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CRY AMERICA ANNUAL REPORT 2017

CHILDREN HAVE A BETTER CHILDHOOD BECAUSE YOU HAVE MADE IT BETTER.


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CRY AMERICA ANNUAL REPORT 2017

TTER CHILDHOOD BECAUSE YOU HAVE MADE IT BETTER.


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Letter from the President

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CRY America Board of Trustees

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Vission, Mission and About CRY America

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CRY America Volunteer Conference 2017

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CRY America Impact: 2004 - 2017

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CRY America Grant Management

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Celebrity, Donor and Volunteer Voices

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Acknowledgements to Donors and Sponsors

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Acknowledgements to Corporates and Foundations

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10. Rosaline’s Story - From Project Sikshasandhan

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11. CRY Gala Dinners 2017

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12. CRY Walk for Child Rights 2017

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13. Arti’s Story - From Project SSRF

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14. CRY Holi 2017

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15. CRY Cricket 2017

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16. Nandini’s Story - From Project SVK

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17. Students For Child Rights

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18. Visit To Project SSRF & Guriya by Arkansas University Students

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19. Music and Dance School Events In Aid of CRY America

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20. CRY America in the Media

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21. Action Centers at a Glance 2017

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22. Action Center Volunteer of the Year

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23. Volunteer and Action Center Appreciation Awards 2017

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24. Top 5 Fundraisers 2017

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25. CRY America Facebook Fundraisers in 2017

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26. Jyoti and Sherbano’s Story - From Project GVT

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27. Grants/Projects Supported by CRY America in 2017

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28. Grants/Projects Impact 2017

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29. CRY America Grant $20,000 Towards Save The Children in 2017

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30. CRY America - 2017 Grants to India and USA Projects

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31. CRY America Audited Financial Report 2017

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Dear CRYCRY America Supporter, Dear America Supporter, As IAs was reflecting on the CRYCRY America Pledge for Children, oneone lineline really stood I was reflecting on the America Pledge for Children, really stood out out - “I pledge to do I can, in my way,way, to fight for their right to have - “I pledge towhatever do whatever I can, in own my own to fight for their right to have a childhood because I can andand theythey can't.” a childhood because I can can't.” While CRYCRY America hashas matured in so exciting ways since we we started in in While America matured in many so many exciting ways since started 2004, the the foundation of our work hashas remained the the same – every donor, 2004, foundation of our work remained same – every donor, volunteer, project partner and staff member has joined CRY America with the volunteer, project partner and staff member has joined CRY America with the same resolve to stand up for so they cancan havehave a meaningful andand happy same resolve to stand up children, for children, so they a meaningful happy childhood. This core belief has resulted in 25,153 donors and 2,000 volunteers childhood. This core belief has resulted in 25,153 donors and 2,000 volunteers coming together to impact the the liveslives of 695,077 underprivileged children through coming together to impact of 695,077 underprivileged children through support to 87 Projects. support to 87 Projects. 1,213 public schools havehave been activated, 690,513 children mainstreamed intointo 1,213 public schools been activated, 690,513 children mainstreamed public schools, 211,726 children immunized, 293293 public health centers public schools, 211,726 children immunized, public health centers strengthened, 116,026 births registered, andand 2,284 children's groups are are building strengthened, 116,026 births registered, 2,284 children's groups building future leaders. future leaders. It isItbecause of YOUR ongoing commitment thatthat 20172017 hashas been a successful yearyear is because of YOUR ongoing commitment been a successful for for us. us. Let’sLet’s continue to do we we can,can, in our ownown way,way, to ensure thatthat continue to whatever do whatever in our to ensure childhood’s everywhere are are nurtured andand protected. childhood’s everywhere nurtured protected. WithWith thanks andand bestbest wishes, thanks wishes,

Shefali Sunderlal Shefali Sunderlal President, CRYCRY America President, America

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CRY AMERICA BOARD OFOF TRUSTEES CRY AMERICA BOARD TRUSTEES

Puja Marwaha Puja Marwaha

Honorary Trustee Honorary Trustee

CRY’s strength lies lies in its thatthat a child has has the the CRY’s strength inbelief its belief a child potential to create change in their ownown lives. TheThe potential to create change in their lives. organization alsoalso has has faithfaith in the factfact thatthat communities organization in the communities willwill work towards securing their children’s rights onceonce work towards securing their children’s rights they’re provided withwith the the right knowledge andand tools. EvenEven they’re provided right knowledge tools. though it takes timetime andand energy, the the advantage of this though it takes energy, advantage of this approach is that it tackles pervasive social problems andand approach is that it tackles pervasive social problems can can create waves of sustainable change for children. create waves of sustainable change for children.

