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Children's Homes: Maharani Bagh and New Friends Colony

Homes - New Delhi

<p>Maharani Bagh (Home for Girls) and New Friends Colony (Home for Boys)</p><br /> <h2>Why</h2><br /> <ul><br /> <li>Samarpan Homes have been created for orphaned, abandoned and abused children. The children come from varied backgrounds and live as a family. The home for girls has a government licence issued by the Department of Women and Child Development and has a certificate of recognition under section 37 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2000.</li><br /> <li>We focus on being like surrogate parents for the children, ensuring they feel loved together with creating childhood experiences and an environment that feels like a family home.</li><br /> <li>We can&rsquo;t change their pasts, but we can give them a happy today and a tomorrow to look forward to. We nurture and care for them, giving them the opportunity to grow, develop and realise their dreams.</li><br /> <li>We work closely with the Child Welfare Committee (CWC) and Child Protection Unit, government-recognised bodies, and present reports every quarter for each child which track their progress.</li><br /> </ul><br /> <h2>Home</h2><br /> <ul><br /> <li>All children live under the care of volunteers and a team of dedicated staff.</li><br /> <li>Almost all the children are enrolled into private schools. New admissions at the home and children with specific requirements are home tutored and provided with vocational training.</li><br /> <li>Children are comfortable and confident conversing in English due to encouragement to speak and read in English at the home, along with extra classes.</li><br /> <li>We offer:<br /> <ul style="list-style-type: square;"><br /> <li>co-curricular activities, talent spotting and creativity development;</li><br /> <li>sports, drama, music and arts and crafts;</li><br /> <li>summer and winter holiday programmes, including field trips, sports and art activities;</li><br /> <li>regular outings, functions and celebrations of festivals.</li><br /> </ul><br /> </li><br /> <li>We will continue to provide support for the children into adulthood.</li><br /> </ul><br /> <h2>Facilities and Services</h2><br /> <ul><br /> <li>Provision of facilities and all amenities found in a financially secure and comfortable family home.</li><br /> <li>Balanced diet prescribed by a dietician.</li><br /> <li>Counselling for any children experiencing difficulties and challenges.</li><br /> <li>Medical care provided by a paediatrician and other specialists, wherever necessary.</li><br /> <li>Specialised care for the children's needs, whatever these may be.</li><br /> <li>Library, computer literacy programs, tuition and extra classes in subjects such as English.</li><br /> </ul><br /> <h2>Vision</h2><br /> <ul><br /> <li>To instil values, hope and the confidence to realise dreams.</li><br /> <li>To create a thirst for knowledge, and nurture self-respect and respect for others.</li><br /> <li>To alleviate poverty through empowerment.</li><br /> <li>To create global citizens through breaking down barriers of nationality, religion, caste and creed and emphasising our shared humanity.</li><br /> </ul>

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