tranforming lives since 1990

CCDT has actively addressed deprivation and marginalization of communities and children in Mumbai's slums, transforming over two million lives. OUR VISION : A world where every child counts; a world of children living in dignity. OUR MISSION : Community action combating hunger, disease and discrimination.

  • our history

    How we began. Hear from our founder

  • our programs

    We focus on four key areas: Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Empowerment and Child Protection

  • our impact

    Pioneers in enhancing the health of marginalized and vulnerable communities

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on the back of giants

  • unicef Logo since 1992
  • kewalramani-foundation Logo since 2003
  • plan-International Logo since 2006
  • childline-india-foundation Logo since 2008
  • estee-lauder Logo since 2010
  • cox-&-kings Logo since 2011
  • tata-Trusts Logo since 2015
  • armman Logo since 2015
  • bajaj-finserv Logo since 2016


hear from the communities we serve

  • A Day for Siblings!

    25 Sep 2017

    Encouraging the bond between siblings who reside at CCDT's Crisis Intervention Centers is a critical component of eventually reintegrating them into society and building a support network that sustains them through their adulthood. To nurture this sibling bond, CCDT conducted a workshop for all those children who had siblings residing within its four centers. Setting the context and ensuring that...

  • Child Protection — Just a Call Away

    21 Sep 2017

    1098 CHILDLINE is India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance. Through a network that taps both government departments and non-profits across India, Childline is able to reach to children in distress in all corners of the country. and provide long-term care as required. CCDT partners with Childline India Foundation to respond to any...

  • Run for CCDT!


    Support CCDT through the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018 We’re raising funds to support our community health program for families affected or infected by HIV/AIDS that currently covers all wards of Mumbai. Support our work and run for CCDT this year at the Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM) 2018. We have bibs available in the following categories: Half Marathon Untimed Half Marathon...

  • We Are Hiring!


    Committed Communities Development Trust a 26 year old Trust has been shaping lives, building empowering communities, advocating child rights and child protection to Build a Safer Tomorrow since our first project in 1990. Employees have always been one of our greatest strength in achieving our milestones. We currently have more than 250 employees from diverse backgrounds working in various projects which makes the culture more...

  • The first few years…are forever

    19 Sep 2017

    The first 1,000 days — the period during a women’s pregnancy and the child’s first two years of life — represent a crucial window of opportunity to prevent malnutrition. Since 2014, CCDT's Urban Nutrition Initiative has worked to reduce malnutrition by reaching out to children in this age group, and pregnant women & lactating mothers across eight high-burden ICDS projects. Celebrating National Nutrition...

  • Giving each child a great start in life

    15 Sep 2017

    The evidence for exclusive breastfeeding starting at birth as the basis of early childhood development is indisputable — babies fed exclusively on breast milk for at least the first 6 months have the best chance of thriving through childhood and adolescence. Sadly, though, the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding remain unrealized in many parts of the world. Just 1 in 5...