History, Vision & Core Values
Moved by the plight of poor and needy children in India during her visits, Anna Marie (Anky) Rookmaaker of Netherlands, a passionate woman, established Sticht Redt een Kind, a Christian Development Organization, which literally means ‘Help a Child’, in 1968.
Help a Child of India evolved itself as an indigenous registered Society over the years working through local partners and currently shifting towards direct execution of the new generation of programs.Vision
‘A life of joy and dignity to the deprived children’
- • Help the destitute, poor, neglected, needy and orphan children.
- • Promote and provide formal and informal education to the children, functional literacy in the community they live and vocational training to the youth.
- • Undertake relief to those afflicted by natural calamities and emergencies.
- • Help the poor and the needy in achieving self-reliance, carry out charitable, development and relief work in cooperation with Government, Strategic Alliances and Partner Agencies.
- • Address the issues of poverty that hinder child survival, their growth and development through various interventions and strategic partnerships.
- • Offer and provide consultation, technical and professional advice to various Partner Agencies in India.