1993-1994

 

Birth of South Orissa Voluntary Action(SOVA)

1995-1996

SOVA started its first pilot project on non-formal education with UKP displaced children

1996-1997

 

SOVA conducted a study on the status of Upper Kolab displaced people in the district.

1997-1998

 

  • For the first time in undivided Koraput district a study on KABP was conducted on HIV and AIDS
  • Targeted Intervention (TI) programe for migrant workers was launched
1998-1999

 

HIV & AIDS prevention programme was launched in Koraput District.

1999-2000

 

Child rights program was initiated in the district of Koraput.

1999-2000

 

Livelihood program Implementation for upper Kolab displaced families initiated.

2000-2001

 

1000 peer volunteers promoted to create awareness on prevention of HIV & AIDS.

2001-2002

 

A new tool “Child tracking” was launched with the participation of child club

2002-2003

 

Free STI/RTI Treatment clinic established in Koraput district by SOVA.

2003-2004

 

700 street plays performed in 700 remote villages of Koraput district to aware community on mother & child health.

2004-2005

 

  • Establish two residential schools for 50 dropout boys & 50 dropout girls.
  • Child sponsorship program was initiated in the district.
2005-2006

 

Establishment of positive people’s Network in the district

2006-2007

 

  • Launched diarrhoea control programme in Dasmantpur Block of Koraput Dist.
  • Launched PD Hearth (A childhood malnutrition programme) in Koraput District
2007-2008

 

  • SOVA’s Vision, Mission, Strategy and Logo was reframed.
  • SOVA’s new administrative office & training centre at Koraput became functional.
2008-2009

 

Became the mother NGO for the RCH-2 Programme in the district.

2009-2010

 

D Develop three tribal language word book for the first time in Koraput district to Curb Language barrier in the border area of AP.

2011-2012

 

Community Radio Station Inaugurated at Chappar

2010-2011

 

  • Initiation of Inclusive Education program for the blind and low vision children in the district
  • Samadhan’ - a grievance redressal mechanism piloted by SOVA launched by Hon’b CM Mr.Navin Patnaik.
  • Established a child care home ‘Open shelter’ for the need and Care children at Koraput with support of W&CD department.
2011-2012

 

  • Initiation of Inclusive Education program for the blind and low vision children in the district
  • Samadhan’ - a grievance redressal mechanism piloted by SOVA launched by Hon’b CM Mr.Navin Patnaik.
  • Established a child care home ‘Open shelter’ for the need and Care children at Koraput with support of W&CD department.
2012-2013

 

  • Innovative community tracking system (Community Monitoring & Information System- CMIS) was Introduced
  • ‘Coaching for Hope’ an innovative tool for social change among youths launched in Koraput.

2013-2014

 

  • Tuber as a nutritious intake introduced Orange Flesh Sweet Potato promotion in 300 villages of the district.

2015-2016

 

  • Established ASTHA children’s home at Chappar with support of W &CD department
  • Launching of CHILDLINE-1098 program in the district of Korput >/li>
2016-2017

 

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting provided SOVA the License to broadcast from its Community Radio Centre ’Dhemsa’.