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PREPARATION OF MATERIAL IN VERNACULAR LANGUAGE FOR SCHOOL AIDS PROGRAM, UNICEF:

Name of Donor: UNICEF
Year : 2005 
Achievements: SRISHTI had designed SAEP material in Hindi for all the Hindi speaking states of the country as per the guidelines and content in English version provided by UNICEF. A three tier review and editing process was adopted and research plus experts opinion were taken for providing appropriate words and phrases acceptable to the sensitivities of the people in the Hindi speaking states. This kind of effort was needed in order to have the acceptability of the translated material. Before embarking over the assignment SRISHTI appointed a study group to find out the level of sophistication needed in the School AIDS Program. The report of the study group formed the basis of the action plan to translate the material. SRISHTI had designed SAEP material in Hindi for all the Hindi speaking states of the country as per the guidelines and content in English version provided by UNICEF. A three tier review and editing process was adopted and research plus experts opinion were taken for providing appropriate words and phrases acceptable to the sensitivities of the people in the Hindi speaking states. This kind of effort was needed in order to have the acceptability of the translated material. Before embarking over the assignment SRISHTI appointed a study group to find out the level of sophistication needed in the School AIDS Program. The report of the study group formed the basis of the action plan to translate the material. The project was executed for UNICEF Lucknow