Project information

Snehalaya- the home with love in India

Millions of children esp. those disabled are abandoned on the streets of India. 63 of such children have been rescued and are living a life with love, happiness and dignity. We will like to expand the facilities there to accommodate 200 such children there.

January 2012 - January 2015

Charity information: Gwalior Childrens Charity (Help Children of India)

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  • Need

    Need

    To provide a life with love, happiness and dignity to the disabled and destitute children on streets of India with aims to make them independent with education and training.

    Solution

    We know that we can't provide for every child on streets of India but we try to provide for as many possible for us. There are 63 children in our Snehalaya - The Home with Love, at present enjoying normal childhood. We are hoping to make it a facility for 200 children if we can raise required funds to make it happen during next three years.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide for disabled and destitute children on streets of India

    Activities

    » We run Snehalaya with facilities for living, education, vocational training, play, sports and health care, where these children live and enjoy.

    Real success will be when no children remain on streets but that is not possible as we know. We believe if we can provide for as many of such children as possible for us...


  • Impact

    Impact

    These children will enjoy normal childhood, will live a life with dignity and become independent with education, training and care they need in due course of time. As adults they will become responsible citizens and part of society fending for themselves and help others in need.

    Risk

    Lack of funding may restrict us from completing this project but then we believe we should carry on as much possible. We may not be able to make it for 200 children but we will make it for more than what we have at present.
    However with our experiences so far, we know we will reach there in time may get bit late, but we shall succeed ultimately.

    Reporting

    By e mails, by updating web sites and post from time to time.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £500,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £150,000 Fifeen cottages Each cottage to provide accommodation for eight children and two of their carer parents.
      £300,000 120 children £2500 per child to provide for care, food, education, vocational training and health care for life.
      £25,000 Development Development of land and area
      £25,000 Miscellaneous Other miscellaneous expenses as required.

    Current Funding / Pledges

    Source Amount
    Devonshire House school £50,000 Conditional
  • Background

    Location

    Gwalior, Central India

    Beneficiaries

    Disabled and destitute children of India

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Please come and see for yourself at your convenience. We know the area, we have the experience and we have come so far in last four years building our Snehalaya from scratch now with ten cottages, school, vocational training and health center, farms, play and sports field details on www.helpchildrenofindia.org

    We can assure for success if given an opportunity.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Dr. B.K.Sharma

    Founder and inspiration behind building the team of colleagues, volunteers and supporters.