CACR NEWSLETTER JAN 2014
CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS
amenities available to children

FOREWORD
Welcome to CACR -...
CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS

EVENTS AND
DEVELOPMENTS

NEW YEAR HAS JUST
BEGAN AND
JAN 2014 has already been an
a...
CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS

After a lot of hard work,
inputs and improvisation the

launched at
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All the activities by the non-profit in Jan 2014.
Invites,meetings,sport events, school meetings,
computer literacy programs

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ALL the action of the month-Our FIRST newsletter

  1. 1. CACR NEWSLETTER JAN 2014 CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS amenities available to children FOREWORD Welcome to CACR -Citizens enrolled, important information EVENTS SUMMARY: on the Right to Education Act, Association for Child Rights. etc. Probably for the first time, a NGO The Right to Education Act talks is trying to create an awareness about ensuring free and on the existing municipal school compulsory education for all system in Mumbai, which is children in age group 6-14 years providing education to almost 4 and it is only by strengthening the lakh children in 1100+ schools in Government School system can Mumbai, India. we achieve this extremely A platform has been created for important task of ensuring that urban privileged citizens to the poorest of the poor child gets participate, lend their voice, and access to education. express their concerns on child Through our newsletter, we will rights issues with specific focus on keep sharing lot of detailed primary education and information on various issues healthcare. related to municipal schools and CACR is of the firm belief that look forward to your participation citizens’ participation will go a and support. long way in creating accountability and ensure overall Regards improved functioning and quality of education in neighborhood Founder-Director Please do go through our website Citizens Association for Child www.ngocacr.com , through      Nitin Wadhwani municipal schools.  Rights which we will be trying to highlight important information on budgets for primary education, list of municipal schools and dispensaries ward wise, list of facilities and   JAN 2: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM DADAR VISIT JAN 5: DMC REVIEW MEETING JAN 8: STAKEHOLDER MEETING AT PAREL JAN 8: BMC ISSUES A CIRCULAR TO NGO’S TO DISPLAY PROPER SIGNAGES JAN 9:VISIT TO AAWC NGO JAN 13: ENACTUS HR TRAINING SESSION JAN 28: CACR WEBSITE LAUNCH JAN31: INVITED TO ATTEND BALAK MELA BY EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
  2. 2. CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS EVENTS AND DEVELOPMENTS NEW YEAR HAS JUST BEGAN AND JAN 2014 has already been an action packed month for CACR. Building on the momentum of meetings with DMC-Dy. Mun .Comm. (Education) and Student organizations in Dec by DMC education to share represented CACR at the 2013 a lot of talk has his views and suggestions for training for computer translated into action. improvement in the quality literacy initiative at HR of education with the College of commerce. Owing to the suggestions given during the DMC meeting in Dec, the education department education department during the departments’ review meeting. issued circulars to Ngo’s Following CACR‘s initiative occupying space in BMC to activate Virtual schools to put up clear classrooms and the signages stating that these awareness of this issue schools are BMC schools created by the media being managed by article ,the education NGO’S .The department action to solve the technical schools having computer glitches and install VC available. SO we could roll- equipment in most schools. have volunteered for the computer literacy initiative. department swung into gave CACR the list of all the 60 students from HR College out the Computer literacy initiative more easily. In first of its kind development an NGO representative, Mr. Nitin from CACR, was invited Mr. Mirchandani from CACR attended the stakeholder meeting at Parel organized by UDRI and The project has been initiated in Radakrishnan School, Andheri east. And DN Nagar school in Andheri West. Mr.Nitin and Mr.Surindra visited NGO AAWC(Apne Aap Women's Collective) This NGO is doing fantastic work and trying to make a difference in the lives of marginalised women and children in the largest red light area of Mumbai. NGO Pratham. Mr. Deepak NEXT: WE NEED TO BUILD PUBLIC OPINION ON THE ILL-EFFECTS OF PROPOSED PPP MODEL THAT COULD LEAD TO PRIVATISATION OF PRIMARY EDUCATION AND LAND GRABBING BY PRIVATE PLAYERS
  3. 3. CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS After a lot of hard work, inputs and improvisation the launched at www.ngocacr.com CACR website was We at CACR encourage you to explore the website. Sign up for the newsletter Subscribe here. Volunteer and donate your money, time, and word. http://www.ngocacr.com/donate.html Please feel free to log on and go through the student testimonials, animated videos and informative presentations on the Home page. We look forward to your comments about the website and connect with you online about events and meetings CACR members and partners were invited by the MCGM education department officials to attend their Balak-Mela (student fair), where the MCGM school children will display their sports and athletic talent. The main invitees to the event were the Mayor, Municipal Commissioner, Assist, Municipal commissioner, and other education department officials. We sincerely hope that you find the first edition on our newsletter informative and interesting. Please give your thoughts and feedback about our first newsletter. The Editorial Team CITIZENS ASSOCIATION FOR CHILD RIGHTS Email and Google+ : connect.cacr@gmail.com Twitter: cacr6 Facebook: https://facebook.com/CitizensAssociationForChildRights

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