a world where every child, counts

a world where every child, is safe

a world where every child, lives with dignity

TRANSFORMING
LIVES
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.

How we began.
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founder
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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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Pioneers in enhancing the health of
marginalized and vulnerable
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Giving Every Child A Healthy Start

“Being a nurse I knew all about pregnancy. However, experiencing anything first hand is always unnerving – as was mine first pregnancy. It was the mMitra voice call and the Sunita didi’s (Project staff) regular visits that put me at ease. They acted as ‘my health...

Growing Up

As children transition from childhood, through adolescence, into adulthood, not only does their social universe undergo change but they face a multitude of physical, emotional, social, and cognitive changes.The arrival of puberty triggers an abrupt series of changes...

Women Empower One Another

"As women, we must stand up for ourselves...for each other...for justice for all" ~ Michelle Obama The International Women’s Day was celebrated by the various programs of CCDT. Various activities were held to aware the community people about the importance of this...

Empowering Young Voices

Young people hold the promise of our future. Working with and empowering youth has emerged as a priority area. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has challenged us in exceptional ways to find the means to protect and empower our youth to help them become happy, healthy adults....

Sensitizing Police on Child Protection

To ensure the care, protection, and well-being of vulnerable children CHILDLINE was created. Children must be nurtured in a safe and stable environment, and Childline 1098 is available 24x7 for vulnerable children. It is India’s first 24-hour, toll-free, helpline  for...

Childline Case Story

System "Staff working on child rights have to be prepared to handle various situations. This is so as children who come in contact with Childline have various reasons to leave their homes with every child having a very peculiar reason unique to that child. Even if one...