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Child in Need Institute (CINI) – Lead Agency

Mr. Syed Sharique Mashhadi
State Coordinator

Address: 441/A, Ashok Nagar,
Road No. –  5, Ranchi,
Jharkhand – 834001
Website: www.cini-india.org

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Child in Need Institute (CINI)

Jharkhand

Child In Need Institute [CINI] is a leading Non-Government Organization which was founded in Kolkata in 1974 and established it’s Jharkhand Unit on 2nd October 2002. With the aim of supporting local NGOs and government functionaries in the area, the organization concentrates on building capacities for effective implementation of the Health and Education programs.

CINI focusses on creating Child Friendly Communities(CFC), which help educate and build the capacities of the children at the village level. The organization works with these communities through forums like (VHCs, PRI), established systems at the community level and the community at large. Through a convergence delivery mechanism, the institute has programs that also focus on RMNCH+A. Some of the partners that the organization works with include USAID, European Union, UNICEF,ILO and White Ribbon Alliance to name a few.

CINI has been recognized by the government, both at the state as well as at the national levels, for its support in the form of capacity building, technical assistance and need based support on issues related to education, health and nutrition. Some of its laurels include its designation as a Regional Resource Centre for its project areas by the central government. Its main recognition has been in the field of training ranging from working as a Collaborative Training Institute for training in the seven North Eastern states  on RCH  activities to becoming the State Training and Resource Centre (STRC) to capacitate intervention programs for its partners in various states.

Contact Details

Mr. Syed Sharique Mashhadi

State Coordinator

Child In Need Institute(CINI)

441/A, Ashok Nagar, Road No. – 5,

Ranchi, Jharkhand

Website: www.cini-india.org

Janani

Ranchi

www.janani.org

Janani is a not-for-profit organization providing family planning and comprehensive abortion care services through its Surya Clinic and handling a sales network for family planning products.

In addition to strengthening and expanding the capacity of the private sector, the organization also works in partnership with the Government of India under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) component of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the Indian Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme.

Janani is affiliated with DKT International, a non-profit organization based in Washington D.C. with programmes across 19 countries. DKT is one of the largest and most cost-efficient social marketing organizations in the world.

Since 1989, DKT has been promoting family planning and HIV/AIDS prevention through social marketing in the developing world. In 2014, it provided and sold over 553million condoms, almost 86million cycles of oral contraceptives, over 20 million three-month injectable and more than 2.4 million IUDs. It is the forerunner in providing protection against unwanted pregnancies.

Janani currently operates in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, MP, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and North East India.

Contact

Mr. Abhitabh Choubey

Senior Program Manager

Janani (Surya Clinic)

Near Kanta Toli Chowk,

Ranchi, Jharkhand

Phone: 9771476200

Email: abhitabh@janani.org

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra

Hazaribag

www.nbjk.org

The Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra(NBJK) runs programmes related to education, health and hygiene, environment, persons with disabilities (PWDs), socio-economic and livelihood development, and support for small initiatives. It also focuses on advocacy, networking and governance in the rural areas of Jharkhand and Bihar and the slum pockets of Ranchi and Patna.

In education, the Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra runs / supports primary schools, high schools, sponsoring girls’ education, remedial coaching centres and early education for slum children. For child welfare, it operates a home for children, a “Child Reporter Programme” for the promotion of child rights and creativity among school children, and programmes for child-centred community development.

The organization also runs patient-support programmes across various hospitals and conducts activities for providing services to Persons with Disability (PwD), such as deaf,, dumb or blind children and those suffering from mental illnesses. It is also involved in providing health services in villages. Its socio-economic development programmes include support for renovating homes, agriculture and livestock, well/pond repair, plantation work, and skill-development training.

In addition, the NBJK operates a family counselling center and through a people’s group facilitates public contact and advocacy programmes related to issues on governance and development policies. It is also driving community ownership and quality monitoring for 20 roads constructed under the PMGSY in four districts of Jharkhand.The organization provides support to 375 VOs in Jharkhand and 150 VOs in Bihar in terms of capacity building and competence enhancement under the network of Swaichhik Manch.

Contact Details

Ms Susmita Bhattachaerjee

Sr. Programme Manager

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra,

Village – Amrit Nagar, Post – Korra,

Hazaribag, Jharkhand– 825301

Phone: 06546-263332

Needs

Deogarh

NEEDS (Network for Enterprise Enhancement and Development Support) was established in 1998. Through its interventions in select poverty-stricken pockets of Bihar and Jharkhand, it has brought about a significant change in the lives of women and children in terms of health, food security, sustainable livelihood and overall empowerment of the participating community.

NEEDS uses inclusion strategies to drive its programmes, incorporatinggender issues and the digital divide, as empowerment indicators. It is also conducts volunteering and leadership programmes among the youth.

The projects of NEEDS are designed into three major programme categories – livelihood, reproductive healthand hygiene, and child protection. These are built around poverty indices and issues facing poor families. The health programme includes issues related to maternal health, child health, HIV/AIDS, adolescent reproductive health, sanitation and hygiene.

