Inside Prison Program

The program aims to reform prison inmates (male, youth, female) whose lives are mired in crime and neglect. With the core motive of empowering them toward a dignified and crime-free life upon release, the foundation uses its 4S Model of reformation: Shiksha, Sanskar, Skills, and Swasth along with other therapeutic interventions and life skills sessions, sports activities & festival celebrations to transform these vulnerable and marginalized population with the motto of ‘No One Left Behind’ for a safe, just, and resilient society.

Our Impact

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4S Model

Therapies

Need of the Program

MULTIFACETED REASONS FOR CRIME
A person is not born a ‘criminal.’ Crimes happen in a socio economic context of poverty, unemployment, illiteracy, inequalities, media influences.
HARSH IMPRISONMENT CONDITION
Overcrowded Prisons become sites of moral and physical contamination, exploitation, abuse, depression, isolation and falling prey to ‘criminal gangs'.
VULNERABLE PROFILE OF VISITORS
A large prison population is poor, illiterate, migrants, belonging to backward, marginalized and minority categories. 76% of prisoners in India are ‘Under Trials’, waiting for justice to be served.

OPERATIONAL MODELS IN PHASES

STEP 1
Consultation with Prison Administration
STEP 2
Rapport Building, Need Analysis of Prison Inmates
STEP 3
Inside Prison Infrastructural Set-Up
STEP 4
Conducting regular batches of reformation activities
STEP 5
Project Monitoring & Evaluation
STEP 6
Post-Release Rehabilitation of Inmates

RADIO PARWAZ

India Vision Foundation launched Radio Parvaaz, a Prison Community Radio Initiative, with an aim of reaching out to thousands of inmates across prisons who remained disconnected from the outside world and suffered adverse mental health issues, particularly during COVID19 crises. Radio Parvaaz seeks to broadcast high-quality prison-specific audios on entertaining, socially relevant and life-skills topics through mediums of stories, songs, meditation, and yoga.

PROJECT SHAKTI

“PROJECT SHAKTI” is a joint initiative between India Vision Foundation & Spark Minda Foundation across 16 Prisons of Haryana to promote menstrual hygiene practices among women inmates for easy access to resources in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals #SDG2030 along with Global WASH programme by UNICEF and extend support in strengthening eco system to sensitise female prison inmates on the concepts of What, Why & How of menstruation, besides good practices of hygiene & sanitation.

Glimpse of Hope

Nitin was charged under IPC 302 and sentenced to life imprisonment, he completed his first 14 years in Dist. Prison Muzaffarnagar and then was transferred to dist. Gautam Buddha Nagar prison in 2018, his journey with India Vision Foundation began when he was transferred.

He availed the one-on-one counseling sessions provided by the organization and started sharing his feelings. He soon enrolled himself in the three months’ basic computer training course and completed it with an A grade. He is currently enrolled in the basic stitching course. He is an active participant in all the workshops and awareness sessions conducted by India Vision Foundation and tries to pick up new skills. He also motivates new inmates to join the activities conducted by the Foundation.

IMPACT STORIES

Lives that were inspired and saved

Over the years, India Vision Foundation has impacted over 250,000 people and will continue to inspire and save.