Building a child-friendly society one step at a time
Ruchika Service Social Organization's (RSSO) was established in 1985 based on an ideology- "if a child cannot come to school then the school must go to the child". Since then RSSO has been a leading organization working towards development of street children living in and around railway stations.
Programs of RSSO: i) Education- Railway Platform Schools for street children then mainstreaming them into formal education later; Mobile Toy Library; Balwadi/Creches/Play Schools; Sponsoring Education for Girls. ii) Medical Services for Disabled kids, HIV/AIDS Awareness Programs for adolescents, etc. iii) Vocational Training to adolescent boys and girls provided with placements after completion of course. iv) Water & Sanitation interventions to improve unhygienic conditions of families living in the slums. v) RSSO also has Open Shelters for boys & girls in need of care and protection.
Outcome: RSSO has 3 Platform Schools so far. 489 students enrolled in the NGO's Remedial Education Centers, 20 teachers from intervention slums participated in training programs. Total of 227 children were provided with specific medical services. 643 children were rescued and admitted to RSSO's Open Shelters.
Income Rs3 cr
Expense Rs3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2018
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