Monfort Community Development Society – Mainstreaming child labourers into schools

Monfort Community Development Society (MCDS), which has been involved in the empowerment
of the downtrodden mainly around the slums of Chennai, is organising ‘SHG Super
Federation Day’ and an event to mainstream rescued child labourers into formal schools on
April 2 at Santhome School Campus at 2 p.m.

MCDS, supported by their women self help group of over 4000 women, has over the past 19
years mainstreamed more than 4000 children into formal schools. They also run a community
based rehabilitation programme helping 80 children with disabilities. In addition to that
they also run a mobile clinic on wheels which reaches out to 20,000 patients in the city.

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