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. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Mr. Ch. Raj Kumar
Center Incharge 9490491833 rajannanjbb@gmail.com
No of Boys taking shelter Per day 35 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. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Fr. PK Jose Director 9440268405 parokaran@rediffmail.com
3 Mr. Willy Mayer Center Incharge 9490491830 willynjbb@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. Y. Pradeep Director 9494241579 yeruvapradeepreddy@gmail.com
3 Mr. Sekhar G Center Inrcharge 8121214386 gollamudi.sekharbabu@gmail.com

 

S. No Name of the Cottage No. of Children Residing. Grand Total
1 Lilly Mogga 22
102
2 Banthi Mogga 22
3 Sunflower Mogga 23
4
White Rose Mogga 17
5
Malli Mogga 18

Ankitha A home for school going Girls

Ankitha A home for school going Girls

  • Ankitha- A center for the home of school going girl children is located at Gurunank Colony, Vijaywada, Krishna Dist., Andhra Pradesh, India. It is realizing the importance of foster care and has started Group Care Homes to foster family environment.
S. No Name of the Person Designation Contact Number Email
1 Fr. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Fr. Y. Pradeep Director 9494241579 yeruvapradeepreddy@gmail.com
3
Sr. Mary Thomas Center Inrcharge 9491369420  
No of Girls in this Home 16 girls

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. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Fr. Y. Pradeep Director 9494241579 yeruvapradeepreddy@gmail.com
3 Mr. Raj Kumar Center Inrcharge 9490491833 rajannanjbb@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. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Fr. Y. Pradeep Director 9494241579 yeruvapradeepreddy@gmail.com
3
Mr. V. Purushothama Sastry Center Inrcharge 9490491868 purushotham.sastry99@gmail.com
No of Boys in this Home 43 boys

 

S. No Category Name of the Trades No. of Children Residing. Grand Total
1 RVTC Electrical & Plumbing Trade 08
28
2 Two Wheeler Mechanical  Trade 07
3
Carpentry Trade 05
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. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.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. S. Balashowry Secretary & Executive Director 9440951985 frbalashowry@rediffmail.com
2 Fr. John Punnose Director 8985330876  
3 Mr. Vijay Kumar P
Center Incharge 9492267934
vijaykumarnjbb@gmail.com

 

S. No Name of the Course (Under LAST Programme)
No of Children are Learning
Total
1 Computer at BVK
15
155
2 Beautician at BVK
20
3 Beautician at Giripuram
15
4
Tailoring at BVK
35
5
Tailoring at Yanamalakuduru
20
6
Tailoring at Ganguru
50

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Navajeevan at a glance

NAVAJEEVAN AT A GLANCE

I) RESCUED CHILDREN DATA Boys Girls Total
Total number of Street Children rescued by NJBB since 1993 45484
3231
48715
Total number of Street Children Home Integrated since 1995 27038
2940
29978
II) CHILD LABOUR RESCUED DATA: Boys Girls Total
Total number of Child Labour rescued since 2002 6480
4106
10586
Total number of Domestic Child Workers rescued since 2007 48
833
881
III) CHILDREN IN THE FAMILY OF NAVAJEEVAN Boys Girls Total
CHILDREN IN ORIENTATION CAMPS:
Orientation Camp through GCPC (Group Counselling thru Picnic Camp) at Shelter 23
0
23
Orientation Camp at De-addiction Centre, Vimukthi, Nuzvid 16
0 16
CHILDREN IN BRIDGE COURSES:
Children attending Residential Bridge Courses (RBCs) at Chiguru  (Theeram for boys and Baalika for girls) 60
39
99
Children attending Day Bridge Centre-cum-Play School – Ajith Singh Nagar, VJA 19
22
41
Children attending  Day Bridge Centre - Near Pamarru, Krishna district
12
23
35
SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN:
Children attending schools staying in Navajeevan’s 6 Group Care Homes - 5 Moggas for boys and  Ankitha Home for girls (mainly orphan & semi orphan children) 100
15 115
Children attending schools staying in 5 Government Hostels & Boarding Hostel 12
33
45
Children attending schools staying in Jyothi Boarding School, H. Junction 0 12 12
Children Attending schools staying in Auxilium Boarding School, Guntur 0 16
16
Children joined in local schools (Attending schools staying with their families) (from CSN-18, BVK-11, Formal Education-1) during 2016-2017 30
0
30
Differently abled children at IBM-1, Madona-KLC-5 05 01 06
COLLEGE GOING CHILDREN:
Students attending different colleges staying in various homes/hostels
46
69
115
VOCATIONAL TRAINING COURSES FOR NAVAJEEVAN’S CHILDREN:
RVTC (Residential Vocational Training Course for the boys in 3 trades - Carpentry-5, Two wheeler mechanism-10 and Electrical & Plumbing-11) & VRB-5 31
0 31
NAVEENA - A residential LAST (Livelihood Advancement Skills Training) in Beautician and Tailoring courses for girls at Chiguru 0 01
01
IV) COMMUNITY PEOPLE IN THE FAMILY OF NAVAJEEVAN: Boys Girls Total
Adult Activists Group Members/Volunteers under Child Safety Net (CSN) 406
881
1287
Child Protection Committee Members under Child Safety Net (CSN areas) 313
619
932
Women cases registered at Family Counselling Centre at Hitaishi desk since 2009 1
446
447
Volunteers working with Neethodu desk for Care & Support of affected/infected 1
3
4
Adult affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu desk since 2009 175
350
525
Children affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu desk since 2009 342
331
673
V) NAVAJEEEVAN’S SUPPORT TO COMMUNITY PEOPLE: Boys Girls Total
Provision of Evening Tuition Centres (ETCs) for the Children in Child Safety Net areas in 155 ETCs (30 in CSN-Penamaluru Mandal, 40 in CSN-Urban Slums, Vijayawada City and 85 in 17 Mandals of CSN-Krishna District) 2179
2416
4595
LAST (Livelihood Advancement Skills Training) - Provision of Non-residential Vocational Training Courses (VTCs) in Beautician-17, Tailoring-17 & Computers-15 05
44
49
Edu. Support to the school/college going children affected/infected by HIV/AIDS - 2016-2017 101
116
217
Bi-monthly Nutrition Support to the affected/infected families by HIV/AIDS 20
60
80


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