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  project name ~ MVF Child Labor relief

category ~ education - child

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

MVF Child Labor relief

  NGO

 

MVF (Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiya Foundation)

  Category

 

education - child

  District

 

Ranga Reddy

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

$ 750

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sudha Nagavarapu

 

Minnesota

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

MVF receives grants from Govt. of India Ministry of Education and Ministry of Labour. It also receives funds from CRY, UNICEF,ILO,UNDPand HIVOS (a Dutch human rights and development organization promoting voluntary action in third world).

Power changes in the central government led to a
revaluation of Ministry of Labours National Child Labour Project. Consequently this project was suspended for 1998-1999, thereby cutting off MVFs grant for time being. The project supports many organizations across India, and the review seems to be justified for the program on a national scale. But the decision to cut the project funding level has hit MVF very badly sice it affects the salaries of 200 para-teachers who reach 10,000 children.

The situation has led to a shortage of Rs 1.0 Crore for MVF. Therefore they are approaching various organizations for immediate help. AID-MN decided to contribute their share in supporting MVF for its current
needs and have granted $750.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

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  Goals

 

 

The contribution will go to MVF which will spend the money for compensating the temporary loss of grants it is facing. The expenditure will be mainly towards elimination of child labour.

 
 

  


 
 
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