It is with a great pleasure that I present the progress of Lokshakti Samajsevi Sanstha (LSS) works and impacts over the year 2014-15. This year, as with every year has been packed full of activities related to our key theme of supporting rural people through an integrated package of interventions that includes water, Sanitation and Hygiene with community based approach , capacity building, community based advocacy, institutional development and other Capacity Development Programmes for rural livelihood enhancement. These initiatives are supported by WaterAid India, Find Your Feet and Childline India Foundation.
During the year Lokshakti Samajsevi Sanstha (LSS) worked under various Programmes in the project villages and launched the awareness and Capacity Building Programmes in different Blocks of Chhattisgarh state to develop skills, knowledge and awareness of rural people.
The organization also initiated training and awareness programmes on WASH for community, Panchayat Raj Institutions including Panchayat Sarpanch, Secretary, Ward Member etc. and other stakeholders on right based approaches to aware the people about WASH in Nine blocks of Rajnandgaon District.
Apart from this the interventions are on Capacity Building, Livelihood Enhancement for rural women, approaches of income generating activities to increase additional incomes, women empowerment covering two one block Manpur for sustainable development of community.
Despite our progress, the need of our work remains huge. In the coming year we intend to expand our operation to provide essential supports and hopefully to continue supports to change people’s live.
I would like to thank to all our financial supporters, partners, staff and friends who have contributed to our achievements and to the continued growth of LOKSHAKTI SAMAJSEVI SANSTHA (LSS) as a development organization.