Credibility – Human Education and Action for Liberation Movement !
a. Organizations Credibility with Government
HEAL has a close rapport with the officials of the following key departments/agencies of the government and strongly connected to the rural development activities.
- District Collector-Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli
- District Rural Development Agency-DRDA
- RDOs, Thasildhars
- District Disabled Rehabilitation Officer
- Social Welfare Department
- District Adi Dravidar Welfare Department
- Department of Protection of Civil Rights
- Mines and Environment Departments
- Local body governments
- Department of Civil Supplies
b. Organization credibility with community
HEAL is able to establish rapport and affinity with the people right from the beginning through our involvement in their development. In the course of time, we are able to establish credibility with the community. The credibility is reflected in the following outcome of our intervention.
- Kanyakumari District Sea Shell Workers Federation
- Women Development Movement, Kanyakumari – Women Empowerment.
- Rural Women Awakening Movement, Thisayanvilai, Tirunelveli. – Rural Women Reformation.
- Federation for Rural Disabled Sanghams, Kanyakumari – rehabilitation of disabled.
- Seashell Workers Federation, Kanyakumari – Trade Union set-up.
- Human Rights / Consumer Protection Group – Kanyakumari District.
c. HEAL is a member of the following Committees of Govt.
- District Coordinator for Enumeration of Bonded Labour.
- Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt. of India.
- PCR – District Level Protection of Civil Rights Committee.
- District Level Advisory Committee of Care and Protection of Children.
- District Level Advisory Body for Immoral Trafficking Prevention.
- District Advisory Committee – Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act 2000 implementation in Kanyakumari District.
- River – Bed Management Committee – Mines Department.
- Rehabilitation of Prohibition Offenders Committee– Police and Judiciary.
- Eve Teasing Prevention Committee – Police and Judiciary.
d. Organization Credibility with other NGOs
- State Convener of Campaign Against Child Labour (CACL – TN).
- South Zone Convener of Tamil Nadu Environment Council (TNEC).
- South Zone Convener of Tsunami Relief and Rehabilitation Coordination (TRRC)
- South Zone Convener of Child Rights Campaign (CRC)
- Member of Social Action Movement (SAM).
- Member of Joint Action for Sustainable Livelihood (JASUL).