Child labour is the major issue prevailing in the SAND working areas especially Sivagangai and Manamadurai block of Sivagangai district, Tamil Nadu. There is larger number of brick clins are availing in the above said blocks in which high number of children were working as labours. The major issue due the child labour is the drop out of children from the educational system.
SAND is working with the rural children to reduce the child labour activities and support them to mainstream with proper education. They are also running the activity of After School Program, which involves support the children in terms of their subject teaching and language development training. Further, they were also provided with digital literacy with the available infrastructure and resources in the villages.
The performance of rural children will be majorly affected on the language training. They will be performing average and below average in English and also in the technical subjects. Hence, the subject training and the language development program will support in terms of better performance in their academics.