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RURAL ORGANISATION FOR POVERTY ERADICATION SERVICES – ROPES

Chittoor, India
Joined August 2019

ROPES registered in 1989 as a secular non-government and not for profit organization has been working in the sphere of promoting and protecting the rights of children and women in Andhra Pradesh,India

Presence in: India
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Women's Rights

ROPES registered in 1989 as a secular non-government and not for profit organization has been working in the sphere of promoting and protecting the rights of children and women in the area of education, health, protection, water and sanitation, women empowerment and sustainable livelihood.   It considers participation and gender equality as principles to integrate in all its interventions.   ROPES located in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, South India. The vision of the organization is “A society in which every child and woman attains their basic rights, protection and development”.  In order to achieve the vision, it aims to improve the quality of life and advance the rights of children, it has been working closely with families and communities to bring long lasting change in children’s lives by creating a safe environment to protect from exploitation, discrimination. ROPES protects women and young girls from trafficking, early forced marriage, child labour through rescue and rehabilitation program.  It also facilitate supportive environment by improving economic status of families in order to help children to realize their rights. ROPES intervention is in prevention, protection and prosecution aspects. ROPES has a strong belief that development can be happened through collectiveness and consistency of different stakeholders’ engagement in the process.  It works closely with other civil society organizations, community based organizations, public institutions and government departments for the effective implementation of all programs for child rights protection and women legal empowerement. ROPES received various state and District level awards from the State level officers.

  1. “BAL RAKSHAK AWARD 2014”
  2. BALA SEVAK AWARD 2015
  3. Sankalpam award 2016 – District Police Hackathaon momento for women safety and child protection

People Associated With This Organization

DHANA SEKARAN KATHIRVELU

India  
RURAL ORGANISATION FOR POVERTY...
Joined August 2019
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Women's Rights
I am K. Dhana Sekaran, Founder Chairman of ROPES (Rural Organisation for Poverty Eradication Services) working in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh for the social, economic and legal & political empowerment of Dalits and Tribal communities especially women. Our main focus is child rights protection. As I am the Founder Chairman & Director of ROPES, I am responsible for shaping our goals and ensuring to achieve them. I lead teams to galvanize the public and influence policy makers on humanitarian action to help deprived children and their communities. I have a passion for serving the poor Dalit and tribal communities. I have program management experience, skills and technology management skills. I have good leadership, communication and convincing skills. I have fund raising skills, reporting to funding agencies, building rapport with the Government and other allied departments. I am responsible for conducting board meetings time to time and online submission Income tax returns and foreign contribution returns in time. I do monitoring of ongoing grams and give proper guidelines to the team to carry over the program as per the plan. I have undergone para legal training and giving legal advice and support to the victims. Dalits are more discriminated and harassed by the land lords and I support them to break the barriers. Cross cultural experience and exposure would help me to learn more and apply in our organisation in the field of legal empowerment. There is possibility to learn from each other and practice.
DHANA SEKARAN KATHIRVELU is the network champion (main point of contact) for RURAL ORGANISATION FOR POVERTY ERADICATION SERVICES – ROPES.

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