Technology, where are India's children

BLOG POST: This pandemic shows why we desperately need abandoned kids to get out of shelters and into new families

On 26th January 2020, before most of us had heard of coronavirus, Where Are India’s Children completed and released our report on how positive outcomes can be achieved for abandoned children in India’s shelters with the use of innovative technology. We especially focused on how abandoned children at shelters/orphanages are being denied their right to… Continue reading BLOG POST: This pandemic shows why we desperately need abandoned kids to get out of shelters and into new families

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BLOG POST: Our change.org appeal to change the way Indian media reports on child abandonment

Our change.org petition requesting the media to print information about adoption agencies and helpline when reporting on child abandonment is gaining traction, with thousands of signatures. Read our petition below and add your signature here: https://change.org/SafeSurrender A newborn dumped in a garbage bin, a child abandoned in a field, a three-day-old baby found by cops in… Continue reading BLOG POST: Our change.org appeal to change the way Indian media reports on child abandonment

Technology, where are India's children

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/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

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BLOG POST: Conducting a study of CCIs and SAAs in Pune

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

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WAIC IN THE NEWS: “Campaign for betterment of orphans, abandoned children launched in Pune” – Hindustan Times

https://www.hindustantimes.com/pune-news/campaign-for-betterment-of-orphans-abandoned-children-launched-in-pune/story-9u8VqTWPtU0HC4mDStVGGI.html Hindustan Times article by Prachi Bari highlights core issues and solutions put forth in the 2018 campaign by WAIC’s co-founders, Smriti Gupta and Protima Sharma