Stories of change

Stories of change

Latest news

Save the Children’s Child Champion Training Helps Create Awareness about Children with Special Needs

Save the Children’s Child Champion Training Helps Create Awareness about Children with Special Needs

13-years-old Jatin’s life is not easy, living in the Nala Camp area of RangpuriPahari in New Delhi the young lad faces hardships on an everyday basis. He lives with his mother, father, two sisters and one brother. The area where the family stays has no proper roads and has proximity to the jungle and thus, there is always a threat of snake attacks. There is also a major water shortage in the area which leads to violence and fights among the residents.

Read more
Child Champion Training is Helping Mansi Break Stereotypes in her Community

Child Champion Training is Helping Mansi Break Stereotypes in her Community

“I am the only one in my lane who wears shorts, the other girls have stopped wearing them but why should I stop wearing what I like because of other people’s taunts? I will do whatever I feel is right.” Confident, chirpy and extremely smart. Even these words are less to describe 14-year-old Mansi.
 

Read more
Fighting the Odds: Delhi's Vicky's Steadfast Resolve is to Become a Doctor

Fighting the Odds: Delhi's Vicky's Steadfast Resolve is to Become a Doctor

“I live here but what I don’t like is the fact that people here have no decency to talk. They pick fights and even hit each other with ‘laathis’ at times. No one respects each other. To go to school I have to walk through the jungle, there is a great chance of kidnapping. Two-three children from my school were kidnapped and no one knows where they are", says Vicky.

Read more
Working with Delhi's Shivam's to Help Him Realize his Dream of Becoming an Engineer

Working with Delhi's Shivam's to Help Him Realize his Dream of Becoming an Engineer

“I aspire to be a software engineer someday and work with computers. If that doesn’t work out I would like to become a policeman and help fight against unlawful citizens. The people who indulge in drug use, alcohol abuse and misbehaviour must be stopped", says 14-year-old Shivam from New Delhi.

Read more
'When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Police Officer and Stop Girls' Harassment'

'When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Police Officer and Stop Girls' Harassment'

“Girls here face a lot of harassment especially while going to school and using bathrooms at night. I want to join the police force and stop all of this. It’s sad that we don’t even feel safe in our so-called home and community.” says Nidhi.

Read more