Celebrating Journey of Self-Reliance

Celebrating Journey of Self-Reliance

Over 205 adults and 77 youth infected/affected by HIV/AIDS who benefited from CCDT’s Home-Based Care (HBC) program, participated in the annual Family Meet to celebrate their journey of self-reliance. India is home to the third largest number of people living with...
Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

Building Tomorrow’s Leaders

Adolescence, a vital stage of growth and development, marks the period of transition from childhood to adulthood. As adolescents mature cognitively, their mental process becomes more analytical. They are now capable of abstract thinking, better articulation, and of...
Celebrating 23 Years of Togetherness

Celebrating 23 Years of Togetherness

“A home is where the heart is …,” says Sara D’mello Managing Trustee and Founder of CCDT. For twenty-three long years, Ashray has been a home to children in crisis, that are orphaned and/or vulnerable. These are children who are either orphaned or from single parent...
Kilbil Balak Utsav

Kilbil Balak Utsav

Kilbil Balak Utsav was organised at Sanjay Gandhi National Park supported by Mission Del Sorriso, Italy for children who are studying in the school and college. The purpose of this program was to get all the children from various hamlets on one platform to get to know...
Celebrating Journey of Transformation

Celebrating Journey of Transformation

CCDT’s Adolescent Empowerment Program (AEP) encourages children to be catalysts of change in their own communities, to become self-reliant and productive members of society who are capable of making informed decisions that benefit themselves and society at large. It...
Building Safe Communities Dissemination Meet

Building Safe Communities Dissemination Meet

As the 4.5 year’s Building Safe Communities program came to an end, the Community Child Protection Committees and Child Volunteers hosted a dissemination event in the community on December 27th, 2018.  Building Safe Communities is a partner initiative with UNICEF...
Know your Status

Know your Status

In 2017, an estimated 36.9 million people were living with HIV (including 1.8 million children)- with a global HIV prevalence of 0.8% among adults. Around 25% of these same people do not know that they have the virus, as per UNAIDS data 2018. World AIDS Day is held on...
Bachoo Ke Haq Unki Jubani

Bachoo Ke Haq Unki Jubani

CCDT’s Child Protection team organised a week long celebration to observe the Child Rights Week, which is celebrated from 14th (Children’s Day) to 20th November (International Child Rights Day). It was on November 20, 1989 that the United Nations...
Children Take Over: Child Rights Week

Children Take Over: Child Rights Week

While celebrating Child Rights Week 67 children, aged 6 to 18 years, from the Residential Care Program (RCP) took on the onus of forming a children’s committee at their center. After a thought-provoking discussion children from each center elected their...
Annual Support Group Meeting

Annual Support Group Meeting

Apno ke Sang Rahane ki, Khwahish Bachpan Jine ki..! The hall reverberated with this theme of a ‘Child’s Right to a Family’ during the Annual Support Group Meeting held by the Home-Based Care Program (HBC). The event brought together more than 590 children, youth, and...