VSSU, an organization for social development , has been accredited with “Special Consultative Status” by United Nation ECOSOC in 2011 , working since last 30 years with a vision of ‘Community development through community resources’ at the backward South 24 Paraganas district near Sunderban of West Bengal with 135,600+ direct beneficiaries and 150+ staffs through Micro credit, Social and educational developmental programmes.
In last few years, we have accomplished following developmental activities without any external fund support.
- Micro credit for economic up-liftment & enterprise development of excluded community through 10 branches in 710 villages of 10 Blocks of Sunderban with credit plus support programme viz. insurance, free crèche school, training and marketing support etc especially for the women as we experienced credit alone is not sufficient.
- Education & Skill training Programme : VSSU is operating 2 CBSE schools , 1 B.ED College , 10 crèche schools, a Community library cum resource centre , Computer literacy drive , Skill training centre , Destitute children home etc. We have donated 10 acres of land for permanent construction of Navodaya Vidyalaya under your HRD ministry, and providing a temporary shelter since last 8 years for this HS school at our campus.
- Environment, Health & Livelihood promotions: With our own initiative we have planted 600,000+ trees is 140 km road side of our area and constructed 1500+ latrines for the underprivileged with 2 free primary health centre . We are also working for awareness generation and marketing of solar lanterns, improved cook stove etc for a better and greener future. In last 2012 we have started our Agri-based rural tourism programme for rural resource mobilization and job creation.