How Aalayam is contributing to reduce child labor?
The economic exploitation of children is an insult to humanity.

All over the world children continue to work, putting at stake their education, their health, their normal development to adulthood, and even their lives.   Millions of them work under hazardous conditions which present dangers to their health, safety and welfare. They toil in mines and quarries, are exposed to agrochemicals in agriculture, squat in crippling positions to weave rugs and carpets, and scavenge in rubbish tips.   Too many are enslaved in bonded labor, isolated in domestic service, and traumatized and abused in the commercial sex trade.  

Statistics: A survey conducted by 7th All India Education Survey reveals below facts on Child Labor.

  • At present there are 17 million children labor in India.
  • When working outside the family, children put in an average of 21 hours of labor per week.
  • 19% of children employed work as domestic help.
  • 90% working children are in rural India.
  • 85% of working children are in the unorganized sectors.
  • About 80% of child labor is engaged in agricultural work.
  • Children also work because there is demand for cheap labor.
  • There are approximately 2 million child commercial sex workers between the age of 5 and 15 years and about 3.3 million between 15 and 18 years.
  • 500,000 children are forced into this trade every year

There are many ways to eliminate child labor. Some of them are below.

  • Eliminate Poverty
  • Encourage Education
  • Enforce Labour Laws
  • Abolish Child Trafficking
  • Promote Fair Trade
  • Replace Child Workers by Adult Workers

How Aalayam contribute to reduce Child Labor? Aalayam fights out child labor with volunteers and donors help by Encouraging Education.Education can offer an open future, a chance for improved health and safety and, above all, economic opportunity. Economic opportunity brings people out of poverty.   Aalayam with all of your support contributes in this space by providing education for the financially deprived students to continue her education without dropping out. We are increasing the possibilities by financially supporting the student so that, his next generation don’t have to become a child labor.The possibility of an educated family educating his children is way higher than a person who is not educated.  

Let’s join hands to ERASE this insult happening to our fellow humans!

How Aalayam is contributing to reduce national dropout rate?

National dropout rate is 47.4 percent from class 1 to 10. This is a national problem and every problem has a solution.

Aalayam Foundation provides a platform to fill this GAP.


Aalayam visits school administration and asks o refer students who couldn’t continue their education because of economical reasons. As school head masters, teachers know the ground reality, they refer the students and then we will do a review and finally make their cause online to collect funds. Students were referred as well be the volunteers and some students apply online.

Aalayam Foundation is serving as a BRIDGE to students in need to the donors who are willing to help.Aalayam provides a platform where Beneficiary and Donors come together to fill the dropout rate.

Drop out rate of students & the reasons in India

Drop out rate of students and Drop out Reasons in India   According to the statistics from Ministry of Human Resources and Development Bureau of Planning, Monitoring and Statistics, the drop out rate is 47.4 in the year 2013-14 from class 1 to 10th.   Based on studies from government and NGOs in different states, economic reasons was cited as one of the biggest reason for not sending student to school by parents.   “School dropout rate amongst adolescent girls in India is as high as 63.5% (Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation – MoSPI, 2012)”   Drop out Rate is the percentage of students who drop out from a given grade or cycle or level of education in a given school year.  

Where our contribution makes a difference as a Volunteer \ Donor?   “Our contribution as a Volunteer and Donor will make a difference by making sure the students are not dropped out of school because of economical reasons and also will contribute in reducing the national drop out rate.”     References: