Education Movement (PREM)
People’s Rural Education Movement (PREM) is a secular, humanitarian, non-political and non-governmental organization working for the development of Adivasi (indigenous), Dalit, Fisher folk and other marginalized communities of Odisha and neighbouring states of India.
PREM is registered as a Voluntary Society under the Societies Registration Act of India. PREM is an accredited member of the Credibility Alliance of NGOs in India.
The primary objectives of PREM’s development programmes are to spread education, improve healthcare, implement livelihood initiatives, build capacity for good governance, and promote and protect the rights of children among marginalized communities. PREM places an emphasis on innovation for meeting the needs to empower and transform the people.
Response to COVID-19
PREM in association with Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative (APPI), UNFPA and other agencies has under taken many activities to save the lives and livelihood of vulnerable families especially the tribal communities and migrant people during COVID-19 pandemic lock down. During this process PREM has sensitized 25000 families, distributed ration kits to 1465 vulnerable and migrant families, distributed clothes which includes (1 Saree, 1 Towel & 1 Lungi) and Seed packets to the 386 migrant and vulnerable families of Dantaling village of Asurbandh Gram Panchayat of Sorada of Ganjam District, Odisha. There were 44 widows and 12 widowers in these 386 families. Distributed 5000 dry food packets and water bottles to 5000 migrant brothers and sisters who were going to their native states in the highway by foot/walk and helped them to reach their destination states by providing transportation. Distributed 7000 sanitary kits (which includes -2 Lifebuoy Soaps, 1 Bucket, 1 Mug, 1 Face towel big size, 2 Full masks double cotton) to the 7000 numbers of PVTG (Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group) families of Gajapati and Rayagada District during COVID-19 pandemic lock down situation.
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Creating model villages is one of the dream projects of PREM. Creating model village is not a one man or one day job, it take times and needs involvement of many stakeholders especially community people. At present PREM in association with the communities has created 100 model villages in its project operational area.
Avenues of Adivasi Girls' Empowerment
Children have got Education Support (60% are Girls)
Children have got Placement
Women have received Life Skill & IGP Training
Youth have undergone with Leadership Training
Our Present Reach in Odisha
Our Past Reach in Odisha Through Network
Our Past Reach in India Through Network
22 Districts of Odisha
Covering 20,00000 Beneficiaries
12 States of India
Covering 50,00000 Beneficiaries
Our Focus Areas