Migrant Labourers Balasabha Updated On 2017-10-16
From now onwards children of Migrant Labourers will also take part in activities of Balasabha. The first of its kind Balasabha is launched in Binani Puram of Kadungalloor Grama Panchayath of Ernakulam District. Kudumbashree envisages to assist children in their academics as well as in their co -curricular activities, thereby influencing them in their character formation by forming these special Balasabha.
41 children of Migrant Labourers joined this Balasabha. The children are of 5 to 18 years of age. Its a notable feature that by actively participating in such Balasabha, these children will therefore be able to interact with the local children and therby they will learn the local language as well. Its by co ordinating with the teachers and parents of these children that these special balasabhas are functioning. Ernakulam District Mission directly co-ordinate the activities of this Balasabha with the help of special resource persons.
More than thousands of children are studying in the schools at Perumbavoor. Its also planned to start more special balasabhas by including these children. By launching this, Ernakulam District Mission envisions a collective change in these children.
During the 'Disha campaign' which was conducted in January 2017, special NHGs were formed by including women from the families of Migrant Labourers. By including them, Kudumbashree envisions their inclusion in the society.