Mehsana Field Visit

Prita Jha recently went to Mehsana, where she met some survivors of domestic violence, who informed her about their respective cases. In a few of those cases, an FIR has been filed recently. In the others, the cases are already in court and PEC is actively helping the survivors in it.

Later, Prita ma’am also visited Jan Siksha Sansthan – a place where they work on building the vocation skills of anyone who drops out before class 12. One of the volunteers of PEC, Ranjanben Parmar, gives training to these women against child sexual abuse and domestic violence.

Prita ma’am also visited a health centre in Mehsana which is holding a vaccination camp. She talked to the doctor about the challenges they are facing.

Lastly, Prita ma’am visited a block resource centre, which holds various trainings for disabled people on the weekdays. On one day they hold training for visually impaired children, on the other day they hold training for mentally disabled children and likewise.

Another meeting was held in Mehsana where beneficiaries of the Antyodaya Card project had come. PEC has helped a total of 150 people in receiving their Antyodaya Cards.

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