AN ECO TOURISM VISIT
Learn about the problem of CHILD LABOR in the silk weaving industry.
SPEND 24 HOURS WITH US and get an inside view of India's silk weaving industry. See what is being done to eradicate child labor in the Kanchipuram area. The RIDE Program strikes at the entrenched culture of child labor from many sides, both by providing facilities that ease the transition from workplace to classroom and by training and supporting the families of released child laborers to become economically self sufficient.
Our tour is an in-depth look at the silk weaving/sari making industry and the social changes taking place in the industry today.
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
PRICE OF FULL TOUR: Rs 600($13.00)/person and Rs 1,000($21.66)/couple
HALF DAY TOUR AVAILABLE. We can arrange a tour that does not include an overnight stay nor a visit to a factory and silk store for Rs250($5.42).
Rural Institute for Development Education (RIDE), is a non- governmental organization registered with the government and recognized by THADCO, Kanchipuram Municipal Corporation, CAPART and other international organizations. Its mission is to eradicate child labor and to empower poor and disadvantaged residents of rural Tamil Nadu to improve their quality of life.
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