Location: 45 Revenue villages covering 6 Panchayats under Harrapanahalli Taluka, Davanagere district, Karnataka
Nature of Initiative: Implementing
Project holder: Manjunath L
CRY support since: 2011 – 2012

  • 3 Governments Schools have been upgraded by continuous advocacy.
  • 9 new ICDS buildings were sanctioned in the operational area.
  • 87 drop out children have been re-enrolled to School due to PEOPLE team efforts.
  • Immunization activity followed up 263 children in the operational area.

PEOPLE was registered in 2006 by Manjunath who himself has worked as a daily labourer. The project holder and team have had good insights and learning experiences on working on Child health and Child participation. In a short span of 3 years of partnership with CRY, there have been extensive child rights impact on ICDS, Schools, drop out children continuing education, Child health issues in the operational area. PEOPLE has initiated the process of making Village Mother’s Collective which includes pregnant women, lactating mothers, mothers of malnourished children and mothers of drop out / child labourers in the villages and adolescent girls in the operational area.