Manav Seva Sansthan “SEVA, is a not for profit organization established in 1988, working in North India with a mission to Control and minimize human trafficking since its inception and now MSS has undertaken a number of development programs related to Human Trafficking in several districts of Uttar Pradesh. Completing its journey of 34 years between inception and now Manav Seva Sansthan “SEVA” has undertaken a number of development programmes in several districts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Uttarakhand and West Bengal. The general objective of MSS’s thematic Programme is to support the underprivileged and underserved communities to assert their rights and realize their entitlements. The Programme covers all the essential thematic facets like livelihood, food security, education, health, and women and child violence.
In terms of the Programme’s geographical approach, MSS prefers to work in neglected geographic areas and backward districts listed by Government of India. The organization uses the strategy of community/target group participated development programs to ensure the sustainability of the interventions after the phase out stage. The intervention strategies include (a) empowerment and community leadership (b) behavioural changes (c) Intuitional & knowledge development (d) advocacy & convergence and (e) networks & linkages. Research and documentation is also an integral part of any programs.
MSS uses NGO Assessment tools to evaluate the functioning of departments, policies, and community development programs and strategies. As per the results that emerge out of the self assessment, a strategic planning process for the year is initiated to bridge the identified gaps. MSS has a comprehensive fund raising plan in place to explore and initiate resource mobilization activities at local and global-level for long-term organizational sustainability. The organization is working simultaneously at various levels for raising funds for the organization, including seeking foreign donor support, tapping local fundraising avenues and integrating community-based marketing approaches.
The organization’s mission is to ensure socio-economic development of the poor and disadvantaged resembling vulnerable women, adolescent and children devoid of basic rights through community based area development approach. The organization is addressing problems like gender violence & women empowerment, youth and safe migration, human trafficking, poverty, illiteracy, malnutrition, mother and child mortality, HIV/AIDS and disaster. The organization uses the strategy of community/target group participated development programs to ensure the sustainability of the interventions after the phase out stage.
The Cross Border Anti Trafficking Network (CBATN) is a South Asian regional coalition of NGOs established in 2004 to act as an instrument for coordination to encourage and strengthen co-operation among the countries of South Asia in order to streamline and accelerate existing efforts to combat human trafficking in the region. CBATN is registered under Indian society’s registration act 1860.CBATN chapters in India, Nepal & currently operational in India, Nepal and Bangladesh. In the coming years CBATN plans to expand its operations in entire South Asian countries with more emphasis on Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bhutan.