Children
 India
Project #1039

Rehabilitation of 360 Trafficked Child Laborers

by Bal Ashram Trust

Summary

Educating and empowering 360 former bonded and child laborers over 3 years by providing transit rehabilitation, education, skill training, counseling and leadership building.
$110,000
total goal
$70,174
remaining
289
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years active

Challenge

There are more than 12.67 million child laborers in India (Census 2001). More than 75,000 such children and youth have been liberated through legal interventions and rescue operations. These are victims of social exclusion, abuse, deprivation and intergenerational bondage needing rehabilitation, special care, protection and education after their rescue. Bal Ashram, a transit rehabilitation center for 120 (yrly) such boys aged 7-17 yrs emphasizes on integrated child development and empowerment.

Solution

Identifying the most vulnerable children rescued from slavery & forced labor, intensive psychosocial counseling, basic literacy & arithmacy to help mainstream them into formal schools, vocational & skills training, leadership training to empower them

Long-Term Impact

Socio-economic and educational rehabilitation of 360 boys protecting them from the risk of falling back into slavery in 3 years. At least a fourth of these boys will act as social change agents for promotion of education and child rights.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​www.bba.org.in/​balashram
Bachpan Bachao Andolan
Global March Against Child Labour
International Center on Child Labour and Education

Organization Information

Bal Ashram Trust

Location: New Delhi, Delhi - India
Website: http:/​/​www.bba.org.in/​balashram/​index.php3
Project Leader:
Sumedha Kailash
Director
Jaipur, Rajasthan India

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