Members of the girls' football squad Parveen: married with children at 15 Life on track? A way out of poverty

Tiljala Society for Human and Educational Development

Org #30854
Vetted since 2015 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
1987
year founded
$240,236
raised on GlobalGiving
6
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

*to bring sustainable change in the lives of urban and rural poor in and around Kolkata, India through participatory governance *to bring sustainable development in health, nutrition, education and the protection of children, adolescents and women in need *to restore the basic human rights of children through social participation, community awareness, advocacy at the policy making level and also through direct welfare activities *to sensitize people in India and abroad to take responsibilities for the neglected and motivate them to combat the challenges through cohesive action and sponsorship *to sensitise, organise and mobilise marginalised groups into cohesive bodies *to network and create... read more

Project Leaders
Jane Manson
Jane Manson
Shafkat Alam
Shafkat Alam
Jane Manson
Jane Manson
Helen Bratchell
Helen Bratchell
Parveen Choudhury
Parveen Choudhury
Debasis Panda
Debasis Panda
Team
Mohamed S Alam, Parveen Chaudhury, Debasis Panda
Organization Information
28A Syed Amir Ali Avenue
3rd Floor
Kolkata, West Bengal 700017
India
+91 33 40629226
Organization Information
28A Syed Amir Ali Avenue
3rd Floor
Kolkata, West Bengal 700017
India
+91 33 40629226

Project Reports

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Jul 1, 2022
Sultana wants to be a journalist.
Sultana is 19 years old, although she seems older. She is a natural leader in the Topsia Evening Class and one of the founding members who, in 2016, took the important decision to attend the new...
Jun 28, 2022
Raushan - 23 year old Entrepreneur Beautician
The typical life story of a girl born into a very poor family in Kolkata would tell how she drops out of school, marries at 18 and bears several children. Living in a single room or a...
Jun 18, 2022
Smiles and Tears as our Girls Tell their Stories
In May 2022 I visited our projects in Kolkata for the first time since February 2020. After the COVID lockdowns and the extensive school closures I was concerned about how the girls had coped. In...
 
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