CRYCRY doesn’t justjust address issues likelike education or or doesn’t address issues education malnutrition in isolation. TheThe organization works to to malnutrition in isolation. organization works holistically address children’s survival, development andand holistically address children’s survival, development protection. It also works to have children’s voices heard in in protection. It also works to have children’s voices heard Vatsala Mamgain thatthat impact them. ThisThis is what makes thisthis work so so Vatsala Mamgain matters matters impact them. is what makes work Honorary Trustee Honorary Trustee meaningful –creating change thatthat cannot be rolled backback in in meaningful –creating change cannot be rolled the the liveslives of marginalized Indian children. of marginalized Indian children.

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“YOU” havehave the the power to change children’s futures andand “YOU” power to change children’s futures youryour support allows CRYCRY America to ensure thatthat thousands support allows America to ensure thousands of children are able to go to sleep educated, healthy andand of children are able to go to sleep educated, healthy protected. Events suchsuch as the CRYCRY Walk, CRYCRY Holi,Holi, CRYket protected. Events as the Walk, CRYket Shefali Sunderlal CRYCRY Dinners are a great way to get involved we Shefali Sunderlal andand Dinners are a great way to get involved - we President President welcome sponsors, donors, volunteers andand the the media to to welcome sponsors, donors, volunteers media helphelp make these events a success. WithWith the the support of of make these events a success. support 25,153 donors andand 2,000+ volunteers, CRYCRY America has has 25,153 donors 2,000+ volunteers, America transformed the the liveslives of 695,077 children living across transformed of 695,077 children living across 3,676 villages and slums through support to 87 Projects in in 3,676 villages and slums through support to 87 Projects India andand the the USA.USA. India

I strongly believe in CRY America's model of bringing I strongly believe in CRY America's model of bringing sustainable change in children's lives because a change is is sustainable change in children's lives because a change realreal onlyonly if it iflasts. CRYCRY works withwith the the entire community it lasts. works entire community in which children are growing up and hence is able to to in which children are growing up and hence is able Dr. Dr. Apoorv Agarwal the the rootroot causes of deprivation, not not justjust the the Apoorv Agarwal address address causes of deprivation, Trustee and Treasurer Trustee and Treasurer symptoms. symptoms.

I consider myself privileged to serve in this rolerole to make a a I consider myself privileged to serve in this to make difference in the liveslives of children whowho deserve it the most. difference in the of children deserve it the most. Because I can! And what I can do, I will! Because I can! And what I can do, I will! Edward Remias Edward Remias

Trustee, Board Secretary Trustee, Board Secretary and Volunteer Director and Volunteer Director

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VISION A happy, healthy and creative child whose rights are protected and honored in a society that is built on respect for dignity and justice for all.

MISSION To enable people to take responsibility for the situation of underprivileged children, especially Indian, and so motivate them to seek resolution through individual and collective action. Thereby enabling children to realize their full potential and people to discover their potential for action and change.

ABOUT CRY AMERICA CRY America is a 501c3 non-profit driven by its vision of a world in which all children have equal opportunities to develop to their full potential and realize their dreams. With the support of over 25,153 donors and 2,000 volunteers, CRY America has impacted the lives of 695,077 children living across 3,676 villages and slums through support to 87 Projects in India and USA. CRY America believes that it is possible to ensure lasting change for children and we ensure that children are restored their basic rights to education, healthcare, nutrition and are protected from child labor, child marriage and abuse. CRY America supports projects that empower communities to ensure the best interests of their children.

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CRY AMERICA VOLUNTEER CONFERENCE 2017

CRY America’s Annual Volunteer Conference was held on the weekend of February 18-19 in Dallas, TX this year. It was well attended by 30 volunteers, Action Center leaders and staff from all parts of the USA and India. It was an opportunity for volunteers to share about their activities from the past year and discuss their plans for the upcoming year. National Plans and Reviews were highlighted by CRY India’s CEO Puja Marwaha and CRY America’s CEO Shefali Sunderlal. Action Centers and volunteers were recognized for their accomplishments and presented with appreciation awards. Participants attended informational workshops on all aspects of CRY America such as the grant process, projects, resource generation and information technology. It was not all work! Attendees got to know each other by participating in bonding activities and a Saturday night outing!

