Tailoring & Draping
Conducting skill development programs for village women in tailoring and draping.
Community service is defined as volunteer work done for free in order to give back to the community.
It is a non-paying job performed by one person or a group of people for the benefit of the community or its institutions. It may be performed for a variety of reasons:
However in India Community Service is either done voluntarily or as a part of social responsibility by the organized sector.
Psycho Educational Society an NGO in India provides child education for rural poor, vocational training for women and organizes health care camps as community service for rural Mathura (U.P.).
Objectives of Psycho Educational Society being uplifting of the rural poor and creating awareness regarding family welfare and health; the community service activities are focused on:
Psycho Educational Society conducts skill development programs in the BDP School for village women in tailoring, embroidery, knitting and agriculture. These programs are offered everyday / once in a week after school working hours. Till date, more than 200 village women have benefited by these programs. Good percentage of the girls trained in tailoring become capable of supplementing their family income.
The school has computer laboratory headed by a well trained teacher. More than 200 boys and girls of the village have become computer literate by making use of these facilities.
Computer lab facilities are also being offered to the students of the neighboring schools.
Regular health check up camps for poor people living in the remote villages is arranged. Over 790 villagers hailing from remote villages of UP have already been checked for diabetes, hypertension, heart diseases etc. Free medicines are distributed for the poor as per doctor’s prescription. In addition to these camps, awareness programs on personal hygiene and health care are periodically conducted in the village.