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Organization Contact Information

Name: Centre for Education and Empowerment of the Marginalized (CEEMA)
Street 1: 121, Perundurai Road,
Street 2: Thindal
City: Erode
Province: Tamil nadu
Post Code: 638 012
Country: India
Phone: 0424 -2431801, 2431802
Email: ceemaerode@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.ceemaerode.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Fr
First Name: Hendry
Last Name: Lawrence
Title: Director cum Secretary
Email: ceemalawrence@gmail.com
Phone: +919865671685

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Jeyanthi
Last Name: Selvarani
Title: Programme Officer
Email: jeyanthiwye@gmail.com
Phone: +918526906295

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
1.About our organisation
Centre for Education and Empowerment of the Marginalized (CEEMA) was registered on 23rd November 2004. It is a social wing of the Catholic Diocese of Coimbatore and has the mandate to serve the marginalized sections of the people living in the Districts of Erode, Karur and Tirupur which forms part of the Diocese of Coimbatore. It has its head office at 121, Perundurai Road, Thindal, Erode – 638 012, Tamil Nadu, South India. CEEMA has its infrastructure with office and training hall, qualified and trained programme & administration staff.

Vision:
CEEMA envisions a world where justice, peace and love rule, where the abundant resources are shared responsibly, and the people are able to ensure sustained livelihood and total empowerment.

Mission:
To capacitate the vulnerable and marginalized communities to attain holistic human development, to promote the natural resources and to protect the environment, by their participation and involvement in the process of animation, empowerment, lobbying and advocacy.
Present activities and programmes

?Women Development
?People Centered Micro Credit Programme
?National Child Labour Programme
?Children Sponsorship programmes
?Support to Srilankan refugee camps
?Women & Child Development programme
?Care & Support to HIV/AIDS infected/affected among Migratory communities.
?Health related programme with a focus on Adolescent girls

Target groups

?Women
?Agricultural Workers
?Adolescent girls
?People living with HIV/AIDS (PLHAs)
?Risk Migrants
?Migrant People living with HIV/AIDS
?Sri Lankan Refugees
?School Drop outs
?Poor and needy Children
?Children Living with HIV/AIDS
?Children Affected by AIDS

2.Reasons for interested in TB
The target people being agricultural labourers or labourers in textile units or non agrarian sectors earn a meager income. Most of them go to Erode, Tiruppur or Karur, the nearby towns, in search of job opportunities.
A substantial number of workers are recruited from the marginalize
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 26 - 50
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
CEEMA has been implementing the activities of Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) through Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI).

We have been mother NGO in implementing CHAI - GFATM Round 9 TB PROJECT AXSHAYA in Erode district Tamilnadu, South India.

CEEMA has undertaken and implementing the following activities in consultation with the District Coordinator appointed by CHAI:
1.Conducting Community Meetings
2.Facilitating various trainings, meetings and events in consultation with District Coordinator of CHAI.

We have conducted 70 Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilization (ACSM)in the district of Erode.

RCH Training (Reproductive and Child Health):
CEEMA has been conducting RCH training to the women and the adolescent girls in which awareness on TB is the one of main focus.

Observation of World TB/ HIV/AIDS day:
CEEMA has been observing World TB/ HIV/AIDS day by conducting of public meeting and rally, cultural programme to impart the message about the prevention of TB and to invite the public to give their participation to build healthy community.

Distribution of IEC:
We have been conducting medical camps, distribution of Informative Educational Communicative (IEC) materials to our target people.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
India

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy India

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
CEEMA has undertaken and implementing the following activities in consultation with the District Coordinator appointed by CHAI:
1.Conducting Community Meetings
2.Facilitating various trainings, meetings and events in consultation with District Coordinator of CHAI.

We have conducted 70 Advocacy Communication and Social Mobilisation (ACSM)in the district of Erode.


Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: August 22, 2012
Last updated: August 22, 2012