One of the important sectors of child labour neglected is the child labour in brick industries. More than 30,000 children are working in brick industries nearby districts of Chennai city. Being migrant laborers their problems are worse than many other child laborers. This project will conduct bridge school for child labour children and enroll them in formal school nearby brick kilns. 300 working children in the age group of 6 to 14 will benefit from this centre.
One of the important sectors of child labour neglected is the child labour in brick industries. More than 30,000 children are working in brick industries near by districts of Chennai city. Being migrant laborers their problems are worse than many other child laborers. The children who work in brick industries are the children of migrant labourers; they accompany their parents to the brick chambers and help their parents in their work. They do not attend any formal schools.
Pasumai Trust is working with migrant brick kiln children. We are running 6 motivation centres nearly 250 children are attending these centres. The objective of these centres is to help and motivate these children to continue their formal education. The dropout children and children who do not attend any formal schools and work in brick industries benefit from these centres. They learn literacy and numeric and later join the formal schools.
We will release 300 child labour children from brick kilns and will provide education for them. this will help them to grow and developing in their young age and they will outcome poverty through education. These children are very poor and marginalized communities they have only option is education to develop themselves and their families. Awareness will be created among public to eradicate child labour and education is a fundamental Rights for children. Because in India enacted RTE Act 2009.