Health and Nutrition
We are addressing the grave issue of malnutrition through pregnant mothers as well as children from 0-6 years of age are addressed through a contact program which educates the mothers about healthy cooking, parenting and healthcare for themselves and their children.
A health camp is conducted by TI medical team every fortnight in one of the 51 adopted localities of Ahmednagar district. Health camps were conducted in gynaecology, pediatrics and polio eradication.
Reduced Child Mortality
Our approach to the subject has taken a whole new perspective. Whilst working in the community and primarily firefighting Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and Moderately Acute Malnutrition (MAM) children which is Acute malnutrition, we realized that a greater focus on two aspects was not being given as much impetuous as is warranted, mainly on following,
Access to Education
A child-friendly educational method fosters self-learning and allows the child develop their physical, intellectual, social and emotional skills. Our teaching offers an alternative to the orthodox and rote education that is most common..
We understand that social change is driven by the economic status of the villagers. Better income levels will ensure that the parents send their children to schools spend on nutritional diets,access medical and healthcare facilities and will generally have a broader outlook.
SMDT carries out a multitude of environmental conservation activities.A central nursery at Tilaknagar has been rearing native MPTS (Multipurpose tree species) for the past four years.
Sports and Fitness development
Sport and fitness when used rightly is a powerful tool for engagement of communities. It helps imbibe critical human and community values such as collectivism, fairness and sportsmanship that can seldom be achieved through teaching alone.
Goshala & Animal Welfare
While the world debates on ideological issues of vegetarianism, non-vegetarianism, and vegan diets etc. countless cows are abandoned daily on account of going dry or being unproductive to maintain at the dairies. Such animals unfortunately find their way at the slaughterhouses where people are waiting to make a quick buck.