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Mission Statement

UTSAH-Universal Team for Social Action & Help is a NGO working towards the inclusive betterment of the society by encouraging people to participate actively in the process of development. The organization aims to achieve an equitable society, built around its social, environmental and cultural heritage, where all its people could thrive.

Inspired by Gandhian Ideals of Community Service, UTSAH, undertakes a range of "Comprehensive Community Development Programmes" covering issues of Child Rights and Protection (primarily), Women Rights, Elderly care and Youth Empowerment ,while increasing services and aid towards empowering and uplifting marginalized/disadvantaged communities within specific, measurable and achievable parameters.

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AREAS OF WORK: 1.Child Protection Center: The Child Protection Programme is a Step-by-Step module developed by UTSAH to better the conditions of and create a protective net for vulnerable children living in unorganised Slum Areas of Guwahati,by engaging a broad spectrum of stakeholders. 2.Slum Area Development: The Slum Area Development is a Step-by-Step module developed by UTSAH to better the conditions of people living in unorganised Slum Areas of Guwahati,by engaging a broad spectrum of stakeholders.The process covers: - Sensitisation on Health, Hygiene. - Training on Non institutional care,Child Rights, Family Care. - Capacity building of stakeholders like Parents, Community, Police, Administration. - Referral Services on Women and Child Welfare. - Services on Child Rescue and Rehabilitation. The area has 295 people and 75 households. 3.Non formal Onsite school for rescued Child Labourers:90 students are enrolled in the UTSAH Hafiznagar No2 Slum Area.This School mainstreamed 20 of its students into the Government schools in January 2013.The primary goal of this unit is to rescue all the children living in the particular slum are from Child Labour and mainstream them by 2015. 4.Children's Home cum Child Development Center: Apart from being a 50 bed Children's Home for "Children in Need of Care and Protection" this would also function as a State of the Art Center addressing deep social issues related with children.This would include High standard Reporting Mechanism, Referral, Services, Training and Capacity Building. 5.Child Rescue: UTSAH is empowered ,by the Government of Assam, to help Children who are in need of care and protection ,from difficult circumstances.This includes rescue, referral and rehabilitation.Utsah's aim is to protect the non-negotiable rights of Children as per the standards established in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, and secure the best interest of Children who are in need of care and protection.

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http://www.utsahassam.org

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