India: India is the world’s largest democracy and a driving force in the world economy. But it is a country of extreme’s and huge inequality, despite its economic growth over 37% of the population live in poverty. Nearly half of children are malnourished. No other country in the world sees as many children die from preventable and treatable diseases , 20% of the world’s total children who die before their 5th birthday. Against this backdrop of poverty and inequality many children and their families have the odds stacked against them.
Right Now for children works currently works in 3 states in the South of India helping to address the needs of children and their families in some of the most deprived areas of the country. We work in
- Andhra Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
- Odisha (formerly Orissa)