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  project name ~ Children''s Home Co-management (formerly juvenile home)

category ~ education - child




  Project Name


Children''s Home Co-management (formerly juvenile home)



Vijay Foundation Trust



education - child






Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved


$ 2724


  Year Approved







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  Chapter Coordinators


Shyam Sivakumar
Archana Barry












Juvenile Home, Cuddapah, a home for delinquent children, houses more than 170 children. Staffed by de-motivated government employees, the condition of children is deplorable. The objective of the Juvenile Home is to channelize the lifestyle of delinquent children into a more productive and socially useful form. The conditions are so uncongenial that the whole purpose for which it has been started is defeated. The apathy is so great that it lead to even death of a child.

A concerned district administration involved Vijay Foundation Trust, to improve the situation. VFT analyzed the situation at hand and identified deficiencies emotional, infrastructural and operational.

Due to the confrontational and indifferent attitude of the staff, the children had closed up and did not talk. In order to look into emotional and operational issues, we hired a psychologist. She has been interviewing children and identifying competencies and interests in order to tailor vocational courses and other educational needs for the children. However, we are currently only paying her transportation costs (not sustainable). We seek to employ her on a part time basis.

Also, released children (after the completion of the sentence), currently have nowhere to go. As these children are young, many of them need support and further rehabilitation, education and skill building. We plan to join them in institutions in order to educate/ skill build according to their needs and interest and monitor their progress.










The goal of Vijay Foundation Trust is to work for the underprivileged sections of the society especially women and children. Objectives The main objectives of the organization are: 1. Work for destitute and vulnerable children and provide them a home and nurture them and educate them and bring them up as well adjusted self-reliant adults in society. 2. Work for the elderly and support their welfare 3. Facilitate access to health services to the remote villages of the Rayalseema region. 4. Support adolescents to gain higher education and vocational trainings of young adults. Goal for Juvenile Home Development Project 1. To improve the living conditions of the children at Juvenile home. 2. To educate the children and build vocational skills 3. To instill moral values and guide children



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