The Concerned for Working Children - Namma Bhoomi

Project Brief: Namma Bhoomi, CWC's Regional Resource Centre in Kundapur, Karnataka. Namma Bhoomi works towards the empowerment of children from very marginalised communities, through formal and vocational educational programmes as well empowement education.
Project Type: Vocational Training (description)
Primary Focus: vocational training (description)

Secondary Focus: children who are working

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Madison
Status: completed - sustainable
Project Steward: Prathibha Nandagudi
Project Partner(s): Shivananda Shetty
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , CWC Regional Resource Centre,Kanyana Post, Near Hattiangadi,Kundapura,
KARNATAKA  576 230
Tel: 91-8254264210
Stewarding Chapter: Madison
Feb 2011MadisonUSD 3400

Total = $3400

Asha Madison chpater will support education for 10 children starting Jan 2011. Funding will be extended for 2 subsequent years based on progress and feedback.
Namma Bhoomi is a residential school in coastal Karnataka. The campus was designed to give working children a chance to continue their education and also relieve the immediate burden of survival. The campus has residential accommodation, educational and training facilities for over 100 youth (girls and boys). It organises short-term micro-enterprise courses, both at the training centre and in community locations for artisans, crafts-persons and women.