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Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children
Salaam Baalak Trust - working for street children

Project Report | Apr 3, 2024
Year end updates -

By Tanya Alag | Head resource Mobilization

Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT) established in 1988, inspired by Mira Nair's impactful film,
"Salaam Bombay!" Under the visionary leadership of Praveen Nair, the trust has been
unwavering in its dedication to street and working children. Reflecting the poignant
challenges highlighted in the film, SBT provides these vulnerable children with essential
services such as shelter, education, healthcare, and vocational training. Serving as a beacon of
hope, the organization tirelessly works towards enhancing the well-being and future prospects
of Indias marginalized youth

At the heart of SBTs operations are seven strategically located shelter homes:


The Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT) is a beacon of hope for vulnerable children across urban
areas. Apna Ghar Open Shelter in Paharganj offers temporary refuge and vital services to
boys, focusing on education and vocational training. ODRS Open Shelter at Old Delhi
Railway Station provides protection to children amidst challenging circumstances, aiding
those struggling with substance abuse. Uday Open Shelter in Ghaziabad focuses on family
tracing, reuniting lost children with their families. Aasra Children Home in Najafgarh is
dedicated to boys' rehabilitation, emphasizing mental health care and skill-building, including
a specialized unit for autistic boys. DMRC Children Home at Tis Hazari, one of the largest,
ensures comprehensive care and skill development for boys. Aarushi Children Home in
Gurugram offers a safe haven for girls, focusing on their education and holistic development.
Udaan Rose Home in Kamla Nagar caters specifically to girls, prioritizing their welfare and
empowerment. Each shelter embodies SBTs commitment to nurturing and empowering
urban children for a brighter future.

DMRC Children home for Boys:

DMRC Children Home for Boys, a pivotal initiative under the umbrella of Salaam Baalak Trust, serves as a secure haven for vulnerable children. Situated in the Tis Hazari, this facility goes beyond providing mere shelter, offering comprehensive support, nurturing environments, and abundant opportunities for the growth and learning of the boys in its care. The DMRC Children Home for Boys, through its
commitment to the well-being and development of these children, exemplifies Salaam Baalak
Trusts dedication to making a positive impact on the lives of the vulnerable youth in our
community.

 

EDUCATION

Total Beneficiary 172
Formal Education 58
NIOS 11 - National Open schooling
NFE 101 - Non formal education 
Higher Education 02

  educational participation of the beneficiaries in various programs at DMRC Children Home for Boys is as follows:

In August, 58 boys were engaged in formal education, 11 in the National Institute of
Open Schooling (NIOS), 67 in non-formal education (NFE), and 2 were pursuing
higher education.
In September, 57 boys were involved in formal education, 10 in NIOS, 45 in NFE,
and there were no participants in higher education during this period.
In October, 55 boys participated in formal education, 10 in NIOS, 50 in NFE, with no
participants in higher education.
This data reflects the diverse educational pathways undertaken by the beneficiaries,
showcasing their engagement in formal education, NIOS, non-formal education, and higher
education programs over the specified months.

KEY HIGHLIGHTS
Visitors:
VLCC - a popular SALON Visit: A group of 10-15 SALON people visited DMRC CHB, providing a facial and hair-cutting demo to over 50 children from different centers.
DALSA Visit: An advocate from DALSA conducted an informative session on the
Indian preamble with children.
Globle Music Organisation Visit: A group of 4 interacted with children, providing a
music session and drum demo.
Tata Power Visit: 6 employees conducted an informative session on saving electricity.
EY Corporate Visit: A group of 15 interacted with children, providing a session on
facing interviews.
Amley Corporate Visit: 6 employees interviewed 16+ children for potential
placement.
Celebrations:
Independence Day (12-15 Aug): Celebrated the 75th Independence Day with over 150
children participating in various activities. Felicitated X and XII class children for
their academic and extracurricular achievements.
Rakshabandhan: Celebrated by tying rakhis, including boys with sisters in other
homes.
  Kickboxing Championship (27 Sep): Celebrated with a
kickboxing championship. DMRC stood II in the inter SBT kickboxing
championship.
Janmashtami: Celebrated with breaking the dahi handi and dressing up as Krishna and
Radha.

Teachers Day: Children made cards for the teachers.
Mental Health Week: Celebrated with a healthy discussion among DMRC staff.

Exposure Visits:
Visit to Kiran Nadar Museum of Art.
HUDCO place drawing competition.
Educational tour to Rail Museum and National Science Center.
Art activity at HUDCO place.
Nature walk at Sunder Nursery.
Street Child Cricket World Cup in Chennai with 4 wins out of 6 matches.
Visit to the Embassy of Switzerland  celebrating the 75th anniversary of India-Switzerland bilateral relations.
Art activity at Ojas Art Gallery.

SUCCESS STORY


Sonu, a 16-year-old from Dehri, Bihar, left home without informing his parents, searching for
a job with a friend. Found at RPF Sarai Rohilla Police Station on 12/6/22, he was rescued by
child line and placed in SBTs DMRC CHB shelter -   

SBTs DMRC staff addressed Sonus needs, enrolling him in NFE (NON FORMAL ) classes, providing counselling,and conducting medical examinations. They focused on enhancing his creativity through
various activities. Sonu, keen on reuniting with his family, struggled to provide his address
accurately. Through his govt document -  Aadhar, his Bihar origins were discovered.


With DMRC staffs diligence and Sonus efforts, his family in Dehri, Bihar, was traced.
The child was Reunited with the family on January 2nd, 2023, Sonu, though at the shelter briefly, resumed his life,expressing gratitude for the support he received.

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Salaam Baalak Trust

Location: New Delhi, Delhi - India
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Twitter: @salaambaalakngo
Project Leader:
Tanya Alag
New Delhi , Delhi India
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