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Name: SOCIAL EDUCATIONAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SOCIETY (SEEDS)
Street 1: P.O.BOX NO.249, D.NO.4-16-25/3, BANDLAMUDI COMPLEX
Street 2: NEAR ANDHRA BANK (SRINAGAR COLONY BRANCH), AMARAVATHI ROAD
City: GUNTUR
Province: ANDHRA PRADESH
Post Code: 522 002
Country: India
Phone: -91-863-2351631
Email: seedsorg@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.seedsorg.in

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: ROSHAN
Last Name: KUMAR
Title: DIRECTOR
Email: seedsorg@yahoo.com
Phone: 91-9848090642

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: SOLOMON
Last Name: PRADEEP
Title: PROGRAM MANAGER
Email: seedsguntur@gmail.com
Phone: 91-9912227313

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
SEEDS is an NGO working since 1985 in 8 Districts (5 coastal districts - Nellore, Prakasam, Guntur, Krishna, West and East Godavari Districts; one in telengana region - Nalgonda district and one in rayalaseema region - Kurnool district) of Andhra Pradesh and one district of Karnataka - Raichur district in South India on various developmental initiative and since 1992 on HIV related interventions including TB being the first opportunistic infection.

The following are the initiatives / projects / programs of SEEDS and the mandate in SEEDS is that certain common messages are taken across all programs in all regions for the benefit of the targeted / participating communities and the TB is one amongst them.

A.HIV & AIDS AND DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES / PROJECT / PROGRAMS

01.Healthy Highways Project (HHP) on NH-5 (awarded rank – “EXCELLENT” by APSACS / NACO supported by DFID & APSACS / NACO

02.Tarang Network Partners Training Programme for RMPs supported by Andhra Pradesh Social Marketing Programme / HLFPPT

03.HIV/AIDS Tele Counseling Services Project supported by CHARCA / APSACS & UNICEF and UNAIDS

04.Young People’s Initiative (YPI) – HIV related interventions amongst young industrial and quarry workers (work place intervention) supported by UNICEF and APSACS

05.Sishu Adhikar Raksha Project (SARP) – a project addressing the issues related to community / home based care and support for children with HIV and affected supported by FHI / IMPACT / USAID

06.Prevention of Trafficking and HIV in Women and Girls (TAHA) supported by UNDP & NACO / APSACS & DWCDA

07.Balasahyoga (BS) – a program addressing the issues related to community / home based care and support of families with HIV infected and affected covering 17,000 households having 27,200 children and 25,500 adults supported by CIFF & EJAF and Balasahyoga Consortium – FHI360, Clinton Foundation and CARE

08.Comprehensive District HIV&AIDS Program (CDHP)-Link Worker Scheme (LWS)supported by APSACS/UNICEF

09. Project for Empowering P
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: India
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:

SEEDS is involved in HIV related interventions since 1992 and one of the key messages both in one to one and one to group sessions and also in mass communication events is to sensitize the vulnerable population both on HIV and TB and cross diagnostic testing i.e., persons with HIV to get tested for TB and persons with TB to get tested for HIV as part of BCC.

SEEDS is a member of HIV - TB District Level Coordination Committee.

SEEDS was involved in implementing Healthy Highway Project supported by DFID and APSACS / NACO working amongst Highway based communities reaching around 300,000 individuals per year including truck drivers, cleaners, mobile sex workers, dhaba workers, auto mobile mechanics, Tyre puncture shop workers, petrol bunk workers etc. in Guntur, Krishna, West and East Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh in South India.

The Sishu Adikar Raksha Project (SARP)- a project on protection of child rights of children infected with and affected by HIV & AIDS supported by FHI & IMPACT / USAID and covered around 3,000 children in Guntur District.


The HIV & AIDS Tele Counseling Services Project (TCSP)supported by UNICEF has counseled around 100,000 young and the Young People's Initiative (YPI) Project has covered around 100,000 young workers in cotton ginning / grading / processing / packing industries, tobacco grading /processing / packing industries, chilli grading / processing industries and chilli cold storages,lime quarries and lime kiln industries in Guntur District.

Further, SEEDS is implementing Balasahyoga - a program to ensure quality of life for the households having children infected with and affected by HIV supported by CIFF and EJAF through Balasahyoga Consortium (FHI360, CF and CARE) and reaching around 25,000 households having 36,490 adults and 32,350 children in Guntur and East Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh.

The Comprehensive District HIV & AIDS Program (CDHP) - Link Worker Scheme (LWS) supported by UNICEF and APSACS is under implementation by SEEDS in 100 core villages and 400 satellite villages in Guntur District covering around 100,000 individuals under 12 core groups including HRG - FSWs, MSM and IDU and other - Partners, Migrants, Drivers, Women Heading the Family, Children Heading the Family, Vulnerable Young, PLHA, CABA and Pregnant Women.

The Swagati Project of SEEDS with the support of BMGF and HLFPPT and APSACS is covering around 1,500 Female Sex Workers (FSW) and Men having Sex with Men (MSM) under the Targeted Intervention.

The Project for Empowering People Living with TB (PEPL TB)supported Stop TB partnership / WHO has covered around 25,000 persons with TB and supported them for adherence of treatment and to form the CBO to demonstrate successful treatment methods and mechanism for generating interest among persons living with TB.

Two Urban Health Centers (UHC) serving 50,000 slum dwellers and the Mobile Medical Unit (MMU) serving 150,000 rural and tribal population with health, medical and treatment services and health education supported by National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) / Govt. of India.

The mandate in SEEDS is that certain common messages are taken across all programs in all regions for the benefit of the targeted / participating communities and the TB is one amongst them.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
India

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy India

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Link all Out Reach / field level / community based functionaries to DOTS and advocate on drug adherence apart from enhanced quality of life by required level of behavioral change and encourage the totally cured individuals to disclose and stand as replicable model by revealing the success stories and thus enhance the level of hope amongst the hopeless and deprived.

The promotion of CBOs with right based approach for civil society demand on quality drugs and treatment apart from the members of the CBO to excel the opportunity to rope in more number of persons with TB and advocate on successful adherent treatment for total cure amongst other persons with TB not accessing / not interested to access the treatment.

Drug-Resistant TB:
SEEDS works in coordination with TB related services of the Government at all levels and further ensures field level quality assurance in implementation through networking, linkages and by mentoring the respective CBOs.

TB-HIV:
SEEDS is one of the active members of TB - HIV Coordination at District Level.

SEEDS is involved in HIV related interventions since 1992 and one of the key messages both in one to one and one to group sessions and also in mass communication events is to sensitize the vulnerable population both on HIV and TB and cross diagnostic testing i.e., persons with HIV to get tested for TB and persons with TB to get tested for HIV as part of BCC.

Ensuring community based structures and facilities on TB and HIV related drug adherence with quality of life.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: September 16, 2011