Stories of change

Stories of change

Latest news

An Anonymous Call to the ChildLine Saved a Girl from Becoming a Child Bride

An Anonymous Call to the ChildLine Saved a Girl from Becoming a Child Bride

Have you heard about an Indian court opening at 2 am? This landmark move was undertaken in Rajasthan to save a child’s childhood by prohibiting her marriage.

Mahesh, under Save the Children’s project ‘Marriage: No Child’s Play’, participated in the residential training on Life Skill Education for Discussion Leaders. He is currently studying into expressing himself better. He learnt how to put forth his point and become a little more assertive. Various topics such as self-confidence, emotions, gender challenges, and the ill-effects of child marriage were discussed during this training.

Read more
A Helping Hand Saved a Childhood from Getting Destroyed

A Helping Hand Saved a Childhood from Getting Destroyed

Residential workshops being arranged by Save the Children is helping children realise their true potentials. One such training held in Kathmana, Rajashthan helped Komal, a bright 19 years old. She went from being a shy introvert to a confident articulate girl.

Read more
Helping Aanganwadi Workers Connect Better with Children

Helping Aanganwadi Workers Connect Better with Children

The only Aanganwadi worker in the village of Praharajpur, Odisha is Vijaya Lakshami Mallik. 34 years in this profession, she had not attended many skill trainings to build her capacity. Identifying this as a pressing need of numerous Aanganwadi workers in and around the area and to ensure all-round development of the children in pre-schools, Save the Children arranged a four-day training programme. Part of our project, ‘Education to Empowerment: Pillars of Learning’ this training made the Aanganwari workers aware about interactive teaching.

Read more
Sandhya Ensures a Healthier Future for Herself and Her Three Children

Sandhya Ensures a Healthier Future for Herself and Her Three Children

Sandhya, a 48-year-old Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) worker from Kauwapur village in the Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh says with great despair, “It is a shame that we don’t have a toilet at home”.

Read more
Helping Children Realise the Importance of Toilets in Homes

Helping Children Realise the Importance of Toilets in Homes

Did you know that using a toilet can help in preventing the spread of diseases by almost 40 percent? 14-year-old Kumkum learned about the importance of using a toilet when she became a member of Save the Children’s Child Health and Hygiene Club (CHHC) at her school- Upper Primary School in Kauwapur, Uttar Pradesh. The children of this school have named this club as ‘Laxmi Bal Swatch Sanstha Club”.

Read more