Concern for Working Children

Project Brief: CWC is working towards a total eradication of child labor in all sectors and seeks to empower children so that they can gain control over their lives and be self reliant.
Project Type: Support a Child (description)
Primary Focus: children who are working (description)

Secondary Focus: dropouts

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Boston/MIT
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward:
Project Partner(s):
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , 303/2, L.B. Shastri Nagar,Vimanapura Post, Annasandra Palya,Bangalore,
KARNATAKA  560 017
Tel: 91-80-527-2111
Stewarding Chapter: Boston/MIT
Dec 1996Boston/MITUSD 1050
Dec 1995Boston/MITUSD 1050

Total = $2100

The project targets kids forced to work in hazardous situations due to poverty, kids from broken homes, neglected/forgotten children and orphans.

CWC is working at the local, national and international levels through action, policy research, lobbying and advocacy roles.

Asha-MIT, funded a residential training program for 6 children at $175/child/year for a period of one year. The program trains children in both traditional education (e.g. math, social sciences) and vocational programs which includes access to raw materials, marketing, financial management and other skills such as weaving and carpentry.