Rural Development programs

Sharana’s approach to community development, described at greater length in our Mission, is wholistic and integrative. To help children obtain their rights to education implies supporting families who then do not need their children to work to supplement family income.
This support entail addressing childcare, medical, nutritional, emotional, economic, and other needs, as well as creating spaces where communities can gather to attend to the issues that concern them. Sharana’s programs oriented toward community development are further described in the links below.

Select one of the Rural Development Programs to learn more about them:
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Kitchen Garden
A program to grow healthy organic seasonal fruits and vegetables in house and thus meet a portion of requirements and reduce external inputs.
Village Crèche
A vital tool for empowering and encouraging women to work while their children are cared for in a clean safe environment and nutritious food, educational activities, health check ups and sanitation.
Spirulina Nutritive Programme
An in-house production of protein and mineral rich Spirulina algae grown as a healthy dietary supplement for our beneficiaries.
Medical Outreach and Referral Centre
This programs aims to provide medical support and referral services to our direct beneficiaries (the children) and indirect beneficiaries (their families and communities) throughout all the programs.