Empower the children in distress and difficult situation through Non-Formal Education, evening tuition centres and sports club.
Educate the youth for taking up the role of leadership in society through carrier guidance and leadership training programmes.
Facilitate the women to be empowered through the formation of self-help groups and women’s rights education and safety and entrepreneurial training.
Promoting community health and clean environment through solid waste management and health-related programmes for ensuring healthy living.
Enhance the needy people for sustainable development through community mobilization and organization to provide health care and accommodation.
It is important to have a strong foundation in every aspect of the personality such as emotional, social, mental and physical of children. We aim was to develop positive school cultures on the basis of the rights of the child and to improve achievement for all children through having schools and early childhood education centres become learning communities that know, promote, and live human rights and responsibilities. At present, our trust reaches out around 1200 children in the slums of north Chennai as well as rural areas through the following programs,
Real Charitable Trust implemented conducting supplementary education centre at Nehru Nagar, Megzinepuram, C Kalyanapuram Sundaram Street, RR Nagar, Singaravelar Nagar of North Chennai and Kothimangalam village, Malaninatham village, Irumbuli village of Kanchipuram District to provide special coaching for 10th and Higher secondary students including Spoken English, Summer camps for Slum and Rural Children. This programme was funded by LMK Enterprises and as of now actively we reached around 800 children through this programme. This programme has a continual process, and we request the people who can support and be part of this programme to Promote an appropriate environment for children after school hours in the slum and rural areas to educate and enlighten the slum children to have their right to education.
Real Charitable Trust actively formed 200 Children’s Sangam in and around Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram district of Tamil Nadu. Advocated through Children Sangam meetings on Child Rights, promotion of quality Anganwadi centers with Pacca building, Construction of child-friendly toilet, Protected drinking water, Electricity facilities, Display of information board about the services of Anganwadi centers (indoor and outdoor services), Playground and compound wall facilities, Smoke free kitchen, Kitchen garden and Observation of Anganwadi Day on November 21st. As a result, the copies of resolutions were sent to Tamil Nadu Forces for State-level advocacy programme.
Real Charitable Trust implemented to organize supplementary centres to provide easy way teaching English for Slum and Urban children totally with 5 centres at North Chennai for urban and for rural children 5 centres at Kanchipuram district. Totally around 450 children were supported through this programme. It was a programme of AID India for street and working children. This program followed the method to Training of Teacher initially who will educate the students, next mobilize the right candidate and provide and distribute the kit for training, and finally train and certify the beneficiaries.
The government had initiated the National Child Labour Project (NCLP) Scheme in 1988 to rehabilitate working children in 12 child labour endemic districts of the country. The project societies are required to conduct a survey to identify children working in hazardous occupations and processes. These children will then form the target group for the project society. Of the children identified those in the age group 5-8 years will have to be mainstreamed directly to the formal education system through the SSA. Working children in the age group of 9- 14 years will have to be rehabilitated through NCLP schools established by the Project Society. With the support of NCLP, we could train 80 students in Air Conditioner, Refrigerator and Mobile mechanic for 80 at Royapuram Observation Home.
Youth force is one of the significant of the society and tapping the potentials of the youth force is crucial for the integrated development of the community. The trust does it all in a simple way and shows the youth ways and means to grow well through the following program:
As the Community Colleges were emerging there was the need felt by the Colleges to have a coordinating agency, Indian Centre for Research and Development of Community Education (ICRDCE) one among them to help and serve the Community College Movement. Alliance with ICRDCE, Real Charitable Trust, strived in implementing this project for the convicted prisoners for their development of skills and improves their education for their livelihood through Mahatma Gandhi Community college. More than 50 candidates were enlightened and uplifted in their life once they are set free from jail after completing their conviction period
Women are the potential resource for any development in the society. They play a pivotal role in shaping the family, which is the basic unit of the larger community. Our trust realizes the key function and catalyst role of the woman in the society and has organized rural and urban women in the following developmental programs,
The self-help group movement, largely confined to women until now, is being extended to men in the area. Real Trust, has established around 80 women SHGs and 5 men at various locations in the year 2016. Members of the groups have a regular meeting and are motivated. Our main goal is ensuring holistic development of women and girls under distress through counselling and Rehabilitation measures. We also provide membership training, animators and representative training and EDP training for income generation activities at Nehru Nagar, MGR Nagar, C.Kalyanapuram in Chennai district to.
Environmental programmes are one among the prime activities of the Real Charitable Trust. It has been concentrating more on these aspects jointly with government and non-government agencies. The main aim of this program is to create a garbage-free and hygienic society. The prime concept of this objective is to Refuse, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle the unwanted garbage. The following activities are going on through this important venture,
The Clean My Transport Nagar (CMTN) targets to improve waste management and cleanliness of certain transport Nagar (hubs) in India. The initiative also aims to generate awareness on health and sanitation among stakeholders.
Real Charitable Trust was privileged to work alliance with Apollo Tyres Foundations, in CMDN Truck Terminal, Madhavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. We are being in these activities since from 2015, and implementing the mission of Apollo Tyres Foundation “Clean My Transport Nagar”. Initially, we began to work with the collaboration of CAG, and later we independently worked with the direct alliance of Apollo Tyres Foundation.
