To make a difference in a child’s life, we must address the environment in which they live.
As part of our mission, Children’s Hope India takes a holistic approach to our work and where possible, aims to improve conditions in entire communities.
One central focus of our community-based activities is supporting women and girls. We want to ensure that boys are taught to respect girls. We want to teach girls to respect themselves and expect that respect from others. To that end, our initiatives include:
Our community initiatives reach all ages. In our project in a New Delhi slum, for example, adults participate in our HIV and tuberculosis awareness workshops and children come to enjoy our holiday fairs at Christmas time and for Diwali, Indian New Year. In addition to these activities, we are dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities we support, by:
“My whole family is thankful to Children’s Hope Prayas, which has changed our lives.”–Jaswant, who participated in Children’s Hope Prayas’ educational initiatives and vocational training. Now an electrician, his two younger brothers are participating in the program and his mother takes part in the community self-help group.
“My whole family is thankful to Children’s Hope Prayas, which has changed our lives.”