To improve the status of vulnerable, deprived and destitute street children of the society who are in living on the street
|Nabaasha - Gariahat Police project||Children living on street||Direct beneficiaries coming to the center and getting educational,nutritional and other supports||62 children|
|Nabaasha - Topsia Police Project||Children living on street||Direct beneficiaries coming to the center and getting educational,nutritional and other supports||51 children|
|Nabaasha - Tollygunge||Children living on street||Direct beneficiaries coming to the center and getting educational,nutritional and other supports||65 children|
|New Market - Nabaasha||Children living on street||Direct beneficiaries coming to the center and getting educational,nutritional and other supports||49 children|
|Residential Hostel cum school placement||Children living on street were in formal school but needy, homeless and at risk||They are residing, studying there & their expenses are taken care by the organization||49 children|
|Nabaasha - Gariahat Police project||Beneficiaries siblings and parents whose children are in centers and receiving health support, educational support, nutritional support,attending awareness programs etc.||300|
|Nabaasha - Topsia Police project||Beneficiaries siblings and parents whose children are in centers and receiving health support, educational support, nutritional support, attending awareness programs etc.||250|
|Nabaasha - Tollygunge||Beneficiaries siblings and parents whose children are in centers and receiving health support, educational support, nutritional support, attending awareness programs etc.||300|
|New Market Nabaasha||Beneficiaries siblings and parents whose children are in centers and receiving health support, educational support, nutritional support, attending awareness programs etc.||300|
Success in Boards Examination: Madhyamik is a centralized examination conducted by the West Bengal Board of th Secondary Education (WBBSE) at the end of 10 standard of school. Over 10 lakh students from all over West Bengal appeared for this examination in the year 2011, scheduled in the month of February. This is one of the most important and the first Board Examination for a student. A Madhyamik candidate have to appear for seven papers - that is First language, Second Language, Mathematics, Physical Science, Life Science, History and Geography. Each of the subjects has got 100 mark papers except the First Language that has 200 marks. Thus the full marks come to 800 Children of Nabaasha center also appeared for the Higher secondary examination. The higher secondary examination is conducted by West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE). The higher secondary education serves as a step towards higher education for young learners in the age group of 16-18 years. It determines the course of a student’s interest in higher studies. In Higher Secondary examination a student have to choose form three stream-arts, science and commerce and a student have to appear for two language papers, three compulsory elective papers, one option elective paper and one compulsory paper of environmental science. The full marks for this examination come to 600. Rahul Biswas from Tollygunge Nabaasha successfully passed the Higher Secondary Examination with 60% marks in commerce stream, with accountancy, business management and economics as compulsory elective subject. The success of the two children in the Boards examination is truly appreciating and shows the contribution of the teachers/social workers in their success. Kolkata police arranged a prize distribution ceremony for Madhyamik and H.S passed students at Bidya Mandir School on 11/06/11. The prizes were distributed by Smt. Sabitri Mitra, Director of Social Welfare. The students from Tollygunge center named Amit and Rahul were awarded with `500 and a book (Gitanjali) by the great poet Rabindranath Tagore, to boost up the children so that in the near future they do a lot better and have a bright future.
Scholarship for Education: Md. Asif and Md. Arif, from Park Circus Boy's High School, students of Class-VI were awarded scholarship of `1000/- for best students so that they get more motivated and have interest in their studies which would help them to build their life in more beautiful way. Both of them are from Topshia Nabaasha.
Children placed in Vocational Training: Jyoti Choudhury and Barna Sardar from Gariahat Nabaasha Center were placed in Vocational Training at Life Skills Building. Jyoti was placed in restaurant services for culinary skills and Barna was placed in cooking Indian and Chines food . Pooja Kumari from the Topsia center was placed in the vocational unit under tailoring at Park Vocational Training Center.
Road Children find it difficult to learn English as it is 3 language in school, so less focused. Liam O Connor, an Irish teacher, has started the Mac Millan English programme with the teachers from Level 1. The Macmillan English Programme is specially designed for second language learners of English. The Macmillan English have 6 levels, each of which is delivered through eighteen units. Each Unit has six lessons. The English classes by Liam are being helpful to the teachers as well as the student in developing a strong foundation of English. According to Liam children have showing good development. After the completion of each of the units, the teacher started the units with the children. In this process not only the children, but also the teachers got the opportunity to develop their grip over the English Language. Each of the units has exercise which is much more activity oriented and the class is very much enjoyed by the children. After each of the units was covered the teachers as well as the children were assessed and ranked. This assessment kept the teachers motivated to improve their ranks.
A computer training programme was organized by Kolkata Police for the children of Nabaasha for 20 days Amit Biswas and Rahul Biswas participated in this program and tried to develop their skills in this category and also motivated by the appreciation to participate in the program.
st Rabindra Jayanti: Under Nabaasha project, each and every center celebrated 151 Birthday of Rabindranath Tagore. All the four centers performed some individual cultural event. Active participation of students and teachers made the event success full.
17children from Nabaasha centers th performed in our 64 Independence Day. The spirit of loving their motherland is highlighted and children got an exposure to know country's glorious past and the saga of achieving Independence.
The children th celebrated children's Day at Tollygunge Nabaasha on 14 November. A puppet show & talking doll show was organized in the morning and film show in the evening for entire Nabaasha children. Food packets also distributed. Children enjoyed the day very much.
Md. Arman, aged 12 years and Bishnu Dey, aged 11 years are two students of New Market Nabaasha Center. Those two poor children having family problem, they were taking drugs regularly due to depression, The Nabaasha teachers intervened and the counselor did counseled them for rehabilitation. With the concern of their parents, the Nabaasha teachers admitted that two children at MUKTI rehabilitation center. After a prolong treatment they were recovered and were feeling better. In April '2011 they have been shifted to Punorjiban a rehabilitation home for addicted children , for the two children better future. They are now continuing education in formal school.
Rahul Biswas : Rahul and his sister both are living with their parents at Tollygunge slum near railway station, though their parent earn some money but that was insufficient to maintain the entire expenses of the family so Rahul started to distribute news paper in the morning to bring a change in his daily life and earnings to his family . His father is a plumber and mother is a domestic help. Due to poor economical condition the family under goes with a dreadful situation. This atrocious situation never felt him discouraged; he is a student of Kalighat High School and he secured 52% marks in higher secondary examination. After successful completion of higher secondary he got admission in Bachelor of Commerce at Prafulla Chandra College under Calcutta University. The Minister of Social Welfare awarded him with a famous book called Gitajanli and an amount of Rs 500/-
Amit Biswas : Amit and his brother both are living with their parents at Tollygunge slum near railway station, though their parents earn meager amount of money but that is insufficient to maintain entire expenses of the family. Amit started to distribute newspaper in the morning from his child hood to bring a change in his daily life even. Amit's father gets more pleasure to take daru(local wine) and makes nonsenses instead of helping the family. Amit's mother is a maid servant. Entire family depends on her income. Due to poor economical condition the family under goes with a dreadful situation. In this difficult circumstance he was a regular student in Tollygunge center. This year Amit successfully completed his secondary education from Deshapran Brirendranath Institution with 60% marks. He is continuing his education, after Madhyamik (state level) examination he got an admission in same institute with Commerce. The Minister of Social Welfare and Kolkata Police awarded him with a famous book called Gitanjali, written by Rabindranath Tagore and an amount of Rs 500/-.