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Our Programs

India has the highest number of women who die from childbirth in the world. Our services reduce maternal morbidity and mortality and empower women to help their families thrive.

More than 2 million children in India under 5 years old die each year of preventable causes. We give young children the care they need to survive and grow normally.

adolescent girls

Adolescent girls in India lack the nutrition, health knowledge, and self-advocacy skills to flourish in adulthood. Our services set adolescent girls up for success.

Impact

Since Calcutta Kids began, the community where we work has seen a dramatic drop in mortality, morbidity, and malnutrition among pregnant women, mothers, and children.

12600

Number of home visits Calcutta Kids conducts each year

6900

Number of medical consultations Calcutta Kids conducts each year

In 2020, nearly all young children in the Calcutta Kids Child Health Program were fully immunized—a strikingly high number, especially compared to India as a whole.

See citation

Executive Summary on Report- Health in India, NSS 75th round: Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation: Government Of India. Executive Summary on Report-Health in India, NSS 75th round | Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation | Government Of India. (n.d.). http://mospi.nic.in/announcements/executive-summary-report-health-india-nss-75th-round.

Calcutta Kids Feature

  • While 2021 has continued to challenge Calcutta Kids, we have adapted, innovated, and stretched ourselves in order to meet the evolving needs of our beneficiaries. We’re delighted to share a few recent accomplishments, including the success of our COVID-19 vaccine drives. COVID-19 vaccine distribution success In our last newsletter, we announced our plan to become…

Donations from people like you sustain our work.
Just $25 covers all vaccinations for a child from birth to 3 years old.