CARE FOR 150 CHILDREN OF QUARRYWORKERS, TAMILNADU

 
$6,634
$26,814
Raised
Remaining
Jul 16, 2014

Care for 150 children of Quarry workers in Tamilna

Project Director : Mr. Kalaivanan.M - Secretary

Report from July  2013 to June 2014.

PROJECT AIM:           

To attain 100% literacy among children and provide life oriented education to prevent children from becoming child labourers in the target villages.

Project location:

District     :            Thiruvannamalai

Block        :            Polur

Villages    :          1)  99 Pudhupalayam

                           2)  Vasur

Sl.No     Name of the Centers

1            99 Pudhupalayam

2            Vasur

Children who studied in the CENTERS:

In both the centers we identified school going children aged between 12-13 and in total 68 school going children from quarry workers families studying  in 3rd standard to 8th standard.

Sex      99 Pudhupalayam     Vasur     Total

Boys        15                           19           34

Girls         19                           15           34

Total         34                           34           68

 

 NAME OF THE TEACHER & PLACES FOR TUITION CENTERS:

Sl.No   Name of the Village   Name of theTeacher    Location of the Center          Time

1          99 Pudhupalayam        Thenmozhi  BA              P.U.Ele. school         5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

2          Vasur                          S.Sakila  B.A.,BEd        P.U.Middle. school     5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

DISTRIBUTION OFSCHOOL UNIFORMS , SCHOOL BAGS,READING AND WRITING MATERIALS

SPHEED distributed School uniforms, school bags,reading and writing materials to 68 school going children .  We invited   Polur Panchayat Union Chairman  Mr.Raja  99-Pudhupalayam and Vasur . He is very much appreciated  our work for the children of  quarry workers  and  he requested the parents to send their children to schools for their better future use  the  available services, schemes and supports providing by  NGOs like SPHEED providing an opportunity like running tuition centers after school hours and the supports for  the improvement of their children in education and health.

EDUCATIONAL TOUR TO QUARRY WORKERS’ CHILDREN

A two days educational tour has been conducted for the children of quarry workers. The tour has been arranged to visit the historical places in Tamilnadu especially  Trichy, Kallanai, Thanjavur, Madurai and Poomobuhar  where the Chola, Cheran and Pandiyan Kings have established various monuments, check dams, Hindu temples and museums. The children were much happy and learnt more historical and moral ethics through this educational tour.

HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS:

Monthly health check up camp conducted in each center with the help of private medical practitioners in nearby areas who are voluntarily provided their service for the target children.  Dr. Sivanesan, MBBS, and Mr. Rajagopal, Health Inspector  have presided over the camps  and gave the medical health check up to the children and family members.    Cost Free medicines were distributed to the injured and illness affected children. During the camps, apart from children, parents of the children and elders in the villages are also benefited.

Group formation:

We organized women quarry workers self-help groups.  Each group consists of 15 to 20 members. Totally 8 groups were formed. Now we are planning to provide vocational skill training for income generation activity to the SHG members of women quarry workers.  So that they could earn individually by self-employment as an additional income to their family.

 

Provide Nutritious Food:

SPHEED provided nutritious food through our animators. Fried gram, milk and fruits supplied to all the Quarry workers’ children in each center weekly twice in working days.

 CULTURAL PROGRAMMES AND SPORTS:                                                      

In each care Centre one programme on Cultural activity and sports events have been conducted. The Sports events like running race, long jump, high jump as usually. Now we added Chess game for the student. The teachers and the students were actively participated in these programmes. We awarded prizes and awards to the successful participants in the cultural programme and sports. The Village Presidents were invited and distributed the prizes and awards.We conducted as a regular Programme of  Yoga with Meditation. Yoga Teacher name is Mr. R. Palani, M.A., (Yoga)

Visitors:

1)        Dr. P.Ashok, M.B.B.S of Tiruvannamalai

2)        Mr.D.Venugopal, Ex  Member of  Parliament

.Conclusion:

This project is worthwhile to support the quarry workers’ children living in hamlets and tribal areas. SPHEED  has taken serious steps to the development of these children by providing health assistance and education to these children. We are planning to  implement  programmes to these children to improve their general knowledge and  environmental protection   

Jul 16, 2013

care for 150 childrens of Quarry workers Tamilnad

Report from April 2013 to June 2013.

PROJECT AIM:           

To attain 100% literacy among children and provide life oriented education to prevent children from becoming child labourers in the target villages.

