THE STORY OF A RESCUED CHILD WORKER
Sonam Tamang is a 10 year old girl. She was living with her employer at Sinamangal, Kathmandu. Her father and mother live in a remote area of eastern Nepal. The girl was rescued by CWISH, Nepal in coordination with the District Child Welfare Board (DCWB). She was provided psycho-social counseling support. During the sessions she shared all that happened to her in that house.
Though she was enrolled in the nearby school she was not send to school by her employer. She was living in a small congested room having no windows and ventilation. She had to wake up early in the morning and do all the domestic work at the house, was fed only rice with salt. Sonam did not get the chance to communicate with her family and was frequently scolded and bitten by her employer.
After she was rescued from that awful place, Sonam was sent to a transit home where she will be safe until the case is resolved and her family brings her back to her real home.
There are thousands of stories like this one. Therefore, the OneWorld Foundation is committed to provide financial assistance to organizations such as CWISH, Nepal that are working hard every day, in order to provide life-saving support to child workers.