SUKRUPA Community Development Program

Community development_6The Community Development Program offers health camps, family counseling, parenting, life skills training as well as vocational training. These components of the Sukrupa program provide a complete foundation for dignified employment and self-sufficiency. Consistent with all Sukrupa programs, the ultimate goal of this program is to provide a path out of the slums, to provide sustainable relocation to mainstream neighborhoods.

Sukrupa’s Community Development serves women and young adults in the underprivileged community in Bangalore, in particular the parents and siblings of the children who attend the School Program at the SUKRUPA Education Centre. The Community Development Program offers health camps, family counseling, parenting, life skills training as well as vocational training. These components of the Sukrupa program provide a complete foundation for dignified employment and self-sufficiency. Consistent with all Sukrupa programs, the ultimate goal of this program is to provide a path out of the slums, to provide sustainable relocation to mainstream neighborhoods. For this program, Sukrupa collaborates with Chaitanya Hospital and Baptist Hospital to address medical issues of the community.

Addressing the challenges of rural poverty as the underlying cause for the formation of urban slums. Rural Development Program provides preschool activities, supplementary education for government school children and vocational training for young adults and women. Future sources of revenue generation for the villages may include organic farming, dairy farming, and renewable energy.