The year 2016 witnessed the successful completion of CREAM I, a flagship project of BREADS for the last four years, which made a remarkable paradigm shift from children as mere beneficiaries to children as active agents of social change and active partners in their own development. CREAM I focus on empowerment of children through action and creating children’s movement for social change.
CREAM II is the continuation of the child rights promotion efforts of BREADS with collaborative actions involving children, civil society groups and individuals located in villages and urban areas of 10 districts of Karnataka state. CREAM II will encourage and enhance children’s participation in the development process, to promote child rights and to ensure child care and protection in the project districts. CREAM II will concentrate more on capacity building of different groups/individuals and intensify its advocacy role in child rights promotion and child participation.
The impact and success factors of the structures, systems, capacity building and empowerment process of CREAM I is the pillar as an instrument for advocacy actions.
The official launching of CREAM II was done on 5th July 2016 by Mr. Tanvir Sait Minister of Primary and Secondary Education, Karnataka state. So far, CREAM II achieved remarkable results on empowering the children to identify and prioritise issues relevant to them and enhances the capacity of children, communities and other civil society groups for initiating synergetic actions to uphold child rights and child participation.
Commendable measures have been planned and implemented during year 2016-17 and it has been instrumental in putting all the issues pertaining to child rights on the local as well as district and state level. CREAM II has extensively mobilized actions for the realization of the rights and development of children.
|Programmes||Number||Outreach||Total out reach|
|Training for children||860||44541||49066||93607|
|Formation of new CRC||289||7919||8815||16734|
|Strengthening of existing CRC||573||19473||20860||40333|
|Leadership Training for New CRC members||11||330||314||644|
|Leadership Training for Old CRC members||20||542||504||1046|
|Training for Teachers||30||497||553||1050|
|Training for SHG members||172||228||5295||5523|
|Training for Youth||81||1556||1944||3500|
|Training for PRI members||76||1240||680||1920|
|Training for Govt officials||42||610||627||1237|
|Training for Community leaders||65||924||1153||2077|
|Formation of Task Force||105||3348||2415||5763|
|Supplementary education Centres||100||1891||2177||4068|
|Supplementary Education camps||7||432||480||912|
|CRC Network Formation &Meetings||23||268||222||490|
|Advocacy and campaigns||249||11193||13398||24591|
|Training for project staff||87||369||360||729|