Child Labour Elimination Programme

Our Aim

The Child Labour Elimination Programme or CLEP was started with the aim of bringing children out of child/bonded labour, enrolling and retaining them in schools, giving them a chance to learn and regain their lost childhoods. Over the years, the Programme has identified thousands of out-of-school children, enrolled and retained them in regular schools, making education a reality for them.

Our Achievements

  • Residential Special Training Centres
    7
  • Transit Schools
    13
  • Children Learning Centres
    17
  • Children enrolled in Government schools
    312,519
  • Child labour-free panchayats
    1,142
*November 2018

Our Success Stories

  • Suguna’s Story

    Starting at Poongavanam Residential School and completing my education to join the IT team of Hand in Hand India has been a wonderful journey. Hand in Hand India has transformed my life!"

     

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  • Suresh’s story

    Without Hand in Hand India's support, I would not even have the clothes I am wearing now! I am forever indebted to them!"

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  • KEERTHANA’S STORY

    The Transit School changed my life!  “I will remain eternally grateful to India and my teacher, Ms.  Surya who helped me move ahead in life."

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  • SURYAKALA’S STORY

    I am an independent person now."

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  • MURUGAN’S STORY

    I want to be a police officer when I grow up.”

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  • Jayanthi’s Story

    “From baking bricks and a forced child marriage, Hand in Hand India has Rescued me twice!”

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  • Mallu Dawar’s Story

    Mallu was mainstreamed to Sulawad KGBV (Kastur                ba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya) after nine months of the RSTC’s quality coaching and she completed her 8th standard successfully in 2016. She then joined 9th standard at Mandav Government High School and is currently awaiting her results.

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Our Presence

Madhya Pradesh

  • Dhar

Tamil Nadu

  • Kancheepuram · Thiruvallur
  • Tirupur · Vellore