Alor Pothe Nobojatray Foundation (APON) works with children, their families, and their communities to promote basic rights such as education, health, and hygiene for working children.
Local Education and Economic Development Organization (LEEDO) eliminates barriers to success for street children in Dhaka by creating access to education, housing, and economic livelihood opportunities.
Voluntary Association for Family Welfare and Social Development (VAFWSD) enhances public capacity on human rights, governance, education, and poverty alleviation by providing need-based support and technical assistance.
Apne Aap Women Worldwide Trust empowers women and girls to resist and end sex trafficking by collectively exercising their legal, social, economic, and political rights. Through its work in brothels, red-light districts, and slum communities, Apne Aap reaches women and girls directly affected by trafficking, helping to reduce their vulnerabilities and increase their choices in life.
Arpan works to empower individuals, families, and communities with abuse prevention and intervention skills to reduce child sexual abuse; holds preventive personal-safety education workshops in schools, shelter homes, and orphanages; and provides psychotherapeutic interventions that address the psychosocial, sexual, and physical consequences faced by survivors of sexual abuse.
Led by a former child laborer, Avani offers a range of programs and services to support children and youth who are at risk of being trafficked for labor or sexual exploitation. Its programs include a home for rescued child laborers, orphans, and other children in Kolhapur; and gender equity training for boys.
Divya Down’s Development Trust (DDDT) provides holistic support to individuals with Down syndrome through special education, therapy, and essential skills development, with the ultimate goal of preparing children to enroll in formal school or enter the workforce in order to lead a life of dignity and respect.
Equal Community Foundation (ECF), one of the few organizations that actively engage boys and men to address the issue of gender-based violence, works with boys aged 14 to 17 from low-income families to confront the gender-based violence they see in their daily lives.
Working in and around the city of Shillong, Faith Foundation focuses on the prevention of child sexual abuse; rescue, rehabilitation, and reintegration of trafficked women and girls; prevention of domestic violence; prevention of early marriage; and care and support for abandoned women.
Her Choices Trust is dedicated to ending violence, abuse, and exploitation of women and children in India by addressing two of the most prevalent and difficult forms of abuse – domestic violence and trafficking of young girls for sexual exploitation. It works to eliminate sex trafficking by making legal assistance available and accessible to people through a national helpline, and by raising awareness about trafficking in villages where vulnerability factors are particularly high.
LeapForWord (LFW) provides rural children in the state of Maharastra with access to quality English education by designing and delivering an English curriculum that does not require a certified English teacher, while providing job opportunities to local youth who are trained by LFW as English language instructors.
Masoom ensures quality education for underprivileged students in night schools by strengthening the schools’ methodologies and curriculum and by customizing the schools’ operation to the needs of the students.
Purnata rescues, rehabilitates, and reintegrates survivors of human trafficking in Mumbai and West Bengal, with a focus on prevention at source, transit, and destination points. Its primary mission is to protect women and children from trafficking and restore survivors to a life of dignity, purpose, and economic independence.
Sahyog Care for You works to eliminate socioeconomic inequality through education and health initiatives in the slum communities of Delhi.
Sama Foundation provides a range of programs and services to meet the educational, medical, and emotional needs of children with disabilities. To promote inclusive and accessible learning, the organization currently runs five bridge centers in government schools, where children with severe disabilities and sensory impairment receive extra care and attention.
Working with women and children in West Bengal, which has the highest rates of trafficking and child marriage in India, SPMUS offers a range of programs that focus on rescue, rehabilitation, and reintegration of trafficked women and girls; prevention of domestic violence; prevention of early marriage; and care and support for deserted women.
The YP Foundation (TYPF) is a youth-led organization that works to instill a sense of commitment, responsibility, and connection between young people, their environment, and society.
Asha Nepal runs a transitional home for children and youth who have been trafficked, and provides them with educational scholarships, reintegration workshops, employment support, and foster care placement.
The Center for Awareness Promotion (CAP) rescues and rehabilitates girls and young women in the adult entertainment industry in Kathmandu using mobile counseling, a shelter, and reintegration through education and training.
Chanan Development Association (CDA) strives to improve the status of youth, especially girls, by promoting equal and active participation in decision making, policy making, planning, and management.
GRACE Association promotes quality early childhood, primary, and secondary education and works to ensure an accessible, safe, and inclusive educational environment for all children, especially girls and children with disabilities.
Sanjog Pakistan offers access to legal and psychosocial support for children in conflict with the law and trains law enforcement personnel, judiciary members, and probation officers in the safe and appropriate care of the children in their custody.
Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.
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