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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Championing the cause of Immunization

Immunization is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions. Not only does vaccination prevent the suffering and death associated with infectious diseases such as diarrhoea, measles, pneumonia, polio and whooping...

Community-led Health For All

While most marginalized communities in India struggle to access quality healthcare, the challenges of tribal communities are magnified due to their socio-economic status, geographical remoteness and low literacy and further compounded by decades of discrimination,...

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....