The most fortunate children who could avail the golden Nutrition Kits!

Team SPPD Nov 24, 2022

The reporting period of around six months, since the month of January to June 2022 was full of happy movements for the team members of SPPD. The nutrition kits sponsored by the kind hearted donors of Give India were being distributed to around 1344 children every month.

Apart from fulfilling the nutritional needs, some of the components of the nutrition kits, such as the date fruits and nutritional mix went a long way in satisfying the craving of children for sweets as well.

The distribution of the nutrition kits took place in the venues at the centralized locations of the respective regions of the villages of Musiri block, Tiruchirappalli city, and Pudukkottai district.

Prior to the distribution of the nutrition kits the dates of the distribution and its venue were intimated in advance to the families of the children by telephone calls.

As many as 970 Children belonging to the villages in the radius of 50 kilo meters received the nutrition kits in and around Musiri block in the SPPD campus. Similarly, 144 of children of Tiruchirappalli city corporation limit and a total of 230 children of Keeranur block of Pudukkottai district during the reporting period in the venues easily accessible and centralized spots of the respective localities.

Every month post distribution of the nutrition kits, the SPPD team members made visits to every beneficiary children’s homes to get to know how the nutrition kits were utilized and its benefits to the children. Similarly, visits were made to the schools to ensure attendance of the children. 

As the reporting period happened to be the post covid time and the communities were just struggling to come out of the severe impacts of the pandemic. The long-time closure of schools due to pandemic had made some of the parents hesitant to send their children back to school.

SPPD took maximum care to ensure the children to continue their schooling after the long gap caused by the pandemic making use of the distribution of nutrition kits. This is because children got enormously benefited from the nutrition kits.

Continuous monitoring and counseling of the parents and children who were reluctant to send back their children were carried out by our team members to prevent any drop out of them from the school.

The evils of child labor and child marriage were looming large. And a small number of the parents had resorted to the same in the region in the face of severe loss of livelihood during the pandemic period. They could be convinced easily to continue with their studies.

The girl children were vulnerable to child marriage and both boys and girls to child labor. Thus during the peak of pandemic time, the risk of children becoming victims of these evils proved to be the challenges in carrying forward the will and the objective to keep the children healthy and happy. This spirit was needed to be continued.

And distribution of nutrition kits proved to be bargaining tools in our efforts towards preventing the parents of children from the inclination towards pushing the children in to child labor and child marriage.

Thus, our ensuring all the nutrition kit recipient children to get back to their schools in itself is a big achievement and milestone. Similarly preventing a good number of them from falling in to the evils of child labor and child marriage could be termed an achievement both pre and post covid period that falls in the reporting period. For all these good things the donors of the nutrition kits and Give India need to be thanked.

The goal of SPPD for the coming 6 months period is to see all these 1344 children continue their studies without any break. And keeping them physically and mentally healthy is our aim.


Dhamarai Selvi        

Kiliyanoorpatti

Dhamarai Selvi is 15 years old and is studying 10th grade. Her father Selvaraj and mother Ranjitham are daily wagers. The pandemic situation has had a telling effect on the livelihood of the family. 

In their house there is no electricity as they are not able to pay for the electricity consumption charges. Hence following tv channel lessons itself was not possible for Dhamarai Selvi.

When her school remained closed for a long time due to the pandemic, she used to help in grazing the goats. Dhamarai Selvi   loves sports such as kho kho and Kabaddi.

She studies hard for the 10th board exams. In these circumstances the nutrition food kit given by Give India goes a long way in helping her to keep her health. And hence the family thanks the sponsors of Give India and SPPD.

 

Lavanya                    

Kiliyanoorpatti

Lavanya is 12 years old and is studying 7th grade. The family has five members apart from her father and mother she has two siblings an elder sister and an elder brother in the family. She likes the language subject of Tamil and wants to become a doctor in future.

During these pandemic times her parents too have lost their livelihood very badly. And hence maintaining the family of five members is an uphill task for them. In such circumstances the nutrition kits given by Give India every month has proved to be extremely beneficial for Lavanya.

She loves to relish the cakes made by her mother from the finger millet flour given as part of the nutrition food kit. So, the family thanks Give India and SPPD for the big help.

 

S.Logeshwari                                    

Koothurpatti

Logeshwari is 10 years old and is studying   5th grade. Her parents along with her sister and her grandfather form part of the family of five. The pandemic times have badly hit the lives of this family. Her father Thangaraj and mother Thanakodi are daily wagers. In their house there is no electricity. The children only make use of the street lights for studying during the night hours.

Logeshwari is a good student and likes the sports of  Kabbadi and kho kho. She wants to become a good Kabbadi player in future. In this situation the nutrition food kit given by Give India and hence the family thanks Give India and SPPD for this big help.

 


The reporting period of around six months, since the month of January to June 2022 was full of happy movements for the team members of SPPD. The nutrition kits sponsored by the kind hearted donors of Give India were being distributed to around 1344 children in the project.

Apart from fulfilling the nutritional needs, some of the components of the nutrition kits, such as the date fruits and nutritional mix went a long way in satisfying the craving of children for sweets as well.  Total children support in the project is 1344 and indirect support 5380 members.

The distribution of the nutrition kits took place in the venues at the centralized locations of the respective regions of the villages of Musiri block, Trichirapalli city, and Pudukottai district.

Prior to the distribution of the nutrition kits the dates of the distribution and its venue were intimated in advance to the families of the children by telephone calls.

As many as 970 Children belonging to the villages in the radius of 50 kilo meters received the nutrition kits in and around Musiri block in the SPPD campus. Similarly, 144 of children of Trichirapalli city corporation limit and a total of 230 children of Keeranur block of Pudukottai district during the reporting period in the venues easily accessible and centralized spots of the respective localities.

Every month post distribution of the nutrition kits, the SPPD team members made visits to every beneficiary children’s homes to get to know how the nutrition kits were utilized and its benefits to the children. Similarly, visits were made to the schools to ensure attendance of the children. 

As the reporting period happened to be the post covid time and the communities were just struggling to come out of the severe impacts of the pandemic. The long-time closure of schools due to pandemic had made some of the parents hesitant to send their children back to school.

SPPD took maximum care to ensure the children to continue their schooling after the long gap caused by the pandemic making use of the distribution of nutrition kits. This is because children got enormously benefited from the nutrition kits.

Continuous monitoring and counseling of the parents and children who were reluctant to send back their children were carried out by our team members to prevent any drop out of them from the school.

The evils of child labor and child marriage were looming large. And a small number of the parents had resorted to the same in the region in the face of severe loss of livelihood during the pandemic period. They could be convinced easily to continue with their studies.

Thus, our ensuring all the nutrition kit recipient children to get back to their schools in itself is a big achievement and milestone. Similarly preventing a good number of them from falling in to the evils of child labor and child marriage could be termed an achievement both pre and post covid period that falls in the reporting period. For all these good things the donors of the nutrition kits and Give India need to be thanked.

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