Children
 India
Project #6766

Kannamma - Every Girl is a Superstar

by NalandaWay Foundation
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Summary

Kannamma project rehabilitates girl children rescued from exploitative situations; helps reduce depression, learn lifeskills and find employment thereby making them creative, empowered and independent
$115
total raised
4
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

Girl children who are orphans, juvenile delinquents, bonded labourers, sex workers, refugees, children affected by HIV/ AIDS etc are often emotionally disturbed, have been physically abused and may have been involved in crimes. They fare poorly in school, physically fight to handle social conflicts and are highly likely to engage in risky behaviours such as substance use or unprotected sex. These conditions hinder their development towards becoming contributing and independent citizens.

Solution

The programme will provide arts training, lifeskills development, academic support, vocational training and livelihoods assistance. This will help them overcome depression, gain self-confidence and make successful transitions into the society.

Long-Term Impact

325 girls between the ages 12 and 20 housed in Government Homes in Tamil Nadu will benefit from this program. The project will also create increased awareness among a wider public about the plight of girl children.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.nalandaway.org/​

Organization Information

NalandaWay Foundation

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu - India
Website: http:/​/​www.nalandaway.org
Project Leader:
Ramya Rajaraman
Chennai, Tamil Nadu India

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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