Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school

by Karuna Trust
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school
Get 10 000 children out of labour and into school

Summary

Supporting children and their families from excluded communities in rural India to escape child labour and to access education, healthcare and livelihood support.

$350,000
total goal
$49,674
remaining
2,314
donors
11
monthly donors
52
fundraisers
16
years

Challenge

Social exclusion results in these families being dependent on forced labour, such as rolling raw tobacco into cigarettes. Children are at risk from exposure to carcinogens, first in the womb and later when handrolling cigarettes as child labourers, as well as numerous other serious health conditions. These families rarely have access to education, do not own land or have choices in alternative livelihoods.

Solution

We are working alongside 11,500 children and their families in the project villages, which is a total of 40,000 people. We provide an integrated program of education, health-care & livelihood schemes stopping child labour, including access to education and mobile health clinics. We also work to address the root causes of poverty among these communities, such as offering micro-finance self-help savings groups and preventative work in areas such as child marriage.

Long-Term Impact

Each child can access education, proper health care, nutrition and a space to play and express themselves, enabling them to have a childhood free from child-labour and child marriage, supporting their overall development and the completion of their education.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

Organization Information

Karuna Trust

Location: London, England - United Kingdom
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @karuna_trust_uk
Project Leader:
Sophie Stephens
London , UK United Kingdom
$300,326 raised of $350,000 goal
 
4,460 donations
$49,674 to go
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