Lingam Anand, a Govt. employee is one of the gems of Navajeevan. He became a Probationary Bank Officer at the age of 24 in August 2016 against all odds in Indian Bank at Kelamangalam in Tamilnadu. His aspiration was to get a secure job and give a secure life to someone like him.
Anand became a role model for the rest of the students to excel in studies, to equip with the knowledge of all the related subjects and current affairs to appear for various competitive exams to settle in life with Government jobs. He was an industrious, sincere and studious student at Learning Space, a centre meant for special coaching for the students to appear for Bank exams and related posts. He completed B. Tech in Electronics and Computer Engineering (ECE) through Navajeevan. The family of Navajeevan Vijayawada congratulates Anand and wishes him a great life career ahead. (This article is further developed basing on previous Newsletter).
Muppala Kiran kumar, a student of Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, who studied Bi.P.C at Chaitanya College, Nandigama, stood topper of three of the Mandals-Nandigama, Kanchikacharla and Jaggaiahpet of Krishna Dt, Andhra Pradesh, India with 975/1000 (97.55%) Marks in AP intermediate results of 2015-2016.
We are very proud to state that this rare and unique record created a historical achievement, which ever happened in the annals of Chaitanya College, Nandigama in the past twenty one years and moreover in the above mentioned tri-mandals.
He came to Navajeevan in the year 2009 for the support of education. He also stood topper in class X, RCM School, Pezzonipet at with 92% and in first year of Bi.P.C with 97% (427/440). He is known for his hard work, intelligence and simplicity. He is very silent and humble. He says that “I can do everything and nothing is impossible for me”.
As we congratulate this topper, we continue to wish him a great success in his budding future and pray that his goal may be achieved and realized. In addition to this marvelous result, we also congratulate the rest of our students who performed extremely well in these exams.
M. Kiran, a student of Navajeevan Bala Bhavan stood topper of Chaitanya College, Nandigama with 425/440 Marks in Bi.P.C Intermediate first year results of 2014-2015. He has created a record breaking historical achievement since 20 years in this college and over the other colleges in Nandigama, Krishna Dist. He came to Navajeevan in the year 2009 for the support of education. He also stood topper in class X with 92%. He is known for his hard work, intellectual capacity and simplicity. He is very silent and humble. He says that “I can do everything, nothing is impossible for me”. We wish him a great success in his budding future. Similarly, Navajeevan students of Intermediate, Class X and (Open X Class) Andhra Pradesh Open School Society (APOSS) did extremely well in the respective annual exams and entrance exams like APRJC and EAMCET with the ever achieved highest pass percentage with top ranks. Hearty congratulations to all these toppers and studious students.
His name is K. Sagar. He is 18 years old boy. His native place is Chinthalapudi Village, near Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. He is an orphan boy. His parents expired when he was very young due to ill-health. His grand-mother started caring this boy. Due to bad economical situation, she brought him to Navajeevan for education help. After home enquiry, Navajeevan joined him in Intermediate Course (10+2 course) in a college at Vijayawada. He is studying well and good in behavior. Recently he felt pain stomach and could not sleep properly. At once infirmary staff took him to New Government General Hospital, Vijayawada. After diagnosis, doctor suggested for Hernia Operation. The surgery was successfully performed in May 2014 and now the boy is very happy and thanks to Navajeevan for timely surgery. At present the boy is studying Graduation 2nd year (B.Com) in KBN College, Vijayawada.
Gangula Jayachandra hails from Darsi, Guntur. His father passed away and mother is sick. His mother approached Navajeevan for educational support. He successfully completed class X with 90%. Now he achieved 95% in Intermediate. He acknowledges his gratitude to Navajeevan Bhavan for the achievement. He says if there was no support from Navajeevan Bala Bhavan, he could not have faced the world.
Gaddala Venkulamma hails from Gosaveedu Village in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh. Her father died of cardiac arrest last year. Her mother suffers from kidney ailment and the doctors informed that she cannot survive more than a year. At this point of time, her mother approached Navajeevan for educational support. She successfully completed class X with 92%. She secured college 1st with 90% in MPC intermediate. She thanks Navajeevan for the great support in educating her otherwise; she should have been domestic labourer. Her family thanks Navajeevan for the timely support. awada and earning Rs. 6000/- per month. Now I am staying with my family and they are proud of me. Navajeevan has given me a New Life.
Now I am on my own: I am P. Mahima Raju. Millions of thanks to Navajeevan Bala Bhavan. I ran away from home as I was not interested in studying. I was rescued by Navajeevan in the year 2012. I ran away several times and Navajeevan always welcomed me with open arms. Finally I decided to learn to Carpentry. I completed my training here and now I am working as an operator in wood carving at Vijayawada and earning Rs. 6000/- per month. Now I am staying with my family and they are proud of me. Navajeevan has given me a New Life.
TURNING POINT IN MY LIFE
‘I can SEE new world now’ says Dammisetty Durga, a 14 year old Navajeevan girl. She had a blood clot in the retina and could not see clearly. She underwent Electrical Laser treatment at LV Prasad Eye Hospital, Tadigadapa on March 20. Thanks to the efforts of the doctors for restoration of Durga’s eyes.
