Full Marks for Harini in English!

Harini, a 15-year-old girl from Hyderabad, lives in a small makeshift house with a thatched roof with her parents. Although the parents barely make enough to survive daily, they live in a beautiful house decorated with flowering plants and adore Harini, a healthy, smiling child. Last year, Harini was one of the millions of marginalized […]

The Indomitable Spirit of a COVID Warrior and Survivor

Abhijeet Madane, ChildFund India’s Senior Project Officer, is one of our COVID warriors who has been working in the remote district Junnar block of the Pune district, Maharashtra. Under ChildFund India and Project Hope’s COVID-19 Response, he and the other ChildFund COVID warriors worked tirelessly to reach medical assistance and equipment and educate masses on […]

Nutrition Garden helps Saloni Continue her Studies

Saloni is a 19-year-old girl from Saraiyahat Block of Dumka district in Jharkhand. She is a 12th grade science student who dreams of becoming a medical professional one day. Her parents, Betka and Sukurmuni, seasonal farmers, work very hard to ensure Saloni can study and achieve her dreams. However, since March 2020, Saloni was missing […]

Being at the Front during the COVID

Mahesh Patidar is a ChildFund hero who has been working throughout the pandemic to help people in Madhya Pradesh. Mahesh Patidar works as a Project Coordinator in Madhya Pradesh (MP). Since March 2020, as the country overcomes the COVID-19 crisis, Mahesh has been working tirelessly to reach out to the most vulnerable, affected communities in […]

Rebuilding Lives and Vineyard, One Step at a Time

Namita and Tapan are a middle-aged couple with two children in a hamlet in 24 South Parganas district in the backwaters of Sunderbans, West Bengal. The couple and their children were previously engaged in daily-wage jobs but they decided to leave it behind and set up betel leaf farming in their 1/5th acre land a […]

Indian Students Ignite Their Imaginations

Last December, ChildFund India launched a nationwide campaign called ‘Books, My Friends’ to provide bags full of age-appropriate books for 115,000 children ages 6 to 14 across India. The goal of the project is to make reading fun for children while helping them improve their reading, comprehension and learning abilities. We hope to create a […]

From Fish Vendor to Engineer

“A dream doesn’t become reality by magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work,” says Santosh, a unit planner at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Odisha. “Not only am I well placed in life with a decent salary but have also laid the foundation of success for my family and community. But I must express my gratitude to […]

Tryst with Change: CWBC Ensures Child Rights

In most villages of Odisha, majority of people work as wage labourers. In the absence of the heads of the households, the children are often neglected, especially in matters of education. In one of the villages, some village elders wanted to change the decaying state of education as well as turn the attitude of the […]

Sumitra’s ability knows no barriers

In a small village in Odisha, 26-year-old Sumitra is busy pedaling a whirring sewing machine, giving final touches to a brand new dress for a waiting customer. She is oblivious of the fact that she is physically challenged, one of her legs not fully functional. Behind her frail facade lies a resolute determination to be […]