14. Don Bosco Anbu Illam – SALEM – DBAI

Profile

Don Bosco Anbu Illam was started in 1988. It is dedicated to rehabilitate the street and working children of Salem, and to empower communities that are neglected. DBAI helps to mobilize the community through organization. Through the provision of sheltered education and skills training we work towards a holistic rehabilitation of street and working children.

Activities

  1. Shelter home for the street children and children at risk provides care and education.
  2. Shelter home for HIV infected child and youth towards social inclusion.
  3. Hon-formal vocational training to marginalized youth
  4. Continuing educational coaching and assistance for those

Vision of Salem Don Bosco – Anbu Illam

Anbu Illam Visualizes a just and equal society based on harmony and universal brotherhood

 Mission of Salem Don Bosco – Anbu Illam

Don Bosco Anbu Illam is a catalyst Organization that will increase the cooperation and collaboration of peoples Organization and empower the community by making sure equal and standard Education for all, create employment through vocational training, create awareness and sensitization about the Human Rights and make people take part in Governance through networking with NGOs and CBOs for the  eradication of social discrimination among the people in order to create  the Just and Equal society

Details of Conferers

NAME

ROLES & RESPONS-

IBILITIES

CELL NUMBER

E-MAIL ID

P Annappan Amalorpavaraj R/Dr

9443341663

amalsdb@yahoo.co.in

P Durai Selva V/Ic:Adivaram

9159703367

cduraisdb@rediffmail.com

P Karunaraj Gabriel A/Ad

9962113690

gabrielk.sdb@gmail.com

S Michael Arockiaraj PT 1

S Soraniah Jerald Vianneyraj BA Eng 3

History of Salem Don Bosco – Anbu Illam  

1. Name of the institution:  Salem Don Bosco – Anbu Illam

2. Year of starting: Jan 1988

3. Name of the location when it was started: Mulluvadi Gate, Salem

Don Bosco Anbu Illam

230 Brett’s Road

Mulluvadi Gate

Salem 636 007

Ph: 0427 – 2416631

4. Original purpose of the institution:

1. To rehabilitate street children, run – away children and rag pickers, through providing shelter, education, technical training and home placement.

2. To rehabilitate through Education and Industrial training child labourers, drop – outs and children who never attended school as a preventive measure.

Original target group :

1.    Street children, run – away children, rag pickers, hotel working children, physically and sexually abused children.

2.        Working children from slums and Parents

Original scope of the institution :

1. To rehabilitate street children, run – away children, rag pickers through providing shelter, education, technical training and home placement.

2.                 To rehabilitate through Education and Industrial training child labourers, drop – outs and children who never attended school as a preventive measure.

6. Profile of Salem Don Bosco – Anbu Illam

 Name of the society registered: The Salem Don Bosco Anbu Illam Social Service Society

Year of starting                  : 31 Jan 1988

 Address of the institution   :

Don Bosco Anbu Illam 5 – A, Brett’s Road, Mulluvadi Gate Salem – 636 007.

Activities and programme details :

S.

Name of the Activity

Year of Starting

No. of.

Expenses per year

Funded by Govt., Foreign, Province

No

Beneficiaries Now

1

Street contact

1988

1500 per year

2,00.000

Govt., Foreign,

2

Temporary shelter for runway children

1988

1500

5,00.000

Govt., Foreign,

3

Providing alternative care

1988

150 per year

18,00.000

Govt., Foreign,

4

Education

1995

200 per year

2,50.000

Govt., Foreign,

5

Non formal education

1994

180 per year

2,00.000

Govt., Foreign,

6

Supplementary education

1995

1000 per year

1,00.000

 Foreign,

7

Vocational training

1999

200 per year

3,00.000

 Foreign,

8

Community based organization

1997

4000

2,75.000

 Foreign,

9

Dropout courses

2004

60 per year

1,50.000

 Foreign,

10

Childline

2002

350 per year

4,00.000

Govt.,

11

Home link

2007

1200

2,75.000

Govt.,

12

Women Empowerment – IGP training

2008

100

1,00.000

Govt., Foreign,

13

HIV/AIDS affected and infected

2008

300

10.00.000

 Foreign

  Details of the sub centers :

S.

