Our Foot Print

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During 2013-14 Child Voice identified, rescued and rehabilitated 98 children integrated into appropriate safety with their best interest in mind. This include street and working children and run away children. The reintegration process was conducted with the support of Child Welfare Committee - Dindigul.

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Child Voice conducted three vocational training courses on welding, electrical and tailoring. 93 adolescent boys and girls have completed their vocational skill training. Children who completed the training are given course completion certificate and employment opportunities through placement camp.

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Child Protection and Participation Rights awareness (CPPR) is given to 3054 children and adults enhancing their understanding on child rights as a part of our long-term strategy of inclusive and collective social awareness on children.

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352 member strong Child Protection Committee (CPC) have taken upon themselves to emerge as change agents addressing child related issues and ensuring children safety. They function as cartelistic agent in achieving the organizational main objectives in all fields.

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Child Voice conducted 13 Guided Learning Centers to improve the quality of education among rural communities in which 563 children are benefitted directly. The centers function in the evening from 05:00 - 08:00 PM.

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By conducting enrollment campaigns 207 school dropoutsí children are identified at three project areas and have been reintegrated back to school. 08 camps are conducted for these children to motivate them on importance of education.

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Children sangams are the core element of Child Voice. Totally 52 children are formed in which 889 members actively involve through their participatory rights. They address issues related to children. Children sangam have emerged into 3 federations in Dindigul, Palani and Kodaikanal.

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Career guidance training is given 546 students who appear for X and XII students who appear for public exams. The purpose of the training is to improve the self-esteem for children to face exams with positive confidence.

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Child Voice concerns for children health and their improvement. 12 health camps are conducted with the support of local doctors. 538 children were given healthcare.

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Children who are affected are given counseling care through qualified consultant team. During the year 158 are provided counseling support.

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So far 938 children at risk are identified by the community members and involved in rehabilitation process by continuing the imparting the knowledge on child rights and protection to 16 CPCs, 46 programmes in community, 12 programmes among youth and adolescence are conducted.

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CPPR trainings programs are carried out in 22 schools for children and 07 trainings for school teachers reaching 1032 children and 186 teachers. The purpose of the program is to enable the stakeholders to understand children behavior and get involved in early intervention care to effected children such as abuse and sexual abuse.

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08 programmes on child rights and protection for government staff including preschool workers conducted totally reaching 1836 adult stakeholders.

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28 advocacy campaigns on school enrolment, child labour, child marriage and policy level changes are conducted in consultation and involvement with the community members at working areas and at district level.

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Working closely with Police Department, District Social Welfare Unit, District Child Protection Committee and other Child Welfare Institutions.