Vision & Mission

ABOUT US

VISION

Save The Children India is a non-profit organisation established in 1988. It has been working towards the empowerment of the underprivileged women and children through its many health, vocational training and education programs.

One of our proudest accomplishments includes bringing health & education to nearly 200,000 children. Additionally, Save The Children India has created impact in the realms of advocacy, prevention and repatriation of trafficked women and children.

Save The Children India is an organisation that envisions India as a Child-Friendly Nation.

MISSION

Save The Children India is committed to preventing exploitation and all other forms of discrimination of vulnerable women and children, and empowering them to lead a life of dignity, self-respect, and independence.

Milestones

1982-1987

An initiative to educate special children from less fortunate backgrounds began with 3 students under a tree!
21 pre-primary education centers started with 750 students from low-income families
 
 
 

1988-1992

The Vocational Training Program for young women from urban slums of Mumbai began
 
 
 
 

1993-1997

Launch of Remedial education program for students with learning gap, attending government and community schools
One-of-its-kind voluntary contribution program for Save The Children India took flight with Jet Airways
 
 
 

1998-2002

A dedicated and sustained effort to combat Human Trafficking began
The Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative expanded its reach to rural areas of Maharashtra
 
 
 

2003-2007

The Foundation stone was laid for a well-equipped special school in Bandra-Kurla Complex by the then Hon. Chief Minister, Mr. Sushil Kumar Shinde and by the Zeeman TextielSupers team from Netherlands
A need-based survey led to the launch of Delhi Interventions in the urban village of Sarai Kale Khan in Nizamuddin East
In association with Big Bazaar, a voluntary donation program was launched at the Pan-India level
Inauguration of Sahas Kendra Center in BKC for livelihood and literacy of survivors of Human Trafficking
Araaish, a flagship fundraiser for Save The Children India and a tribute to the Founder, had its first exhibition in Mumbai

2008-2012

The Anti-Human Trafficking Intervention of Save The Children India established a State Co-ordination Unit to implement the Maharashtra State Plan of Action to Combat Trafficking
An Early-Intervention Center for testing, therapy and facilitation of Cochlear Implant Surgery for Hearing Impaired babies was inaugurated at BKC
Code of Conduct for Safe and Honourable Tourism was formulated by Save The Children India and was adopted by the Ministry of Travel and Tourism, India
Save The Children India won the ‘India NGO of the Year’ Award, by the Indian NGO Awards, a joint venture between Resource Alliance and The Rockefeller Foundation
Save The Children India won the ‘Best NGO’ Award, by the Institute of Public Enterprise; endorsed by World CSR Congress, World CSR Day, CMO Asia and Asian Confederation of Business

2013-Present

For the first time, Hearing Impaired Students appeared for the Standard 10 SSC Board Examination and passed with First Class results
Save The Children India received exceptional support from corporate and individual runners at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2013 and 2014. It was recognized for being the Second Highest Fundraising NGO for both years
Recipient of the ‘NGO Leadership & Excellence Award’ by Global CSR Excellence & Leadership, endorsed by World CSR Congress and World Federation of CSR Professional
Our Special Student Vipul Jain represented India for softball at the International level through Special Olympic World Games held in Los Angeles, USA. He and his team members won Gold Medals!
Awarded the 'Most Committed NGO in Early Childhood Care & Education’ by Early Childhood Association, India

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