Project location:

District     :            Thiruvannamalai

Block        :            Polur

Villages    :          1)  99 Pudhupalayam

                           2)  Vasur

Sl.No     Name of the Center

1            99 Pudhupalayam

2            Vasur

Children who studied in the CENTERS:

In both the centers we identified school going children aged between 12-13 and in total 60 school going children from quarry workers families studying 3rd standard to 8th standard.

Sex      99 Pudhupalayam     Vasur     Total

Boys        13                           17           30

Girls         17                           13           30

Total         30                           30           60

NAME OF THE TEACHER & PLACES FOR TUITION CENTERS:

Sl.No   Name of the Village   Name of theTeacher    Location of the Center          Time

1          99 Pudhupalayam        Thenmozhi  BA              P.U.Ele. school                       5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

2          Vasur                          S.Sakila  B.A.,BEd        P.U.Middle. school                   5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

DISTRIBUTION OF READING AND WRITING MATERIALS

SPHEED distributed reading and writing materials to 65 school going children as per their needs.  During the distribution of reading and writing materials, we invited the School Headmaster of Panchayat Union Primary school, 99-Pudhupalayam and he is very much impressed of our work for the children from quarry workers and he requested the parents to send their children to schools for their better future, available services, schemes and supports providing by the Government for their children in the schools and further he added, NGOs like SPHEED providing an opportunity like running tuition centers after school hours will help the improvement of their children in education and health.

HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS:

Monthly health check up camp conducted in each center with the help of private medical practitioners in nearby areas who are voluntarily provided their service for the target children.  Dr. Sivanesan, MBBS, and Mr. Rajagopal Health Inspector were came and gave the medical health check up to the childrens and family members.  This time we were distributed the masque (use for the working time - protect the air polution ).  During the camps, apart from children, parents of the children and elders in the villages are also benefited.

Group formation:

we were organised the mother's of children to make a self-help group. 15 members in a group. Totally 4 groups were formed. Now we are planing to give a another Suitable Income Generation  programme for them.

Provide Nutritious Food:

SPHEED provided nutritious food through our animators. Fried gram, milk and fruits supplied to all the children in each center weekly twice in working days.

 CULTURAL PROGRAMMES AND SPORTS:                                                      

In each care Centre one programme on Cultural activity and sports events have been conducted. The Sports events like running race, long jump, high jump as usually. Now we added Chess game for the student. The teachers and the students were actively participated in these programmes. 

This time we are added the Yoga with Meditation. Yoga Teacher name is Mr. R. Palani, M.A., (Yoga)

Visitors:

1)     Mr. M. RAMAN, M.A.,M.Ed., Block Coordinator, SSA, JAWAD Block.  2) Mr. Balaji, Block Resource Teacher.

Conclusion:

During the project period SPHEED involving local community leaders, local body elected members and government school teachers and with the help of them SPHEED motivating the target community and impart them education and health for their children.

Apr 15, 2013

care for 150 childrens of Quarry workers Tamilnadu

PROJECT AIM:

To attain 100% literacy among children and provide life oriented education to prevent children from becoming child labourers in the target villages.

Project location:

District     :            Thiruvannamalai

Block        :            Polur

Villages    :          1)  99 Pudhupalayam

                           2)  Vasur

 

Sl.No     Name of the Center

1            99 Pudhupalayam

2            Vasur

 

Children who studied in the CENTERs:

In both the centers we identified school going children aged between 12-13 and in total 60 school going children from quarry workers families studying 3rd standard to 8th standard.

 

Sex      99 Pudhupalayam     Vasur     Total

Boys        13                           17           30

Girls         17                           13           30

Total         30                           30           60

 

NAME OF THE TEACHER & PLACES FOR TUITION CENTERS:

Sl.No   Name of the Village   Name of theTeacher    Location of the Center          Time

1          99 Pudhupalayam        Thenmozhi  BA              P.U.Ele. school                       5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

2          Vasur                          S.Sakila  B.A.,BEd        P.U.Middle. school                   5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

 

DISTRIBUTION OF READING AND WRITING MATERIALS

SPHEED distributed reading and writing materials to 60 school going children as per their needs.  During the distribution of reading and writing materials, we invited the School Headmaster of Panchayat Union Primary school, 99-Pudhupalayam and he is very much impressed of our work for the children from quarry workers and he requested the parents to send their children to schools for their better future, available services, schemes and supports providing by the Government for their children in the schools and further he added, NGOs like SPHEED providing an opportunity like running tuition centers after school hours will help the improvement of their children in education and health.

