Project Brief: Social Welfare organization striving to impart job oriented training and to rehabilitate school dropouts and and migrant child labourers into the formal educational system.
Project Type: Non-Formal Educational Centers (description)
Primary Focus: children of migrant workers (description)

Secondary Focus: dropouts

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Cornell
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Rajendran Narayanan
Project Partner(s): Kaveri Natarajan
Other Contacts: Mekala Krishnan
Project Address: , 32, 11th Avenue, Ashok Nagar,,,Chennai,
TAMIL NADU  600 083
Tel: 91-044-2489-0398
Stewarding Chapter: Cornell
May 2008CornellUSD 3814
Mar 2008CornellUSD 3904
May 2007CornellUSD 3800
Dec 2005CornellUSD 4000
May 2003CornellUSD 1850
Dec 2003CornellUSD 50
Dec 2002CornellUSD 1360
Dec 2001CornellUSD 1000

Total = $19778

Asha has supported the transit school run by Kaingkarya at Thirusoolam since June 2001. This transit school has rehabilitated 120 school dropuouts and child labourers into the formal educational system. Most people in this region work in the quarries located here. ASHA Cornell has supported the following,
1) June, 2001 - 1000$ - Operating Expenses
2) June, 2002 - 1360$ - Operating Expenses
( Teacher + Attender's Salary
Rent )
3) May, 2003 - 1850$ - Noon Meal Expenditure
Expenditure incurred towards
joining children studying in the
transit school into a formal school
1) Provide opportunity to all children to get education
by identifying school dropouts and child workers and
training them in a transit school to join a formal
educational system
2) Provide alternate education to those who have missed
their opportunity in school going age
3) Provide courses in tailoring, nurse aid training, jute
products training to women with a view to making them
Kaingkarya is a social welfare organization whose mission is to empower socially conscious individuals through job oriented skill based, cost effective training and catalyze social change towards a self sustaining society. They work
primarily in the Thirusoolam area near Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This area has a large number of migrant quary workers

They focus on
1) rehabiliting school drop outs and child workers into
the formal education system.
2) helping women to become self sufficient by provding
tailoring, nurse aid, jute product and other training
Email : kaingkarya@eth.net