Monday, June 17, 2013

Fitting Reward for Hard Work

Two children from our Short Stay Residential Home supported by Terre des Hommes, Netherlands, Ms. Jeevitha and Mr. Dhinakaran have appeared 10th standard Public Examination in April 2013. Both have passed in I class. Ms. Jeevitha scored 359/500 (71.8%) marks and Dinakaran scored 322/500 (64.4%) marks. 

Through the timely intervention by WORD through Project Blooming Buds Project, it was possible for these two kids to achieve this important educational milestone. 

Saturday, June 15, 2013

District Need Assessment on Child Protection in Namakkal District

WORD, today has signed an agreement with the District Child Protection Unit (DCPU) under the Department of Social Defence, Govt of Tamilnadu in Namakkal district to undertake Need Assessment of Child Protection in Namakkal District with the following scope of work. 
  • Conduct a comprehensive need assessment in the district, on child protection by establishing the nature and magnitude of the gaps in knowledge, skills, aptitudes and attitudes of the existing child protection services in each District.
  • Make Situation Analysis and mapping of District, preparation of Annual District Plans, resource mapping, preparation of resource directory, child tracking, etc. The Annual plan can be prepared at Block level.
  • Determine the measures required to bridge the identified gaps, which may include, but not limited to, recommendation of the required service delivery mechanism, structures, required expertise, the level of training, training institutions, etc.
  • Identify the technical, administrative and management issues which can be addressed by the District Administration. 
  • Prepare District Plan for Child Protection for each Block.
  • Any other duties as relevant to the assignment.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Special Program to mark World Day against Child Labour

Special Program to mark World Day against Child Labour
12 June 2013

In Co-ordination with National Child Labour Elimination Program, Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), Namakkal, WORD organised a special program to mark World Day against Child Labour in Pallipalayam today.

The students and parents of the three special schools for child labourers were participated. Special programs were organised to bring out the talents of the child labourers. Prizes were also distributed to the students.

During the program, Mrs. Jayanthi, Child Protection Officer- Namakkal, Mr. Jayapal, Child Welfare Committee member, Namakkal also participated.