 

HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS:

Monthly health check up camp conducted in each center with the help of private medical practitioners in nearby areas who are voluntarily provided their service for the target children.  Dr. Sivanesan, MBBS, were came and gave the medical health check up to the childrens and family members.  This time we were distributed the masque (use for the working time - protect the air polution ).  During the camps, apart from children, parents of the children and elders in the villages are also benefited.

Group formation:

we were organised the mother's of children to make a self-help group. 15 members in a group. Totally 4 groups were formed. Now we are planing to give a another Suitable Income Generation  programme for them.

Provide Nutritious Food:

SPHEED provided nutritious food through our animators. Fried gram, milk and fruits supplied to all the children in each center weekly twice in working days.

 CULTURAL PROGRAMMES AND SPORTS:                                                      

In each care Centre one programme on Cultural activity and sports events have been conducted. The Sports events like running race, long jump, high jump as usually. Now we added Chess game for the student. The teachers and the students were actively participated in these programmes. 

This time we are added the Yoga with Meditation. Yoga Teacher name is Mr. R. Palani, M.A., ( Yoga)

Visitors:

1)     Mr. M. RAMAN, M.A.,M.Ed., Block Coordinator, SSA, JAWAD Block.  2) Mr. Balaji, Block Resource Teacher.

Conclusion:

During the project period SPHEED involving local community leaders, local body elected members and government school teachers and with the help of them SPHEED motivating the target community and impart them education and health for their children.

Jan 14, 2013

CARE FOR 150 CHILDREN OF QUARRYWORKERS, TAMILNADU

PROJECT AIM:

To attain 100% literacy among children and provide life oriented education to prevent children from becoming child labourers in the target villages.

Project location:

District     :            Thiruvannamalai

Block        :            Polur

Villages    :          1)  99 Pudhupalayam

                           2)  Vasur

 

Sl.No     Name of the Center

1            99 Pudhupalayam

2            Vasur

 

Children who studied in the CENTERs: 

In both the centers we identified school going children aged between 12-13 and in total 60 school going children from quarry workers families studying 3rd standard to 8th standard.

 

Sex      99 Pudhupalayam     Vasur     Total

Boys        13                           17           30

Girls         17                           13           30

Total         30                           30           60

 

NAME OF THE TEACHER & PLACES FOR TUITION CENTERS:

Sl.No   Name of the Village   Name of theTeacher    Location of the Center          Time

1          99 Pudhupalayam        Thenmozhi  BA              P.U.Ele. school                       5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

2          Vasur                          S.Sakila  B.A.,BEd        P.U.Middle. school                   5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

 

DISTRIBUTION OF READING AND WRITING MATERIALS

SPHEED distributed reading and writing materials to 60 school going children as per their needs.  During the distribution of reading and writing materials, we invited the School Headmaster of Panchayat Union Primary school, 99-Pudhupalayam and he is very much impressed of our work for the children from quarry workers and he requested the parents to send their children to schools for their better future, available services, schemes and supports providing by the Government for their children in the schools and further he added, NGOs like SPHEED providing an opportunity like running tuition centers after school hours will help the improvement of their children in education and health.

 

HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS:

Monthly health check up camp conducted in each center with the help of private medical practitioners in nearby areas who are voluntarily provided their service for the target children.  Dr. S. ASHOK, MBBS, were came and gave the medical health check up to the childrens and family members.  This time we were distributed the masque (use for the working time - protect the air polution ).  During the camps, apart from children, parents of the children and elders in the villages are also benefited.

Group formation:

we were organised the mother's of children to make a self-help group. 15 members in a group. Totally 4 groups were formed. Now we are planing to give a another Suitable Income Generation  programme for them.

Provide Nutritious Food:

SPHEED provided nutritious food through our animators. Fried gram, milk and fruits supplied to all the children in each center weekly twice in working days.

 CULTURAL PROGRAMMES AND SPORTS:                                                      

In each care Centre one programme on Cultural activity and sports events have been conducted. The Sports events like running race, long jump, high jump, musical chair were conducted. The teachers and the students were actively participated in these programmes. 

This time we are added the Yoga with Meditation. Yoga Teacher name is Mr. R. Palani, M.A., ( Yoga)

Visitors: 

Mr. M. RAMAN, M.A.,M.Ed., Block Coordinator, SSA, JAWAD Block

Conclusion:

During the project period SPHEED involving local community leaders, local body elected members and government school teachers and with the help of them SPHEED motivating the target community and impart them education and health for their children.

