Children  India Project #30408

Save a Child's Life this winter

by People First Educational Charitable Trust Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified


The Winter Warmth Appeal gives blankets and warm clothing directly to families and children who live on the streets and in desperately poor communities in Bihar India

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For an eight-week period in November to January the temperature can go down to near freezing point. For the poor, particularly children without blankets and any warm clothing this dangerous damp cold claims lives every year. The appeal was started following the death of a young girl in the night from the cold in her simple village dwelling and the appeal was started in the hope this would never happen again in the villages and communities in which we work.


Working closely with our teachers and community health workers we are able to identify families and children in need and effectively distribute blankets and clothing directly to those most in need of them. This appeal saves lives, how horrible it must be to die from the cold. We also give shoes socks scarves and warm vests and gloves. You will be able to follow the progress and impact of this appeal by visiting our website and Facebook page. the link is given below

Long-Term Impact

This appeal is a response to an annual need and is humanitarian in nature. However over the past 5 years we have distributed over 10,000 blankets and 2000 warm sweaters to desperately poor children, saving great distress and even lives.The response from the Global Giving Community has been heartwarming enabling us to save many lives.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Organization Information

People First Educational Charitable Trust

Location: Bodhgaya, Bihar - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Deepak Kumar
Bodhgaya, Bihar India
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