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  • To expand the existing Home – Basera-e-Tabassum, to accommodate more girls as and when the infrastructure and finances are available – five hundred children by 2015.
  • To establish more number of Homes in the Valley on the model of Basera-e-Tabassum.
  • To attend to the physical, mental and emotional health; hygiene and medical needs of the girls. With special emphasis on education.
  • To provide each child protection from discrimination, abuse and neglect.
  • To provide each child the right to development, including education and a standard of living which would be adequate for the child’s physical, mental, spiritual and social development.
  • To mobilize the community, and also extend a hand through community outreach programmes and initiatives in the areas of Education, Health, and Economic development.
  • To organize medical and mental health camps, and set up Emergency Medical Services.
  • To educate the children and the locals on health, nutrition, reproductive health, sanitation, hygiene etc.
  • To provide training to the locals involved in our project for sustainability, local participation and ownership in the future.
  • To network and closely partner with professionals and experts from other states to add value to the growth of the children.
  • To conduct exposure and study tours for the children to various parts of India.
  • To network with all other organizations both local and non-local, working in related areas ( schools, training centers, hospitals, agencies)

Qualitative Outcomes

  • Child rights in general and girls’ in particular would be addressed.
  • Restoration of the girls’ rights to survival, participation and development.
  • Changing attitudes within the girls themselves as to their rights and needs.
  • Inspire a more nurturing attitude toward the girl child in their families and communities.
  • Feeling of adequacy and belongingness, building of self-esteem in the girls.
  • Freedom of expression which would enhance the creativity of the girl-child.
  • A better future with opportunities to become self-dependent.
  • New skills – physical, moral and life skills for a sound future
  • Access to quality education, the chance of a successful career and a more empowered life in general.
  • Participation of the girls in social/ economic / political processes and programmes
  • Development of a model programme for replication in other parts of Jammu & Kashmir/ other countries with insurgencies

Quantitative Outcomes

  • Access to rehabilitation services and education for over 500 girls – orphaned, abandoned and displaced children.
  • Employment for women.
  • Training to the staff/ employees.
  • Increased awareness of the importance of the status of the girl-child and her education in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Building a school.
  • Similar schools and homes based on this model.

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