PUNE, 26 May 2020 --- According to a recent study conducted by NGO Where Are India’s Children, and facilitated by the Women and Child Development department in Pune, there are huge gaps in the current system resulting in low numbers of abandoned and orphaned children being identified for adoption across India. According to Ande Venkateshwarulu,… Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: How technology could help find a home for India’s abandoned kids
https://thefederal.com/news/complex-system-to-process-gaps-study-finds-loopholes-in-adoption-laws-in-india/ The Federal article by Janani Sampath about WAIC’s 2020 report on child shelters, highlighting the need for technology to drive positive outcomes for children.
https://youtu.be/uMfygAPggXE Did you know only 2000 children in our entire country are legally available for adoption? Why do lakhs of children spend their entire childhoods in shelters and grow up to face a bleak future? Why are these children not entering India’s legal adoption system? Please check out the above webinar by the co-founders of… Continue reading BLOG POST: Locked-down and growing up in shelters – why abandoned and orphaned children in India don’t reach the legal adoption pool
https://youtu.be/PjmDfzv8PBg WAIC team members, Smriti Gupta, Protima Sharma, and Sheetal Vohra-Gulati, create awareness about #SafeSurrender on the Momspresso platform, on Children's Day 2019.
https://youtu.be/V1cAbUwwGwg WAIC Director, Meera Marthi, discusses #SafeSurrender campaign during her Vanitha TV interview in Hyderabad, on Children's Day 2019.
Not a day passes without news about a child being thrown in the garbage dump, or illegal adoption rackets hurting children, or children being abused in orphanages and shelters. Did you know, all of this is avoidable? As a society, we judge and shame parents who are incapable or unwilling to raise their child. This… Continue reading BLOG POST: A vulnerable mother needs our support, not judgement. Helping the society understand #SafeSurrender
We believe that technology is a much-needed tool for sustainability, scalability, and transparency in any child welfare process or mechanism. Excessive dependence on manual processes in a complex system across 700+ districts means vulnerable children can fall through the cracks, instead of moving through the system and reaching a permanent resolution in the best interest… Continue reading BLOG POST: Conducting a study of CCIs and SAAs in Pune