Your support will help us to make life better for poor vulnerable street children.
Jamghat is a non-profit organization comprising of inspired young members and volunteers working with street children and other vulnerable children since 2003. Through its comprehensive care model, Jamghat aims to help children and women living and working on the streets of Delhi realise their dreams and rejoin society by offering opportunities to make them self-sustained and more independent.
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Jamghat has been running two shelter homes and one day care centre for 77 girls and boys in Old Delhi.Read More
Jamghat runs a tailoring unit, Ekjut, at Jama Masjid that tackles the serious issue of plastic use by hiring street women to make cotton cloth bags.Read More
The Daycare centre – Aangan, was started in 2008 and since then has been working directly with the most vulnerable street children.Read More
Our team has spent more than a decade to educate the poor children, give them proper food and living so that they earn a respectful life.
Jamghat has rehabilitated 129 children since 2003. 106 of these children were reunited with their families. We have also intervened in several cases and protected a number of children from sexual harassment.
29 girls living on streets were registered at Aanchal Residential Home since its inception. 13 of those are staying with us, 7 were reunited with their families and 3 left the home after reaching the age of 18yrs.
All these children (girls and boys) continued their education while they were at Aman and Aanchal and progressed steadily in their respective schools. We have details of 21 of these 129 children who are now earning dignified livelihoods as adults.
Children were rescued from child labor and child marriage and many drug addicted children / young adults were placed in Rehabilitation Centers. Children were rescued from child trafficking and admitted into our centers.
Meet our team who dedicate their time every day for uplifting the lives of street children, poor women to make their lives better.
To begin, it must be said that Eram is a name you might come across in the future. Eram's father abandoned the entire family when she was a child including her mother who is mentally ill. Before coming to Jamghat, Eram lived with her grandmother (maternal) near Seelampur and while she was there, she was made to do all the household chores.
Kalam lives in a Rain Basera at Jama Masjid just by himself. His parents got separated when he was 7 years old, Kalam was not in favour of this decision and decided to run away from home. His 2 sisters and 2 younger brothers live with his mother while his elder brother also later left home and joined him and lives at Jama Masjid.
Rajiv arrived at Delhi from Ekchari, Bihar in 2002 with his mother and 2 sisters. His father opened his own paan shop in Jama Masjid area. Rajiv was helping his father at the shop and made friendship with other homeless boys in the area. He developed bad habits and got addicted to substance.