Save the Children is India’s leading independent child rights NGO. 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

Every child deserves the best chance for a bright future. 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 programs 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.

We are proud to be the world’s leading expert on children, delivering lasting results for millions of vulnerable girls and boys. By saving the world’s children, we transform their lives and the future we share.

While we run several programmes across India, we also work in tandem with numerous government agencies, civil society organizations, and communities across five core themes: Health & Nutrition, Education, Child Protection, Humanitarian Response, as well as Disaster Risk Reduction and Child Poverty.

Aligned with Save the Children’s Global Breakthroughs for 2030, we strive to build a world where every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.

No child dies before their 5th birthday due to any preventable cause

Every child receives basic quality education

Abuse, in any form, towards a child is not tolerated

While we work to fulfill our vision, our mission statement endlessly inspires us.

Our Vision

Build a world in which every child has the right to survival, protection, development, and participation

Our Mission Statement

To inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate, and lasting change in their lives

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