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 has actively addressed deprivation and marginalization 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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Community Development Project Dissemination

  On September 8 2018, children and volunteers gathered at Prathana Mandir, Shirdinagar in Nallasopara for the closing event of the Community Development Project. The programme started by welcoming the guests and participants. Ninad Phaterphekar, CEO,...
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A Platform for Protection: Railway Childline

Ensuring all children have a safe, stable, and nurturing environment is an important goal for public health in India. Adverse childhood experiences threaten the development of a child by undermining his/her sense of safety, security and nurture. CCDT Railway Childline...
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Mother’s Creed: Breastfeed

Infant mortality is one of India's most persistent health concerns. Breastfeeding is known to reduce child mortality, and has numerous health benefits which extends into adulthood. Breast milk is the best nutritional food source for infants and should be available to...
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A MILE FOR A CAUSE: TMM 2019

We’re raising funds to support our community health program for families affected or infected by HIV/AIDS India is home to the third largest number of people living with HIV in the world. CCDT mitigates the impact of HIV/AIDS on families and children...
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Building a Safe Environment

Community safety is a concept that is concerned with achieving a positive state of well-being among people within social and physical environments. Health and wellness are influenced by the places in which people live, learn, work, and play. To promote a safe and...
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Shedding Light Upon Childline

"There are many problems in our area but we are afraid to file a complaint to the police as we think it we will get us into trouble," says a resident of Ganpat Patil Nagar. With an objective to reach out to the unreached population of Ganpat Patil Nagar, CCDT...
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