Pragathi Child Focused Community Development project

Pragathi Child Focused Community Development project (Sustained)

Pragathi Child Focused Community Development project started its interventions in 22 villages in the Kolar district of Karnataka state to bring about positive changes in women and children's lives. Kindernothilfe (KNH) Germany supports Pragathi CFCD Project. The project is spread across 22 impact villages within a radius of 8 to 35 km. Initially, the project identified the following problems in the locality:

Main Issues

  • Poor Sanitation - Very few households had toilet facilities.

  • Only 13 children (5 boys and 8 girls) in the school-going age group (6-14 years)

  • More than 50% of children do not attend the Anganwadi regularly.

  • 16% of children having Malnutrition in the project villages

  • No institutional deliveries were happening in the project villages.

  • Very few were involved in livelihood activities.

Changes Brought

  • More than 75% of the households had constructed toilets.

  • Sanitation level improved.

  • Only institutional deliveries have been taking place, and no mortality reported.

  • No school dropout is found in project villages; girl children are going for higher studies.

  • 68% of the target population have started their livelihood activities.



Padmavathi M, Activity Centre, LR Nagar, Koramangala

I am studying in 9th grade, I have benefited from a speechless opportunity in the CSP program for the past 8 years. I received school bags, shoes, Christmas gifts, study exposure, extracurricular activities, moral values education which made me more confident. I am able to speak English very fluently and I got opportunity to participate in the stage

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Yashaswini R

I’m Yashaswini R, a sponsored child of CSA, who is a 10th grader in Bethany English Primary & High School. Through the program, I learnt to give respect to others and to communicate well as I improve proficiency in speaking, listening and reading. The support given by the facilitators and volunteers helped me to improve my skills

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