Started under the aegis of Ministry of Labour, Government of India to provide education to the child workers the right denied to them in the city of Kolkata through 16 Learning Centres on weekends
These were targeted at those street children and working children who work part-time like vendors and rag pickers and are free to attend in the late afternoon
Run with funding from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The fundamental principle underlying the Open Learning School is “ to take the school to where the children are”.
A comprehensive Situational Analysis was done in Kolkata. IPER supervised and monitored similar analyses in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kanpur
This program, under the Ministry of WCD Govt. of India, focused on street children. Major components were education, protection from abuse, health care and nutrition supplementation.
The project is being run under the District Administration of South 24 parganas and Kolkata District. Working children are withdrawn from the labour market and put in learning centres.
Focus was on children who were living in high-risk situations and needed immediate support to develop in a healthy manner with education, nutrition, healthcare, counselling, creative work to overcome trauma.
This project with Out-of-School Children supported by USAID was designed to ensure that all vulnerable children in the project area complete 4 years of primary education with a special focus on girls
The focus of the project supported by NIWANO Peace Foundation , Japan was on bringing about an improvement in the lives of marginalised women through capacity building, legal awareness and literacy and income generation and marketing skills.
Emphasis was laid in this project of Kolkata Municipal Corporation on social mobilization and behavioural change of slum dwellers with the formation of Neighbourhood Groups and Self-Help Groups for protecting the infra-structure built by the Municipality along with Training.
This project funded by NFICH an organisation from Netherlands, worked in collaboration with to check malnutrition, anaemia and different chronic diseases among children of the slum dwellers with planned interventions.
The project aimed to conduct a pilot programme on development through education, awareness and empowerment of children and women in Maheshtala Municipality especially in the minority community.