Creating an enabling and supportive environment by educating and protecting the vulnerable disadvantaged urban children of Kolkata

education | status : Active
Division Unit :
175 children from Wards 65, 66 in Kolkata
Coverage :
San Zeno, Italy
Donor :
8/1/2012
Start date :
7/31/2016

Objectives:

  • To motivate child labourers, slum children and other out of schools children and their families in realizing the importance of education and universal enrolment in formal schools.
  • To provide a safe and secure environment along with nutrition, education, physical and psychosocial care, recreational and rehabilitation support to marginalized groups of children through CINI’s residential care centres for boys and girls in Kolkata
  • To facilitate different strategies for ensuring elementary education as well as universal retention for out of school and school going urban disadvantaged children in the age group of 6-14 years through Special Training Camp (STC) and Remedial Back up Support
  • To create a supportive environment for the children within their community and school to help retain the children in the education system as well as to create child friendly environment in formal school
  • To establish community based child protection mechanism in selected vulnerable field level by ensuring education, improving knowledge and skills of target
  • To enhance existing linkages for advocacy with local government, municipalities, formal school system, police, partners and local communities to address pertinent issues related to education and protection of urban disadvantage children