Centers

Shelter: (Round the Clock Open Shelter)

Shelter: (Round the Clock Open Shelter)

  • Shelter is located at Poornanandampet, Near Railway Station, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. It cares for Children between 5 – 15 years of age. The children are given emotional support that they are badly in need of, in addition to meeting their personal and medical needs, with an emphasis on non-formal education.
  • The children rescued from street or weaned away from street life are brought immediately to ‘Round the Clock Open Shelter’ and are provided with basic needs. They undergo in-depth counselling sessions while attending Orientation Camps organized in the shelter premises, before they are home-integrated or joined for any of the rehabilitation process under formal education or skills training streams.
  • It is done through a month long re-orientation camps, group counselling, and picnic camps. Depending on their age, the Pre-Prerana camp caters for children below 11 years, while the Pre-Velugu for children between 12-14 years and Pre-Vimukthi prepares children for de-addiction Camp. At the end of this children either go back home, and if that not possible, join other rehabilitation processes available within the organization.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 8332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Mr. Ch. Raj Kumar
Incharge 9490491833 rajannanjbb@gmail.com
No of Boys taking shelter Per day 25 children

Chiguru Childrens Village (Boys & Girls)

Chiguru Childrens Village (Boys & Girls)

It is Children’s village located at bank of Krishna River, Andhra Pradesh, Guntur Dist., India, 4 kms away from Prakasham Barrage on the way to Amaravathi Temple road. It is Home of Residential Bridge school for children – for boys (Theeram) and for Girls (Baalika), preparing them for regular schooling. Children in Chiguru are housed in small groups at different cottages – Group Care Homes, one of alternative forms of care - with a view to give more individual attention. Chiguru also accommodates SHORT STAY HOME for girl children above 15 years and young women – victims of sexual, physical and other forms of violence, especially in cases of domestic violence. They are given opportunities to have in-depth counselling, Livelihood Advancement Skills Trainings (LAST), Life Skill cum Sexual Health Education, etc.

S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 8332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Sr. Maria Kumari Incharge 9494265751 navajeevanvja@gmail.com
3 Mr. M. Mastan Center Incharge 8500738785 mastanjbb@gmail.com

 

S. No Category Name of the Cottage No. of Children Residing. Total Grand Total
1 Boys Gandhi Cottage 25
62
95
2 Nehru Cottage 25
3 Don Bosco Cottage --
4
Mother Teresa Cottage 12
5
Girls Chinnari Cottage 16
33
6
Sethu 17
7
Naveena

Moggas (Group Care Homes for School going children)

Moggas (Group Care Homes for School going children)

Moggas- A center for the home of school going children is located at Pezzonipet, Vijaywada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. It is realizing the importance of foster care and has started Group Care Homes to foster family environment. These children study in 4 different schools. These homes apart, Navajeevan has also started placing individual child – especially the orphans – under the care of foster parents in their families. At the moment there are 5 Group Care Homes (Moggas) – 5 for boys. These Group Care Homes for boys are taken care of by care mothers/care takers. These children are assisted by the study tutors during study time.

S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Fr. PK. Jose Director 9440268405 parokaran@rediffmail.com
3 Mr. G. Sekhar Babu Center Inrcharge 8121214386 gollamudi.sekharbabu@gmail.com

 

S. No Name of the Cottage No. of Children Residing. Grand Total
1 Lilly Mogga 22
100
2 Banthi Mogga 21
3 Sunflower Mogga 21
4
White Rose Mogga 17
5
Malli Mogga 18

Yuva Bhavan for College going students

Yuva Bhavan for College going students

  • Yuva Bhavan is a home for the senior students and college going boys in and around Vijayawada. It is located at Bavajipet 1st lane, Andhra Ratna Road, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. There are about 30 boys doing Inter, Graduation & Post Graduation studies in different colleges.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 8332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Fr. PK. Jose Director 9440268405 parokaran@rediffmail.com
3 Mr. P. Thambi Joseph Administrator 9492571500 puttythambi@gmail.com
No of Students in this Home (including Infirmary)
35 students

