Save the Children is a global non-profit organisation which was founded in the year 1919. Today, it is India’s leading independent child rights NGO. As of December 2019, we work in 18 states of India. Started in 2008 in India, and registered as ‘Bal Raksha Bharat’, we have changed the lives of more than 10.1 million (1.1 crore) children till date.
In the year 2019, we reached 12.64 lakh children. Save the Children believes that every child deserves the best chance for a bright future and that’s why we are fiercely committed towards ensuring that children not only survive, but thrive. We run programmes in the remotest corners of India and urban areas to provide quality education and healthcare, protection from harm and abuse and life-saving aid during emergencies to children.
Globally, Save the Children is present in more than 80 countries and works to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children living there. Every child deserves the best chance for a bright future. And that’s why we are fiercely committed to ensuring children not only survive, but thrive. Bold in our ambition and powerful in our care, we do whatever it takes to save the world’s children. In India and around the world, Save the Children is on the ground – every day and in times of crisis. Our pioneering programmes address children’s unique needs, giving them a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. When crisis strikes, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave. We are outspoken champions for children, ensuring their voices are heard and their issues are given top priority. Drawing on a century of leading expertise, we take on the toughest challenges facing the hardest-to-reach children – especially those unfairly excluded from the world’s progress.