Nambikkai Trust

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Nambikkai Trust (NT) was formed, as a social service organization working for the empowerment of vulnerable people with special focus on children in and around Tirukkovilur, in the year 2007 by a group of committed individuals. The trust is located in Tirukkovilur in Villupuram District.

NT believes that today’s children are tomorrow’s citizens and hence the Trust special attention is given to children. NT has been working with the following kinds of children and working towards improving their living conditions:

• Street children;
• Working children;
• Run away children;
• Orphans and semi-orphans;
• Children from weaker sections

Child labor and child marriages are highly prevalent in the district. In addition to the child marriages, child labor is prevalent in the district. Child trafficking is another issue prevailing in the district. Children, particularly girl child, are trafficked as domestic helps to various places. Such children face severe physical and emotional abuse both in the short term and the long term. NT is putting in efforts in fighting these social evils by bringing in awareness and thereby empowering the people vis-a-vis child related issues. Campaigns related to child labor, child marriages, child trafficking, HIV AIDS, significances of education, etc, are being undertaken by the NT. Main focus are on children in risk. (Orphans, street children, child labor, physically and sexually abused, girl child facing child marriages, missing child). NT is a partner of CHILDLINE 1098,which is a project of MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. Till today NT is supporting nearly 1500 children, providing food, clothing, shelter, medical support, educational , school enrolment, ITI fess and with the help of CHILD WELFARE COMMITTE AND DISTRICT SOCIAL WELFARE OFFICE, also rehabitation.

Website

http://www.nambikkaitrust.org

Year established

2007

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

500,000 - 1 million

Participant in relevant networks

CHILDLINE 1098, which is a project of Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India

About this organisation

Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of services / personnel; Provision of goods

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Education and training; Shelter, housing, land...show all (5)