VIDIYAL NEWS
01.01.2020 – New Year Celebration organized by Muhangal (Faces) Volunteers Forum
02.01.2020 to 04.01.2020 – General Body Meeting – Six months review
03.01.2020 – New Year Meet for staff and volunteers
04.01.2020 to 26.01.2020¬ – Theater Group: Play Production for the 25th anniversary
05.01.2020 – 24th Pongal Sports Meet
06.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery: School Reopening 06.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery: Day of Pink
11.01.2020 – Managing Committee Meet 11.01.2020 – Say No to DRUGS sensitization series 11.01.2020 – Mothers Meet 11.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery School : Parents – Teacher Meet
12.01.2020 – Fathers meet 12.01.2020 – Ripple Circle – Social Action forum 12.01.2020 – Tamil Forum
13.01.2020 – Reception Home: Pongal celebration & Pongal Sports day 13.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery : Day of Caps
15.01.2020 – Pongal Celebration
16.01.2020 – Thoorihai – Drawing & Painting Forum
17.01.2020 – Image – Movie Club
18.01.2020 – Project Staff Meeting 18.01.2020 – Health Care: General Medical Checkup for Children at our Child Resource Centres
18.01.2020 – Picnics – Places of Nature’s Bounty Beginner – Kuruvithurai River Primary – Kutralampatti Falls Junior – Vaigai Dam Intermediate – Rameshwaram
19.01.2020 – Full rehearsal for Anniversary
21.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery: Field Trip to Thirumalai Naikar Mahal
22.01.2020 – Programme staff meeting
25.01.2020 – Managing Committee Meet
26.01.2020 – Reception Home: Republic Day Celebration 26.01.2020 – 25th Anniversary of Sakthi – Vidiyal, Community Celebration
29.01.2020 – Feast for Elderly

Childline

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CHILDLINE

Childline 1098 is a National, 24 hour, toll free emergency phone outreach service for children in need of care and protection.

It is a project of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, for which Sakthi -Vidiyal is the collaborative organization in Madurai. This initiative, information regarding Childline services and intervention reach thousands of children living in vulnerable situations. Sakthi – Vidiyal works with the Madurai district administration and other allied departments of the government in effective rescue and rehabilitation.

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We have become the collaborative organization in March 2012 and achieved the following
Milestones
 1st March 2012 – Ten , Nine, Eight (1098) phone started ringing at our Childline centre
2012 – 2013
 Constituted Childline Advisory Board (CAB) of which the District Collector is the Chairperson
 Developed a training module on Child Rights and Child Protection
 Anchored the sensitization programmes organized by the district administration and reached 596 persons from allied departments
 Anchored and facilitated the Training of Trainers (TOT) and developed 57 Master trainers as “Child Rights Protectors” in Madurai district
 Facilitated two workshops for Block Resource Teacher Educators (BRTE)
2013 – 2014
 Produced a video song on Childline and Child Protection
 Conducted a press meet addressed by the District Collector
 Conducted two Childline Advisory Board (CAB) meetings and received orders for various programes and interventions
 Conducted a training programme for the designated Child Welfare Officers of all city police stations on child protection issues and role of police

Calls and Interventions March 2012 – March 2014
Total number of calls – 2472
Interventions
Medical Help – 120
Shelter – 208
Restoration – 40
Physical Abuse – 19
Sexual Abuse – 6
Child Labour – 4
Bonded Labour – 1
Child Lost – 6
Child Marriage – 20
Vulnerable Situation – 4
Child Begging – 1
Child Trafficking – 1
Parents asking help – 68
Counselling – 25
Tracing the family – 4
Sponsorship – 3

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Awareness Programme on Child Protection 2012 – 2014
Type of Awareness programme Number of programmes Number of participants
Awareness programmes in schools 236 57,253
Public awareness 26 4,438
Open Houses 26 1,685

How can you help CHILDLINE
Just dial 1098 (Ten Nine Eight) the easy to remember telephone number and report the emergency or the child’s need. Childline has a team of trained staff and volunteers who will reach you in minimum time.
You can be a volunteer of Childline, wherever you are, whatever occupation you have, you just locate a child in distress and call Ten… nine…. Eight

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Just remember to Call 1098