Rescue Junction supports street children in India

 
£26,047
£15,511
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Rescue junction is a 24 hour centre for homeless abandoned and lost street children. It provides shelter food, advice education and support for children in a safe and caring environment.It also acts the only center in the district with a population of 3,000,000 million people that has programmes against child trafficking and child labour. We also have a 24 hour toll free number for children or any concerned adult to call 1098. We have rescued children from all over India, 500 last year alone.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

In Bihar in India, one of India's poorest states, there are no developed child welfare systems, and Rescue Junction reaches out to children who have been forgotten and abandoned. These children are at risk of being involved in prostitution or criminal activities and before Rescue Junction they had no one to turn to for help or assistance. Over 500 lost missing and trafficked children have been reunited with their parents since the centre opened.

How will this project solve this problem?

Night Shelter with food/ Children's Savings Bank/ Legal Services and Child protection officer/Free legal help/Education/vocational activities/help with finding families./Clothes and Blankets.24 hour care. The centre provides over 3,000 meals a month for children

Potential Long Term Impact

It is the aim of the trust to engage with the police, railway authorities, the judicial system and local government in helping to provide a child safety network in the district. This has the potential to help thousands of kids.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: £26,047
Remaining Goal to be Funded: £15,511
Total Funding Goal: £41,558

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Project Leader

Nick Hansen

Project Liason Officer
Bodhgaya, Bihar India

Where is this project located?

Map of Rescue Junction supports street children in India