1. School Edible Garden to promote nutritional security

  • Addressed the nutritional and food insecurity that prevalent among children in Raipura, Firozabad, Uttar Pradesh through Edible School Gardens in 2 schools
  • With the active participation of 50 children and 20 teachers, it was effectively addressed food/ nutritional insecurity, peer engagement in inculcating right food habits and hygiene and collective functioning.
  • The ripple outcome of this novel initiative was that it positively leveraged the interests of parents particularly women farmers of this village to promote community kitchen garden.

2. Rescue, Reintegrate and Rehabilitation of child labour

  • TCT engaged in nearly 100 rescue missions and evolved pragmatic rescue and reintegration protocols of child labour and protection of child rights in informal and some formal industries.
  • 11000 children have been rescued from the scourge of bonded child labour and hazardous as well as exploitative labour conditions and they have been properly rehabilitated within the community setting.

3. Restoring the lost childhood- provision of child friendly spaces, offering social education, talent promotion, innovative skills promotion etc

  • 3 Learning Centres established each one in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to rebuild the trust of children towards the larger society and multiple stakeholders after rescue of children who were trapped in to child slavery, labour and trafficking, distress migration.
  • This space offers creative pedagogy inclusive of social education, value education, General knowledge, digital literacy and requisite counselling to redress mental trauma and then reintegrate the children in to families and facilitate them to enrol in formal schools

4. Access to formal schools by Rescued Child Labour

  • 5000 children have been mainstreamed in to formal educational system in the schools after rescue of children from labour.

5. Facilitating Livelihood for Women through Economic Empowerment Programme

  • Empowering the local communities to take ownership and responsibility for the status of children and contribute to mitigate the situation.
  • Facilitating them to access to alternate livelihood sources so that they could earn dignified and living wages and employment which shall enable them to take care of their children’s wellbeing.
  • Skill training in artificial Jewellery and toys making from recycled materials, local cuisines, small hand bags, and handicrafts have been promoted among 200 rural poor women and they have successfully formed small trade and fair trade initiative.
  • 5 self-help groups among urban slum women have been promoted to address the livelihood crisis and access to basic services.

6. Accessing Basic Entitlements from the Government and Influencing Social Determinants

500 Public Distribution Cards have been accessed by urban migrant labour communities in Delhi Slum and advocacy for right to water was carried out and they have successfully accessed regular water supply in Sanjay Colony.

7. Social enterprise& Promotion of Fair trade;

  • TCT initiative for economic and social empowerment programme is actively working for developing the competencies of poor community groups through awareness, capacities building, hand holding support to follow up process.
  • It provides vocational training and assistance for self-employment and they are making and selling bangles, artificial jewellery, recycled products, bags, food items, wooden bangles, jute bags, rugs.
  • Our trade partners are small craft producers (artisans), farmer communities,’ labourers and their families as well collectives and self-regulating committees in different States of North India, particularly Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand