Support a Child Care Centre for Children on Bonded Labourers

Jeeva Jyothi Day Care Centers are located in Red Hills and Pulicat of Thiruvallur Distirct. Though children in the age group 0-6 yrs are in the Day Care Centre scheme, Jeeva Jyothi concentrates on children in 3-6 age groups to prepare them for formal school education through fun learning. Besides taking care of the children of working, mostly very poor parents, Day Care Centre provide better nutrition and joyful learning free of cost.<?xml:namespace prefix = o />


In Redhills area, the Day Care Centre caters to needs of the migrant bonded labourers where the mothers leave the children in the care of the Child Care Animators while they work in hot sun. This enables the children to be safe from the work environment of the rice mills and to grow with interest in learning.

Each Centre is managed by a teacher and a helper. The children are given healthy and nutritious diet along with a motivation to join the mainstream school.

The Operating Cost of a Centre is

Teacher Honorarium                                 Rs. 3000

Helper Honorarium                                    Rs. 1500

Food for Children                                       Rs, 4000

Learning Materials                                   Rs. 500

Total                                                            Rs. 9000