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Elimination of Bonded Labour at Brick Kilns 

Donor: Government of Punjab
Location: Lahore and Kasur Districts 
Implementation Agency: PRSP – Faisalabad Region
Period of implementation: July 2009 - May 2015
Approved Cost: Rs. 40.000 million 
Financial Utilization: Funds Received: Rs. 40.000 million  
Funds Utilized: Rs. 17.758 million

Project Description
/Objectives

The Government of Punjab’s Bonded Labour Cell is funding the project, which aims to contribute towards the elimination of bonded labour due to debt bondage through various initiatives such as; a) provision of social services including microfinance to the target beneficiaries b) ensuring beneficiaries’ access to welfare services c) institutional interventions and d) research, publication and mass awareness. PRSP’s role is the provision of interest free microfinance loans to the bonded labour. For this purpose the Labour Department has provided Rs. 40 million to PRSP

Progress
as of July 2015

 

Activity

Targets
as of July
2015

Achievements
as of July 2015

BK Coverage

275

210

COs formation

1,013

1,055
(854 Male and 201 Female)

Total HHs organized

8,629

8,790

Disbursement (Rs in Million)

139

174.516

Total Saving (Rs in Million)

-

2.632

Recovery (Rs. in million)

-

174.172

   
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