Children
 India
Project #15564

Foster Care for 100 Orphan Children in India

by Youth Council for Development Alternatives
Vetted

Summary

Orphaned and vulnerable children/ children without parental care often have a long trail of painful experiences. Nothing can take away the pain of the children who have lost one or both parents due to various circumstances and leading a life full of insecurity. This project will facilitate 100 such children placed in Foster family and guarantee that they ensured with access to free education, two nutritious meals and basic health care facilities and live a life full of joy, happiness and dignity
$15,000.00
total goal
$9,619.00
remaining
52
donors
1
monthly donor
3
years active

Challenge

Due to death of parents, poverty, illness and family break dawn many children in India living without parental care and leading a measurable life. These children are normally send to orphanages which is against the development of children, no matter how best they are. Instead of sending them to orphanages the project will provide with a family, a home where they will be ensured with education, basic health care, nutritious meals and opportunity to live a life full of joy, happiness and dignity.

Solution

Produce the children before Child Welfare Committee with Individual care plan and facilitate placement in a Foster Family. Provide counselling support with access to basic services such as enrolment in local school, health care and nutritious meal. In the long run, these children will be linked with Government support system under Integrated Child Protection Scheme which guarantee that every child has a Right to Family. Institutionalisation will be treated as a last resort.

Long-Term Impact

The project will ensure that 100 orphan and vulnerable children in the region have access to opportunities and services that promote their rights to survival, development, protection and participation.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.ycdaindia.org
Website of YCDA contains the information
Website of a state advocacy group
Facebook link for regular update

Organization Information

Youth Council for Development Alternatives

Location: BOUDH, ODISHA - India
Website: http:/​/​www.ycdaindia.org
Project Leader:
Rupam Mahapatra
Project Director
Bhubaneswar, ODISHA India

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