Oct 4, 2012

CARE FOR 150 CHILDREN OF QUARRYWORKERS, TAMILNADU

SOCIETY FOR PEOPLES HEALTH EDUCATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (SPHEED) 

EACHAMPOONDI VILLAGE, BANAMBATTU POST, KADALADI VIA, POLUR TALUK,

TIRUVANNAMALAI DISTRICT, TAMILNADU, SOUTH INDIA. PIN: 606 908.

 

REPORT FOR THE PERIOD FROM  1st July 2012 – 30th Sep 2012

TITLE OF THE PROJECT: CARE FOR 150 CHILDREN OF QUARRYWORKERS, TAMILNADU

PROJECT AIM: To attain 100% literacy among children and provide life oriented education to prevent children from becoming child labourers in the target villages.

Project location:

District     :            Thiruvannamalai

Block        :            Polur

Villages    :          1)  99 Pudhupalayam 2)  Vasur

PARENTS MEETING: 

It is conducted initially with the support of Parents teachers’ Association and Village Education Committee Members in the following two villages for convincing the parents who are working in stone quarries in Thonimalai. Parents of the children and community leaders participated in the meeting. The following agendas are discussed during the meeting:

  • Send their children to the centers
  • Request to provide free time to their children for recreation.

Approximately the meeting goes around one hour. The parents of the children are willing their children to the centers.

 

 

MOTIVATIONAL TRAINING TO THE TEACHERS:

spheed identified two female teachers who are qualified and experienced and also residing in the same villages.  Later, we organized informal motivational training to them about the project aim and objectives and strategies to work according to plan and the situation of the children’s families. Later they met the parents and requested to send their children to the care centers. And also they enumerate the children who are studying the schools.

Children who studied in the CENTERs: 

In both the centers we identified school going children aged between 12-13 and in total 60 school going children from quarry workers families studying 3rd standard to 8th standard.

 

Vasur  

Total

Boys   13   17    30

Girls     17  13    30

Total   30   30     60

NAME OF THE TEACHER & PLACES FOR TUITION CENTERS:

Sl.No   Name of the Village   Name of theTeacher   Location of the Center                        Time

1          99 Pudhupalayam        Thenmozhi  BA              Panchayat Union Elementary school   5.00 PM to 7.30PM

2           Vasur                        S.Sakila  B.A.,BEd         Panchayat Union Middle School    5.00 PM to 7.30 PM

 DISTRIBUTION OF READING AND WRITING MATERIALS

SPHEED distributed reading and writing materials to 60 school going children as per their needs.  During the distribution of reading and writing materials, we invited the School Headmaster of Panchayat Union Primary school, 99-Pudhupalayam and he is very much impressed of our work for the children from quarry workers and he requested the parents to send their children to schools for their better future, available services, schemes and supports providing by the Government for their children in the schools and further he added, NGOs like SPHEED providing an opportunity like running tuition centers after school hours will help the improvement of their children in education and health.

 HEALTH CHECK-UP CAMPS:

Our monthly health check up camp conducted in each center with the help of private medical practitioners in nearby areas who are voluntarily provided their service for the target children. The target community preferred allopathic treatment.  So, during the reporting period. Dr. M. MOHANDASS, bsms., (sidha) ,   conducted the health check up camps and provided medicines for common ailments.  During the camps, apart from children, parents of the children and elders in the villages are also benefited.

 Provide Nutritious Food:

SPHEED provided nutritious food through our animators. Fried gram, milk and fruits supplied to all the children in each center weekly twice in working days.

 CULTURAL PROGRAMMES AND SPORTS:                                                      

 We were conducted the  Centre one programme on Cultural activity and sports events have been conducted.  September 5th , 2012 the day of Teacher’s day Celebrated in the centre.  Speech competition and essay competition were arranged by the centre. The teachers and the students were actively participated in these programmes.

Visitors: 

Dr. M. MOHANDASS, bsms., (sidha) ,   Mr. r. thulasedharan, b.com.,   village councilori,  Polur Block

Conclusion:

During the project period SPHEED involving local community leaders, local body elected members and government school teachers and with the help of them SPHEED motivating the target community and impart them education and health for their children.

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KALAIVANAN M

Tiruvannamalai, Tamilnadu India

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