Tobacco Free School Campaign
Tobacco Free School Campaign is implemented by District Education Department, Salaam Mumbai Foundation and Sarathi Youth Foundation to make schools tobacco free. In which guidance is given at school level regarding compliance of norms regarding ban on consumption and sale of tobacco products in and around the school. Sarathi is overseeing the work of Solapur district along with Salaam Mumbai Foundation as a District Supporting Organization (Partner NGO). Tobacco free school campaign is being implemented in 4720 schools in Solapur district. 1140 schools have participated in the campaign, out of which 160 schools have been declared as tobacco free schools.
CHAI – AKSHAY Project (TB Project)
Akshay Project of Catholic Health Association for Tuberculosis was implemented by Sarathi in Khed taluka of Pune district and slums areas of Solapur city. Home visits, tuberculosis awareness, patient discovery and treatment were carried out under this project. About 500 suspected patients were identified and tested for tuberculosis. Patients who were diagnosed with tuberculosis were referred for further treatment.