About Us


Our Vision

Towards a world where all children are healthy, safe and develop to the best of their abilities.

Our Mission

To empower children and their families in India who live in extremely vulnerable socio-economic conditions.

Founded in 2002 in the state of Tamil Nadu, we reach out to children and families living in vulnerable socio-economic conditions. We believe in a world where children are empowered to develop to the best of their

Our Principles







Note From Our Trustees

Dear Reader,

The past year has been a testament to our collective resilience as we navigated through the challenges posed by the global pandemic. It’s heartening to share that we have successfully transitioned from our intensive COVID-19 response efforts and are now focusing on driving impactful developmental projects for the betterment of our communities.

Our commitment to combat child exploitation remains unwavering, and we have expanded our initiatives to include innovative and sustainable interventions aimed at fostering long-term solutions.

We are thrilled to announce the addition of several new partners and donors who share our vision of creating a better world for our children. Their support has enabled us to initiate ground breaking programmes that address the root causes of poverty and promote holistic well-being for the communities we serve.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our esteemed partners and donors whose unwavering support and generosity have been instrumental in our journey towards sustainable development. This annual report encapsulates our efforts and the progress we have made over the past year. We are delighted to present it to you, with the hope that our collective strides inspire a brighter future for the generations to come.

Warm Regards,
Trustees of CIF


Themes of Work



To empower vulnerable children and families in areas of health, education, poverty alleviation and child protection and enable them as agents of change



Children from poor communities and adolescent girls who are vulnerable to and victims of exploitation



Our thematic areas

Education | Health | Child Protection | Livelihood