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SPRAT_CARAVAN

A Division of SPRAT
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Olive Pan

on 16 September 2011

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Let's learn more about CARAVAN :) CARAVAN
A Division of SPRAT We started here Towards a Society Civilized by Reason,
Empowered by Compassion In-house & outreach services
Academic & supra-academic talents
Formal & non-formal learning
Community ownership & institutional support
Focus on the poor
- Impoverished, underprivileged
- Specially women and children
Harnessing latent local goodwill
- Networking
• Needy
• Provider
Complementing, not competing with
- NGOs
- Activists
- Persons of goodwill IN-HOUSE-SERVICE PRINCIPAL
OBJECTIVES FACILITIES / SERVICES UNIQUE FEATURES: CARAVAN Empowerment of the under-privileged:

- Educational
- Economic
- Social

• Through cooperative action

- Harnessing widespread local talent

• Using contemporary technology
& professionalism

Sustainable integrated empowerment

Fostering inter-community brotherhood web: www.sprat.in BENEFICIARIES: Integrated approach
Multi-pronged strategy
Dynamically responding
- To local needs
Resource contribution
- By local communities
- Creating
• Mass-ownership
• stakes
Offering helping hand
- To grow
• By hard work, not charity
Empowering
- Not impoverishing Main Akeila Hi Chala Tha Janibe Manzil Magar
Log Sath Aate Gaye Aur CARAVAN Banta Gaya What' s SPRAT? Click for introduction of SPRAT http://prezi.com/5ye0awt1qo6e/sprat/ LIBRARY Free Reading Room
Newspapers, magazines
- English, vernacular dailies
- Informative periodicals
Books
School/college Course material
Reference material
Personality development FORMAL EDUCATION: Coaching
Crucial pre-college exams
SSC / HSC
English
- Various levels
- General / Course
- Partnering with
• US State Dept
• Smile Foundation NON-FORMAL EDUCATION: Workshops for
- Students, youth..
- Small traders, service providers
- Housewives, senior citizens
Educational video theatre
- Audio-visual impact
- Knowledge films
Gallery
- Knowledge boards
- Science charts
Science corners
- Demystifying nature. SOCIAL HOURS: Culture Hour
- Recognizing non-academic talent
• Singing, Mimicry, Acting,
Crafts , Other Fine Arts…
Focused Hours
- Women's Hour
- Sr. Citizen's Hour
- Youth Hour CARAVANet: Information desk
- For all socio-economic information
- Powered by the CARAVANet (CARAVAN's own intranet)
Facilitation for seeking Govt. / NGO help
Advocacy and representation
- Under RTI act
Networking
- Employer-employee
- Buyer-seller
- Hirer-lender
- Generally needy
• Providing information
Building databases
- For valuable studies on local society Free Community Bulletin Boards
In the vicinity of CARAVAN Centres
Facilitating free advertising for
- Buying, selling, hiring..
• of any articles and services
- Announcements
• for fellow NGOs
• forthcoming programmes at CARAVAN Centres CARAVANBoard: TALEEM: For the surrounding slums & hutments
- Basic Gujarati
- English
- Mathematics
- Literacy programme
Completely free of cost SHIRKAT: Savings and Credit Groups for
- Thrift
- self-help
- emergency credit Providing Sustainable Livelihood
Conventional Skills of
- Arranging Finance
- Finishing Skills
- Market Linkages AZMAT: MUSKAAN Park: For the urban poor
Promoting Health and Happiness.
Built using
- Industrial waste
- Recycled material
Easily replicable equipments
- Appreciation of everyday science Public rallies
Campaigns
- National celebrations
- Harmony
- Medical check-ups
- Blood donations
- Sanitation
- Plantation
- Orderly traffic and parking CAMPAIGNS: MANAGEMENT: Powered by trained professionals
- Working in two shifts
Overseen and advised by a local advisory board
- Comprising local leadership
• From across the society
• Specialists in various fields
Supported by volunteers
- Through three Empowerment Groups
• Educational
• Economic
• Social
Centrally coordinated
- By the chief coordinator
- At sprat HO
- Using contemporary IT and HR RESOURCES: Institutional support
- Received from
• The US State dept
• Gujarat Vidyapith
• Ford Foundation
• Smile - Foundation
• Asha for Education
• HPS Foundation
• Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
• ONGC
• AID
• TCS
• … …
Premises
Fixed assets
- By local communities
Sponsoring of some activities
- Numerous individuals
- Local NGOs SUPPORT: Sponsoring fees
- Deserving poor students
- TALEEM literacy batches
- CARAVAN boards
Gifting
- Usable furniture, PCs
- Peripherals, books
- CDs/DVDs
- Etc.
Donations
Dharmada
Zakawt All donations -- both cash and kind
-- are exempt from Income Tax u/s 80G.
Evidence of efficient use of all donation is furnished promptly,
even identifying the beneficiaries CARAVAN CENTRES
AKS CARAVAN
Manan Complex, Opp. Saiyadwadi,
Vatwa-Isanpur Road, AHMEDABAD-382 440
Tel: 079-257 307 01

