Brief Profile

Vatsalya was setup by a group of medical professionals in 1995 as recourse centre on health under society legislation Act. Vatsalya strives to improve health and social development indicators in Uttar Pradesh with a specific focus on the upliftment of women and children. It achieves this through research, advocacy, program implementation, training stakeholders, and capacity building of Community Based Organizations (CBOs). Initially focused on preventing sex-selective abortion, it has broadened its focus to include other areas such as sanitation, nutrition, child-rights protection, child survival, and implementing & monitoring government schemes.

Area of specialization

  1. Maternal and child health
  2. Sex selective elimination & PCPNDT Act
  3. Wash and Menstruation Hygiene management

Sanctioned Projects & District(s) in UP where organization is working at the moment

S. No. Project Name Funded By Intervention- Area/Distt.
1 Child Centred Community Development Plan India Lucknow (31 Villages)
2 Breaking Silence (Intervention on Wash & MHM) Water Aid Lucknow (41 Panchayats)
3 Girls Aspiration for Rights & Values (GARV) Plan India Sitapur, Lucknow, Barabanki
4 Monitoring and Strengthening Implementation of WIFS Scheme of Government of UP UNICEF All 75 Districts Of Uttar Pradesh
7 POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India IFPRI Lucknow,Sulrtanpur, Unnao
8 ReMind Project CRS Kaushambhi (All 08 Blocks)
9 Garima Project UNICEF Jaunpur (190 Villages of Khuthan Block)
10 Comprihensive abortion care(CAC) Ipas Development Foundation Lucknow, Unnao, Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur Dehat, Kannauj, Faizabad,Raibareli, Hardoi, Barabanki, Bareily,Rampur, Badaun,Shah jahanpur, Pilibheat
11 Beti Bachao Beti Padao (BBBP) U.P Government 17 districts of UP :-Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Buland Shahr, Baghpat, Gaziabad, G.B.Nagar, Gorakhpur, Hathras, Jhansi, Kannauj, Kanpur Nagar, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerat, Muzzafar Nagar, Varanasi
12 Strengthening of PCPNDT Act linked to BetiBachaoBetiPadhao Scheme ACTION AID Lucknow and Baghpat (10 Panchayats of both Distt.)
13 Addressing adolescent’s right to sanitation & hygiene (ADARSH) Bank of America Lucknow (80 schools of all 08 Blocks)

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