Prayatna was born with an intent to support economically backward communities of society.
Prayatna has the thought that all human beings must have the same opportunity to succeed in life, irrespective of the circumstances they were born into. Because of poor financial status, they lack education, proper healthcare facilities.
Crores of poor people are suffering challenges and all they need is a helping hand from others. Prayatna identifies such needy people and supports them to make ends meet.
Shade for Needy Street Vendors
As we see many street vendors selling fruits & vegetable in the streets without any shade. Amid the raising temperature, sitting in the street has been a challenging one. But it is the question of livelihood for these poor street vendors. These vendors need a shade to cope with the challenge of heat.
Prayatna under its first project identifies such needy street vendors and provided them umbrellas that helps them to cover under the shade. Hundreds of street vendors has become the beneficiaries of this initiative.
Empowering the needy Weavers.
We wear varieties of clothes and there is a magician behind this, is a weaver. But, they are struggling in this COVID-19 situation because of the decreased sale of the manufactured products. Also, verities of clothes and imported cloth products has decreased the demand for traditional clothes. These weavers are facing challenges to sell sarees and earn their daily bread.
Under project No. 2 of Prayatna, we intend to support the economically backward weavers to meet the ends. We have organized many Exhibition cum Sale of Sarees and artifacts to help these weavers to sell their products. This initiative helped many weavers as we got overwhelming response for the exhibition.
A Warm Blanket to protect Slum Dwellers in Winter
In the winter season, the temperature dips low and dense fog engulfing all around, Slum dwellers experience the bitterness of winter and are at high risk of suffering from severe illness especially children. This has become a difficulty for the slum dwellers to hide from this frigid winter.
Prayatna has started Project 3 project to help the slum dweller children to protect themselves this winter. This project helps needy souls can nally sleep well during the night. This winter may have no room for kindness, perhaps that’s all the more a reason to celebrate the spirit of giving.
Extended helping hands to a needy
woman to self sustain herself and support her family.
Under the fourth project of Prayatna, we intended to support a destitute woman who is residing with her daughter in a village called Kangrali B. K. of Belagavi. She lost her husband 9 months ago and has no one to support her livelihood. She is suffering from unstable health conditions as she went into depression due to the loss of her husband. It was difficult for her to go to work.
Prayatna has taken this initiative to support the needy woman from Kangrali B. K., Belagavi. A grocery and stationery store has been opened and this helps her to earn a livelihood. With the added responsibilities of her daughter's education, support is much needed for her in this situation.
Bringing Smile on little Smilee's face
Smilee is a 10 years old child who was suffering from life-threatening Acute Liver Failure. Doctors recommended an urgent liver transplant to save Smilee’s life. The transplant costs Rs. 20 lakhs that is far beyond the family’s ability. Smiley's father is the sole breadwinner in their family and his earning is enough only to meet daily expenses.
Under our 5th project, we have support the kid suffering from life-threatening Acute Liver Failure. We have supported the family to meet the expenses of liver transplant. Finally, lovely child Smilee could be able to recover from this deadly disease.
Distribution of Sewing Machine:
Helping Needy Women to become Self-Sustain
As we all know underprivileged women don't have enough resources and skills to produce their income. Tailoring work will give the underprivileged women a life-saving moment in their life and income to come out of poverty. They are eager to start a business to support their family. But buying a Sewing machine is out of their reach.
Prayatna team identifies such needy women and distributes sewing machines to them. As a part of this initiative, Prayatna distributed sewing machines to five women in the first phase. Prayatna aims to improve the economic status of women and their families through this initiative.
Support to Visually Challanged Singer
Visually Challenged singer Ms. Sonali Chikhalkar lost her eyesight since birth. She completed her secondary education in a Blind School in Belagavi and dropped out due to illness. But she was able to learn singing and that changed her life completely. She aims to achieve high in the coming days. But the economical condition of her family is not supporting her to achieve big in her life. She is seeking support to procure instruments that are needed for her singing. But she could not afford it.
Among a lot of people who are living like blinds, here is a visually challenged singer who wants to achieve big despite the challenges she has been facing. We have decided to support her by providing a casio that would help her in her singing field. Under seventh project of Prayatna, we have provided casio that helps in her profession.
