Celebrating 23 Years of Togetherness

Celebrating 23 Years of Togetherness

“A home is where the heart is …,” says Sara D’mello Managing Trustee and Founder of CCDT. For twenty-three long years, Ashray has been a home to children in crisis, that are orphaned and/or vulnerable. These are children who are either orphaned or from single parent...
Impact Stories | Sandip

Impact Stories | Sandip

A nine year old orphan, Sandip (name changed) was brought to CCDT’s Residential Care Center by a social worker from Mumbai Central in 2003. His father had died of HIV three years earlier and his infected mother was admitted to hospital on account of her failing...
Impact Stories | Ganesh

Impact Stories | Ganesh

When his two younger brothers Raju and Ravi went missing, Ganesh suspected that they had been lured by the city of glamour: Mumbai. The three brothers lived together in Reva, a small hamlet in Bhopal. Anxious and deeply agitated, Ganesh called Childline, a twenty-four...
Impact Stories | Anita

Impact Stories | Anita

These were questions that overwhelmed Anita at the time we met her. The anxieties were real. As echoed by hundreds of parents, families, and children infected and affected by HIV/ AIDS, the uncertainty of survival sadly forms the preamble of all our first meetings...
Impact Stories | Shama

Impact Stories | Shama

Shama (name changed) was 4 years and 11 months old at the time of admission to Ashray Center. She was referred by Prerana Organization in August 2012. Shama’s family comprised of her mother and siblings. Her mother was a victim of Commercial Sexual Exploitation. She...
Impact Stories | Rupa

Impact Stories | Rupa

Rupa (name changed) was only 23 months old at the time of admission to Ashray Center. She was referred by CCDT’s Childline Project along with her older sister. She was severely malnourished then. She was referred for health care and safe shelter. Rupa along with her...