a few words about us
BHPP provides children, adolescent girls, women, minority groups, widows, dropouts and tribal’s from seven slum localities in Pune with the opportunity to receive an education and become aware of social and economic development opportunities. The various programs that BHPP runs include: a free medical clinic, self help group, study classes, sewing and jewellery-making classes, computer skills and Spoken English classes., Beauty parlour classes, Day Care Centre. All of which will allow women to gain new skills, obtain stable jobs, or develop their own small businesses. Additionally, BHPP runs study and education classes for children and adolescents in the slums to motivate them to seek a higher education.
BHPP was established in 1982 with the aim to provide welfare for the residents of 7 slum locations in Dapodi, Pune. The slums are currently home to over 60,000 people and continue to expand as more migrants from rural areas come in search of work.
To create a new society for the benefit of those regardless of caste gender and religion, who are exploited, ignored, backward, and deprived of basic human rights and on the basis of fundamental human values enable them to find the strength to fulfill their true potential.
- To spread awareness about freedom, equality fraternity and justice
- To provide education and health services
- To create awareness of the importance of education and good health
- To cultivate art and culture
- To create a society based on morality and personal independence
- To create self-confidence and empowerment in exploited, ignored people in society.
Our work approach
- Working with local groups and at community level.
- Operating as resource center.
Work is spread across 15 vasti of Pune and Pimpari Chinchwad Corporation area of Maharashtra. BHPP work is divided in three community programmatic units- Women, Children and Health.