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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Diksha is a Kolkata-based NGO established in 1999 and is working for the women and their children involved in "flesh-trade". They have their registered office at Salimpur, Dhakuria, Kolkata and they are currently working in three localities namely, Kalighat, Kidderpore and Baruipore in Kolkata. There are 8 full-time workers in Diksha and their work includes:

1) Rehabilitation of prostitutes.
2) Providing safety to their children who are vulnerable to the same trade.
3) Imparting education and vocational training to older ladies and children.
4) Spreading awareness about sexually transmitted diseases.
5) Creating alternate source of income for the women.

Further details of their work can be sought by mailing to the given email id : diksha_kolkata@yahoo.co.in or by contacting Mr. Mrityunjoy Gharami through email. His email id is mrityunjoy.gharami@gmail.com. If you want his ph. no. then drop a mail to tushar.sinha@gmail.com

How can you help?

1) By lending financial support.
2) Technical support: creating a website, its maintenance and hosting related issues.
3) If you are an Event Management Group you can help Diksha by letting the children perform a skit or a musical show during your event.
4) If you are a resident of Kolkata you can join Diksha people to carry out their projects.
5) Making others know about Diksha.

Posted by TS at 7:32 AM  
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