Bengaluru Marathon: Holistic Development for Kids, Hegdenagar

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About the campaign

Anganwadi centers in Hegdenagara -1, Hegdenagara – 2, Nagenahalli, Nagenahalli colony, Kothnuru, Byrati, K Narayanapura, Mariyanna palya, Rachenahalli, Thanisandra, and Saarayi palya are located in Byatarayanapura zone Bengaluru, Pincode 560092. The word Anganwadi means 'courtyard shelter' in most Indian languages. They were started by the Indian government in 1975 as part of the Integrated Child Development Services program to combat child hunger and malnutrition. 


Current Scenario: 

  • 12 Government Anganwadi centers are been support by United Way Bengaluru. 
  • Support extended to 400 children under the ages of six years and to their mothers too. 
  • Conducting health awareness camps, mothers' committee meetings, improving infrastructure and enhancing early learning skills.    
Mentioned below are the areas for support for active community participation and sustained efforts:

Neighborhood Anganwadi Requirements:


Areas of support
Activities
Estimated Cost
Enhance cognitive, fine and gross motor and skills and language development
  • Providing additional early learning materials – story and rhyme books.
  • Engaging children in skilful group activities
  • Capacity building of the Anganwadi staff. 
INR 5,000/- per center per year
Improve health and nutrition of children and mothers.
  • Conduct periodic health screening sessions for children and mothers.
  • Awareness on child safety
  • Conduct monthly mothers’ committee meetings and informative sessions on nutrition 
INR 20,000/-  per center per year
Improve Infrastructure 
  • Plant saplings of indigenous variety.
  • Painting and minor repairs
  • Drawing mural arts on walls
  • Provide sufficient cooking vessels
INR 100,000/- per center per year
Volunteering Support
  • Volunteers to conduct the above mentioned activities.
Pro-bono

For more information, please write to info@uwbengaluru.org  visit www.uwbengaluru.org 

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