a world where every child, counts

a world where every child, is safe

a world where every child, lives with dignity

SINCE 1990

CCDT is actively addressing deprivation and marginalisation of communities and children in Mumbai’s slums, transforming over two million lives.
OUR VISION : A world where every child counts; a world of children living in dignity.
OUR MISSION : Community action combating hunger, disease and discrimination.

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We focus on four key areas: Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition,
HIV/AIDS, Adolescent Empowerment and Child Protection
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Kilbil Balak Utsav

Kilbil Balak Utsav was organised at Sanjay Gandhi National Park supported by Mission Del Sorriso, Italy for children who are studying in the school and college. The purpose of this program was to get all the children from various hamlets on one platform to get to know...

Celebrating Journey of Transformation

CCDT’s Adolescent Empowerment Program (AEP) encourages children to be catalysts of change in their own communities, to become self-reliant and productive members of society who are capable of making informed decisions that benefit themselves and society at large. It...

Building Safe Communities Dissemination Meet

As the 4.5 year’s Building Safe Communities program came to an end, the Community Child Protection Committees and Child Volunteers hosted a dissemination event in the community on December 27th, 2018.  Building Safe Communities is a partner initiative with UNICEF and...

Know your Status

In 2017, an estimated 36.9 million people were living with HIV (including 1.8 million children)- with a global HIV prevalence of 0.8% among adults. Around 25% of these same people do not know that they have the virus, as per UNAIDS data 2018. World AIDS Day is held on...

Bachoo Ke Haq Unki Jubani

CCDT's Child Protection team organised a week long celebration to observe the Child Rights Week, which is celebrated from 14th (Children's Day) to 20th November (International Child Rights Day). It was on November 20, 1989 that the United Nations Convention on the...

Children Take Over: Child Rights Week

While celebrating Child Rights Week 67 children, aged 6 to 18 years, from the Residential Care Program (RCP) took on the onus of forming a children's committee at their center. After a thought-provoking discussion children from each center elected their committee...