"Child Labour" is generally speaking work for children that harms them or exploits them in some way (physically, mentally, morally or blocking access to education).
UN's International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) defines child Labour as type of work performed by children below age 18.
ANCE is working successfully in the sector of primary Health Care & Basic Education in the villages of Punjab. Because the villagers are deprived of medical facility and qualified medical practitioners that’s why there is need to educate the community.
According to an estimate, 74% females use traditional stove for cooking purposes.
Traditional stoves waist fuel and produce heavy smoke directly affecting eyes & respiratory system of females & their children. On the other hand the smoke-less stove not only save fuel but also create a clean environment.
A group of like-minded individuals put together their efforts and resources to establish "Association of Network for Community Empowerment (ANCE). ANCE got itself registered under registration and control (ordinance) 1 961 of Social Welfare Department. Govt. of Punjab. ANCE aspires to create a just society, based on the principles of mutual respect. support and totally devoid of all kinds of discrimination on the basis of caste religion, gender, or any other social or political identities. The driving spirit of ANCE is to work for community empowerment with optimum participation of the local community. In pursuit of its mission, ANCE identifies needs of the respective areas, prepares plans ensuring community participation and designs sustainable projects for communities to operate on their own. Read more..
Currently ANCE is working on voluntary basis for the empowerment of brick kiln worker of Raiwind Road Lahore.
With the collaboration of NADRA ,ANCE is working for CNIC campaign for the Empowerment of Brick kiln workers at Darwish Kot Raiwind Road Lahore.
NADRA has taken the oath on 120 stamp paper to brick kiln owners for the brick kiln workers on the request of ANCE. Now According to this oath NADRA will make the CNIC of that Brick kiln workers who have no identity. The campaigns of CNIC are continuing under the guidance of ANCE and NADRA.
Moreover ANCE has been organized a Health Campaign dated 28 Feb in which a Eye Specialist Doctor has appointed for the check up of the eye side and other issues related eyes of the brick kiln workers and their families of Raiwind Road Lahore with the collaboration of Ch Rehmat Eye Hospital. Under this camp free medicine and eye glass has been provided to brick kiln workers and their families. More over 6 brick kiln worker has been facilitated through free operation of their Cataract at the hospital.