February 2021 - Children of India

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February 2021
Good Share
Children of India Foundation is very fortunate to have been supported by TheGood Share Social Consultants Ltd, with 400 face masks for children and staff from its IMAGE and IMAGE Next projects.  These face masks were distributed across 5 districts, namely Bidar, Bagalkot, Belagavi, Chikaballapur and Chamarajanagar, with the support of our field partners such...
The meeting was held at different villages namely, Markandeya Nagar, Donnewadi village, Sunakupi village, Vannur. Due to the pandemic situation, the meetings are carried in small batches in different villages. The project conducted various meetings with the Movement leaders and members, sensitizing them on the importance and the objectives of the Movement. During this meeting,...
Mr. Thangaperumal Ponpandi
We are delighted to announce that our trustee, Mr. Thangaperumal Ponpandi, has been elected as the Co-chair of the South Asia Coordinating Group on Action against Violence against Children (SACG) earlier this week. SACG brings together United Nations agencies, international non-governmental organizations and other actors working at the regional level for child rights and protection...
Home-based education for preschoolers during COVID   In the month of January, 178 families, with 232 children under the age of 5, were monitored and facilitated to include creativity in their home-based Early Childhood Education (ECE) activities. These families belong to the Mica belt in Jharkhand, and preschool education reduces the risk of children working...
In the Mica belt of Jharkhand, India, most of the families are dependent on Mica scraps for their livelihood. The whole family including children work in these mines as a means to ensure their survival. . This leads to children dropping out of school and helping their parents in extracting mica. As part of Children...
A two day event was organized by Children of India’s Children GOOD project at Bangalore, on 28th and 29th January 2021. Children of Devadasis along with their mentors, from Vijayapura, Koppala, Bagalkot, Bellary and Belagavi districts, participated in the event. The goal of the event was to let these children present their issues in front...
IMAGE India celebrates the National Girl Child Day   As Priya* reached the finish line of the 200 metre race, she jumped with joy; the sparkle in her eyes reflecting her victory. True, she beat the others in this athletic contest but what she accomplished to defeat was much more – a life caught in...