Mumbai Mobile Creches
SECTOR: Children
SUB SECTOR: Child Care/Balwadi/Creche
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 12 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Maharashtra
Issues Addressed:
Promotion of 'child-friendly sites' by ensuring their Education, Nutrition, Health and Safety.
Supported by:
Central Social Welfare Board; KPMG Foundation; Tata Trusts; Global Giving Foundation; Reliance Foundation; Impact Foundation; H. T. Parekh Foundation; Construction companies in Mumbai
Key Trustees:
Ms. Mrinalini Kochar; Ms. Nalini Chhugan; Ms. Eva Runganadhan; Mr. Ashok Mahadevan; Mr. Raghavan Shastri; Ms. Vaishali Deodhar; Ms. Saroj Satija; Ms. Devika Mahadevan
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
  • Rs2,000 as general donation.
  • Rs5,000 as general donation.
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100,000+ children reached in 270+ construction sites
  • Crisis: Over 11 million Indians work in the construction sector. The construction workers' children (over 30,000 in Mumbai) are vulnerable and frequently suffer from malnutrition, undernourishment, accidents on the sites and other health problems. Since the last 44 years, MMC runs 15-25 Day Care Centers every year on construction sites and other disadvantaged communities to reach out to these children with comprehensive programs.
  • Programs: a) Education Program: Each Center has a creche for 0-3 year olds, a pre-school for 3-6 year olds and after-school support for 6-14 year olds. b) Nutrition Program: Each child is served breakfast, mid-morning snacks, lunch and an afternoon snack, ensuring a daily calorie intake of 800 kcal and protein intake of 35 gm. c) Health Program: Regular doctor visits are organized to monitor the children's height, weight, etc. Eye and dental health camps are also conducted periodically.
  • Outcome: a) 4,000+ children reached annually and 1,000+ daily. b) 60% children served are <6 years old. c) 79% of the children stay for <6 months. d) School enrolment rate increased from 32% in FY12 to 79% in FY16. d) 80% children served showed improvements in health in FY15-16. e) Children who attended MMC for >6 months scored 6% higher than the others in FY15-16.
6 cr
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Source : Audit Report 2017