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ChildLine: A Helpline to Report Cases of Children in Distress

Chotu,10 gets beaten up by his employer for dropping the glasses and Vidya,12 is forced into the trade of the body. Children are the purest form of humanity. However the abuse of these young and pure beings in one of the most prevalent problems in the modern age.

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Why Are There So Many Children on the Streets in Delhi? Can I Do Something to Help?

As per UNICEF, “marginalized children” are those who are living and working in the streets, and have inadequate protection, supervision, or direction from responsible adults. They today require housing and shelter, education, rehabilitation, and counselling services.  India has upwards of 11 million children living on and working on its streets - the world’s highest - of which nearly two lakh children live on Delhi’s streets.  As per Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment statistics, 90 percent these children are reportedly addicted to drugs (including heroin, inhalants, opioids, sedatives) tobacco, and alcohol - and they are initiated into substance use as early as the age of nine.

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Top Fun Ideas or Activities Followed by NGO in India for Children

With over one 8 crore children out of school today, Indian education is facing a massive crisis. The challenges faced by the nation’s educational apparatus include not only bringing children into the mainstream educational fold, but also engaging them to ignites their passion.  Traditional Indian education techniques, based on rote learning and strict discipline, are no more viable for a generation who are eager for play. Instead,  newer pathways of learning must be adopted to enable learning. Here are some fun ways NGOs in India are embracing this shift in how education is imparted.

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Thank You Activity Which We Are Doing For Our Donor?

With a substantial amount of an NGO's funding and infrastructural support coming from donors across all walks of life, it is important to identify ways of expressing gratitude. During the holiday season,donors regularly receive ‘thank you’ cards and gifts. However, it is important to thank donors on a regular basis, all-year round. This spirit of gratitude must be woven into the organisation's identity, as it is an acknowledgement of the support without which NGO initiatives would not have the scale or impact that they do. Expressing gratitude not only encourages existing donors to keep giving, but also shows the civil society community that you are concerned about supporters.

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Is It Better to Donate Money Now or Invest It to Donate Later?

Tens of thousands of young mothers will die while giving birth, and 5 lakh children will not survive till their 5th birthday, making it essential to make an immediate intervention. These are the the areas which demand that you donate to NGO fundraising. There is a certain urgency with which funding must be immediately generated for many interlinked civil society developmental campaigns to ensure that every child has the right to a healthy and long life. It is therefore essential to donate now, instead of assuming that savings can be accrued and invested at a later stage.

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