Our dream is simple

A just world in which children realize their potential and dreams.

Hear from our Children

Sharavani's story is just one of the hundred stories of hope at CRY America.

Vision

A happy, healthy and creative child whose rights are protected and honored in a society that is built on respect for dignity, justice and equity for all.

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Mission

To enable people to take responsibility for the situation of underprivileged children, especially Indian, and so motivate them to seek resolution through individual and collective action thereby enabling children to realize their full potential, and people to discover their potential for action and change.

How we work

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Understand Root causes

Understand Root causes
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Create Awareness

Create Awareness
3

Enable Civic Action

Enable Civic Action
4

Generate Resources

Generate Resources
5

Grant Making

Grant Making
6

Enable Change

Enable Change

CRY America believes in the power of people and collective action, spurred by the belief that

"Change is possible, because I'll make it possible".
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Impact

Children impacted
695,077

Children impacted

Villages and Communities
3,676

Slums and communities covered

Supported Projects
73

Supported Projects

Children immunized
211,726

Children
immunized

Children enrolled in schools
690,513

Children enrolled
in schools

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2,284

Children's groups
formed

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1,213

Public schools activated/retained

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Statistics

40%

National Dropout Rate at the Elementary Level
(District Information System for Education, 2011-12)

50%

Every second child in India is malnourished
(National Family Health Survey-III, 2005-06)

10.1%

Million child laborers in India aged between 5 to 14 years
(National Census 2011)

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