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Centre for Action and Rural Education (CARE)

CARE is a nonprofit organization working for the poor in more than 500 villages in southern India. It is implementing a number of projects for the benefit of different target communities.

GRANT AMOUNT

TOTAL AMOUNT GRANTED

$117,100

GRANT AWARDED DATE

NUMBER OF GRANTS

1

With this grant, CARE aims to reduce bonded labour in the textiles industry, especially affecting girls and young women in the spinning mills. CARE will contribute towards the common Freedom Fund strategy for the Southern India hotspot, which focuses on; strengthening Community Support Groups, using a film-based curriculum to encourage dialogue with group members on topics such as sexual harassment and workers’ rights; improving education and health provision; livelihood support and training and improving access to social protection schemes; liberating victims of bonded labour and pursuing affects and convictions of perpetrators; initiating dialogue with mill owners and implementing a workers’ rights program within factories.

LENGTH OF GRANT

LENGTH OF GRANT

2 Years

GRANT AWARDED DATE

GRANT AWARDED DATE

January 2018

GRANT AMOUNT

GRANT AMOUNT

$117,100

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

PROJECT & INITIATIVES

South-Eastern Nepal

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