Prayas JAC Society: Prayas Started with 25 children in 1988, today Prayas caters to the needs of 50,000 neglected, street and marginalized children, youth & women in Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andman & Nicobar islands, Haryana, Jharkhand.
Prayas Outreach

  • 21 Institutional Care facilities including Shelter/ Children /Observation Homes, Night Shelters, Drop-In-Centers and other thematic projects for marginalized children, youth & women pertaining to Juvenile Justice & Child Protection, Child Labour & Trafficking, Disasters & Crisis Management etc.
  • 236 community based Alternative, Remedial Education and child protection centers for 30,000 marginalized & at-risk children/youth
  • Thematic projects for Marginalised Children, Youth and Women pertaining to Juvenile Justice & Child Protection, Child Labour, Trafficking, Disaster & Crises Management etc.
  • Supports 10,000+ youth and women through 46 Vocational Training Centers to bridge the gap of skill and employment under Prayas Institute of Economic Empowerment, NIOS, IGNOU, DGET and Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), Prayas
  • Approximately 5,000 out-of-school children annually covered under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) in Delhi alone
  • 66 Community libraries & study centers with Education Centers
  • Nearly 10,000 children, women, aged and disabled, victims of earthquake, Tsunami and Floods in Bhuj Districts in Gujarat, A&N Islands & Supaul -Samastipur in Bihar, were provided relief measure.
  • Flagship Health projects under NRHM in Bihar, A&N Island and Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Water & Sanitation programs in disaster-affected Gujarat and A & N Islands
  • Major programmes in Assam, at Guwahati, Jorhat and Teok, including an integrated development institute.
  • Haryana - Skills development programmes for marginalized youth and women for reduction of vulnerability.
  • 5000 women into Self- Help Groups, Micro finance and Business Correspondent activities in Delhi
  • conducted by Prayas every year.
  • More than 5000/7000 trainees pass-out through vocational Training and skill development programmes
  • Two-to three thousand avail the holistic, developmental and rehabilitative residential services every year.
  • Thousands of children, youth and women at Motihari, Samastipur, Bagaha, Patna, Supaul and Nalanda districts of Bihar through integrated programmes.
  • Chapters & Registered Charities in UK, USA & Germany

News & Events

  • 14Nov
    25th Foundation Day of Prayas coinciding with Children's day celebrated with 'Run for Children 2012' where 3,000 weaker section children ran for rights.
  • 15Oct
    PRAYAS’s initiative for skill development and empowerment of youth in Naxal affected areas

Chapter of Prayas