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At Age 64, She Adopted Her First Orphan. And Then Her Story Began.

Thousands of orphaned children in India never find loving homes because the authorities take too long to declare them ‘free for adoption.’ By the time they can be legally adopted, they have grown, and prospective parents in search of newborns pass them over. Prabhavati Muthal, 79-years-old and mother of to two adopted orphans herself, has been fighting to get justice for these children all her life.
Asha Dijkastra, though raised in Holland, feels a strong connection with Palna where she was nurtured for her first 5 months

DCCW: A Cradle of Hope for Abandoned, Physically or Mentally Challenged Children

Delhi Council for Child Welfare is a Non-Governmental Organization established in 1952. The Council first started its work among children who had been displaced, lost or abandoned in the riots surrounding the Partition of India, providing them care. Today, these services reach over 3000 children daily and are provided virtually free of cost to them.

TBI Inspirations: The Couple Who Lives To Change Lives!

Take a moment to meet Shibumon and Elizabeth - a couple who have come a long, long way from their home in Kerala to live among a marginalized community of snake charmers in the outskirts of Delhi, so that they can give the children there a chance at life! Read a story that will take your breath away and restore your faith in humanity!
Nirmala, who is mother to five, with her daughters, Anjali and Ankita.

TBI Heroes: Protecting Daughters In Patriarchy’s Heartland

Amid all the depressing news we have been receiving of late on the state of the girl child in India, especially from the northern patriarchal states like Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, here are a few stories that give us hope. These are women, and also some men, who have adopted and cared for abandoned little girls despite their own dire conditions, and many times against the wishes of their family. This is courage and compassion in its purest form.