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Rehabilitate 370 Prisoners in Trichy, India



This project will rehabilitate 370 discharged prisoners by training them in income-generation skills to enable them to have a decent livelihood. Guidance will be given to prepare them for the future.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Discharged prisoners (DPs) are amongst the most vulnerable to domestic, social, institutional exclusion and isolation. Hence their rehabilitation includes a package of preparing them through counseling ; Imparting skills required; to motivate them to take up self-employment opportunities. 370 to be DPs from the Trichy Central Prison will be trained in Hospitality industry, tailoring, vermicompost, soap, cleaning powder, sambrani, candle making, kundan work, screen printing and poly bag nursery.

How will this project solve this problem?

Counseling the to-be discharged prisoners individually and in a group to prepare them for the future. Motivation to the to-be discharged prisoners. Training the to-be discharged prisoners in an income generation skill.

Potential Long Term Impact

Training the to-be discharged prisoners will help in creating confidence and courage to face the community besides providing an opportunity to find a livelihood option. Engaging them in income earning activities reduces the return rate in prison.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $4,398
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $5,552
Total Funding Goal: $9,950

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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New Life

Somarasampettai, Trichirappalli, India

Project Leader

Beatrice Vanaja

Chief Administrative Officer
Trichirappalli, Tamil Nadu India

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