Children
 India
Project #1866

Help 10 000 kids escape poverty and child labour

by Karuna Trust
Vetted
Jul 5, 2011

Why this project?

There are so many projects for children in India these days, so I was interested in knowing what makes this project unique. I asked Prakash and this is what he said - 

NISD’s project is unique  in comparison to other children’s education projects because here we want to educate children, particularly girls, that will save them from hazardous bidi rolling business.  It will break the vicious cycle of  poverty- early marriages-early and repeated pregnancies-unhealthy children-school drop out- bidi rolling and again poverty.  NISD  wants to bring all these children in the school, retain them in the school, give them life  and employable skills so that they will not come in bidi business and break this cycle.

Nisd really tackle the root causes of poverty by addressing the complex web of problems that trap children into it.

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Karuna Trust

Location: London, England - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​www.karuna.org/​
Project Leader:
Kevin Croke
London, UK United Kingdom
$80,502 raised of $85,000 goal
 
1,620 donations
$4,498 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.