|Regions: Africa Asia Latin America|
Name of Organization: Center for Rural Education and Development (CRED)
Project Title: "Reduction of Child Labor Program through Education"
Project Timeframe: 12 Months
Location of Project: Vadipatty Block
Budget Amount: $9,976.00
NGO contact and website:
Mrs. A. Kanmani
301 Main Road
Tamil Nadu, India
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.credindia.org
Project's Primary Objective: Objective # 1 – Public Awareness
Description of Organization: Behind 15 years of service experience, the Center for Rural Education and Development (CRED) has adaptable capabilities and many years of distinguished service. It has established good liaisons with various government departments (such as the Health, Education, Labor, and Rural Development departments) as well as with the local community since 1987.
Through the many Self Help Groups (SHG) established by CRED, it has setup many activities and programs such as: micro-credit lending schemes, women's empowerment campaigns, reproductive and child health awareness and training programs, HIV/AIDS awareness programs, crèches for children of working parents, human rights awareness programs, and awareness programs on child labor issues.
Description of Project funded by CIRCLE: The objectives of the Reduction of Child Labor Program through Education project are to:
Project Targets (Common Indicators):
Enrollment: 367 children will be enrolled in educational programs.
Persistence: 92 children, or 25% of children will persist in the program.
Transition: 92, or 25% of children will make the transition to a formal school.
Completion: 60 children, or 16% will complete an educational program.