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Women & Child Development
(i) STREE SHAKTI KENDRAS-   The main objective of Stree Shakti Subidha kendras are to empower women through different support mechanism. With the support of Mission Convergence, Govt.of NCT of Delhi SAVE has been running two Stree Shakti Kendra (Empowerment of Women through Govt. facilitated Gender resource Centers) in East and North East District of Delhi. An empowered  and delighted women ensures that her family benefits from her and unleash a chain that would push development agenda up the scale to encompass all its entirety. Through GRCs we provide:

Vocational Training & Skill Development Programmes
  • CUTTING & STITCHING
  • Cutting & Stitching is convenient trade for women and it  is one of the most popular professions among women and girls because of job opportunity and low investment for setting up of business unit.
  • It is also easy for trained women and girls to obtain work order from different garment manufacturing units  and can work at home which ultimately give economic independence to the women.
  • BEAUTY CULTURE & HEALTH CARE
Beauty culture   is comparatively a new trade for the women who are from low income group although this trade was very popular since last eighties among middle and upper middle class women as a specialized profession. But now a days it become popular among the women of low income group, more and more women are taking interest to get themselves trained in this field. On the other hand women and girls of today are more conscious about health and beauty. As a result after training women are getting  opportunity to earn their livelihood.
Beauty culture   is comparatively a new trade for the women who are from low income group although this trade was very popular since last eighties among middle and upper middle class women as a specialized profession. But now a days it become popular among the women of low income group, more and more women are taking interest to get themselves trained in this field. On the other hand women and girls of today are more conscious about health and beauty. As a result after training women are getting  opportunity to earn their livelihood.
  • JUTE CRAFT
In view of environmental concern and ban on plastic bags, now Jute products demands are on high. Keeping in view of above we are imparting training on Jute Craft. After getting training, beneficiaries are getting opportunity to earn their livelihood very easily.

  • ART & CRAFT
Cutting & Stitching is convenient trade for women and it  is one of the most popular professions among women and girls because of job opportunity and low investment for setting up of business unit. It is also easy for trained women and girls to obtain work order from different garment manufacturing units  and can work at home which ultimately give economic independence to the women.

  • COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS
  • Training program on Computer Fundamentals contains:
  • Introduction to Computers
  • History of Computers
  • Components of Hardware Peripherals
  • Concept of Operating System - Windows XP
  • Exploring & Configuring the Windows XP Desktop Environment – Customize the Desktop, Start Menu, and Taskbar etc.
  • Configuring & Migrating Files, Folders & Settings – Folder Views, Accessibility Settings
  • Features of Windows XP
  • Understanding concepts of Word processing using MS-Word
  • Understanding concepts of Electronic spreadsheet and various types of entries in it
  • Understanding concepts of URL
  • Creating and Opening an E-mail account.
  • Receiving and sending emails
  • Searching information on Internet
After completing above training programs, beneficiaries are able to get good job opportunity and few are able to set up their own business unit.
NON FORMAL EDUCATION
The Non Formal Education component is also divided into three parts i.e Adult Education, Remedial Education and Education for the dropout school children.
  • ADULT EDUCATION
This component is specially designed for the ladies who are illiterate or neo literate. Our education team identify these women from the community and counseled them for getting themselves enrolled in our Adult Education programme. This component paved the path for the women towards a new independent world who wanted to something for their own but due to illiteracy they could not.
  • REMEDIAL EDUCATION
Through this component we provide remedial education to the school going children.
  • EDUCATION FOR THE DROP OUTS
Age wise we prepare batches of school drop -out children and then provide education as per need so that they can be ready for the forthcoming school admission session. Mainstreaming is our basic motto because we believe that education is our basic right so each and every children should the opportunity to go to school.
HEALTH CLINICS & CAMPS
Twice a month health clinics are there in the GRC premises. Qualified Doctors visit the clinic for the checkup of the patients. On bimonthly basis we organize health camps with an intention to benefit the community people of the target area. Wide publicity through loudspeakers, distribution of handbills, banners, puppet shows and street plays are the few publicity measures we adopt prior organizing the health camp because this results in a huge turnout during the camp date. A huge number of people takebenefit of the camp in some form or the other. People avail the facility of free health check-up and distribution of medicines in the camp. The camp offers separate counters for General Physician OPD, Gynecology OPD , and Pediatric OPD. These bimonthly camps also offer theme based separate counter for example family planning, Child & Maternal Health, Immunization, DOTS, ICTC, Diabetes etc. Computerized systems are also setup for the occasion so that visitors can avail the benefit of SGSRY scheme, RSBY as well as UID enrolment. All the visitors get information about the various schemes run by Delhi Govt. through a different information counter at the starting point of the camp.
NUTRITION CAMP
We organize nutrition camp on monthly basis. Experts from the concerned field counseled the community women by focusing on different topics related to health & nutrition. What we do-
  • Awareness activities: Demonstration on nutrient food by experts from food and nutrition department/experts.
  • Provide tips for healthy eating.
  • How to maintain body weight according to height.
  • Distribution of nutrient and instant food to children.
  • Balanced diet for a lactating mother.
  • Diet for Elderly.
  • Health eating habit for preventing diet related chronic diseases and lots of other relevant topics covered during these camps.
LEGAL AWARENESS/COUNSELING
  • Legal awareness and counseling sessions with lawyers are organised at the GRC centre twice in a week to provide free service and advices on legal matters.
  • A number of cases related to family dispute, divorce, property, entitlement and other related cases are reported in the Centre and resolved either mutually or through Court of Law.
SELF HELP GROUPS
  • Women Self Help Groups were introduced to bring self respect and confidence among women in our target area. These are small groups of 10-19 members who collect savings from their members and provide loan to them based on their needs. These members are from low economic background and are mostly illiterate women residing in urban slums Delhi. Inaccessibility to formal banking institutions SAVE took the opportunity to form and strengthen Self help Groups and link these groups to different nationalized banks. Among the nationalized banks, Indian Bank came forward positively to link these groups, provide loans for income generation activities as well support for microfinance.
  • So far 600 members are associated with SAVE through SHG groups.
  • SAVE has initiated to register a cooperative society so that these members can avail the benefits larger loans. Through this cooperative, these members will be able to avail other services like opening of saving accounts, loans for installation of toilets, tailoring center, beauty parlor etc.
Beside the above there so many other activities we take up through our GRC for the overall community development i.e WATER & SANITATION PROGRAMME, Awaaz Uthao Campaign, Healthy Sanitation habit for Women, facilitation of schemes like RSBY, SJSRY, UID, Social Welfare & Labour Department related scheme, etc.
(ii) KISHORI SHAKTI YOZANA 
  • Delhi: With the support of Women and Child welfare Dept., Govt. of NCT of Delhi SAVE impart training to the adolescent girls in East Delhi District under the Kishori Shakti Yojana.
  • Uttar Pradesh: SAVE impart Training programme with the support of U.P. Mahila Kalyan Nigam , U.P in Meerut District of U.P. for developing entrepreneurship skills and provide self- employment opportunities among the adolescent girls, thus creating prospects for them to establish themselves as successful entrepreneurs.
Objectives : 
  • To train adolescent girls in Cutting and Tailoring/Beauty and Health Care.
  • To provide life skill education and take sessions on health, nutrition, legal, etc.
(iii) MAHILA ROJGAR PRASHIKSHAN PROGRAM-
SAVE with the support of UP mahila Kalyan Nigam, has been imparting training to the women who do not have access to paid vocational Institutions due to poor economic condition. Keeping this in view SAVE impart Skill Enhancement Programme to these women so that they can earn their livelihood as per the local need. More than 180 candidates has been successfully trained in trades like Soft Toys Making & Art & Craft.
 
News And Updates
SAVE has been appointed as Institutional National Level Monitor of Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India
SAVE has partnered with AMEX and BCCL for implementing Teach India Program in Delhi/NCR.
SAVE has been appointed as Institutional National Level Monitor of Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, Govt. of India.
SAVE introduces low cost Sanitary Napkins: An initiation of SHGs of SAVE & WASME
SAVE introduces low cost Sanitary Napkins: An initiation of SHGs of SAVE & WASME Development sector/CBOs/NGOs interested to engage their SHGs for income generation activities can approach us for trade enquiry. Contact detail: save_org@yahoo.co.in (M): 9811489441
SAVE has been appointed as Institutional National Level Monitor of Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Govt. of India.
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