Health and Sanitation

Year : 1996-1997

Name of the project

Propagating sanitation by introducing low cost latrines among SC population in Kurunthencode Block.

  • Constructed 100 latrines in the selected 15 hamlets at the rate of about 7 units in each hamlet.
  • Maintenance of latrines was  explained to all the  beneficiaries
Year : 2001-2002 & 2002-2003

Name of the project

HIV/AIDS control program  – TANSACS, Chennai

  • Kaliakkavilai and Aralvoimozhi were the working villages.
  • Identified the STD infected  and referred to treatment in   the          
    Govt.Hospitals.- Conducted counseling to the STD infected.
  • Distributed condom, Demonstrated the  application of condom.  
  • Conducted camps for  youths.-
  • Observed World AIDS Day.-World Blood Donation day  observed.

Year :2003-2004

Name of the project

HIV/AIDS-Intervention – TANSACS, Chennai

  • Orientation about the dangers of HIV/AIDS had been
    availed to the identified CSWs/WIPs/PIMPs behavior
  • Demonstration of condom, condom distribution outlet, -Medical camps were organized for the identification of HIV/AIDS infected.

Year :2002-2003

Name of the project

World AIDS day – APAC, Chennai

  • Exhibition and Women Rally-Women Convention.

Year : 2004-2005

Name of the project

STD/HIV/AIDS Intervention program -TANSACS,Chennai

  • CSWs meetings, PIMPs meetings, General Health camp, STD health camp, lodge owners meetings, cultural activities, Cycle rally was arranged on the eve of the World AIDS day on 1st December 2004.

Year : 2005-2006

Name of the project

World AIDS Day program - TANSACS, Chennai

  • World AIDS day had been observed by CSD from 1-12-2005 to 31-12-2005 throughout Melpuram block of Kanyakumari District.

Year : 2005-2006

Name of the project

STD/HIV/AIDS Intervention – TANSACS, Chennai

  • STD patients identification and referral, HIV/AIDS infected people identification  etc were also carried out.

Year : 2006-2007

Name of the project

STD/HIV/AIDS Intervention – TANSACS, Chennai

  • STD patients identification and referral, HIV/AIDS infected people identification  etc were also carried out.

Year : 2007-2008

Name of the project

General intervention HIV/AIDS among migrants in Kanyakumari District.

  • STD patients identification and referral, HIV/AIDS infected people identification  etc were also carried out.

Year : 2008-2009

Name of the project

General Intervention on STI, HIV/AIDS among migrants in Kanyakumari District.

  • Conducted awareness camps, one to one interaction, one to group meetings, general health camps, STD health camps, lodge owners meetings, cultural activities, Peer educators meetings , staff training etc.Condom distribution, STD patients identification and referral, HIV/AIDS infected identification etc were also done.

Year : 2008-2009

Name of the project

STD/HIV/AIDS prevention program for migrant population Koodankulam village of Tirunelveli District. – APAC VHS, Chennai

  • Conducted awareness camps, one to one  interaction, one to one group  meetings, General Health camps, Lodge owners meetings, Cultural activities, Peer Educators meetings, staff training etc. Other activities such as condom distribution & demonstration, HIV/AIDS infected identification and referral etc were conducted.

Year : 2008-2009

Name of the project

HIV/AIDS Intervention for core Group in Kanyakumari District – APAC-VHS, Chennai

  • The project covered  Thuckalay, Kurunthencode and Thovalai Blocks of  Kanyakumari District.
  • FSW and MSM are the Target group.
  • Conducted one to one  interactions, one to group sessions, counseling  services, condom promotion, cultural training, advisory  committee meetings, advocacy meetings, cluster convention, exhibitions,  street plays, Peer educators training, STD affected  identification & referral etc.

Year : 2009-2010

Name of the project

HIV/AIDS Intervention for core group in Kanyakumari District – APAC-VHS, Chennai

  • The project covered Thuckalai, Kurunthencode  and Thovalai Blocks of  Kanyakumari District.-FSW & MSM  are the target  people.-Conducted one to one  interaction, one to group  sessions, counseling  services, condom promotion, cultural training, Advisory  committee meeting,  Advocacy meetings,

Year : 2009-2010

Name of the project

STD/HIV/AIDS prevention of care & support program for highly vulnerable and mobile groups in Krishnagiri District – UNICEF Chennai

  • The link workers approached the high risk groups and he vulnerable young people in the community such as partners/ spouses of migrants, mobile populations, IDUs, Usage of condom, STI management, VCTC, ICTC, PPTCT etc. Also advised them to reduce stigma and descrimination against PLHA and their families.-Conducted World AIDS day awareness Rally at Krishnagiri.

Year : 2010-2011

Name of the project

STD, HIV/AIDS prevention among (FSW)and (MSM) - APAC-VHS, Chennai

  • The project area is Kurunthencode, Thovalai and Thuckalai Blocks of  Kanyakumari District.-World AIDS day program  with the theme of “Universal  Access on Human Rights” focused on HIV/AIDS positive -District level Team training  focused on Master Health   Checkup program conducted  on the second week of  January 2011.

Year : 2009 -2010 & 2010 -2011

Name of the project

Development of SC community by establishing sustainable enterprises with S&T intervention in Ilayanainarkulam settlement in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. – DST, New Delhi.

  • Infrastructure development  such as construction of  training centre, erection of  machines for the training  were done.
  • Provided training in banana  fibre and tailoring
  • Provided backyard poultry  and stall fed goat rearing to
    the selected beneficiaries.
  • Constructed low cost  latrines and soakage pits for
    Sanitary facility.

Year : 2011-2013

Name of the project

STD, HIV/AIDS prevention among (FSW)and (MSM)  - TANSACS -  Chennai

  • The project area is Kurunthencode, Thovalai and Thuckalai Blocks of  Kanyakumari District.
  • One to one interaction, one  to group sessions, counseling services, condom promotion, cultural training, Advisory committee meeting, Cluster  level peer educators, conventions, exhibitions, street plays, Peer educators  training, STD infected  people identification,  HIV/AIDS infected identification and referral and follow-up were carried  out.702 FSWs and 501 MSMs were identified and rendered services to them.  The core group community people to be highly vulnerable for STI and HIV infections due to their unsafe sex behaviors.  Twenty one community health workers, forty four peer educators, five outreach workers, a Counselor, a Monitoring and Evaluation officer and a Project Co-ordinator were worked in this project.