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During the last few months, the state of Karnataka has been enforcing curfews and lockdowns due to the surge of COVID cases in the country. Schools and colleges have been shut down, the unemployment rate has increased, and the number of COVID cases has been rapidly rising. People are experiencing isolation, loneliness and frustration created...
With an average of 50,000 new cases daily in the month of May, Karnataka witnessed a new peak in the COVID pandemic. The second wave did not spare children, teenagers, and youth in their 20s, who accounted for a large number of infections and fatalities. According to the official data, 7,06,449 people got infected between...
GOOD Year-End Child-Led Evaluation
Year-end Child-Led Evaluation Program was organized by project GOOD at three operating districts Vijayapura on 19 March 2021, Belgaum and Bagalkot, on 21 March 2021. It involved Kishori leaders, community members, kishori mothers, government school teachers, panchayat members, and 180 children per location. The program was organized by Children of India and was inaugurated by...
One of the most tragic outcomes of the pandemic was the loss of livelihood, leaving poor families in a worse situation. Seventeen-year-old Karunya* from the Devadasi community rose against the odds to provide for her family in these trying circumstances. Karunya hails from a community where girls and young women face abuse, discrimination and exploitation....
Training given to children about child rights regarding education, child marriages and child labour
Children living in our Children GOOD Project operational areas, have very little access to fundamental requirements such as nutritional food, healthcare, education, protection and advocacy. Despite strong government regulations and policies, children in India continue to face challenges in attaining these child rights, especially those pertaining to education, forced labour and child marriages. To address...
The project GOOD Outcome Harvesting Festival, a three day event, was organised at KROSS Bangalore, from 16th February 2021 to 18th February 2021. The sole purpose of the event was to recollect and identify the progress made by GOOD Project throughout these years. Staff members and Kishoris from our project areas Bagalkot, Bellary, Belagavi, Koppal...
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...
Child Led Research is an activity driven by children where they are trained to identify problems in their villages, analyse them and find means to solve them.  In the month of October, Children of India’s GOOD project trained girls who are vulnerable to and victims of exploitation on research tools which would equip them to...
Children of India decided to bring the community together during the testing times of COVID-19, by organising a Rangoli contest in its project areas across the state of Karnataka.
“After the lockdown, we had no income and no food. My mother was planning to resume providing sexual favours to men. I couldn’t stop crying” said Shyamala*.    
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