Salaam Baalak Trust - Delhi was established for the care and protection of street children in Delhi. They function through 13 day care centres, 5 shelter homes, and a child helpline (Childline) and have supported more than 50,000 children over the last 25 years. SBT provides a unique support system to empower children.
Some of the highlights of their activities in 2012-13 were as follows:
Academics and Extra-curricular Activities: Two children were selected for admission in Lawrence School, three boys cleared an entrance test for ITI, five children won prizes in essay writing, one child won Rs15,000 at a painting competition, and three boys went to the United States on scholarships to pursue one year certificates in media.
Sports Activities: 450 children participated in the annual sports day, the Delhi Championship, the National Athletic Championship, and at many other sports events throughout the city.
Statistical Achievements: Shelter has been provided to 1,537 children this year. 1,116 children have been reunited with their families and 847 children have been connected with other NGOs for support. 812 children have been put through formal schools, 3,453 have received an informal education, 165 have completed vocational courses and 56 have been placed in jobs. The organisation has conducted 9,233 medical check-ups with different children, referred 59 cases for mental health issues, organised 12 health camps and operated on 6 children.
Full Care Residential Centres: SBT runs five full care residential programmes; Aasra, Apna Ghar, and DMRC are homes for boys while Rose Home and Arushi are homes for girls. They provide a sense of security or these children with shelter, food, activities, and a daily routine.
Income Rs5 cr
Expense Rs5 cr
Source : Audit Report 2013
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