Impact Stories | Tina

Impact Stories | Tina

At age seven, Tina had never seen the inside of a school. Her mother was a commercial sex worker in Kamathipura and Tina’s education, health and welfare were severely neglected. When Tina was registered at CCDT’s Residential Care Center, the program staff...
Urban Nutrition Initiative Meet

Urban Nutrition Initiative Meet

Malnutrition is a serious issue in many parts of India and nearly every third child under 5 years is malnourished NFHS 4 (2015-16). The first 1000 days is considered crucial— the period during a woman’s pregnancy and the child’s first 2 years of life is termed as...
WORLD HEALTH DAY 2018: “Health for All”

WORLD HEALTH DAY 2018: “Health for All”

Expanding the reach of ICDS to include India’s most marginalized tribals Waiting in the Wings: On society’s fringes are 700 tribal communities that have been marginalized by the India growth story. Tribal communities fall behind the national population on all...
Women at the Forefront

Women at the Forefront

Celebrating unsung heroes living in vulnerable slum communities that banned together to safeguard their children and communities Every time more than 100 girls and women inhabiting the Shivaji Nagar slum in Dahisar West in Mumbai chose to use the community toilet in...
Notes from the Founder

Notes from the Founder

The celebration of CCDT’s silver jubilee year is also an opportunity for us to stop, think and look back on our journey of the past 25 years. We started in 1990, with communities that were hitherto not even visited, with people that lived on the fringes, devoid of...