TURNING POINT IN MY LIFE
I am Devara Suresh Nayak from Adilabad Thanda. I ran away from home following the death of my father as my mother did not care for me. I started my street life since then. After many years, I became the King of Street. I was caught by the Police at Warangal and was referred to Vijayawada. Through Child Welfare Committee (CWC), I came to Navajeevan Bala Bhavan. Here I started thinking of my life. I was motivated to join Vocational Training. To my interest, I picked up Electricals and Plumbing Trades. On the success of this course, I am now working as a daily wager at cooling section of Railway Station, Vijayawada. My dream of working as an Electrician is becoming true as I am very soon would be joining local Electrical Workers Association.
I am Bantumilli Durga, 15 years old. My both parents died when I was very young. I am from S.Kota, Vizianagaram distrist. My mother died when I was five day old baby. And my father died when I was 15 years old. I have an elder sister, who was also supported by Navajeevan Bala Bhavan. I was rescued by BVK (Bala Vikasa Kendra) field staff of Navajeevan while wandering in Auto Nagar Industrial Area, Vijayawada. Today I am proud to say that I secured college first in the intermediate exams under the continuous care of Navajeevan. I want to become a doctor and serve poor people who are in need of support. Now I am preparing to appear for EAMCET and become a doctor. Thank you Navajeevan for helping me stand on my own and being with me to start my life from the scratch.
My name is Gangula Jaya Chandra. My father died with HIV/AIDS. My mother is also infected with HIV and she is a domestic worker. I am the native of Darsi Village, Prakasam district. I have a younger brother, who completed 10th class in Navajeevan Bala Bhavan. My family is economically poor and deprived of support. I have a dream to become an Engineer right from my childhood. Therefore, I have been always securing the highest marks in very level of my studies against all odds in my family and my personal life. I am now preparing to write EAMCET and join in Engineering. I am able to achieve my dream because of Navajeevan, which I treasure it as a gift for me. It has given me new life and I will remain thankful to all those who have been supporting me to realize my dream.
I am Chantamma, worked as a child labourer till the age of nine. Today, at the age of eighteen, I am doing Engineering in the prestigious Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Nuzivid, and Andhra Pradesh. “It’s all due to Don Bosco Navajeevan, Vijayawada and Fr. Thomas Koshy”. I was born in a small village of Chigudipadu in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. My father Kantha Rao and mother Lakshmi Kandamma were both agricultural labourers. As a result, I had no time to go to school. I was rescued by staff of Navajeevan Bala Bhavan and I was admitted to the residential Bridge Course for girl children called Sethu. I had to begin with the alphabets. Now Navajeevan is providing me all the necessary support towards my education.
NAVAJEEVAN AT A GLANCE
|I) RESCUED CHILDREN DATA||Boys||Girls||Total|
|Total number of Street Children rescued by NJBB since 1993||45484
|Total number of Street Children Home Integrated since 1995||27038
|II) CHILD LABOUR RESCUED DATA:||Boys||Girls||Total|
|Total number of Child Labour rescued since 2002||6480
|Total number of Domestic Child Workers rescued since 2007||48
|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
|Orientation Camp at De-addiction Centre, Vimukthi, Nuzvid||16
|CHILDREN IN BRIDGE COURSES:|
|Children attending Residential Bridge Courses (RBCs) at Chiguru (Theeram for boys and Baalika for girls)||60
|Children attending Day Bridge Centre-cum-Play School – Ajith Singh Nagar, VJA||19
|Children attending Day Bridge Centre - Near Pamarru, Krishna district
|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
|Children attending schools staying in 5 Government Hostels & Boarding Hostel||12
|Children attending schools staying in Jyothi Boarding School, H. Junction||0||12||12|
|Children Attending schools staying in Auxilium Boarding School, Guntur||0||16
|Children joined in local schools (Attending schools staying with their families) (from CSN-18, BVK-11, Formal Education-1) during 2016-2017||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
|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
|NAVEENA - A residential LAST (Livelihood Advancement Skills Training) in Beautician and Tailoring courses for girls at Chiguru||0||01
|IV) COMMUNITY PEOPLE IN THE FAMILY OF NAVAJEEVAN:||Boys||Girls||Total|
|Adult Activists Group Members/Volunteers under Child Safety Net (CSN)||406
|Child Protection Committee Members under Child Safety Net (CSN areas)||313
|Women cases registered at Family Counselling Centre at Hitaishi desk since 2009||1
|Volunteers working with Neethodu desk for Care & Support of affected/infected||1
|Adult affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu desk since 2009||175
|Children affected/infected cases registered at Neethodu desk since 2009||342
|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
|LAST (Livelihood Advancement Skills Training) - Provision of Non-residential Vocational Training Courses (VTCs) in Beautician-17, Tailoring-17 & Computers-15||05
|Edu. Support to the school/college going children affected/infected by HIV/AIDS - 2016-2017||101
|Bi-monthly Nutrition Support to the affected/infected families by HIV/AIDS||20