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Name: JANKI DEVI EDUCATIONAL WELFARE SOCIETY
Street 1: 74/35, RAJPUR ROAD, OPP. MADHUBAN HOTEL
Street 2: DEHRADUN-248001
City: DEHRADUN
Province: Uttarakhand
Post Code: 248001
Country: India
Phone: +911352749009
Email: admin@jdews.org
Web Site: http://www.jdews.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: SARIKA
Last Name: PRADHAN
Title: DIRECTOR
Email: admin@jdews.org
Phone: +919719150181

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: SANJAY
Last Name: JOSHI
Title: CHAIRMAN
Email: info@jdews.org
Phone: +919837029009

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
JDEWS is a Society founded for the educational provision of persons mainly of the hills. A teacher by profession, Smt. Janki Devi had a great love and acumen for teaching. Parents would plead to her to teach their child for she had such an endearing manner and personality that child loved to learn from her and with her. During her free time she would teach those children who could ill afford to pay and many a successful persons fondly remember her as their loving teacher with an extremely simple but charismatic personality. Children loved to be with her in class for she possessed that unique quality that immediately sparked a bond between the teacher and the taught. She had a great desire to give the gift of education to the children of the hills where living conditions were extremely tough and education limited and at long distances Inspired by the zeal of his mother, her son Sanjay Joshi founded the JDEWS to bring quality education to the children of Uttarakhand the state the family belongs to.

In this age of high tech education JDEWS is opening new vistas for the young and desirous students of Uttarakhand. It is open to the latest options in the field of education in order to make it available even in the remote areas of the State to enable any child’s dream, to soar and scale the heights, a reality. The Society caters to multifaceted program on its own as well as in collaboration with other educational institutions and organizations to give quality guidance and results.

It has already launched the distance learning program in collaboration with the Uttarakhand Open University and has also successfully initiated its Personality Development Program with the U.P.E.S . ,T.H.D.C. to name a few and is now organizing to launch its M-learning program through accessibility of Tablets in collaboration with APSA Group to enable those inclined to learn JDEWS thus has as its aim and objective (initially) the education of the young children of Uttarakhand.

Its commitment to reach out to open the closed world of
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Attendance at a TB related event
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: Technical assistance and advice
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
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:
J.D.E.W.S.

Is a non profitable organization dedicated to the service of the people of the state of Uttarakhand in the fields of Health, Education and Environment. In health its main thrust is in WHO's Stop TB Program in which it resorts to Advocacy through various methods.

GROUP INTERACTIONS

The JDEWS team members working on this project go to the villages and the remote areas with the pamphlets and other materials pertaining to the disease and interact with the people. They endeavor to convince them that TB though a deadly disease IS CURABLE provided the patient is regular in following the course of it. They exhibit the pamphlets and also distribute them in the vernacular to enable the people to comprehend and fully understand the possibility of cure from it.

PUPPET SHOWS and STREET PLAYS

The members have performances staged depicting a patients plight and condition when suffering from TB and the CHANGE in it after a continuous follow up of the treatment of this deadly disease. Street plays shattering the myths associated with its contagious character are also enacted before the crowds gathered at a common place.
People are made to believe that TB patients need not be shunned by their family members and neighbors as the ailment is curable and not contagious.

DOCUMENTARY SHOWS

Documentaries stating the facts about the ailment, Who’s programs and lives of infected persons before and after the treatment, DOT information and details of camps and regular visits to the health care centers and hygiene essential for it are shown regularly at mass gathering places.


MOTIVATIONAL INCENTIVES

Motivational incentives by way of gifts in kind or cash according to the need of the people are also given by the members working on the TB eradication program to encourage more persons to enroll for treatment.
 

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
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:
J.D.E.W.S.

Is a non profitable organization dedicated to the service of the people of the state of Uttarakhand in the fields of Health, Education and Environment. In health its main thrust is in WHO's Stop TB Program in which it resorts to Advocacy through various methods.

GROUP INTERACTIONS

The JDEWS team members working on this project go to the villages and the remote areas with the pamphlets and other materials pertaining to the disease and interact with the people. They endeavor to convince them that TB though a deadly disease IS CURABLE provided the patient is regular in following the course of it. They exhibit the pamphlets and also distribute them in the vernacular to enable the people to comprehend and fully understand the possibility of cure from it.

PUPPET SHOWS and STREET PLAYS

The members have performances staged depicting a patients plight and condition when suffering from TB and the CHANGE in it after a continuous follow up of the treatment of this deadly disease. Street plays shattering the myths associated with its contagious character are also enacted before the crowds gathered at a common place.
People are made to believe that TB patients need not be shunned by their family members and neighbors as the ailment is curable and not contagious.

DOCUMENTARY SHOWS

Documentaries stating the facts about the ailment, Who’s programs and lives of infected persons before and after the treatment, DOT information and details of camps and regular visits to the health care centers and hygiene essential for it are shown regularly at mass gathering places.


MOTIVATIONAL INCENTIVES

Motivational incentives by way of gifts in kind or cash according to the need of the people are also given by the members working on the TB eradication program to encourage more persons to enroll for treatment.


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 6, 2012
Last updated: May 19, 2015