Name of the Activity

Year of Starting

No. of.

Expenses per year

Funded by Govt., Foreign, Province

No

Beneficiaries Now

1

Preparatory shelter home

1997

Per year 60

9,00.000

Govt., Foreign

2

Shelter home for infected and affected children by HIV/AIDS at Nilavarapatti

2008

Per year 25

10,00.000

Foreign,

3

Shelter home for infected and affected children by HIV/AIDS at Namakkal

2008

Per year 100

1,50.000

Foreign

 Location of the institution     :  Salem Don Bosco Anbu IllamA

            District                           : Salem

            Corporation                    : Salem

Geographical area covered by the services of the institution :

Salem, Vilupuram and Nammakkal Districts.

Major occupations of the target area population :

1.    Daily coolies 2. Landless farmers 3. Small vendors

4.    Weavers 5. Scavengers 6. Cobblers   7. Silver chain makers

 Geographical details of the area :

            4.1.      Major rivers or lakes :

1.    Mettur dam 2. KaveriRiver

4.2. Major factories :

1.    Salem Steel factory 2. Silver chain works   3. Sego factories

4.    Weavers 5.   Magnycite

            4.3.      Major government departments operating :

1.  Social welfare       2.  Social Defence

            4.4.      Major local feast :

1.    Marriamman festival

 Name the major socio, cultural, economic problem faced by the target area :

               Social           :           Illiteracy, Alcoholism, Casteism, Female infanticide and  bonded Child labour.

            Economical : Poverty, Low wages, unemployment.

Cultural : Male domination, Casteism, Early marriage

            Religion : Religious intolerance, Religious discrimination.

a.Goals of the Institution:

Right to survival, protection, participation and development ensured for all children living in difficult

Circumstances (street children, working children, missing and trafficking children, HIV/AIDS affected and

Infected children) through a community based approach in the district and salem and Namakkal.

a. Objectives of the Instittution

A. Eighty percent reduction in the number of street children in the district of Salem and Namakkal.

B.  Working children

12 Villages declared Child labor free, where children below 14 years are integrated to mainstream schools and ensured retention.

C.  Missing and trafficked children

Fifty percent reduction and prevention in trafficked/ missing children in 5 block of salem and Namakkal districts at the end of 3 years through effective monitoring system.

D.  HIV / AIDS affected and infected children lead an improved quality of life ensured alternate care in

institutions woth better psychosocial support, health care and community care in the operational areas.

E. Community Based Organization

Long term sustainability ensured by the maximum Utilization of the community resources for all intervention for children in difficult circumstances.

Fact Points

High rate of Drop outs from schools.

High prevalence of child labor.

High rate of reported and hidden incidence of physical and sexual abuse of street children, run–away children, rag pickers, hotel working children.

Facilities for education and Industrial training for child laborers, drop-outs and children who never attended school

Lack of adequate shelter, education, technical training and home placement for street children, run–away children and rag pickers.

Intervention

Centre for drop-outs and contact centre is functioning in Salem.

Shelter homes are run by Don Bosco at Salem for 50 children.

Rehabilitation shelter homes are managed by efficient staff for 100 boys.

Transit School / Bridge Courses are being conducted for the street children.

Community organization(Child rights club , Youth club, Young women, Women sangams, Core/ Support group) programs are on going

Education (Non formal and formal) is imparted to 50 youth.

Skill Training

20 Boys – House keeping, Cookery and Fast food, Courier – delivery boys, Office in charge, Driver, Electrical-pluming, cycle repairing,

Girls – House keeping, Cookery, Old age, Baby care, First Aid, Tailoring are conducted at strategic locations at Salem.

Child line (Rescue and rehabilitation of children in difficulties / danger) facilities are available at Salem.