Who We Are
India Sponsorship Committee is a registered and recognised non-profit organisation established in 1967, when child sponsorship was a nascent concept in India.
A society in which all children, without any distinction of caste, creed or gender, enjoy their rights, and are empowered through education to develop to their full potential, embracing values and learning to live together with faith in the human race.
The mission of the India Sponsorship Committee is to provide children in need, the support required by them, for an education that offers them opportunities that develop their full potential. Further, it seeks to create opportunities for children to become responsible, contributing members of society by helping them meet their family, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs.
Our primary goal is to facilitate holistic growth of underprivileged children in an environment that’s safe, nurturing, and supportive of their skills and talents to make them independent and contributing members of society. The manifestation of this philosophy is evident through four programs, currently working for communities in Lonavala and Pune.
Bal Gram – A children’s village that provides family-based care to nurture personal relationships, educational betterment, and skill development.
Bal Kaushal – A program for building 21st century life skills and attitudes through guided interventions for gender equality and safety.
Bal Shiksha – Programs for formal, informal, and vocational learning to make education the transformative tool to reduce dropout rates and eradicate poverty.
Bal Saksham – An empowerment program designed to mentor young women into becoming financially independent role models for the next generation.