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Society for Community Organization and Rural Education (SCORE)

Karur District, India
Joined October 2021

Karur and Namakkal districts of Tamilnadu, India. SCORE is basically an Education and Development promoting organization. It inspires, promotes, facilitates and co-ordinates the efforts of the people

Presence in: India
Focus: Livelihoods

Society for Community Organization and Rural Education (SCORE) is  a  registered Non-Governmental  Organization  (NGO)   established  in the  year  1995 for  the  benefit  of  mankind  especially for the  economically and  socially  backward  rural  and tribal people.  Over  the  past  25 years,  we  have  worked to  identify  and  meet  the needs  and  aspirations  of  the  rural  and tribal poor  through  participatory  approaches  for  development in 120 villages of Thogaimalai, Kadavur blocks in Karur District and Kollihills Tribal block in Namakkal District, Tamilnadu State, India.


Main thrust area of the organization is social, education, health and economic development of neglected women and children of most backward communities and minorities through organizing the women into groups and federation; provided varies training, exposure and workshops on leadership, decision-making, free legal aid, PRIs strengthening and improving the women involvement in the process of PRIs at all levels, gender, political involvement, economic generation activities etc.

Present Activities of the Organization:

  1. Community organization
  2. Women and child development programme
  3. Community Health and Nutrition,
  4. HIV/AIDS Awareness, promotions of Herbal Gardens and Medicines
  5. Formation and strengthening of Self Help Groups
  6. Promotion of micro-credit
  7. Promotion of women entrepreneurship through micro enterprises
  8. Self-employment training
  9. Intensive Coaching classes
  10. Community health and referral services
  11. Non-formal/ Pre-schools, Bridge Schools for Child labors/drop outs
  12. Environmental awareness and development programme
  13. Sustainable Agriculture development
  14. Revitalization of Herbal Medicines

People Associated With This Organization

AA Balasundharan

Society for Community Organization and...
Joined October 2021
Interests: Livelihoods
I am the Secretary cum Executive Director of the SCORE organization and other details as follows:
Educational Qualification : B.Sc., B.Ed., M.S.W.,
Technical experience : Education in Teaching Skills. Computer Knowledge
Experience in Development: 25 years Field
Post Held :
District Level facilitator in Karur District on Rehabilitation and Development of Bonded Labour with support of Supreme court bonded labour Commissioner, Survey and Research on Public Distribution System of Govt.of Tamilnadu in Thogaimalai Block with support of Ganthigram Rural Deemed University Dindigul and Catalyst Trust- Chennai, Training on Popular Theatre and trained by CCCA, Calcutta, Socio Economic survey on agriculture and related aspects, Rights based survey and research on Tribal in Kollihills, Part time PRESS Reporter of No.1 Tamil Daily News paper Daily Thanthi, Community organizer, Program Advisor, Program Associater, Mass traditional cultural campaigner on Drought areas in 5 districts of Tamilnadu, Counselor on Mentally Retarded Children certified by the Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi, Team member and convener in various NGOs Network in District, state and international level, Development Consultant for NGOs – Project Formulation, Report preparation – Progress and Completion reports and Internal and External Evaluations, Counselor in Community Care Centre in HIV/ AIDS Project and family counseling.
Trainings attended:
Research programs, Child Rights, Dalit Rights and Human Rights activities, Trainer on Primary and Preventive Health Care, Prevention and Control of STD/ HIV/AIDS, Care and Support to HIV/ AIDS, Preparation of Periodic, completion Interim and Evaluation Reports, Project Formulation, Family counseling, Leadership and Personality Trainer, Child and Women rights & Development. Barefoot Lawyers Training at SOCO Trust Madurai, Citizens Audit and Research for basic services and Reporting Training by Rajiv Gandhi chair for Panchayat Raj Studies in in Gandhigram Deemed University, Dindugul, Right to Food Training by Udhayam Capuchin Friars Minor Multipurpose Social Service Society – Trichirappalli, NGOs involvement in HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support by APAC-VHS Chennai, Community organizing training by ISI Bangalore, Human Rights and Capacity Building Training by The Hunger Project – Tamilnadu, International AIDS
Conference organized by Dr.M.G.R.Medical University Chennai and Health Professional Against Tobacco by Cancer Institute (WIA) and Tobacco Cessation Centre, World Health Organization, Govt,of India.
AA Balasundharan is the network champion (main point of contact) for Society for Community Organization and Rural Education (SCORE).

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