his project ensures that 1 child can go to school per family. Unfair? Often an impossible choice for (grand) parents, but this approach by SSH ultimately changes the mindset of the entire community. The whole family ‘learns’, benefits from the construction of a vegetable garden, and benefits from the practical necessities the child receives. Such as a table to keep your homework dry, or a clock so you can get to school on time.
In addition to training, information is provided about HIV/AIDS and hygiene. Children from different castes and religions, whether or not affected by HIV/AIDS, come together in Children’s Clubs to learn and play. Themes such as healthy food, hygiene and sustainability are discussed and the children themselves discuss their ideas with the village elders. Children learn how to actively stand up for their rights.