No: Public Trust No- F-25680 (Mumbai)
About us: Committed Action for Relief and
Education (CARE) is an Indian NGO; registered under Societies
Registration Act and Public Trust Act and was formed by
a group of committed people from the development field in
the year 1998. The Mission was to bring
people, their ideas and knowledge together and provide a
platform for helping the underprivileged section of the
Considering the magnitude and complexity of problems like
communalism, deprivation, discrimination and exploitation
etc it was realized by the group that only a few people
could hardly do anything. There is a need for a long term,
professional, concerted and continuous effort. Problems
like HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Blindness, other physical disabilities;
Orphan Children, Slum, Poverty, Population explosion, Corruption,
Unemployment, Communal disturbances and others such are
rampant. Some of them have really become hurdles in the
development of our country.
Committed Action for Relief and Education (CARE) are working
with the Philosophy as follows:
"I am only one
But Still I am one
I cannot do everything
But Still I can do something
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the
Something that I can do......."
(By Edward Everett Hale)
We are working in two major Areas:
(Short term and long term activities through field
based interventions, Focus on the special groups and community
developments with the help of various stake holders
Education – the foundation for actual and
everlasting change through empowerment of people, training,
seminars, workshops etc.
a team of Committed and trained volunteers to fight with
above issues, we have started a six-month training course
with support of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)
since 2002. TISS is a pioneer institute in
in the field of training in Social Work and Management.
TISS is also a deemed University. This course brings an
insight to the issues and problems faced by the world and
talks about different intervention strategies and best practices
in the field of social work. The course emphasizes on practical
fieldwork with combination of theory classes. This course
is planned to adjust to the present days requirements and
it suits to the working people also.
We are also organising several courses, workshops and seminars:
CARE also working on the philosophy "Not word but Deeds"
to start some action programmes and field based programme
to create a model interventions for the field of Development
by interventions in Community work and working with different
groups. It will help to create a platform to the people
who have trained in our various courses.
CARE's vision is of an empowered
society where all its members will be supported and encouraged
to gain self-confidence and awareness in order to reach
the best of their potential for their individual and social
development. A society in which every member will adopt
tolerance, dignity, respect and knowledge as the basic values
of their lives and will be able to pass those values to
future generations for further mobilization of global peace
desire to act directly towards the solution to the problems
that plague our society by experimenting in different development
models, disseminating information to the community and implementing
tested models for community development in collaboration
with all stakeholders. Our mission is to provide awareness
and motivation and to encourage cooperation and actions.
We aim to supply society with people committed and devoted
in the joined effort undertaken in the social field, that
will further promote unity and empowerment through their
own houses and through community activities.
in its each steps towards its vision, tries to upheld the
believe that every human has potential to contribute towards
the development of self and the society at large.
approach our work based on the principle of mutual respect,
valuing diversity and recognizing the innate worth and
opinion of all people.
work in a spirit of collaboration with local communities
and other organizations.
are accountable for our actions and are honest and transparent
in our communications with all the stakeholders.
are open-minded, creative, ready to face challenges and
aim for constant improvement in our work.
are committed to our vision and we proceed our effort
with sincere interest and ethical efforts.
Impact: 280 people from different walks
of life including varied age groups and experience are trained
by us in last four years. Several students joined the alumni
association and several have started their own organizations
to support people. The studens have done collective interventions
in HIV/AIDAS issue, Street Children Survey, Tsunami Relief
Work, Mumbai Relief Work etc. Around 40% of the students
joined Social Work field after doing this course.
What is it that you exactly do for a beneficiary?:
Programmes on various Issues
Building of the Organisation.
and Schools for Child labors.
of Tribal village.
How can you work with others?
: We can provide the committed and trained
team of volunteers and paraprofessional workers for the
NGOs. We can do the capacity building programs for CBOs
and NGOs.Our participants of the course are supported by
Corporate and Rotary projects. Some are self-supported.
Yearly Budget: Rs.5 lakhs.
Revenue Sources: Course Fees, Consultancy Fees, Support
from funding organizations, Grants from NGOs and Corporate
and Government Grants
Full time: Eight
Part time: Six
Services needed: yes
Advisors / Mentors needed: yes
Jobs Available: Please check with us by mail
The Financial Schemes:-
Support a poor and needy
student by sponsoring his fees of Rs. 1500 per year to
do the part time Social Work Course
Sponsor a customized training
for Self Help Groups / Mahila Mandal and Small NGOs staff
Corporate sponsorship of
Rs. 125,000 per course by giving their name and patronizing
the course. Etc
Sponsor the Interventions
programmes of CARE
Rs. 500 to sponsor one child
Committed Action for Relief and Education
Near RPF Quarters, Mulund (East),
Mumbai 400 081
Contact: Shrinivas Sawant
Phone: Home: 25900526 (best time to call: 8.30 pm to 11.00
Cell: 9869471240 (best time to call: All time)
E-mail personal: firstname.lastname@example.org