February 12, 2021 - Children of India

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February 12, 2021
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...