Child Aid Ireland India t/a Nandri

Nandri (legal name Child Aid Ireland India) Nandri has been supporting development programmes in the Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts of Tamil Nadu, Southern India since 1996. CAII currently supports seven programmes: Child sponsorship; Microfinance for third level education; Mothers' self-help groups; Microfinance family income generation; Rural development centre; Agricultural income generation and training. Nandri has supported over 5,000 children to access primary and secondary education. In the first half of 2014, 48 students who had benefited from the child sponsorship scheme graduated from third level education. Since 2012, Nandri has also provided 700 moth...
Educate 40 Dalit girls
 
For $4,000 we can add 40 girls to our child sponsorship programme immediately. Our sponsorship programme is quite unique as we open a bank account for every child and this account is managed by the child's mother. This teaches the mother how to manage money. When we add a child to the programme, the mother also joins our self-help group programme. She will benefit from our micro finance programme so she can purchase a cow or a sewing machine to generate much-needed income for the family project reportread updates from the field
Flood Relief In Southern India
 
The severe flooding brought on by the worst rains in over a hundred years was well documented and publicised in the Chennai area. Rural India was also very badly hit hundred miles from Chennai. There had been so little rainfall over the past 15 to 20 years that people build homes in river beds. These of course were quickly washed away by the rainfall, leaving many families with nothing. Since these floods in December, Nandri has been issuing blankets and food parcels. But there is still a gr project reportread updates from the field
Empower 40 Dalit mothers with a micro-finance loan
 
A loan to a Dalit mother to purchase a cow will change her and her family's lives forever. A cow will provide family nutrition and enough income to repay the loan and leave some more from day one. The loan will be repaid within 20 months and the money will then be relent to change the life of another family. The loan rather than a handout gives self-respect. We have already provided over 750 loans. Repayment rate is 100% due to the internal pressure of our mothers self-help groups. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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