Society for Children (Soch)
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Services
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 9 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: X
Location(s): Orissa
Issues Addressed:
Rescue and rehabilitation of missing and runaway children; counseling children and help reuniting them with their families; etc.
Supported by:
Key Trustees:
Mr. Pramod Painuly, Chair Person Mr. Manoj Kumar Swain, Secretary
Mr. Narayan Mohanty, Treasurer Mr. Saroj Kumar Nayak, Member
Mr. Sunil Kumar Chaudhry, Member Mr. Gajanan Rauta, Member
Mr. Pawan Mishra, Member
Recognition: 'Best NGO' for Children at Giving Back - 2015
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 79.0% Highest: 98.2% Lowest: 26.1%
Average: Rs9 cr Highest: Rs237 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
  • Sponsor ₹4000/- for a runaway/ missing/ abandoned/ abducted child to return home
  • Sponsor ₹8000/- to help a child go through a behaviour modification and rehabilitation camp
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Rehabilitating runaway children of troubled backgrounds
  • Crisis: In Odisha, several children leave their homes and land up at railway platforms only to become targets of trafficking, sexual abuse, beggary, child labor and substance addiction, or end up participating in delinquent activities. SOCH works to rescue and rehabilitate missing and runaway children and reunite them, with their families.
  • Programs: i) Project Rakshyak focuses on rescue and resettlement of runaway, missing and abandoned children majorly found near railway stations. Rescued children are brought to a counselling center for necessary rehabilitation, care, food and first aid. ii) Project Punarjivan is a one month behavior modification camp for children who have a habit of running away regularly or have been separated from their family for a longer duration. They undergo a change in their behavior and attitude during the camp through a structured schedule which includes counseling, teaching and entertainment activities under the guidance of professional teachers. iii) Project Pankh focuses on mainstreaming the youth above 14 years of age staying in Child Care Institutions or belonging to difficult family backgrounds and provides them counselling, mentoring, life skill training and facilitating vocational training with job placement support.
  • Outcome: SOCH has rescued 4722 children since its inception and has reunited 3359 children with their families.
2 lac
4 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018