MAHATMA GANDHI CARAVAN
B/h Mustafa Masjid, Polo Ground,
HIMMATNAGAR-383 001
Tel: 02772-240167

AISHABAI CARAVAN
3rd Floor, Hanjar Chambers, Above Memon Bank,
Zampa Bazar, SURAT-395 003
Tel: 0261-245 0142

SETU CARAVAN
Setu Bhawan, Haidery Chowk, Nr. Talao, MEHSANA-384 001
Tel: 02762-235224 SPONSOR A CARAVAN
In honour of your loved one.
And name the Centre after her/him. Empowering the Impoverished through
Rational Action. Together. NENSEY-NAWABKHAN CARAVAN
Cellar, Baug-e-Nawab Complex,
Shah-e-Alam Road, AHMEDABAD-380 028
Tel: 079-253 906 59

ABULKALAM CARAVAN
A S Alad School Compound, Barkosia Road,
Malarpura, NADIAD-387 001
Tel: 0268-256 1069

ASK CARAVAN
Lal Plaza, Opp. Royal Tower, Juhapura, AHMEDABAD-380 051
Tel: 079-26822891

FAIZ CARAVAN
9, Rifai Park, Tandanja, VADODARA-390 020
Tel: 0265-2322901

AUDA MUSKAAN ADVENTURE PARK
Ekta Maidan, Sanklitnagar, Vejalpur, AHMEDABAD-51
Tel: 079-651 339 93 Knowledge, indeed, is power Making Learning Fun Watching Films Teaching the Young to Love Knowledge. Every Child is Special. Everyone is Unique. Buy, Sell, Hire, Services With Free Advertisement Making a Difference With Money. And Method Blending Contemporary Management and IT
with Conventional Compassion Compassionate Professionalism! Every Drop Counts.
An Ocean is but a Drop too Many! Rajnagar Complex, Narayan Nagar Road,
Nr. NID, Paldi, AHMEDABAD-7
079-266 236 55 / 66 /77 Fax: 079-266 120 49
e-mail: info@sprat.in web: www.sprat.in Contact Us STRUCTURE AND GOVERNANCE Multipurpose empowerment centres
Eight fully equipped centres
Across six cities, with
- Computer Labs
- Class rooms
- Projectors
- Library / Reading Room
- Networked via Broadband
- Educational video theatres Powered by trained personnel
Supervised by Local Advisory Boards
- Assisted by specialized groups
- Responding dynamically to
local needs
- Harnessing local resources
optimally Computer usage
- Students
- Small traders
- Job-seekers
- Housewives
Preparation of
- Competitive Examinations
- Livelihood generating courses Home work hour
- Offering quiet study place
- For the poor
Discussion groups
- Promoting skills
- Newspaper reading
- Debating
- Leadership
- Teamwork
Book clubs
- Within and outside caravan
- Promoting a culture of knowledge and reading
Study circles
Focusing on chosen areas of formal studies OUTREACH SERVICE MNCs Count upon IIMs,IITs;
Tiny Enterprises upon SPRAT. - Rational
- Secular
- Scientific
- Humane
Working 360 days / year
Located strategically
- To be accessible
to both major communities
• Promoting harmony
- Through shared pursuits
Blending
- Western management and IT
- Oriental compassion
- Compassionate professionalism
Disciplined, yet decentralized
Professional, yet passionate Under-privileged and disadvantaged people
- Sidelines of the march of the nation
- Focusing on women, youth and children
Services been used
- Nearly a million times / five years Join in
- Using
- Guiding
- Managing
Empower it by
- Occasionally taking lectures
- Conducting workshops
- Teaching regular courses
Joining
- Empowerment groups
- Local advisory boards
- Sponsoring the dailies and periodicals
• Subscription
• Reimbursing expenses Fostering a culture of

- Learning
- Questioning
- Rational thinking

For all age groups

In all facets of life IN-HOUSE-SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE OUTREACH SERVICE IN-HOUSE-SERVICE IN-HOUSE-SERVICE IN-HOUSE-SERVICE IN-HOUSE-SERVICE Spreading smiles on parched lips .
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