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COVID-19 support: Crowdfundraising campaign to educate children

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NewBeginnings Charitable Trust

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Hello Friends,

COVID-19 has made an unprecedented harshness in human history that requires humanity save itself as a single family. Situation is such now that we need to share our bread with the other.

CHALLENGE: The present crisis threatens everyone's life, but it has devastated the lives of the poor who are already vulnerable living in extreme poverty. India is still registering a high per day COVID-19 infections. Survival itself is threatening the poor children now. We work among the most neglected and ignored indigenous and dalit communities in Kurnool district - the most chronic drought hit district s in Andhra Pradesh. Due to severe and continuous droughts, children are the victims of child labourers, child marriages and human trafficking.

In our working with the communities for the last 2 years, we could rescue 167 child labourers and started giving literacy crash courses after which they will be mainstreamed with regular schooling.

COVID-19 lock down has pushed the poorest families into extreme poverty due to lack of daily wage labours, on which they have been depending on. Now, survival itself has become a threat to the children and their families.

This project comes with two definite impacts: 1. The poor children get healthy food and escape malnutrition. A healthy kid ensures healthy community 2. By continuing the crash courses/ literacy centers, we put an end to child labourers. This project ensures educated generation. The project breaks chronic poverty. A healthy community is the result.
We will recognize every volunteer with a special recognition certificate.

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About NewBeginnings Charitable Trust

Location:

Do.No 53-1-387b, Christurajapuram, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008, IN

Mission Statement

"With the Forgotten, Vulnerable, and Abused" NewBeginnings works towards eradication of poverty and inequality and to impact lives with a significance difference in the quality of life of the marginalized, women and children. We’re dedicated to creating positive changes in the lives of women, children and the marginalized - vulnerable groups - all who envision a happier, right based, and deeply satisfying life.

Description

NewBeginnings is a registered and tax exempted Indian non-profit working at the grassroots level. Working among the neglected and ignored indigenous and dalit communities in Kurnool district - one of the chronic drought hit districts, in Andhra Pradesh, stands second highest in human trafficking and registered high ratio school dropouts.

CHALLENGES: Chronic poverty, child labourers, human trafficking.

OBJECTIVES:
We aspire to eradicate poverty and hunger principally in rural areas, which account for 68% of the total population of India. Poverty is the source of many social evils such as child labor, human trafficking, illiteracy, human rights violations and famine. NCT concentrates on the socio-economic Empowerment of women and adolescents, Health and Education to Children as a proven way to promote gender equality and to eradicate poverty.

PROGRAMS:
Vocational Skills Training and Functional Literacy to illiterate women and adolescents youth. Women and youth are trained in everyday Maths, understand the bus route sign boards, newspapers. Since the target women are daily wage labourers, it is imperative that they are able to count their own wages.

Illiterate /school dropped outs/ child labours are given crash literacy courses and then we mainstream them with nearby government schools. NewBeginnings creates Rights awareness on Gender Equality, Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights and Menstrual Hygiene and Personal Health Care

Children & Youth
Crisis Support
Disaster Relief

WHEN

Tue Oct 20, 2020 - Mon Nov 30, 2020

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 hours per week. Duration: 3 weeks
  • Social commitment and passion for a better world

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