Upbringing the needy Potter
In this modern era, traditional pottery is endangered. Here is a family that has been cultivating and promoting pottery for the past 40 years. A 75-year-old elderly person has been working to earn their daily bread by running a pottery business. An electricpowered pottery machine is required for the elderly person to continue this profession.
Prayatna team decided to provide an Electric-Powered pots-making machine to him under its eighth project. Now the reward was worth the effort. We have handed over the electric-powered pottery that is essential for the elderly person. This will greatly benefit their livelihood.
Efforts to give a New Look to the
A story of a woman whose husband was a drunkard and passed away 3 months ago. With no financial support, the woman is living in her 25-year-old home with her children. The house was also leaking from haunting rain. Also, she doesn't have the energy to work hard to make ends meet.
Prayatna team, in the first phase renovated the house of this needy women. Also, ensured to support the education of her children. Mahesh Jadhav and Madhu Jadhav celebrated their wedding day in a unique way by helping her house renovation.
Enlightening the life of a Poor Student
A student from a poor family whose father is facing health problems and unable to work hard to afford the school fees of his child. Education is light and lack of it is darkness. The student urged Prayatna team for help.
The student is studying in 10th standard, as a support to his education, our Prayatna team decided to pay his school fees. Our endeavor to support the student who is interested to learn would create a bright future in the coming days.
Proud of Pruthviraj's act of kindness and happy to support him
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention...
Pruthviraj travels to his computer class by walking regularly. Pruthviraj doesn't have parents. He used to travel 3-4 km to attend his class. He earns his livelihood as well as getting an education. One day, he found an elderly woman struggling on the roadside. He contacted socialworker Santosh Darekar to help her. Until she was rescued, he has taken care of her.
Prayatna team has extended support to Pruthviraj by providing him a bicycle. This helps him to save time. We are proud of Pruthviraj's act of kindness and happy to support him.
An endeavor to help the super child Sadashiv
Sadashiv Somling Ramaji (age 16) is a student of Rajput Bandu High School. He resides on SPM Road, Belagavi. His grandparents work as Security Guard in an Apartment. His family consists of grandparents, a Mother & 2 younger sisters.
Lakshmi, younger sister is studying in 8th standard and one youngest sister Jyoti is studying in 6th Standard. Youngest sister Jyoti recently underwent a 2nd open-heart operation. All 3 study in the same school and are brilliant students.
Sadashiv daily gets up at 5 am in morning and does newspaper distribution in Tilakwadi. He distributes newspapers in nearly 100 homes in Tilakwadi. He has a rented bicycle on which he goes to distribute the newspaper. Under the Prayatna initiative, we have supported him with the bicycle.
Support a physically challenged girl to enlighten her life.
Sanvi Mahaveer Jakkanavar is a resident of Gandhi Nagar near Samarth Nagar, Belagavi. She is studying in 3rd standard in Government School of Samarth Nagar, Belagavi. She has been affected by polio since birth. Her father regularly drops and picks her up at school. It was painful to see the struggle of the girl and her family.
Prayatna team has taken this initiative to support her. In addition to providing a wheelchair, also took the educational responsibility of Sanvi Jakkanavar.
An endeavor to help the talented girl
No obstacles like poverty shouldn't affect the education of the student, with this aim Prayatna team helping a girl belonging to a poor family studying BCA in Gogte College Belagavi. Due to her poor economical background, she can't afford the Laptop and college fees which are essential for her studies.
To support this talented girl, Prayatna team has extended support by giving laptop and paying her college fees. This will be helpful for her studies.
Support a women to educate her daughter's
A strugle of single mother is more difficult while handling the family economic condition and the children's education. Here is single mother who is struggling to educate her daughters.
Prayatna team taken a initiative to help this woman and helped to educate her daughters by supporting her to pay the school fees.
With the support of generous individuals we could be able to embody our mission of bettering the lives of needy people. We look forward to continuing our efforts to make this society a better place for the poorest.
We thank everyone who have joined hands with us in this noble cause and hope all continue their support in the coming days.