Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life: means, because it empowers an individual to earn his/her livelihood and the end because it increases one's awareness on a range of issues – from healthcare to appropriate social behaviour to understanding one's rights - and in the process evolve as a better citizen.
Namaste Public’s educational initiatives include the following
We works with underprivileged children under difficult circumstances such as child labour, children of poorest of the parents, children inflicted and affected with HIV/AIDS, street and runaway children, disaster struck children and slum children etc.
Namaste Public’s Livelihood initiatives include the following;
Under the livelihood programme short-term courses are being offered to develop/enhance the skills/practical applications leading to income generation activities. These courses and skills can be broadly classified under: Computer-aided applications, Electrical /Electronic Repairs, Handicrafts, Information Technology, Generator Repair, Beauty Culture.
Our vocational training centres are also catering to specific industry’s demand to prepare skilled workforce for them from amongst the local population.
Namaste Public organising free health camps under our health programme which aims to take comprehensive health care services (preventive, promotive and curative) for the most underprivileged population in remote rural areas and urban slums. Namaste Public’s Health Care initiatives include the following
We have organized about 16 free camps at various locations of slums in Lucknow annd rural areas of Utter Pradesh last year. We have empanelled qualified MBBS and Gynaecologist with our team. These camps have become very popular. On an average we treat about 40-100 patients in our every camp. We give those free medicines, free consultations and counseling besides discounted diagnostics with various health centers
Namaste Public, apart from its regular programmes, has been taking up many immediate needs based special interventions for reaching out to the most deserving population in difficult circumstances. It includes Disaster Management, cloths distribution, Education awards & sponsorship, awareness and advocacy programmes etc.
Cloth & Blankets Distribution
On the occasion of New Year NAMASTE PUBLIC distributed cloths and blankets to the people who are sleeping across the road on foot paths, bus stops and living in slum clusters.Volunteers identified needy people, widows, mentally and physically challenged and aged who are sleeping road side without proper covering in the winter. Our distribution programme helped nearly 200 people. Many poor people ware in the need of clothes especially widow’s, mentally challenged and old people.
Programmes such as exhibitions, audio-visual shows, talks, meetings, celebrations, melas, quality of life improvement programmes are being taken up on different occasions.
Girl child & Women Empowerment
One of the major aims of the NAMASTE PUBLIC is to create a society which provides equal opportunities to all irrespective of the social and economic barriers. This can only be achieved if different empowering interventions are done at different levels.
Most of the programs initiated by us aim towards empowerment of the needy women, the underprivileged and the marginalized who has always been the exploited class.
We also help needy and provoide Financial assistance to poor patients, Scholarships to students, Financial assistance for marriage of poor girls etc.