DISTRICT JAIL, SEONI
The prison system in India is an incredibly flawed one and the situation worsens in rural areas where young boys are thrown in jail for petty crimes or under false accusations by the police themselves.
Visiting the Juvenile Home, we met many young boys and adolescents who had been in the system unjustly and who feared their lives were over.
We, at Kohka Foundation, believe that everyone deserves a second chance. Thus, we began sessions to help with the mental well being of the inmates and ensure their employability after they leave the jail.
We have also been able to provide a specially abled young man in the Juvenile Home with a prosthetic leg.
FACE MASK PRODUCTION
With the combined efforts of the Seoni District Collector, the innmates of Seoni Juvenile Correction Home have been employed to produce face masks especially needed in this time.
The innmates have themselves been provided with face masks and are working in small groups at a distance to prioritise their health.
More than 3000 masks have been produced in a span of one month. 600 masks have been donated to Seoni Nagarpalika. It is currently being distributed for free to the villages of Seoni district and other displaced individuals.