.

Funding support by

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Project Goal

To strengthen the technical and managerial competencies of Field NGOs (FNGOs) and to facilitate implementation of RCH activities in coordination with the National/State and District Health Department.

Specific Activities
  • Facilitating capacity building of Field NGOs (Gharda Foundation, Development Support Team and Santigram Mandal).
  • Enhance FNGOs’ capacity for financial and administrative management.
  • Addressing issues of maternal health, child health, family planning, sexually transmitted infections and adolescent reproductive health.
  • Enhance FNGOs’ capacity for effective program monitoring and evaluation.
  • Documentation and dissemination of best practices.
Location

A total of 27 underserved villages of Ankleshwar and Vagra blocks in Bharuch district.

Beneficiaries

More than 50,000 people.

Budget

Rs. 13,05,972.00.

Duration

On receipt of grant, the project was started in 2006 and continued for 3 years. Due to unavailability of grant with the state government, it was then closed.