Education
 India
Project #2242

Rescue Junction supports street children in India

by People First Educational Charitable Trust
Vetted
Oct 12, 2009

40 CHILDREN RESCUED

On the station
On the station

40 CHILDREN RESCUED IN JUST THREE DAYS IN A JOINT OPERATION AT GAYA STATION WITH NGO SATHI, RAILWAY POLICE, AND EAST CENTRAL RAILWAY

In a major operation agaisnt child trafficking People FIrst in cooperation with another NGO working with street children in a different area, the police and Indian railways, over 24 staff spent 3 days and nights on the station in the first major intiative of its kind ever to be undertaken in Gaya. Ever present the workers intercepted unaccompanied children, wherever possible reuniting them through Rescue Junction with thier families. Whilst this work is always going on the scale of this programme was unprecendented, and confirms the key role of rescue junction in early intervention strategies and child protection in the district.


Attachments:
Comments:
  • Miriam E
    Miriam E Thanks for this update on your valuable work with homless children; what a wonderful idea to try to prevent child trafficking with such an initiative! Best wishes for the future success of your very worthwhile project!
    • 7 years ago
    •  · 
  • To comment you need to login. Don't have an account? Create One.

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating or by subscribing to this project's RSS feed.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

People First Educational Charitable Trust

Location: Bodhgaya, Bihar - India
Website: http:/​/​www.peoplefirstbihar.org
Project Leader:
Nick Hansen
Project Liason Officer
Bodhgaya, Bihar India
$40,136 raised of $55,000 goal
 
766 donations
$14,864 to go
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. Learn more.
Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter