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Spandana Cultural Organization for Progressive Education (SCOPE) is founded by a group of socially conscious individuals in 1990 and registered as a non-profit voluntary organization under the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana) Public Societies Registration Act, 1350 Fasli (Act I of 1350 F). The core objective of the organization is to transform the lives of poor and downtrodden communities in rural an urban areas through Education, Sustainable livelihoods, Health, Socio-economic and Cultural awareness.

Since the inception, SCOPE is working towards promotion of child rights, quality education, skill trainings, livelihood promotion, women empowerment, environmental conservation, natural resource management, HIV/AIDS targeted interventions, Socio-economic, cultural and legal awareness campaigns, Health, Nutritional promotion and WASH interventions. During the course of its work, it has collaborated with International organizations, NGOs and NGO networks and Government Departments.

Aims and Objectives

The principal objective of the organization is to improve the quality of life of weaker sections of the society through welfare and social development project and viable economic activities.

  • To promote free & compulsory Education and common school system.
  • To create social awareness and social development.
  • To eradicate illiteracy.
  • To promote women and child development activities.
  • To promote child health care, child participation, child development and child rights.
  • Cares arrest contaminated diseases.
  • To develop the society in all aspects and show the solutions for the solvation of the problems of the society.
  • To eradicate child marriages.
  • To show the way for eradicate dowry system.
  • To conduct the Sports, Games and Cultural activities.
  • To empowering women in to Sanghams through trainings, skill development, supplementary income generation, sensitizes the gender equity and care of children in urban and rural areas.
  • To initiate projects for the rehabilitation of the mentally and physically challenged people.
  • To improve the level of Education, Social Awareness and Environment perception amongst the urban and rural people through an organized effort.
  • To forming farmers in to sanghams and agriculture to be developed in modern lines with bio mass and environmental perception.
  • To organize seminars, workshops and training programmes for preparing teaching, learning materials, capacity building and positive attitude towards various issues.
  • To organize community health awareness programmes and improve knowledge levels on reproductive and sexual health, STI, HIV / AIDS with emphasis on preventive aspects.
  • To initiate Rural Development activities, promote and coordinate with Governmental and Non-Governmental programmes.
  • To mobilize, capacitate and consolidate rural communities to improve their livelihoods by protecting their traditional rights and regenerating latest knowledge and techniques in the field.
  • To initiate research activities in order to understand rural dynamics, identify strategy for rural transformation and contemporary issues.
  • To eliminate child labour by admitting children under the age of 18 years in to day time formal schools.
  • To establish and develop Khadi and Village Industries.
  • To enhance capacities on community disaster management techniques.
  • Promotion of watershed development, organize farming traditional Arts & Culture will also be high on priority.
  • The aim of SCOPE is to promote, support services to people organizations and individuals, Government institutions to development of the poor people.
  • To work for any other social welfare activity which is found necessary and feasible to the society.
  • To co-ordinate and collaborate with Govt. and NGOs working with the similar objectives.
  • To address the larger issues of women and children.
  • Promoting Handicrafts by developing artisans professionally managed and self-reliant community enterprises. Sustainable handicrafts development through participation of craft person leading to their empowerment.
  • To promote literacy for Non-literates.
  • To organize vocational training centres and Income Generation programmes to improve job opportunities in Rural and Urban areas.
  • To promote, protect and proper utilization of Natural Resources and environment.
  • To organize, establish and run old ages, orphanages and destitute homes.
  • Promotion of traditional Science and Technologies for the upliftment of rural and urban artisans, Dalits, tribals and marginalized communities for sustainable rural development.
  • The aim is to prevent and eliminate child trafficking, child sexual abuse, other forms of child abuse, child labor, child marriages, and ensure the protection of child rights, as well as access to justice and rehabilitation for victims.
  • The goal is to create a society that is child-friendly.
  • The objective is to create an environment that is conducive to safeguarding and protecting children.
  • The aim is to promote social responsibility for the protection of the rights of all sections of society.
  • The aim is to create social awareness about the causes of climate change and to protect the environment.
  • The objective is to support the creation of community-based organizations in society.
  • The objective is to engage in activities such as agriculture, horticulture, aquaculture, sericulture, floriculture, handicrafts, poultry, dairy, goat farming, beekeeping, and provide training to farmers in various tools and techniques, as well as organizing training programs for this purpose.
  • To provide various Skill Development programs to the people.
  • The organization may engage in any activities that are related or incidental to the activities mentioned above or any other activities.

Awards And Recognition

  • Received Best Performance award in Total Sanitation program by MEDVAN Network – 20
  • Honored with Best NGO Award by District Collector – facilitated by Centre for Environment Education.
  • Honored with best Cultural performance on Child Marriages by ICDS, Mahabubnagar
  • Received award from Samakya Yuvajana Sangham, in recognition of development interventions in Vavilala, Jinnaram Mandal, Medak District
  • Best Advocacy Program Award by HIV/AIDS Alliance, New Delhi.
  • Best Services Award by DAPCU – TSACS
  • Appreciation Award for Best NGO by SAATHI
  • Honored with Best NGO Award for Community to Government Interface by TSACS.
  • Best NGO Award for best performance in Target intervention 2021 by TSACS

Geographical Operational Areas

Geographically we have presence 400 wards, 250 villages and 150 schools of Medak, Siddipet, Sangareddy, Nalgonda, Suryapet , Yadadri-Bhongir, Hyderabad and Ranga Reddy districts of Telangana State.

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Key Interventions

  • Child Right,, child protection, child marriage, child labor eradication programs
  • HIV/AIDS Targeted interventions
  • Women Empowerment programs – Self-Employment
  • Skill development and livelihood programs for women and young people
  • Environment awareness and Natural Resource Management
  • Sustainable livelihoods for poor and marginal farmers through FPOs.
  • Cultural team promotion for awareness and sensitization on social causes
  • WASH – Health and Hygiene programs.

Major Accomplishments

  • Withdrawn 1200 Child Labour and mainstreamed into formal schools
  • 10 Child Labour Free Villages declared through SCOPE interventions
  • Stopped more than 20 child marriages through child rights campaigning
  • 10 Adult Education Centers created literacy for 650 adults.
  • 300 wooden toy artisans provided with livelihood linkages
  • 33000 children in government schools oriented and sensitized on child rights.
  • 2 orphans have been admitted in NGO run camps and 4 in KGBV
  • 23 School Children’s Committees have been formed
  • 5 adolescent girls’ committees have been formed
  • 450 youth are supporting the organizational intervention on a voluntary basis
  • Permanent buildings have been sanctioned for 2 Anganwadi Centers
  • 950 school-going children have been oriented on various aspects of HIV and AIDS
  • 25 schools have been covered by the Environment Education program
  • 300 children trained on folk arts and campaigned child marriages (Chinnari Malli)
  • 50 Children trained as child reporters on social issues.
  • School Kitchen Gardens promoted in 40 schools to provide nutritious food in Mid-day meals
  • 4 villages declared as 100% defecation free villages by constructing 480 toilets.
  • 20 Vana Samrakshana Samitis formed and strengthened to promote forest conservation.
  • 113 micro plans developed in 113 villages with 16 development indicators with community
  • 2 CBOs formed and strengthened with 340 MSMs and 952 FSWs – HIV/AIDS Target interventions
  • 300 women and youth trained in vocational skills and linked to placements and self-employment
  • Nirmal Gram Puraskaar Award received to 3 villages through SCOPEs interventions