Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour

 
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Project Expansion and Update
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    Dear Supporters, I am happy to update you with some exciting new developments in the last months. Due to the success of the 'Child Rights' model utilized by our project partners NISD, we applied for and have received funding from the UK Government  (Department for International Development) to run an expanded version...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Vimal's New Cow
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    Vimal Bhagaji Bhoir lives in Bhoirwadi and is a member of Kotamadevi Bachat Gat Self-Help Group. This Group was formed in 2002 as an NISD initiative.  NISD encouraged women to save Rs. 20 from their low income. Vimal was contributing financially to the group fund but could not participate in meetings or activities as...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Rani stays in school
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    Rani belongs to a very poor family. Her parents make just enough money to feed the family of 5 by making and selling brooms. Rani herself excels in her studies.  Her school is 10 km away from where she lives and so she must take the bus daily. Her parents were somehow able to pay 10 rupees for the bus each day....
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Bringing hope to Swati's future
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    Swati Vilas Gaikawad is 13 years old. Her parents are wage laborers, and the family of 5 live in dire poverty in Karule, Sangamner. Swati was born blind. Up to 3rd standard, she was attending a School for Blind Children in the neighboring town of Shrirampur. However, problems at that school meant that they could no longer...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Case Study: Mrs. Kusum Bhanudas Sabale
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    Age: 28    Educated until:  7th  std.  Address:  At Sabalewadi, Post. Sangnore, Tal. Junnar, Dist.  Pune. Mrs. Kusum’s family consists of herself, her husband, her two daughters, her son and her in-laws. They live in Sabalewadi village, described as "a tribal and most...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Case Study: Abhishek Babaji Jedgule
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    Abhishek Babaji Jedgule              Age: 10      Standard:  4th in Zillha Parishad School Saikhindi    Abhishek belongs to a poor family.  His father Babaji is doing Clerical work in a Pvt. Office and mother roll...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Case Study: Prajakta Damu Charude
    By - Keval Shah - Project Leader
    " Prajakta celebrated her birthday on the 24th of October. As this fell on a school holiday, she distributed toffees to the members of Child Parliament group of her village. On the day of her birthday, her father purchased another she goat and Prajakta named her “Fulli”. In November,  “...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Rani's participation and contribution
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    NISD organised a Child Fair at village Pokhari. There were various programmes – cultural, play, competitions etc. Rani participated by performing a dance to a Marathi song.  The local people really appreciated her dance and Rani got a cash prize for her performance.   Children’s Day was celebrated in...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Case study: Aniket Kungane
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Aniket Datta Kangune,   Std. 6th.    Address:  At. Saikhindi, Tal. Sangamner, Dist. Ahmednagar.   Aniket appeared for his preliminary  school examination and the got results in December, 2011 and got first class in it.  During Diwali holiday he spend his maximum time in reading and...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Heroic Harshida
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Harshida's Story - aged 7   Harshada’s parents, both mother and father, are working as wage labours and  whole day they are away from home.  Harshada’s old grand mother is the only person at home to look after three small kids which was beyond her capacity.  Their financial condition is very...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour has received 278 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Sandeep's Story
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Child’s Name: Sandeep Dnyandev Kere Village:  Nilwande Education: 10th standard Age :  18 years   Situation before joining the course Sandeep was residing in Nilwande village which is far from town. His financial condition was very poor.   His father is a mason and mother does labour work, but...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Safe and Sound
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Prakash, the leader of the project sent me this story a couple of weeks ago. I found it really moving, but also incredible - how simple measures seem to be making a big difference for individuals, and by extension whole families on the ground. Here's the story of Bhagubai -    Mrs. Bhagubai Ashok Tajanpure was...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Turning things around
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Ashwini, her two brothers and parents stay in Pokhari village.  Her father has a small piece of land which he works on.  Income used to be solely dependent on the mercy of rainfall.  Ashwini is a clever girl - she used to always get good marks in her exams.  After 10th standard her parents did not send...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    High Hopes
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Name:  Sunil Vitthal Ghule Village:  Pokhari Course - Electrical & Home Appliances Repair Education: 9th standard Age:  21Yrs. Situation before participating in the project:  Sunil resides in Pokhari village. His father is doing labour work, his mother does house work and his elder brother is in the...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Aniket, a few months on
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    In June I posted the story of Aniket. Here's a recent update on his progress - Aniket’s  favourate subject is Hindi.  Recently he appeared for quarterly examination, conducted by his school and got very good marks.  His class teacher, Mrs. Kharde says now Aniket is very confident and is doing...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Rejoicing in Rani
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Rani’s parents reside in Pokhari haveli village. Her father does Painting work. This work is not on a regular basis. Similarly her mother also does labour work in the fields of rich farmers whenever available. Rani’s mother is a member of a Self- help group, and through her group and NISD’s...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Taking the lead
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Prajakta Mangal's Story - Aged 14 Prajakta’s family consists with her father, mother and two brothers. Her father is a tractor driver and mother goes on daily wages. Father’s job is on temporary basis and mother’s work is also not on regular one. So it is difficult for them to run family expenses and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Caste as a barrier to education