RVTC & VRB

RVTC & VRB

  • Residential Vocational Training Course and Vruthi Bhavan for boys of Non Formal Education and Working Youth are located at Pezzonipet, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. There are about 30 youth being care under this home with regular time table and programmes.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 8332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Fr. Parokaran Jose Director 9440268405 parokaran@rediffmail.com
3
Mr. V. Purushothama Sastry Center Inrcharge 9490491868 purushotham.sastry99@gmail.com
No of Boys in this Home 40 boys

 

S. No Category Name of the Trades No. of Children Residing. Grand Total
1 RVTC Electrical & Plumbing Trade 08
23
2 Two Wheeler Mechanical  Trade 07
3
Carpentry Trade 00
4 VRB Vruthi Bhavan 08

Vimukthi (De-Addiction Center)

Vimukthi (De-Addiction Center)

  • Vimukthi is located at Gollapalli Addaroad, Ponasanapalle, Nuzvid, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. The term Vimukthi means “being liberated”. Stretching out its loving hand, Navajeevan promises a bright future to those children who have become addicted to drugs and other substances. Apart from this it is a re-orientation camp for senior street children above 15years. A starling survey by Navajeevan Street Educator’s team reveals that more than 40% of the children living on streets are addicted to one form or the other of drugs related substances. The camp lasts for 30 days.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 7332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Mr. K Sudhakar
Center Incharge 9490491859 sudhakarnjbb@gmail.com
No of Boys in this Home
20 children

Bala Vikasa Kendram (BVK) – Anti Child Labour Project Project

Bala Vikasa Kendram (BVK) – Anti Child Labour Project Project

  • BVK is located at Auto Nagar, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. In 1997, the Government of Andhra Pradesh recognized Navajeevan Bala Bhavan as a Fit Institution. Recognizing the success of its work for the cause of street children, Navajeevan was invited in 1997 by the Municipal Corporation to start a ‘centre for the working children’ at Autonagar Industrial Estate, Vijayawada within the city limits. Navajeevan has been intensifying and expanding its work to reach out to greater number of children in need of care and protection.
  • In collaboration with the city Municipal Corporation, Navajeevan extended its rescuing and protecting mission to the child workers, working in the city Automobile Industrial Estate (Autonagar) and other shop/industrial establishments in and around Vijayawada city.
  • The aim of BVK is to rescue child workers below 14 years and create legal/deterrent awareness among employers against employing child workers below 14 years and ensure rights, safe and healthy environment for child workers above 14 years and create demand for education among the people of the project area, especially the parents. BVK also is the centre for the Youth Parliament for the child workers above 15 years. So far, a total of 8751 children, below 14 years, were rescued since 2002.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 8332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Mr. T. Sujai Prakash Raj Centre Incharge 9010435571 sujainjbb@gmail.com

 

S. No Name of the Course (Under LAST Programme)
No of Children are Learning
TTotal
1 Computer at BVK
10 107
2 Beautician at BVK
15
3 Tailoring at BVK 30
4
Tailoring at Yanamalakuduru 28
5
Tailoring at Kamayya Thopu 24



DEEPA NIVAS

DEEPA NIVAS

  • Deepa Nivas is located at Carmel Nagar, Gunadala, Vijayawada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. It cares for Children between 5 – 18 years of age. The children are given emotional support that they are badly in need of, in addition to meeting their personal and medical needs, with an emphasis on non-formal education.
  • The children rescued from street or weaned away from street life are brought immediately to ‘Round the Clock Open Shelter’ and are provided with basic needs. They undergo in-depth counselling sessions while attending Orientation Camps organized in the shelter premises, before they are home-integrated or joined for any of the rehabilitation process under formal education or skills training streams.
  • It is done through a month long re-orientation camps, group counselling, and picnic camps. Depending on their age, the Pre-Prerana camp caters for children below 11 years, while the Pre-Velugu for children between 12-14 years and Pre-Vimukthi prepares children for de-addiction Camp. At the end of this children either go back home, and if that not possible, join other rehabilitation processes available within the organization.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. N. Ratna Kumar Secretary & Executive Director 8332875728 ratnaneelam@gmail.com
2 Mr. J. Anjaneyulu
Center Incharge 9492850596 jakkulavicky09@gmail.com
No of Boys taking shelter Per day 75 children

