Integrated Programme for Elimination of Child Labour through Educational, Vocational and Recreational Programme for Child Laborers.

Project Proposal

Integrated Programme for Elimination of Child Labour through Educational, Vocational and Recreational Programme for Child Laborers. - Ongoing Project


Child Labor is a 'harsh' reality in Chittoor. Magnitude of child employment in Chittoor area is such an alarming. Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh is highly drought-prone area and thus the entire rural population suffering from the vagaries of nature and pangs of poverty are left with no better alternatives. Child labour is predominantly presents in Chittoor. There are vast number of children working in various hazardous industries


One of the most pressing obligations could be to work to eliminate bonded and forced labors from hazardous work and worked by the very young ones. The proposed programme aims to provide "protection and welfare" orientation programme to these child laborer. The following are activities:(1) Child Labour enrolment (2) Promoting Meaningful Education (3)Child Labour prevention campaign (4) Alternate sources for mothers of these children (5)Main streaming of children into regular Government Schools.

Geographic Location

Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Number of Beneficiaries


Financial Information

Funding Duration: April 2014 to March 2015
Total Budget: Rs.1,659,520
Funding Requested: Rs.1,600,000
Contribution by Organisation: Rs. 59,520

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Qualitative Outcome Indicators

1.Increased enrolment in early learning programmes especially girl children.
2. Increased transition between primary and secondary education.
3. Increase in school attendance both in primary and high schools.
4. Increased capacities of education staff to deliver child friendly and inclusive teaching.
5. Improved students knowledge, skills, attitudes and learning.

Quantitative Outcome Indicators

1. 124 children will be removed from child labour and enrolled in education completing full cycle of their schooling.
2. Number of children enrolled in Primary and high Schools.
3. Reduction in child labor ratio.
4. Evidence of whether or not labor inspectors inspecting for child labor.
5. Number of active based child protection mechanisms.


I certify that the information in this proposal is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I also certify that the organization and I will abide by the terms and conditions of the grant/fund as established by granter/funder. I further certify that all received funds/grants will be used exclusively for the purpose stated in this proposal unless I normally request and receive prior authorization from funder for any changes. Further, I understand that if the funding is granted for the project described above it will be for an initial period of ONE year and can be extended, if necessary, by renewing the proposal. Also, regular status reports on the project will be provided by the organization to funder for the duration of the funding.

K Sajan

Aug. 30, 2013

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Organisation Information

Health Education Adoption Rehabilitation Development Society (HEARDS)


80G Number: : F.No.H.QRS.I.(168)/CIT/TPT/09-10

35AC Number: N.A.

FCRA Number: 10160317

Financial Information

Number of paid staff: 38

Annual Budget: Rs.3,368,000

Key Foundation Funders for last 3 years: VIBHA LACIM Globalgiving

Vision and Mission

HEARDS mission is centered on the basic principle providing for the education of children throughout the Chittoor District is an ideal way to keep the promise of a better tomorrow. By helping provide all children with the best education possible, the organisation hopes to contribute to a future wherein its beneficiaries will continue to gain from the fruits of its gifts.

a) Eradication of Child Labour
b) To conduct literacy programmes, adult education programmes for complete eradication of illiteracy from the society.
c) To establish Creches/ Residential Tribal Welfare Schools for taking care of orphan children and child education.
d) To work for creation of self-employment opportunities by arranging various vocational training programmes in coordination with state, international & national authorities/organisation.
e) To educate people for rural development.

Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Livelihood
  • Overall Community Development
  • Disability
  • Environment

Geographic Location of Operations

Rural Based Projects

State District Number of Villages
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor 32

Urban Based Projects

State City Number of Slums
Andhra Pradesh Chittoor

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