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Unicef has acknowledged that caste remains a key factor in illiteracy in India. The following article can be found directly here: http://www.unicef.org/india/children_2359.htm Education Despite a major improvement in literacy rates during the 1990s, the number of  children who are not in school remains high. Gender...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Bidi-rolling and poverty
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    I came across this research by Healthbridge who have conducted fieldwork into the issue of the Bidi-rolling in India. To access the full report, just follow this link: http://www.healthbridge.ca/tobacco_poverty_Appendix%205%20India%20Final%20Research%20Report.pdf The tobacco industry often boasts that tobacco growing...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Why this project?
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    There are so many projects for children in India these days, so I was interested in knowing what makes this project unique. I asked Prakash and this is what he said -  NISD’s project is unique  in comparison to other children’s education projects because here we want to educate children, particularly...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Big Changes
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
     Prakash, leader of the project in India, tells us about the biggest changes that he has seen during his time there:   Question: What are the biggest changes that you have seen during the years of being involved in the project?   Answer:   When we started our work we could see many  young...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Breaking the cycle
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Prakash, the project leader was kind enough to answer some questions that I asked him about his involvement and experience with the project.  Question: How and why did you become involved in this work? Answer:  After completing my MA in Economics I decided to go for Master of Social Work (MSW).  After...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Aniket's Story
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
      NAME:  Aniket  Dattatray  Kangune.  Age-  12 years                                       Aniket and his family resides at Village Saikhindi.  His father is a wage labourer and his mother...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Shravan, now healthy and happy
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Shravan's story shows how this project is creating healthier and happier children.. Name:  Shravan Prakash Wale, Aged 3   Shravan’s  family is staying in village Zole.  His father is a mason and his mother works as a wage labour. In the beginning,  Shravan was not attending the...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Rising through Reading
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    I take being able to read and write so much for granted, that hearing Chaitali's story made me realise that these skills are a gift, a gift that not everyone in the world is able to have. Chaitali's Story - Aged 8 Mr. Kailash Shinde, his wife Archana and their three children live in the village of Watkhal. The...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Onwards and upwards for Deepali
    By - Jilna Shah - Trust Fundraiser
    Hi all, I'm sorry that it's been a while since our last update. I'm preparing for my first trip to India with Karuna to actually go and see the projects first-hand. I'm sure that I'll have lots more to share with you when I get back. In the meantime, here is Deepali's story. You can really see how the project is helping...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour has received 72 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Successes to celebrate
    By - Jilna Shah - Project Leader
    Hi all, So this is my first post on global giving as a fundraiser for the Karuna Trust. It's clear that we have strong support here for this incredible project that really is transforming the lives of over a thousand children on the ground. Thank you very much for your continued support. I'm happy to be...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    We're doing good....and there's still more to do.
    By - Steven Murdoch - Project Manager
    Hi, I am very pleased to report that thanks to your generosity we have now reached our initial online target of raising $10,000 for children living in poverty around Sangamner, Maharashtra. We can all be proud that: As per the original plan of providing benefit to 750 children, through 30 crèches, the project...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Nearly there
    By - Steven Murdoch - Project Manager
    Hi, Thanks so much for the generous donations over the past week since I last updated you. I did get a little over excited and suggested we needed less than $1,000 to achieve our target. I’m sorry for the slight over-optimism. To clarify, we have now received total funding of $8,454 to date. We have a remaining...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Thanks we've nearly hit our target!
    By - Steven Murdoch - Project Manager
    Thanks so much for your support. We’ve nearly hit our target. We now need less than $1,000. If you have any suggestions how to achieve that last bit please let me know. I’d love to hear from you. I am very pleased to report that, thanks to your generosity, children living in the villages around Sangamner, India are...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    NISD Child Parliamentary Group
    By - Prakash Palande & Robert Beard - Dipali's Progress
    During Diwali celebrations children from well off families in the city area build or purchase forts. They make these forts from mud and decorate them with artificial trees, people, the military, horses, animals and so many other things. The members of Balpanchayat group decided to organize their own Fort Building...
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour has received 67 donations
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Dipali's story
    By - Steven Murdoch - Project Manager
    Having just returned from India I am pleased to share this story of one of the girls your generosity is helping to support. Dipali Shinde’s story Sitting on a wooden bench, dressed in her school uniform, 13 year old Dipali Shinde looks like an ordinary school girl. Away from school; however, this talented and...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    Positive news from the project
    By - Steven Murdoch - Project Manager
    Thank you so much for supporting this project which I recently had the privilege of visiting. Many of the children and families benefiting from your generosity live in a rather rural part of Maharashtra. Although only 150 miles from my starting point of Pune, the poor condition of the road meant a journey of several...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour has received 24 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour posted a progress report
    The story of Mrs Bhagubai Ashok Tajanpure
    By - Dryan Kitchener - Programme Manager
    A story of one of the beneficiaries that exemplifies the work of the project: Bhagubai [age 42] from Saikhindi village belongs to a very poor family. Her husband works on daily wages and Bhagubai works in the Bidi-rolling factory to make ends meet. She could continue schooling only till 3rd standard after which she had...
    • 6 years ago
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    • 7 years ago
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Organization

Karuna Trust

London, England, United Kingdom
http://www.karuna.org/

Project Leader

Steven Murdoch

Staff Member
London, UK United Kingdom

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