Education  India Project #29617

Preventing 50 Girl Child Marriages from Latur

by People's Institute of Rural Development Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified


50 adolescent girls from poor farmer's family of drought affected region of Latur district, Maharashtra, India. Child Marriage is an inhumane tradition. There will be Prevention of girl child marriages, encouragement and support to teenage girls to continuity of their education (They should complete minimum S S C & HSC), Sex education for adolescent girls & boys, Personality and life skill development, Gender sensation on for the parents.

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Girl Child Marriages Dropout from education of the girl child With Undeveloped Body, Unmatured intelligence and Undeveloped mind, the girl child become bonded labour who have to fulfill all family responsibilities and due to feudal society, they are not able to oppose it and no one else bothers to interfere regarding the matter


Prevention of girl child marriages, Encouragement and support to teenage girls for continuity of their education Sex education for adolescent girls, Personality and life skill development of girl child Counseling for the parents.

Long-Term Impact

Around 7000 people including children, their parents will get the message of the importance of girl's education, the negative impacts of child marriage and the negative repercussions of differential treatment between girl child and male child will be spread. There will be 60% increase in the number of school going girls. There will be a 45% decline in the rate of school dropouts.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).


Website of the People's Institute of Rural Develop
Blog on Prevention of Girl Child Marriages
Youtube channel of organisation
Face book page of the Organisation

Organization Information

People's Institute of Rural Development

Location: Latur, Maharashtra - India
Website: http:/​/​​site/​pirdlatur
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @pird_latur
Project Leader:
Machhindra Gojame
Latur, Maharashtra India
$2,155 raised of $9,250 goal
10 donations
$7,095 to go
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