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Regd. Date:    15-11-1983 vide Regd. No :    SR/BRO-226/83

Chief Functionary : JOHNSON PARACKAL

Located in City : GUWAHATI of Assam State, India.

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Phone Phone : 0361-2633733
Mobile Mobile : 9435730655
Email Email : broghy@gmail.com
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Website Website :  http://boscoreachout.org


NGO Activities : Since 1983 Bosco Reach Out has been associated with the promotion of Self Help Groups, particularly focused on empowerment of women through group activities. Bosco Reach Out Self Help Group movement has encompassed the states of Assam and Meghalaya covering 16 districts. Today Bosco Reach Out has 1789 Self Help Groups, of these 1237 are women self help groups, 261 belong to men and 291 are mix self help groups. Together, there are 19378 self group members who have a cumulative saving to the tune of Rs. 18.9 million. 2504 self help group members are engaged in individual income generating activities and 389 groups are practising group income generating activities. Small income generation activities have proliferated into enterprise level with 169 entrepreneurs earning more than Rs. 3000 per month The entrepreneurial ability has been given fillip by linkage of groups with financial institutions as 8.8 million rupees are availed as external loans by groups. Credibility of self help groups have strengthened as groups are proactive in addressing social issues like alchoholism, rural electrification,lack of proper village approach roads, better health and educational services etc. Now self help groups have diversified their activities with the involvement in natural resource management through cultivation of horticulture crops, adoption of integrated farm development and practice of organic farming. In the field of health, Bosco Reach Out has initiated several programmes to improve community health. It has facilitiated to form 28 village health communities, reaching out with programmes even for the differently abled, those suffereing from eye-problems especially cataract etc Bosco Reach Out has since its initial years attempted to offer relief to flood prone communities. Though the approach has changed now with focus on capacity building of people to cope with flood through reducing vulnerability, to minimize the loss of lives and property. BRO continues to give training on First Aid, swimming, building community shelter homes, raised house platforms, providing boats to the flood affected communities. Bosco Reach out has also initiated many scholarship and sponsorship programmes to help needy children to fulfill their dream of getting a good education. Children and families are constantly assisted through Childline and Family Counselling Centre Programmes. Some of the other programmes of Bosco Reach Out are Construction of Dwelling houses for SHG members Human Rights Education for the School Students, Orchard Development Programme in the tribal belts, Shelter homes for the deprived and marginalised children, Childrens Education Programme etc.
NGO ID : 5501241216
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