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Our Vision: A sustainable and ecologically balanced world where all children are respected citizens and able protagonists, who realize, experience and practise all their rights through their participation in equitable partnership with adults to establish and maintain together a secular, equitable, just, non- discriminatory world.

CWC is a non-profit organisation and funded by donations. You can support our work by donating to our general funds or to one of our dedicated funds. All donations are exempt under Section 80 G of the IT Act, 1961.We are also authorised to receive foreign contributions.

How to give

For transfer of foreign funds (FCRA Account)  

Name of the A/C Holder: The Concerned for Working Children
A/C No: 840910100004524
Name of the Bank: Bank of India
Address of Bank: Richmond Town Branch, Richmond Road, Bangalore-560 025, India

For transfer of Indian funds   


Name of the account holder: The Concerned for Working Children  
Address:  303/2 L B Shastri nagar, Post – 560017, Bangalore  
Bank Name: Syndicate Bank  
SB A/C No: 04112010031029  
Address of Bank:  Jesu Kripa, HAL, Vimanapura, Bangalore–560017  
IFSC Code: SYNB0000411
Indian donors can learn more about how to donate online to our work here:

Cheques can be sent to:

The Director
The Concerned for Working Children
303/2, LB Shastri Nagar
Vimanapura, Bangalore
India – 560 017

Please specify if your donation is for a particular fund. Or if you’d like to discuss a donation, please contact us on or or call +91-80-25234611/258/272 All donors receive a half-yearly report on our activities and an annual financial utilisation report.

Support our learning institute, Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha

Based in our regional resource centre in Kundapur, Upudi district, Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha is CWC’s flagship educational programme. Children from ages 3-18 receive education according to CWC’s Appropriate Education Program – a unique blend of formal education, rights based education, life skills, vocational/ professional education which ensures that students receive a holistic and well rounded education. Our vision is to grow into a global institution of learning that attracts pupils and scholars from all over India and the world. The fund supports:

  • Children from economically and socially marginalised communities;
  • Children from families that are below the poverty line; and
  • Children from migrant communities.

Read more about Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha. You can support Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha by donating to our Child Support or Infrastructure funds.

Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha Child Support Fund

Help provide scholarships to educate one or more children or to feed a hundred children. Help fund a child’s education.

  • One Day’s Normal Food (for sweet with meal , Rs.750.00 extra) for 100 children – Rs.5,000
  • Academic Scholarship for a year (it covers  school fees, uniforms and books for one child) – Rs.31,200
  • All tools and materials required for professional training for a year for one child – Rs. 3,000
  • General Medical Expenses for a year for 100 children – Rs. 30,000
  • Complete Care except school fees and General Medical Expenses (it covers Food,  Accommodation, uniforms for one child) – Rs. 36,000.00
  • Food for a year for one child – Rs.18,000
  • 3 sets of Uniforms for a year for one child – Rs.3,000

We also accept donations in kind of food grains, clothes, educational software & equipment, computers etc. that will be useful for the children. If you would like to make a donation in kind, please contact us.

Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha Infrastructure Fund

Help us expand our facilities and build new classrooms, dormitories, office spaces and training centres. We can also provide you with a detailed plan of the building.  Any block, building or room that you chose to support can be assigned a name of your choice. Contact us for details.

Support children across Karnataka

You can also support our work in the field with children across Karnataka by donating our our Medical Assistance and Academic funds.

Medical Assistance Fund

Dr. G Narasimham Birth Centenary Medical Assistance Fund was set up by the Concerned for Working Children on August 09, 2009 to commemorate the birth centenary of Dr. G. Narasimham, a medical practitioner and renowned philanthropist. The fund was initiated with contributions from his son, Dr. Raghupati Sarma and family. The fund provides financial assistance for medical support for-

  • Emergency medical treatment;
  • Treatment of mentally challenged children;
  • Medical consultations;
  • Expenses towards providing technical medical assistance such as hearing aids, spectacles etc.;
  • Management of chronic ailments.
  • Medical insurance and minor operations for students at our learning institute in Kundapur, Udupi district

The fund supports:

  • Children from economically and socially marginalised communities;
  • Children from families that are below the poverty line;
  • Children from migrant communities; and
  • Children presently not covered under any other medical insurance.

The fund supports of the fund will be identified by CWC staff and partner organisations, including Makkala Panchayats (children’s councils); Bhima Sangha, the working children’s union; schoolchildren’s sanghas; Makkala Mitras (children’s friends), adults who are selected by the children of their communities to assist them whenever they require help; Members of Grama Panchayats; CWC’s network of field activists; and key contact persons in the communities CWC works with.

Children’s Academic Aid Fund

The Children’s Academic Aid Fund provides educations scholarships for children across Karnataka to study, both at our learning institute, Namma Nalanda Vidyapeetha in Kundapur, and elsewhere. The fund provides financial aid to support the formal education and vocational activities of children; their basic needs, including food, clothing, medical , boarding and lodging; and training tools and course material, and raw materials for practical learning. The fund supports:

  • Working children;
  • Children from economically and socially marginalised communities;
  • Children from families that are below the poverty line;
  • Children from migrant communities.

Help sponsor a child’s education.

  • Contribute Rs. 20,000 to support an older child in higher education in both academic and technical fields, including accommodation, food and books;
  • Contribute Rs. 10,000 to support a younger child attend school, including books and a living stipend.

You can support one child or more. Donors receive a detailed personal history of the sponsored child; regular progress reports of the sponsored child; and our annual financial utilisation statement.

Support local artisans and craftpersons: visit our shop, Namma Angadi

Namma Angadi (‘Our Shop’) is a collective marketing network which was set up by CWC in 1993 to help rural artisans and ex-child workers keep alive traditional crafts of Karnataka, upgrade their skills and prevent large scale migration, especially of children, to urban areas in search of jobs and livelihood. Experts in various fields help design and create products for Namma Angadi and provide advanced training to graduate students. Read more about Namma Angadi. Buy our products. Help us keep tradition alive!

Visit us

Namma Angadi has two shops: one at our regional resource centre in Kundapur, Udupi district, and one at our office in Bangalore.


The Concerned for Working Children
303/2, LB Shastri Nagar
Vimanapura, Bangalore
India – 560 017
Tel: 802 523 4271
Mobile: 984 503 6389  
Fax: 802 523 5034  

Namma Bhoomi
India – 576230

Tel: 825 426 4210


  • When you look into a child’s eyes you expect to see hope, trust and innocence; but when you see these signs of childhood are replaced by betrayal, hunger, fear & suspicion, we need to take a serious stock of ourselves and the society we have created.

    - Nandana Reddy | CWC

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