Impact Stories | Ram

Impact Stories | Ram

Ram (name changed) was 3 years 10 months old at the time of admission at Ashray center. He was referred by Asha Sadan Organization in the month of October 2010. Ram’s mother passed away in May 2010 due to HIV. Ram lived with his father and younger sister on the...
Childline: Help is just a call away!

Childline: Help is just a call away!

In early March this year, CCDT’s Childline program staff received a call about a woman attempting to sell a two-year-old child for INR 2,00,000. Childline staff immediately tracked the case and located the woman and the boy,Yogesh, whom she was trying to sell...
Partner’s Meeting

Partner’s Meeting

Our Health and Nutrition team spent the day in deep discussions with other NGO partners who have been working collaboratively over the last three years to reduce malnutrition rates in high-burden ICDS projects across four districts of Maharashtra. Implementing an...
‘WASH Agents’ of Change

‘WASH Agents’ of Change

Sandeep Chauhan, a nineteen-year-old tribal resident of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Borivali, turned youth activist for Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in his pada, shares his story of what motivates him to advocate for toilets in his community. “I was three...
Ending Preventable Stillbirths

Ending Preventable Stillbirths

Yasmin Madanvar Shaikh, a beneficiary of CCDT’s mMitra program shares how the mobile-health program designed to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in urban slum communities, enabled her to deliver a healthy baby after two failed attempts. “When I first conceived,...
Re-Building Lives

Re-Building Lives

On August 29th this year, Mumbai city recorded its highest level of rainfall (received in one day) in the last decade. Vast areas of the city were flooded-out, including our project areas in Borivali National Park and Bandra pipeline. Several families from these...