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MYRADA is a Non Governmental Organisation managing rural development programmes in 3 States of South India and providing on-going support including deputations of staff to programmes in 6 other States. It also promotes the Self Help Affinity strategy in Cambodia, Myanmar and Bangladesh
History of the Organization: MYRADA was started in 1968. The History can be divided in to two periods.
nFrom 1968 to 1978: Resettlement of 15000 Tibetan Refugees.
nFrom 1978 Onwards: Rural Development Programmes.
Introduction to KUDCEM Project:
Uttar Kannada, is one of the Coastal Districts of Karnataka state, is known for its Natural beauty with huge thick forest Valleys, Rivers & Silver line beaches. The District stretches itself along the Arabian Sea in the western side with a total Coastal length of 144 Kms. There are three Main regions (a) Coastal (b) Malnad (c) Transitional belt. Our area of operation mainly comes under the coastal towns of Karwar, Ankola & Bhatkal. Other town comes under Malnad region – Dandeli
nThe project is involved in planning for Urban Infrastructure development in west coast Municipal towns & organizing sustainable institutions for its managements. The project covers four towns Karwar, Ankola, Bhatkal & Dandeli in these 4 towns we have total population 1,68,685. In these four towns there are 99 wards having 9,975 families coming under below poverty line.
The key components focused are:
n Informal settlers to be resettled through organizing relevant CBOs
n Preventive Health care through Awareness Camps & Education.
n To Provide proper Drinking water system & its Management, to provide safe & Clean Drinking water to all.
n To Provide drainage system for clean & safe disposal of water & its management.
n Management of Solid Waste in Municipal Limits.
n Awareness Trainings & Construction of Low Cost Sanitation.
n Skill Trainings
|Street Play on Management of Municipal Solid Waste||
Low Cost Sanitation
IEC Resource Centre
|Street Play on De-addiction||