The first few years…are forever

The first few years…are forever

The first 1,000 days — the period during a women’s pregnancy and the child’s first two years of life — represent a crucial window of opportunity to prevent malnutrition. Since 2014, CCDT’s Urban Nutrition Initiative has worked to reduce malnutrition by reaching out to...
Giving each child a great start in life

Giving each child a great start in life

The evidence for exclusive breastfeeding starting at birth as the basis of early childhood development is indisputable — babies fed exclusively on breast milk for at least the first 6 months have the best chance of thriving through childhood and adolescence. Sadly,...

Nurturing Relationships

It was a day filled with emotions, when both, brothers from Aakaar & Umang and sisters from Ankur-Asmita got together to celebrate their day of bonding and love. The celebration took place at Aakaar, Khandala, where an entire day’s programme was planned by both...
Child Protection — Just a Call Away

Child Protection — Just a Call Away

1098 CHILDLINE is India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance. Through a network that taps both government departments and non-profits across India, Childline is able to reach to children in distress in all corners...
A Day for Siblings!

A Day for Siblings!

Encouraging the bond between siblings who reside at CCDT’s Crisis Intervention Centers is a critical component of eventually reintegrating them into society and building a support network that sustains them through their adulthood. To nurture this sibling bond, CCDT...