When you make a contribution to Caring Hand for Children, the funds support the following projects.
Supporting 17 projects in India!
CHC is a Los Angeles based, 100% volunteer organization with no payroll expense. We believe we must help create a universal language of care and empathy that reaches the underprivileged society.
Click on the project headline to go to their website
Arpana, or offering, educates K-12 dropout students who have illiterate parents. Students are given basic education and take courses in computer literacy, electrical wiring, driving, tailoring, crafting, and preschool teacher training. Cultural activities, such as music and dance, are also provided to enrich their futures.
Education in tribal regions is given little importance due to economic and social limitations. This school prides itself on providing an environment where girls have the freedom to speak their mind. They learn about important local issues, math, and science to prepare themselves for life in their villages and beyond.
The picturesque 200 acre HIHT campus serves the rural community of Uttarakhand. Based on the teachings of Swami Rama, the institute provides quality education through a holistic approach. Workshops are conducted on financial aid, extra-curricular activities, personality development, and personal hygiene.
Nai Disha provides education and equal opportunities irrespective of a child’s economic and social status. The parents of these children are maids, trash collectors, drivers, etc. To encourage attendance in school, students are provided with free books, stationery, uniforms, and lunch everyday.
The National Association for the Blind serves the incurable blind through education and employment services. To elevate their quality of life and integrate them into mainstream society, classes consist of music, dance, vocational skills, and computer training. NAB also nurtures some mentally challenged students.
This private Christian Minority Co-educational residential blind school empowers children to develop their individual physical and mental growth to find them a work in society.
Prakash Deep provides imparting quality education to the under privileged children and breaking the nexus between illiteracy and poverty. The team is dedicated to bridge the ever widening technological gap between the rich and the poor and developing an environment friendly Green School in the future by involving the community to come forward to lend us a helping hand.
>> Namakka, Tamil Nadu
>> Anjala, Amritsar
Ekal provides a harmonious education, safe and a healthy environment to drive social change in the lives of rural communities. Their approach is holistic development of ‘Bharat’ (India) by bringing schools and teachers directly to the villages, overcoming the issue of inaccessible schools and empowering the village to become self sustaining.
Gyan Shakti justifies its qualification as “earthy and human,” as it educates children in an open air, lush public park. The dedicated team has effectively replaced the begging bowls of these poor, illiterate children with nutritional food, books, stationery, school uniforms, shoes, and toiletries.
Parents of these children are illiterate and work as maids, industrial workers, rickshaw pullers, and street vendors. High schoolers are given tutoring, career counseling, and life skill workshops to build the confidence to face the competitive world of employment.
NDS reaches out to low-income deaf youth between the ages of 18 and 30 years old. Their goal is to have each student build techniques required to become self-sufficient and a part of mainstream society. They develop life skills for employment in varied fields, helping them focus on their abilities rather than their disability.
This project saves street and slum children from lives of pain, abuse, and poverty by offering protection and shelter, health care, nutrition, education, rehabilitation, and a family for life.
Aasraa Trust wholly dedicates itself to educating street and slum children. Aasraa works to mentor and supervise the underprivileged youth in vocational skills and literacy. With compassionate teachers and a growing number of volunteers and supporters, Aasraa endorses a holistic, nurturing approach to education.
Gunjan Foundation’s primary mission is focused on uplifting the underprivileged, particularly girls, through welfare support and education. The foundation runs morning and afternoon schools from nursery through 5th grade. Students are provided notebooks, course books, stationery, summer and winter uniforms, and a mid day meal at no cost.
‘‘Street to School’ is a mobile school initiative that works with children who live on the streets, rag pick and beg for a living. The mobile operates as an outreach vehicle, collecting children in the slums and educating them within the community.
Through this project, orphans, payment dwelling kids, and children of sex works and migrant parents recieve quality education by trained and qualifed teachers. This will prevent children working in their early age as rag-pickers, beggars or pimps
CHC’s contribution will train two healthcare workers in six villages to organize health care educational programs. These workers will guide the people in villages to improve their health in order to prevent them from communicable disease.
This project empowers women who have been through trying times by educating them with the skills to become health educators within their communities. Topics include basic first aid, HIV/AIDS education, and pregnancy care. The students are supplied with health manuals, first-aid kits, and thermometers.
COME (Children of Mother Earth) operates 5 homes throughout India to serve homeless children. COME has initiated a three- pronged approach through education, social, and medical services.
The name of this project is Udayan, meaning “eternal sunrise,” because its aim is to bring sunshine to the lives of orphans. Its mission is not only to provide every child with a home and education, but also to empower them to become self-reliant adults that give back to society.