I am fundraising to educate children of construction workers | Milaap
I am fundraising to educate children of construction workers

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    from Bengaluru, Karnataka

Inability to speak local language and frequent mobility makes it especially difficult for the children of inter-state migrant construction workers to attend school. Sampark decided to work with this section by setting up mobile creches in the labour colonies in Bangalore. Aside from providing for care, safety, health and education for kids, it enables their mothers to earn a living and become economically empowered without worrying about their offsprings. The creche acts as a bridge school helping students build a base that comes in handy when they are mainstreamed into Local Government Schools.

Why am I fundraising?

Sampark’s approach for development action is based on people’s initiative and by their own involvement in planning, managing and monitoring the activities, to ensure self-reliance and sustainability of the project.  The project ensures linkages are made between the concerned stakeholders : migrant workers, Builder, Local Community, Anganwadi, Government Schools and AkshayPatra[1]These linkages helps to make the activity self-reliance and sustainable.

[1]Provides them food for the mid-day meals to children in government schools.

Create an environment where the children of construction workers aged 6 and above attend classes regularly and learn through the play way method a non-formal education programme. Provide a safe environment for construction workers’ children in the age group of 2 to 6 years.Provide health and nutritional support and a stimulating environment for the holistic development of the children. Admit children into mainstream government schools


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