Don Bosco Action India (DBAI) is the national network of the regional networks of Don Bosco human and social development organizations with constituent partners across India

Who are the Beneficiaries :

Marginalized communities, especially youth

Brief description of the project :

Don Bosco Action is aimed at creating a national impact against structures of injustice by providing a platform to the poor and the marginalized to voice their concerns. Don Bosco institutions and organizations, for concerted action, wider reach and greater impact, build consensus on key sectors and specific areas of focus for Don Bosco development activities and appropriate intervention strategies at national level.

  1. To showcase and disseminate best practices, success stories and replicable models of our partner networks
  2. To provide forums for sharing, learning, and information exchange and leverage the expertise and knowledge base of our partner networks
  3. To advocate, dialogue and lobby with the government, the corporate sector, other development actors and key stakeholders at national and international levels for strategic development activities of the partner networks
  4. To represent Don Bosco India’s development vision and strategy in national and international forums, and participate on its behalf in other networks and movements in consonance with its vision and mission
  5. To respond promptly and effectively to emerging development demands, opportunities and challenges at the national level
  6. To showcase and disseminate best practices, success stories and replicable models of our partner networks
  7. To conduct research towards consolidation and enhancement of our existing interventions and initiate required further action

Activities:

  1. Self-Help Groups (IGP, Marketing, Tap government projects, Improving the visibility)
  2. Integrated Farming (Low-cost integrated farming, fish & Prawn culture, Organic farming, promotion of renewable sources of energy, and Animal husbandry and Poultry)
  3. Water, Ecology, and Environment (RWH, Reducing water pollution, Popularizing renewable energy, Improving the green cover, and formation of Eco-clubs, and Prevention of plastics)
  4. Children (Legal assistance to child labor, Sponsorship, Dropout prevention centre, Skill training at source, Lobby for a separate ministry for child welfare)
  5. Capacity building of the SHG members
  6. Capacity building of the Federation members
  7. TOT for staff at the MACS (Mutually Aided Cooperative Society) level