Social Apostolate

Social Apostolate

We the sisters of the Delhi province are involved in the social work. Keeping our mission and vision in mind we reach out to the less privileged of the society bringing hope to the hopeless and becoming voice for the voiceless. Manav Aikya Sathi Samiti is a registered society under Societies Registration Act. The operational area of MASS is Mauranipur Block which is situated in Jhansi District of Bundelkhand Region of Uttar Pradesh state.

Overall projects and programmes implementing by the organization are:

  • Youth Skill Development Programme supported by DB Tech.
  • Education support programme for disabled children Supported by Lillian Fond
  • Improved Health & Sanitation Project supported by Manos Unidas,
  • Rashtriya SBY program
  • Tailoring classes in remote villages supported by Sr .Monica Cj from Milan

Manav Aikya Sathi Samiti has taken up 50 villages of Mauranipur Block where poor and marginalized families are organized into Self Help Groups, Farmers Groups and Federation. As a result of various interventions by MASS, the people of the target area have changed their attitude and have come to a common platform through various community based organizations and striated thinking towards development.

Improved Health & Sanitation (IHS) is an initiative taken by the organization to address the health issues of the target people. The project was launched on 1st June 2014. The major focuses of the project is awareness creation through educating the target people about preventive measures of communicable diseases and lifestyle diseases in general. Simultaneously the project will be developing information and knowledge in target people about Pre Natal & Post Natal Care, Nutrition, Immunization, Sanitation and personal hygiene. Activities like Village Meetings, Awareness Meetings, Counseling for Pregnant Women, Health Check up Camps, Trainings on government health schemes and Workshops will help the project to bring a tangible change in the target area in the sector of health and sanitation.

Youth Skill Development Programme supported by DB Tech in collaboration with MASS

Youth skill development programme is supported by DB Tech which is a job oriented skill development programme that runs under Don Bosco Society a leading nongovernmental organization. The purpose of this skill development programme is to support the youth both boys and girls with suitable job oriented skill development courses to help and support the youth belong to poor and marginalized families. The courses offered are short term and has very small fee which any poor family can easily afford. Certain courses are also given small stipend to the candidates.

Education Support Programme for disabled Children

Education programme for disabled run by MASS supported by Lilian Fond is a motivation for this children and their family. These children are given special attention and motivation to continue their education. A total number of 288 children are supported with education material, School Uniform etc. to help them to continue their school education and come up in their life. The children who have discontinued their studies due to certain personal reasons are motivated and supported with financial resources to establish Livelihood earning activities. A total number of 115 disabled youth taught computer and working in various offices as clerks, computer operator. Some children learned tailoring were supported with financial resources to establish their own livelihood activities to make them financially strong and self reliant and 09 disabled are taking skill development training to establish livelihood activities.

The C.C.F (Christian Children’s Fund) project which is in Jeolikote has helped to establish self-help groups. The project had motivated, initiated and trained the people through various programmes aimed at empowerment of women.

Reaching out to the less privileged in Haldwani (Bareilly Diocese) leper colony

Our sisters from Nainital community have taken up this colony where there are 34 families who are affected by leprosy. Late Sr. Dominica CJ was the one who initiated it and at present the community takes care of them. Monthly visits are made to the colony, every month ration is provided for them and we do the maintenance of their houses. We are happy to see these brothers and sisters living in better conditions.