It may be mentioned that many children from the poor family background are either pushed into petty jobs or they themselves escapes from the house in lure of small earning and get engaged in tea stall, construction site, rag-picking, etc. When the project was first started in 2006-2007, it was found that the effort came up as a very practical and fruitful one. Now the composite centre for working children is functional with the grant-in-aid from the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India from 1st June, 2008. The following are the component of the project.
Bridge Education : Bridge education to the children based upon their previous level of education is given by the educators. Educational materials like Books, notes books, drawing pad, scale, pencil, pen, bags etc. are provided to the children.
Training: On the basis of the assessment the following 5 trades were identified and undertaken for training. i) Cane & bamboo furniture making, ii) Tailoring & Embroidery, iii) Soft toys & Flower making, iv) Shoe & Chappell making, v) File cover & office & office stationary making.
Nutrition: Nutritional food to all the children is provided during mid day which included fried rice, vegetable, milk, biscuit and fruits.
Medical aid: Regular medical and health check up is bieng undertaken for children. The doctor of the center visits regularly once in week.
Counselling: Regular counselling sessions for the children is undertaken by the qualified counsellors of the centre and case history and case study of each of the children is maintained and followed property.
Stipend to children: As per the schematic budget stipend @ Rs. 100/- per month, per children to 100 nos. of children is given.
Recreational Facility: To maintain the enthusiasm and interest of the children towards the centre, emphasis on recreation and entertainment is given. Games and sports activities are regular in the centre apart from physical exercise.
ehabilitation & Mainstreaming : Finally children are mainstreamed through integrating them to formal school after proper assessment and tests.