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As the state government of Karnataka announced the reopening of schools, 7-year-old Anitha is filled with joy. Joy not just to meet her friends who she hasn’t met in two years but the joy to see the opportunity of getting an education, unlike her two elder sisters who were forced into child marriage when the...
The last two years have been a whirlwind of unpredictability. A global pandemic afflicted the entire planet. Nobody, least of all the public health department, saw it coming. The public health department, which was already fighting its own struggles, rallied and tried to do everything it could to help the people who rely on them....
A good leader leads by example, not just by commands and we at Children Of India make sure that the children we work with have the right examples to look up to. We achieve this by organising various sessions for the children of CIF where we call leaders from a wide range of organisations working...
IEC Material with Prosperfit
IEC MATERIAL WITH PROSPERFIT Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, with an attempt to educate and create awareness amongst people, especially young children, Children of India Foundation teamed up with Prosperfit to create educational videos. Prosperfit is India’s leading visual, video, and voice content provider in more than 90 languages & dialects. Their work powers...
I have been physically assaulted by my in-laws so many times that I have lost count”, says adolescent Raghavi* from a village in Belagavi, India. Married at the age of twelve, Raghavi began facing abuse during the time of her first pregnancy. She was just 15 then. “The first time my mother-in-law beat me was...
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...
Mr. Marrepalli Raju a daily wage worker from a village in Warangal district, Telangana lost both his parents to COVID-19.  “I took a loan of  around Rs.14,00,000 for my parent’s treatment but I couldn’t save their lives. In order to pay back the loan, I’m in struggling to make ends meet and provide food for...
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...
The Balmanch (Children’s club) in mica dependent districts, emphasises on promoting education, self development, managing and operating facilities provided to children. The Balmanch was formed by our project and the children in the club work towards addressing child exploitation as a result of child labour in the region.  Balmanch meetings are conducted once in every...