Aaina in collaboration with Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW-IS) implemented "Toward empowerment working with women and girls on right to mobility, work, education and health of rural and indigenous women and girls in selected sites in Odisha". We have ongoing project at Ganjam but in addition to that the project has been newly implemented in three government ashram schools and two women hostels for SC& ST of Khurda district.
The programme runs in government ashram schools named as GULECHI which has been derived from tribal word which means wooden champa. The project focuses on Adolscent girl's life skill education with all respects to their art, culture and tradition. It also focuses on basic health practices like hygiene, sanitation and menstruation hygiene management, skills, attitude and knowledge through learning facilitators of respective ashram schools.
Simultaneously, we are interacting with the young hostel inmates about their areas of interests, likes, dislikes, hobbies and also analytical skills to them, followed by group discussion, question answer session, debate and discussion, film screening and audio visual presentation