Specific needs

When circumstances warrant it, specific actions can be set up to deal with a particular issue.

Tuberculosis control

Objective

Tuberculosis control in the slums of Mumbai and its suburbs, through a public-private partnership.

 

Activities

> Informing the general public (IEC)

> Opening sputum collection centres, laboratories and treatment centres in slums.

 

Agglomeration of Mumbai. Door-to-door sensitization and diagnosis in Thane, with our partner Alert India.
Agglomeration of Mumbai. Door-to-door sensitization and diagnosis in Thane, with our partner Alert India.

In 2015, 9481 patients started treatment in slums in NGO treatment centers or identified through case-detection activities and referrals from private doctors, with a cure rate of over 80%.

 

 

Partners in India: ALERT, LSS, PATH, MJK, SAYA, NVSK and 5 municipalities of the Mumbai agglomeration.

Education

Antananarivo. Preschool centre in Ambohiday supported by KOZAMA
Antananarivo. Preschool centre in Ambohiday supported by KOZAMA

Objective

Enable pre-schooling for very vulnerable families and reduce drop-outs in primary school.

 

Activities

> foster pre-school centres in public primary schools

> Tutoring in public primary schools

> Pedagogical training for teachers

> Parental education

> Specific support for children with learning difficulties

> Support of the national education policy to develop the public preschool system


In Antananarivo, the preschool project supports 13 preschool centres with 2,283 children aged 3 to 5 years old. Tutoring activities involving 41% of students in 13 primary schools allowed 71% of children to join the next grade.

 

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