July 28, 2011



SHAKTI CHILDLINE has successfully completed its first rescue of three fifteen year old children (from Chennai) on 23rd July .

We received the first phone call on 22nd July about these three children from CHILDLINE-Berhampur . Our team members rushed to the villages of those children to trace out their parents .The CHILDLINE-Berhampur staff brought the children to Rayagada on 23rd. we produce all of them before CWC (Child Welfare Committee), Rayagada. One of them was restored to his parents on the same day. The other two were handed over to Adruta Children Home, Rayagada because their parents could not reach Rayagada until the following day. We worked with Bissamcuttack CHILDLINE staff to facilitate their parents arrival. After doing all the formalities the remaining two children were restored safely to their home.

Note: SHAKTI will not disclose the children’s name for to keep them safe.

July 15, 2011


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SHAKTI has been working on CHIN project for one year. A block level workshop was held at Ramanaguda office. The purpose was to  share  experiences of the year working to improve the awareness of NRHM entitlements and to discuss  further development .The workshop was attended by the Block Development Officer, ICDS Officer & Supervisor, Medical Officer, Block Programme Officer, Female Health Worker, ASHA, Aanganwadi Worker of Ramnaguda block and field co-ordinator of NRHM,Programme Manager of CMAI and Shakti CHIN staff .

July 4, 2011


childline_logo  SHAKTI  has been active in the field of Child rights promotion since 2000. It has implemented a lot of programmes to ensure Child Rights in its operational area-Rayagada District. It has also a good experience of managing Child Labour Schools for 10 years and it has mainstreamed 250 child labours into the education system through Child Labour Special School.

Now Shakti has the  CHILDLINE project  to operate in Rayagada district which will work to rescue  children age.6 to 16 from different hazards . It will operate 24x7 with a toll free phone no. 1098  giving free  phone emergency outreach service  for children in need of care and protection..