Child Help Foundation (CHF) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to help needy and neglected children. The Foundation’s approach focuses on children’s basic education, development, intervention, treatment, care and lot more. They are a team of spirited individuals, who believe they can make a difference and that it is important to give back to our society.
Angel Xpress Foundation is a Mumbai-based NGO working to transform the lives of underprivileged children through regular access to educated adults. They provide a platform for adults to fill the education needs of children who can grow up to make responsible choices. They currently operate out of three centres in parks and promenades across Mumbai city through tutoring sessions in English and Math. Children from the slums and migrant colonies come to the centers to connect with their educated, neighbours who care enough to teach, guide and respect them as individuals.
The Father Agnel Ashram is a charitable institution in India. Founded under the inspiration and guidance of the Father Conceicao Rodrigues and a dedicated few, the movement started with an orphanage and a trade school in carpentry. Today this movement has grown from a humble beginning to a universal family. Under the guidance of Agnel Ashram Fathers, it caters to full fledged schools, industrial training centres, polytechnics, engineering colleges at the bachelor and post graduate levels and a School of Management and has spread its wings with large technical complexes at Bandra in Mumbai, Verna in Goa, New Delhi, Noida, Ambernath, Vashi in Navi Mumbai and in Pune.
Access Life Assistance Foundation provides a loving and temporary home for the parent or care taker and the child undergoing the treatment for cancer. Their mission is to offer a home-like environment for these families and also try to improve the quality of life of these children by providing practical support services, educational resources and recreational programs.
Yuwa works to empower girls by combatting child marriage, illiteracy and human trafficking in Jharkhand. Yuwa has developed a unique and intensive model using team sport and education to help girls take their futures into their own hands.
Magic Bus India Foundation uses the power of sports to impart essential life skills in children and youth. Magic Bus moves children out of poverty by nurturing them on a journey from childhood to livelihood.
The Akanksha Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to provide children from low-income communities with a high-quality education, enabling them to maximize their potential and transform their lives. Akanksha works in the field of education, initiating school reform through The School Project, and providing a supplemental education through the Akanksha centers.
The Vatsalya Foundation is a pioneer agency working for the children in need of care and protection since 1982. The Vatsalya Foundation caters to more than 3000 children through its various outreach projects & day care centres in Mumbai, community projects with tribal population in Shahapur, Murbad and Kasara in the state of Maharashtra. The outreach program for children, provides them with basic education, clothing, shelter, health and nutrition. Apart from these, regular interactions and networking with volunteers, they provide training in Capoiera (a Brazilian Martial Art), yoga, dance, painting, sports, theatre, gardening and other creative activities.
Spark A Change is an organization that ensures positive transformation in children from low-income communities by providing them with knowledge, values & mentorship.
The Jungle Crows Foundation was set up in the year 2004 as an organization working with a sport-for-development approach with children and youth to ensure they grow up with the best of opportunities. We engage with young people through our passion for sport and then support our participants by working with them in their communities and supporting them as they grow-up. Rugby has been our principal sport and over the years, there have been many a success stories of youth being transformed from a life of little future to national and international players.
Apne Aap Women’s Collective (AAWC) was founded in 1998 to address the plight of women trafficked into brothel-based prostitution and their children with centers in Falkland Road and subsequently in Kamathipura. While serving the women in sex trade, AAWC realized that the daughters of the Umeed women were at a great risk of being coerced into prostitution due to their extensive exposure to the red light district. Also, the toddlers of the women were often found idling on the streets while their mothers were soliciting with clients. As a result, AAWC started 3 programs: Umeed (hope) for women in brothel-based prostitution, Udaan (flight) for the daughters of the women and Umang (joy) for the toddlers. The services provided to the 3 programs are finance, health, education, empowerment, recreation and shelter home placement services.
Picture Wala is a skill and slum development non--‐profit organisation that engages with street & slum kids in India. By use of different mediums of cultural arts and entertainment like cinema, art, music and sports, Picture Wala strives to engage, entertain and inspire these children. Set up in 2014, the aim is to empower the children and bring them back within the folds of the cultural fabric of our society.
St. Jude India Child Care Centres, with its 227 units in 18 Centres in 5 cities across India, provides free of cost holistic care to children, who are brought to large cities for the treatment of the child’s cancer, by parents coming from underprivileged backgrounds. The St. Judes package consists of nutritious food, infection-free shelter for the child and its parents, and educational, recreational and counselling services throughout the duration of the child’s treatment
Shraddha Charitable Trust is a workshop devoted to help rehabilitate the autistic and mentally challenged young adults. Autism is a disorder of the brain that causes lifelong development disability affecting their communication & social abilities thus these challenged people lead their whole life dependent on others. But at Shraddha, we believe, that with the help of special educators and dedicated volunteers their potential can be explored and thus begins their journey towards empowerment. They are trained to master simple skills such as pasting, folding, plastering, moulding, pressing etc. The daily activities boost their confidence and give them the thrill of creating. The products that they make are proof of the will power and perseverance of these special young adults.
Advitya is a vocational and activity centre aimed at keeping differently-abled individuals constructively occupied by way of creative expression. At the centre, the special students, apart from receiving training and developing their skills in adding value to a range of handicraft products, are treated through various forms of therapies to help them overcome their behavioural disorders. In our endeavour to create awareness and acceptance of specially gifted people, we are passionately nurturing our vision - to cultivate a culture of compassion and kindness in society with the promise of an undimmed future.