Economic empowerment

Self Empowerment and Employment Programme – Nepal

The Glenn Family Foundation is blessed to be working with the Child Development in Society in Nepal and their Self Empowerment and Employment Programme (SEEP), which teaches literacy and business skills to illiterate rural women so that they can start their own businesses to supplement the income of their families so they do not have to work in poor conditions and have their children engaged in child labour.

We look forward to growing our relationship with this wonderful organisation and the rural communities of Nepal.

This report was written by one of our GFF Representatives, Sophie Jones-Williams, who worked closely with these groups for 6 months as part of the GFF HELPS volunteer programme.

GFF Report on SEEP Groups – 2018

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Child Education and Care

Anti- Child Labour and Rehabilitation

Child labour is rampant in certain areas of India. A door-to-door survey conducted by the Bal Suraksha Abhiyan (BSA) Trust in the town of Kalimpong and neighbouring villages identified 261 child labourers who were employed in hotels, garages, teashops, bakeries and households.

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Volunteer with GFF HELPS

The Glenn Family Foundation runs a volunteer programme, GFF HELPS, which runs community projects in India, Nepal, Philippines, China an Vietnam. Projects focus on education, health, skill building and personal development. Volunteers, or “GFF Representatives” live in rural communities for six months so that they are able to make a meaningful impact.

Visit our GFF HELPS website for more information and follow our Facebook page for updates.

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Health and Research

Myanmar Eye Care Project

Myanmar has one of the highest blindness prevalence rates in the world with 8.1% blindness in rural areas. Blindness is caused by cataracts (64%), glaucoma (17%), trachoma (4%) and other causes (15%).

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