With your support, we address children’s critical needs by working with parents, teachers, Anganwadi workers, communities, district and state level governments as well as the children themselves.
We focus on changing behaviours and practices at the grassroots level and influencing public policy at a systemic level – thereby creating an ecosystem where children are made the nation’s priority.
Changing their behaviors, attitudes & practices towards children
Mobilizing community stakeholders like teachers, Anganwadi workers and village child protection committees to take action for children.
Sensitizing society to create an ecosystem where children are made a priority
Partnering with district, state and national level governments to strengthen policy and advocacy systems for children
Addressing their immediate/critical needs
We currently have 102 project partners across 19 states in India that work on various child rights issues
In addition to our current model, CRY will adopt a district transformation approach and also focus on working in India’s most vulnerable districts in the coming years.
This will help us intervene in extremely backward areas where children are the most marginalized and impact the lives of all the children in those areas. It will also drive systemic change at the district level, which will then cascade down to the children at the block and village levels as well.
The Adolescent Girl Program (AGP) will aim to empower adolescent girls to pursue education, refuse early marriage & be aware of their rights. Our big goals with this program are:
The Early Childhood Care & Development Program (ECCD) will aim to enable Anganwadi workers, ANMs and Asha workers to ensure all round development of children between 0-6 years. Our big goals with this program are:
We’ll pilot the district model program in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh and Sitapur, Uttar Pradesh in the first year and focus on: