Children of Vulnerable Families Project
Children of Vulnerable Families project started in 1996 with focus on providing quality education to the children of the prisoners staying in jail for short /long term sentenced after 6 years of age.
According to Supreme Court – ‘After the age of 6, children are not permitted to stay within prison premises & remain prone to much deprivation on being away from their parents.’
As the children after age of 6 weren’t allowed to stay in the prison, children had no safe place to go. Mothers were afraid of leaving their children without any supervision, the fear that the children may fall into a life of crime was a very important concern.
With the aim to facilitate the social, physical and psychological rehabilitation of children of parents with a history of re-incarceration and by providing them safety facilitating formal boarding & education in public, government and missionary schools, along with help to develop their physical, cognitive & emotional needs. We as a foundation take voluntary responsibility to provide the children of prison inmates with quality care and nurturing whilst enrolling them in our day-care and educational facilities, where they are also provided nutritious food, emotional support & health care. Through facilitated learning and latest methods of teaching in affiliation with our partner schools spread throughout the National Capital Region, we build strong foundations for these children, who without our support would surely have lost their way.
Of the 96,723 number of people impacted by the Foundation’s work, the Children of Vulnerable Families project has directly benefited more than 500 children. At present, there are 200 children ranging in age from 4 to 18 years in the program through our: