Partners associated with RACE
World Vision India is one of the country’s largest Child - Focussed humanitarian organisations. With over six decades of grassroots experience, we employ proven, effective development, public engagement and relief practices empowering vulnerable children and communities living in contexts of poverty and injustice to become self –sufficient and bring lasting change. We serve all children regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender as a demonstration of Christ’s unconditional love for all people. World vision India works in 140 districts impacting 26 lakh children and their families in over 6200 communities spread across 26 states and Union territories to address issues affecting children, in partnership with governments, civil societies, donors and corporate.
Maternal & Child Health Nutrition: Address the causes of malnutrition in children under five. Facilitate access to ante-natal and post natal care service, improved feeding, caring and health-seeking practices for children. Provide counselling for pregnant and lactating mothers on better nutrition, improved proven models like ttC (timed and targeted counselling) care group and positive Deviance (PD) HEARTH. Assist in setting up nutrition gardens and backyard poultry. Enhance skill sets by training anganwadi workers (AWWs) and accredited social Health Activists (ASHAs). Strengthens Systems and structures by supporting anganwadi centres, Primary health centres, sub centres, village health and sanitation committees. Provide awareness on adolescent health programmes.
Gender and Women Development: Conduct health program for adolescent girls. Facilitate gender friendly inclusive environment in schools/institutions. Encourage Girls child Education. Work with faith leaders to address gender-based violence and to eradicate harmful traditional practices. Work with families and communities to eliminate discriminatory practices.
Child Protection: Form and strengthen child protection committees. Empower children to participate and advocate for their rights and equip children to protect themselves and their peers from exploitation, neglect, abuse and all others forms of violence. Work with law enforcement agencies to prevent child trafficking and other crimes against children.
Livelihoods: Provide livelihood support & facilitate access to financial services for vulnerable households. Support small business through IMPACT, our micro finance wing.
Education: Assess the learning skill of the children and provide remedial Education. Strengthen the School management committees & provide infrastructure support to the schools. Conduct training on life skill education and parenting skills.
Water Sanitation and Hygiene: Provide access to improve and sanitation facilities in schools, communities & health care facilities. Social behaviour change communication & promote improved hygiene practices.
Disaster Management: Help communities affected by disaster or conflict and assist in immediate recovery and rehabilitation. Make vulnerable communities’ more resilient through Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate change adaptation programs.
Disability: Address challenges with disabilities & create Forum for them. Form and strengthen disabled peoples’ organisations. Facilitate better infrastructure for children with disabilities and provide aids and appliances to children and adults with disabilities.