Projects in India
Prayas is a humanitarian, gender-sensitive and child-focused development organization with a vision to restore the lost childhood of children in need of care, protection and development. Prayas works to ensure that children have a bright future. It is dedicated to changing the lives of needy children.
Prayas Juvenile Aid Centre Society, is a national level humanitarian, gender sensitive and child focused development organization. It operates 241 centres including 45 Homes/Shelters for children, across the country in 09 States/UTs directly serving about 50,000 marginalized children, youth and women addressing multiple issues and initiating programs relating to child protection and juvenile justice, trafficking of children and women, vocational and life skills training, empowerment of women through Self-Help Groups and Income Generation Programmes, promotion of entrepreneurship, facilitating credit through bank linkages and also direct micro finance operations. For nearly 26 years, Prayas has been and continues to be involved in meaningful, development-driven initiatives that distinctly impact the quality of life of the weaker-sections of the society, in hundreds of slums/villages surrounding the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Bihar, Gujarat, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Jharkhand and the Tsunami devastated Andaman & Nicobar Islands...