WHAT'S GOING ON IN SAATHI !
Government Of Sikkim
SAATHI ALLIGNED WITH THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS OF THE UNITED NATIONS
SIKKIM AGAINST ADDICTION TOWARDS HEALTHY INDIA
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STORY SO FAR……………
Launched in May 26 2013, SAATHI was piloted in two government schools of Sikkim. With successful results and feedbacks from the piloted schools, the programme was then scaled up to 30 schools in 2016, 70 schools in 2017 and by 2018, SAATHI programmes was carried out in 100 Government schools in Sikkim.
By 2018, SAATHI has successfully achieved its target of covering a total of 100 schools. By then it had trained around 500 teachers and 5000 peer educators. In addition to this, SAATHI has reached out and counselled 16000 parents/guardians, 300 SMC members and has reached to 25000 people from the local communities in Sikkim.
SAATHI programme has impacted 75000 students during its first phase. SAATHI has indeed made a strong impact in the area of de-stigmatizing and prevention of substance abuse in Sikkim.
To co-create a societal eco-system to eliminate substance abuse in schools and to ensure the mental well-being of our citizens of all ages, in a sustainable manner through counselling and learning.
SAATHI BELIEF SYSTEM
STUDENT LEAD AND LEARN
In this competitive era, it is pivotal to train students in leadership and learning to think. SAATHI works on the idea that the best people to educate students about drug abuse are their peers. Youth are most likely to listen to their friends and people of their own generation rather than an older or authoritative figure. SAATHI connects peers in a positive, purposeful and meaningful way by encouraging and leading each other to abstain from the menace of substance abuse.
GOOD CULTURAL FEET
SAATHI is designed in a manner that it integrates itself into larger cultural panorama in which it operates families, communities and the state.
AGE APPROPRIATE FOR AUDIENCES
SATTHI programs are different for various age groups. This is done to ensure efficacy, as different age groups have different ways of reasoning and thought processes.
ACCURATE AND BALANCED INFORMATION
SAATHI prevents and discusses those information that are engaging, relevant and specific. So that it can be easily grasped, comprehended and applied in real world.
EXPERIMENTAL MODEL-BASE LEARNING
SAATHI uses innovative and intuitive methods of learning that are easy to teach and relatable to the region.
SAATHI is a professional programme with a code of conduct, check ins and reviews that ensure its standards and expectation are always meet.
SAATHI ON THE NEWS !
Sensitization program is held with panchayats of 36 GPU across sikkim to prevent Substance Abuse in community level.