The livelihood programmeinterventions focus onhousehold food security issues, enhancing livelihood options and stabilizing sustainable livelihoods. The child protection programme focuses on mainstreaming out-of-school children through remedial education and enrolling themin Governmentschools.

The Rural Technology Park [RTP] of NEEDS is constantly working on modulating livelihood technologies, accessing best practice models, developing prototypes, and scaling-up by replicating.

NEEDS currently operates in Deoghar, Sahibganj, Pakur, Godda, Jamtaraand Khunti districts of Jharkhand and Banka district of Bihar.

Contact Details

Mr Murari Mohan Choudhury

Secretary

NEEDS

House Plot No. 275, Near Charkipahari, Tapovan Road,

P.O. Ashram Karnibad,

Deoghar – 814143Jharkhand

Ph: 9204795008, 9771405855

Email: needspostmaster@gmail.com

Website: www.needsngo.in

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Family Planning Association of India

Khunti

www.fpaindia.org

The Family Planning Association of India (FPA India) was established in 1949. It is a founder member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation.

FPA India strengthens a voluntary commitment to advocate for sexual and reproductive health (SRH), rights and choices. It promotes access to SRH information and services related to family planning, safe abortions, HIV/AIDS and sexuality to the poor, marginalized and vulnerable populations of the country, including young people.A community-centred approach is at the core of its work, with programmes designed to deliver improved health and standards of living, better decision-making, and greater self-reliance.

With its work primarily focusing on under-served rural areas and urban slums, FPA India has a presence in 17 states of India and one Union Territory.It works with more than 150 villages with a combined population of 1.7 lakhs.

In Jharkhand, it works in the KhuntiSadar and Murhu blocks of the Khunti district.

Contact Details

Family Planning Association of India

Dak Bangla, Road No 3, Near Rajasthan Bhawan,Khunti, Jharkhand

Phone: 06528-221265/221765

Email: Murhu@fpaindia.org

IPAS Development Foundation

Ranchi

www.ipas.org 

Founded in 1973, the Ipas Development Foundation is a global NGO headquartered in North Carolina, US. It focuses on Comprehensive Abortion Care (CAC), which encompasses all aspects of safe and legal abortion including contraception, choice, access and confidentiality, quality and safety, counseling and post-abortion care.

Ipas started its work in India in 2001.It currently operates in 14 states to strengthen CAC training systems, establish CAC service delivery, conduct advocacy to improve the policy environment around abortions, and community mobilization to increase awareness about the legality of abortions.

Ipas initiated its work in Jharkhand in 2008 in the area of CAC. It facilitates a 12-daytraining of doctors in CAC, following the Government of India’s training module. Over the years, it has created 8 active Training Centres, a pool of 35 Master Trainers and over 500 CAC-trained providers in the state.

Since 2014, Ipas has expanded its area of work to strengthen the provision of comprehensive contraception care (CCC) in the public health system. For this, it works in partnership with the with the Government of India and the State Government of Jharkhand to train doctors, nurses, and nurse-midwives and assist women in making informed contraceptive choices. Ipas is currently operating at 49 sites across 19 districts of Jharkhand.

Under the CCC project, Ipas provides individualized support to all trained providers to enable them to offer high-quality PPIUCD, PAIUCD and interval IUCD services. It also collects routine service delivery data from the intervention sites to monitor provider performance.

Ipas currently works in all 24 districts of Jharkhand.

Contact Details

Ms Paromita Aich

Regional Program Manager

Mr. Nilesh Kumar

Senior Program Manager

Ipas Development Foundation

House 304 –C, Road 1 A, Ashok Nagar,

Ranchi, Jharkhand – 834002

Ph: 09334196224, 09431104601

JHPIEGO

Ranchi

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. It designs innovative, effective and low-cost healthcare solutions that are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Jhpiego began working in India in the 1980s, collaborating with the Ministry of Health andFamily Welfare (MoHFW) to strengthen reproductive health services. Beginning in1992, Jhpiego was named a key partner in a five-year project funded by USAID to strengthen reproductive health services in Uttar Pradesh. Under this, Jhpiego oversaw thetraining of thousands of physicians, nurses and auxiliary nurse midwives, as well asthe development of many standardized training materials. Since 2006, Jhpiego has worked closely with the MoHFWtoimprove access to high-quality reproductive health, family planning and maternal and newborn health(MNH) services.

In Jharkhand, Jhpiego began working in 2009 under the IFPS Project for improving the quality of family planning services and nursing education. In 2010, PPIUCD was introduced to expand the basket of family planning services and advocacy of healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy. In 2013, a partnership was forged with FOGSI at 68 private health facilities for quality improvement in intrapartum and immediate postpartum care including postpartum family planning services.

Geographical Areas Covered

Merck for Mothers – Partnership with 68 private health facilities in 8 districts (Ranchi, Bokaro, Dhanbad, Giridih, East Singhbhum, Lohardaga, Hazaribag, Palamu) for maternal and neonatal health in intrapartum and immediate postpartum care, including postpartum family planning services.

Dakshata – Partnership with publicsector facilities in 9 districts (Ranchi, Bokaro, Giridih, Dhanbad, Deoghar, Koderma, Ramgarh, Khunti, Chatra) for maternal and neonatal health in intrapartum and immediate postpartum care including postpartum family planning services.

APS (USAID) –Partnership with 15 private General Nursing & Midwifery (GNM)School / College of Nursing in Jharkhand for quality improvement in nursing education.

AFP– Quality Assurance in family planning sterilization servicesin Bokaro and Ranchi.

Contact Details

Dr. Dhananjay Singh

State Program Manager

Government Vaccine Institute Campus,

RCH,Namkum,

Ranchi-834010, Jharkhand

Phone: 9204062467

Email: alok.panda@jhpiego.org

Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra

Ranchi

www.kgvk.org

Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra (KGVK) was established in 1972 by the founders of Usha Martin, as its CSR arm. Usha Martin is one of the largest wire rope manufacturers in the world and a leading specialty steel producer in India. It is involved in sustainable development of communities in Ranchi, Ramgarh, Palamu, Saraikela-Kharsawan and West Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand. The organization today has reach in over 350 villages in the state.

KGVK follows an integrated approach towards sustainable rural development. Since 2008, it has implemented its proprietary Total Village Management (TVM) model to synergize development initiatives in rural Jharkhand. The activities undertaken can be divided into two separate categories. First, under TVM operations in villages, which may not necessarily fall in the areas around Usha Martin’s operations, and, second, work done in villages around the company’s mines and plants.

KGVK focuses on the following eight pillars of TVM – health, education, natural resource management, infrastructure development, women empowerment, training and capacity building, livelihood and solar energy. It also runs two 25-bed hospitals to serve the rural community, where mostly mother and child related services are provided.

Contact Details

Mr. Ashok Kumar Yadav

Krishi Gram Vikas Kendra

KGVK, Village Rukka,

P.O. Neori Vikas, Ormanjhi,

Ranchi, Jharkhand – 835217

Phone:  +91 7488042306

Email: contact@kgvk.org

Public Health Resource Network

Ranchi

Public Health Resource Network (PHRN) is a growing network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building technical and management capacities towards the common goal of ‘Health for All.’ Its objective is to strengthen all efforts towards this mission through the promotion of public health, social justice and human rights related to the provision and distribution of health services, especially for those who are generally left underserved.

PHRN is currently working in Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha and has contributed to the ongoing work of strengthening public health systems in other states through its partnership with various institutions.

Contact

Mr. Haldar Mahato

Senior Program Manager

Public Health Resource Network

363-A, First Floor Road No. 4B, Ashok Nagar,

Ranchi, Jharkhand – 834002

Phone: 0651 2245114

E-mail:jharkhand@phrnindia.org

Srijan Foundation

Hazaribag

The Srijan Foundation was established in 1995 by a group of socially committed young professionals. It works for empowering the poor, marginalized and excluded communities to demand their rights, develop capacities of CBOs and civil society organizations, promote collective action, create successful models for replication, and influence institutions that shape peoples’ lives.

For the last 15 years, Srijan Foundation has been working directly with women and children who are struggling with poverty, social exclusion and gender injustice, across five districts of Jharkhand. It mobilizes the community and actively campaigns to challenge the structural causes of child labour, trafficking and gender-based violence and injustice.

It conducts activities in areas like women empowerment, child rights (care and development), disability, anti-trafficking, health, nutrition, sanitation, water and livelihood. Its core constituencies include women (women farmers, PRI members) and children (orphans, disabled, single parent, child labour and victims).

The organization also works with several networks and alliances, such as JATN, Mahila Garima Abhiyan, SAFAL, JASHN and CNCSR. It runs direct project interventions in the Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Ramgarh, Gumla, Palamu, and W. Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand. In addition, it leads three networks in the state, vastly extending its geographical reach.

Contact Details

Ms Pooja

President

Srijan Foundation

Flat. No: 106 & 104, BIJOY Enclave, Canary Hill Road,

Hazaribag (Jharkhand) – 825301

E-mail: pooja31d@gmail.com

Phone: 09431141046 / 09431141106

Voluntary Health Action for Jharkhand

Ranchi

The Voluntary Health Action for Jharkhand (VHAJ) is a network of 106 grassroots NGOs working in Jharkhand. It takes the credit for forming the largest platform of NGOs for collective action in the state, ensuring all-round development. It is the state chapter of the Delhi-based VHAI and works under its supervision.

VHAJ is involved in programme implementation, social audit and advocacy at different levels. While some projects are implemented by VHAJ directly, the majority, are assigned to its partners according to expertise, and the progress monitored.

VHAJ operates in all districts of Jharkhand.

Contact Details

Rameshwar Singh

Voluntary Health Action for Jharkhand

Address: Plot No. 196, A.G. Co-operative Colony, (Old) Kadru,

Ranchi – 834002, Jharkhand

Email: vhajharkhand@gmail.com

Website: www.vhai.org