Indian Oil is country’s largest commercial enterprise and flagship national Oil Company Apart from providing petroleum products which are crucial to turning the wheels of progress of the nation, Indian Oil also understands the importance of creating a benevolent social impact of its work and minimizing the adverse impact of energy use on ecology. Indian Oil’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is guided by its corporate vision of caring for the environment and community. Indian Oil believes that Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families as well as of the local community and society at large.
Real Charitable Trust is much privileged to be connected with Indian Oil’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Programmes. We had been assisting in mini level to carry the vision of caring for the environment and community for the past three years, the alliance were carried and continued to forecast working on the same.
Under Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs announced the IHHL Scheme (Individual Household Latrine Construction). The vision of this project is to have toilets for every individual household and keep surrounding as open defecation free. The Target Group for construction of household units of Toilets, thus, is: (i) 80% of urban households engaging in open defecation (ii) All households with unsanitary latrines (iii) All households with single-pit latrines. Real Charitable Trust, had the opportunity to work with Thiruvallur Municipality and given the target of 50 toilets to construct, and we had successfully constructed with the maximum quality within the given budget.
As a public sector enterprise, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has a long and cherished tradition of commendable initiatives, institutionalized programs and practices of Corporate Social Responsibility which have played a laudable role in the development of several underdeveloped regions of the country. ONGC ensures that its corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagements are impactful and deliver sustainable change in the lives of our stakeholder communities, including Employees, Shareholders, Vendors, and Operational Communities.
Real Charitable Trust is much privileged to be connected with ONGC corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. We had been with the alliance of ONGC by the concept of Health and Hygiene Approach, to equip and empower the Conservancy Workers of Greater Chennai Corporation who are all into a solid waste management system. This programme designed mainly for the disadvantaged communities of conservancy labours, we also had been working with the unauthorized rag pickers of in and around Greater Chennai Corporation.
We are also being given the order to carry on the Resource recovery centres of Greater Chennai Corporation Zone-3, Madhavaram. Monitoring and maintenance of the resource recovery centre, where all the segregated waste would come from different divisions of zone 3.
We have been working in solid waste management programme since from 2007 in an urban-rural area, exactly in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur Districts. We are also carrying out Gardening and solid waste management in different parts of the above areas. Especially we are handling waste management and maintenance at T.V.K Industrial Estate, SIDCO, Guindy, of Chennai District and Tirumazhisai Industrial Estate, SIDCO, Tirumazhisai of Thiruvallur District, and Mambakkam Sipcot, Asian Paints, Metecno of Kancheepuram District for past five years. Recently we are also handling solid waste management in M/s Sri Muthukumaran Medical College at Chikkarayapuram, near Mangadu, Chennai.
Right now we are handling 80 tones garbage per day in the solid waste management field in the above-mentioned industrials and college. We are handling around 100 workers men and women, including five supervisors and two managers in the process of solid waste management in an effective manner. Totally more than 15 vehicles and necessary tools and equipment are being utilized for the smoothening of these SWM projects.
CRISIL Foundation, as it stands today, is a public charitable trust. Set up in March 2013, we are CRISIL’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm, reaching out to socially and economically disadvantaged communities within and beyond our areas of operations. CRISIL Foundation’s flagship financial capability-building programme empowers disadvantaged communities by strengthening their financial capabilities.
Real Charitable Trust is much privileged to be connected with CRISIL’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm. We had been with the alliance of CRISIL by the concept of 360-degree Approach, to equip and empower the rag pickers through the solid waste management system. This programme designed mainly for the disadvantaged communities, we had been working with the rag pickers of in and around the Kodunkaiyur dumping yard and around this place.
The main aim of this program is to create awareness among people, especially those most disadvantaged in society, about the welfare measures. Real Charitable Trust has been concentrating more awareness programs to highlight the State and Central government schemes in all developmental sectors.
Programs, such as awareness camps, seminars, rallies, etc., are conducted regularly with the help of government agencies and like-minded NGOs. These programs encourage people to utilize government organizations’ facilities in the promotion of their own personal development.
The following activities are a part of this endeavour:
Aged people are the most uncared for and isolated members of society. Many of the families feel that aged parents are a burden to the growth of the family. It is difficult for poor families to support their aged members and often these people are left without care.
Based on the objectives of the trust, the following activities have been carried out successfully for the past 10 years:
National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) aims at providing permanent shelter equipped with essential services to the urban homeless in a phased manner under the Scheme of Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH).
The objectives of the Shelter for Urban Homeless (SUH) component of NULM scheme are to:
There are nearly more than 20,000 homeless people in Chennai, by unofficial count. Their lives are a constant struggle against poverty and oppression. Most of them work during the day, as waste pickers, rickshaw pullers, construction workers, pushcart vendors, workers in small eateries, tea shops and so on.
As dusk sets in, their half-empty stomachs and tired bodies yearn for a place to stay and for a morsel of food. As poor homeless people, they do not have any such shelter to spend the night and the money they had earned is hardly enough to alleviate their hunger. Hence they sleep on pavements, bus stands, parks and other quiet places they could find and spend the night. With mosquitoes, stray dogs, and lurking dangers, their nights are often sleepless. Notwithstanding this, they have to arise and go to work, lest they go hungry.
There are also dangers from rowdy elements who can harm them and there have been many instances in which those who slept on pavements, meeting with cruel deaths.
Hence Real Trust embarked on a project to reach out to these hapless people and provide them shelter, food, and safety. The strategy consists of the following: