Our Programme Strategy

 
Programme Strategy 2
Programme Strategy 2
Programme Strategy

In an endeavour to be known as a leading child development organisation, the following standards will be integrated in all organisational and programming components:

Maternal Health, Child Survival and Optimal Development

Health

  • Improved maternal, new born and child health by enabling community access to knowledge, community based interventions and affordable quality health services
  • Improved knowledge, attitudes and practices for enhanced health seeking behaviour amongst adolescents, especially girls
  • Preventing vertical transmission of HIV amongst pregnant women and care and support to identified HIV positive women and their infants through improved public health systems
  • Improved quality of primary health services by leveraging National Urban Health Mission resources for the urban poor

Early Childhood Care and Development

  • Optimal growth and development of girls and boys (0-3 years) achieved through increased access to quality responsive care and stimulation

Citizenship and Local Governance

  • Ensure effective public accountability mechanisms for equitable access to quality health and childcare services

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

  • Increased number of Open Defecation Free villages and urban slums in the most vulnerable and excluded areas where Plan works and improved hygiene behaviour
  • Equitable access to improved institutional WASH facilities and improved hygiene practices at home, Early Childhood Care and Development centres and schools benefiting families, care givers and user-groups

Citizenship and Local Governance

  • Increase in the number of Community Based Organisations that monitor open defecation status in their villages and urban slums

Quality and Holistic Education

Early Childhood Care and Development

  • Improved access to care and developmentally appropriate early learning for girls and boys (3-6 years) and their smooth transition to primary levels

Education

  • Ensure all children (6-18 years), especially girls from vulnerable and excluded families, successfully complete 10 years of education in school with appropriate learning levels

Citizenship and Local Governance

  • Increase in the number of children and youth led organisations that effectively participate in programming and advocacy

Employability and Economic Empowerment

  • Increase in the number of youth (18-29 years) receiving Job Oriented Vocational Training and vocational training for entrepreneurship
  • Ensure an increase in financial inclusion of households and link to business development services for improved livelihoods

Citizenship and Local Governance

  • Increase in the number of children and youth led organisations that effectively participate in programming and advocacy

Disaster Risk Reduction

  • Timely humanitarian assistance is ensured in case of a disaster with specific focus on protection, ECCD (including nutrition), education and WASH in affected areas, especially for girls
  • Improved resilience for disaster risk reduction including climate change adaptation and comprehensive school safety programmes in villages and urban slums in Plan programme and non-programme areas

Protection

Protection from abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence

  • Increased number of children receive support of effective community based child protection mechanisms, linked to the mainstream system for response and redressal
  • Improved capacity building of duty bearers engaged in mainstream child protection mechanisms
  • Increased engagement of Plan India to institutionalise systemic changes through policy dialogue on child protection issues
  • Increased number of girls, adolescents and women with safe access to drinking water sources and sanitation

Citizenship and Local Governance

  • Increased number of children and youth led organisations effectively participating in programming, advocacy and decision making on child rights issues