Prakash Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha (PSPS)
Ansprechpartner: Prakash Yadav
+91 (02346) 241314
+91 (02346)2 40227
- Frauenpolitik/feministisches Projekt
- Sozialpolitik/behinderte Menschen
Prakash Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha (PSPS) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization. It was established in 1985, basically to assist women in earning some money by training them in courses like tailoring, crafts, balwadi courses, etc.
Its activities are concentrated in the Tasgaon and Palus Tehsil of Sangli district in Maharashtra state. Although PSPS' main focus is on rural women, it has also undertaken various activities for youth, AIDS patients, old persons and most important the children. In 2005 it is working in 10 villages of the Tasgaon Tehsil and its focus is on the development of the women and children belonging to the nomadic tribe called Nandiwale and the Gosawi.
Prakash Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha carried out many social activities for the benefits of the people. One of these activities is the balwadi (Kinder Garten) Programme. In this programme young women from rural parts of Sangli and Kolhpur district were trained in balwadi teaching course. Through this programme more than 2000 rural women were trained and were able to get a job as Balwadi teachers.
The target groups of the organization:
- backward tribe community,
- nomadic tribes,
- destitute people and widows,
- women and children,
- devdasi and their children.
Current activities of the organization:
tailoring course for women, awareness building programme for rural women, creche center, Balwadi (nursery), panchayat raj programme, certificate course in embroidery and fancywork, certificate course in tailoring, crafts and decorative work course for women, English medium school, goat project, against commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking, self-helf group, non-formal education.
Mr. Prakash Yadav is the founder member of the PSPS.
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