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Navajeevan at a glance

 

NAVAJEEVAN AT A GLANCE

as on 30th June 2019 

 

Currently, under Navajeevan, there are 7 registered Child Care Institutions (CCIs) – one Open Shelter & 6 Group Care Homes.

I) RESCUED CHILDREN DATA Boys Girls Total
Total number of Street Children rescued by NJBB since 1993 46920 3419 50339
Total number of Street Children Home Integrated since 1995 28445 3171 31616
II) CHILD LABOUR RESCUED DATA:
  
Total number of Child Labour rescued since 2002 5255 3258 8513
Total number of Domestic Child Workers rescued since 2007 48
833
881
III) CHILDREN IN ORIENTATION CAMPS:
Orientation Camps (Prerana & Velugu) – with weekly GCPC (Group Counseling thru Picnic Camp) at Shelter 18 0
18
Orientation Camp at De-addiction Centre, Vimukthi, Nuzvid 17
0 17
IV) CHILDREN IN BRIDGE COURSES:
Children in Residential Bridge Centers (RBCs) at Chiguru (Theeram Unit for boys and Baalika Unit for girls) 44 41 85
V) SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN:
Children (Orphan & Semi-orphans & from Broken Families) attending schools – mostly staying in Navajeevan’s Group Care Homes (at Moggas & Deepa Nivas) and some in Govt./Pvt. Hostels 154 58 212
VI) COLLEGE GOING CHILDREN:
Students attending different colleges staying at Navajeevan Yuva Bhavan and in various Govt. / Pvt. hostels 35 91
126
VII) YOUTH IN VOCATIONAL TRAINING COURSES (VTC)
Residential Vocational Training Course (RVTC) for boys in 2 trades –Two wheeler: 3 & Electrical: 15 & Vruthy Bhavan for boys doing outside work after training: 9 27 0 27
NAVEENA – A residential Vocational Training in Beautician and Tailoring courses for girls at Chiguru 0 12 12
VIII) COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMMES Boys Girls Total
Child Safety Net (CSN) – covering 95 rural villages in 18 Mandals & 40 slums communities in Vijayawada urban    
Children attending 155 Evening Tuition Centers  2110 2269 4379
Children under 155 Children Parliaments  1440 1475 2915
Adult Activists Groups(AAGs)/Volunteers working in Child Safety Net (CSN)  349 815 1164
Child Protection Committee (CPC) Members working in CSN areas as on 31st Jan 2019 355 670 1025
Neethodu – Care & Support for Children Affected/Infected By AIDS (CABA) and their families
 
Volunteers working with Neethodu desk for Care & Support of affected/infected as on date 1 3 4
Adults affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu Desk 195 386 581
Children affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu Desk since 2009 371
379 750
Education support to the school/college children affected/infected by HIV/AIDS – till 2017 301 324 625
Bi-monthly Nutrition Support to the affected/infected families by HIV/AIDS 63
172
235
Total no. of families identified since 2009 under Neethodu

473
Hitaishi Desk for Victims of Domestic Violence      
Women victims registered at Hitaishi Desk 1 457 458
LAST (Livelihood Advancement Skills Training) - Non-Residential Vocational Training Courses since 2004      
Beautician: 928 & Tailoring: 1139 & Maggam: 559  (currently not in function) & Computer Applications: 649 49 3226 3275


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