Organization contributes to the creation of new and effective methods of health education which enable both individuals and communities to assume greater responsibility for their own health. Darshna works at the individual, community and systematic levels to provide innovative solutions and help implement quality healthcare services. Organization builds the capacity of adolescents, women and community members to realize the full potential by making informed and responsible decisions related to their health and well-being and by accessing services and support they need to do so. We equip community with skills and nurturing them to lead an empowered life. Darshna Mahila Kalyan Samiti is creating impact in the community by these projects:

Source of Intervention Funding Supporters Location and Implementing duration Work Description Achievements
RCH Sambhav Gwalior, VHAI Chhatarpur (2003-2004) Organization led the RCH program incorporated the earlier existing programs i.e. National Family Welfare Program and Child Survival and Survival & Safe Motherhood Program (CSSM) and added two more components one relating to sexually transmitted disease and the other relating to reproductive tract infections. Effectively carried out 20 trainings of rural women on Maternal and infant care in Rajnagar block of Chhatarpur district.
Zordar Project for ORS and ZINC Promotion FHI 360 Chhatarpur, Panna and Tikamgarh Districts (2013) Organization led this program to increase the uptake of Zn and ORS through increased prescriptions of both Zn and ORS as first line treatment for childhood diarrhea by the RHCPs and ensure a continuous supply of ORS and Zn with the RHCPs and drug stores. The Key objectives are as follows-

· Enumerate all the villages and create a data base of all RHCPs in the four Districts classified into A, B and C categories as per their patient load in the four districts.

· Build the capacities of the identified RHCPs and drug stores on disease and product knowledge to increase the prescription and usage of Zn and ORS for treatment of childhood diarrhea in the four districts.

· Ensure regular usage and off take on Zn and ORS by the identified RHCPs and drug stores through continuous follow-up and detailing.

Worked in close coordination with identified pharmaceutical company/s to ensure supplies of Zn and ORS reach the RHCPs and Drug stores.

Through this program organization have reached appropriately 1,44,000 families in the districts to secure them from the dangerous effects of Diarrhea which has been correctly treated by Zinc and ORS. Team has worked in collaboration with RHCP for Diarrhea Management.
Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Program Care India Ishanagar,Bijawar,Buxwaha Blocks of Chhatarpur District (2014- This aims to reduce child malnutrition and help break the cycle of nutritional deficiency in blocks of District Organization drew from its field-tested, proven approaches to systematically create an enabling policy environment for ICDS (Integrated Child Development Services), build trust across sectors, document models and promote convergence. Besides this CARE India is facilitating training and capacity building of government functionaries, promoting safe drinking water, hygiene and sanitation at the household and community levels. In order to reduce malnutrition, Organization worked with Care India on 4 developed blocks of District. In which PRI representatives have been trained and made aware on malnutrition and also emphasized to link up vulnerable groups with government facilities and focused on their protection and supported 3300 families.
Axshya Project EHA Districts Chhatarpur and Panna (2011- In order to work in health care, Organization implemented the Axshya project with the financially supported by VHAI and EHA which worked to improve access to quality TB care and control through a partnership between government and civil society. It supported India’s Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) to expand its reach, visibility and effectiveness through Active Case Finding; by engaging community based providers to improve TB services, especially for women, children, marginalized, vulnerable; TB-HIV co-infected populations and support and facilitate Qualified Private Practitioners for TB Notification. Advocacy, communication and social mobilization (ACSM) is a major focus. By this program empowered 9000 families/patients that fought against TB and motivated for proper investigation of disease as well as diagnosis and consumption of medicines regularly through the coordination with village based SHGs, Media and government/PRI representatives.
Asha Training MP NRHM Chhatarpur, Panna and Sagar Districts (2011 to onwards) Training of module 6 and 7 Is progressing for ASHAs in the District in 4 rounds to take steps to create awareness and provide information to the community on determinants of health such as proper diet and nutrition, basic sanitation and hygienic practices, healthy living and working conditions, information on existing health services and the need for timely utilization of health and family welfare services at doorsteps Successfully imparted trainings to the all ASHA health workers of Chhatarpur district,
Madhya Pradesh Tuberculosis Program National Health Mission Chhatarpur District (2019-onwards) The State of Madhya Pradesh under Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program (RNTCP) is looking to expand the scope of its work for diagnosis, treatment and care of Tuberculosis patients in the private sector. Under this program DTCS will engage and collaborate with doctors, hospitals, Nursing homes, laboratories and chemists working in the private sector to ensure that no patient is left behind. To this effect, the State TB Cell is establishing an interface agency – Patient –Provider Support Agency (PPSA) that will be managed by Darshna Organisation. Effectively supported more than 500 TB Patients for diagnosis and proper treatment,
PLA NHM Program National Health Mission Chhatarpur District (2017-onwards) Organization leading this program with the collaboration of National health Mission and supporting to develop the community through this comprehensive tool Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) is an approach that can help bring the community together to identify, understand and address common health problems of the community. The process comprises of a series of meetings, in which community groups are encouraged to discuss, learn and engage in participatory decision-making that will enable them to take action to address local problems.
Sathiya Cinema UNFPA Chhatarpur District( 2018-Onwards) Darshna leading the Program Sathiya Cinema and financially supported by UNFPA which is focusing on provide technology solutions to PE at village level under RKSK for improving the quality and regularity of the monthly meetings with peers and provide age appropriate knowledge and skills to adolescents in key priority issue

And topics.This program demonstrating innovative approach for reaching out to adolescents in community settings.

Effectively provides visualizing services at Community level through 789 ASHA and Sathiya.

Establishment of 632 Sathiya Cinema Centre and distributed projectors for each center Development of training module on effective use of animatics by Saathiya and ASHA for village level adolescent group meetings. –

3000 Modules printed for training on effective use of animatics by ASHA and Saathiya

Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karykram National Health Mission Chhatarpur District (2017-Onwarrds) Organization implementing the program for adolescent participation and leadership, Equity and inclusion, Gender Equity and strategic partnerships with other sectors and stakeholders. The programme envisions enabling all adolescents in India to realize their full potential by making informed and responsible decisions related to their health and well-being and by accessing the services and support they need to do so. Supporting 884 villages in Districts through 1152 Asha Workers and reached 1022403 beneficiaries
Target Interventions Program Madhya Pradesh State Aids control Society Panna and Orchha (2008-Onwards) Organization is implementing the TI project in two districts with the aim to focuses to provide an opportunity to provide comprehensive and integrated HIV prevention as well as care and support services to extremely marginalized High Risk Groups, such as Female Sex Workers (FSWs), Men who have Sex with Men (MSMs), People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) and also to bridge. It provides thee HIV prevention and care and support (to those who are infected) services to these group in a very use friendly manner, that is, at a place and time most convenient to the community and they can easily access these services without any fear of stigma and discrimination. Comprehensively diagnosing the targeted groups and preventing them from Sexually transmitted infections. Creating an environment to live freely in the community.