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CRY AMERICA IMPACT: 2004 - 2017 CRY AMERICA IMPACT: 2004 - 2017

695,077 695,077 CHILDREN'S LIVES IMPACTED CHILDREN'S LIVES IMPACTED

1,213 1,213

PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACTIVATED / RETAINED PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACTIVATED / RETAINED

594 594

INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SCHEME CENTERS ACTIVATED / RETAINED SCHEME CENTERS ACTIVATED / RETAINED

293 293

PUBLIC HEALTHCARE / SUB CENTERS ACTIVATED / RETAINED PUBLIC HEALTHCARE / SUB CENTERS ACTIVATED / RETAINED

211,726 211,726 CHILDREN IMMUNIZED CHILDREN IMMUNIZED

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3,676 3,676

VILLAGES / SLUMS COVERED VILLAGES / SLUMS COVERED

116,026 116,026 BIRTH REGISTRATIONS BIRTH REGISTRATIONS

2,284 2,284

CHILDREN'S GROUPS FORMED /STRENGTHENED CHILDREN'S GROUPS FORMED /STRENGTHENED

690,513 690,513

CHILDREN MAINSTREAMED INTO PUBLIC SCHOOLS CHILDREN MAINSTREAMED INTO PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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BEFORE BEFORE

A CRYCRY AME GRANT MANAG GRANT MANAGEM

Faraway schools Faraway schools

Community Community Mobilization Mobilization

ChildChild laborlabor

Unemployed parents Unemployed parents Capacity Capacity Building Building

Girl child discrimination Girl child discrimination Project Project Selection Selection

Birth Birth Certificate Certificate Name

Name

Date

Date

No birth registration No birth registration and and immunizations immunizations

For many children in India the reality of childhood is very different. America’s in restoring For many children in India the reality of childhood is very different. CRY CRY America’s workwork in restoring the healthcare becomes a reality, addressing the issue of child labor, preventing marriage healthcare becomes a reality, addressing the issue of child labor, preventing childchild marriage and and childchil tra

Grant Grant Process Process

CRY CRY America’s America’s Grant Grant Process Process CRY CRY America’s America’s

Project Selection Project Selection

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Project Planning Project Planning andand Monitoring Monitoring

Sound vision Sound vision and and commitment commitment to to underprivileged children underprivileged children Social justice rather Social justice rather thanthan charity moremore charity Holistic approach Holistic approach

Project Funding Project Funding Project Funding Project Funding

Detailed planning budget Detailed planning and and budget support support

Project by professionals Project visitsvisits by professionals to to assess progress against assess progress against plansplans Annual evaluation, Annual evaluation, plansplans and and budgets fornext the next period budgets for the grantgrant period

Financial support Financial support basisbas community plansplans and and community needs needs


AFTER AFTER

ERICA’S ICA’S MENT PROCESS ENT PROCESS

Children attending public schools Children attending public schools

Effective Effective Government Government Programs Programs

Children immunized, Children immunized, growing healthy growing healthy and and eating nutritious meals eating nutritious meals

Children’s groups/clubs Children’s groups/clubs formed and strengthened formed and strengthened

Project Project Funding Funding

No child No child laborlabor Project Project Planning Planning and and Monitoring Monitoring Nochild girl child discrimination No girl discrimination

ehts rights of underprivileged children ranges making schools function better, ensuring of underprivileged children ranges fromfrom making schools function better, ensuring afficking giving equal opportunities. king and and giving girlsgirls equal opportunities.

Capacity Building apacity Building Perspective building Perspective building on on rights childchild rights Program development, Program development, training information training and and information support support

Community Community Mobilization Mobilization Community awareness Community awareness and and action to collectively action to collectively address issues address theirtheir issues

Effective Government Effective Government Programs Programs Pressurize government Pressurize government agencies to implement effective agencies to implement effective programs programs Access to education Access to education and and community health services community health services as maternal suchsuch as maternal and and childchild health health 10 10


CELEBRITY, CELEBRITY, DONOR DONOR AND AND VOLUNTEER VOLUNTEER VOICES VOICES

Arjun Arjun Rampal Rampal Actor Actor

Harsh Harsh andand Rupal Rupal Patil Patil

Every Every child child deserves deserves a happy a happy andand healthy healthy childhood. childhood. ButBut millions millions of children of children remain remain malnourished, malnourished, illiterate illiterate andand engaged engaged in child in child labor. labor. CRY,CRY, Child Child Rights Rights andand YouYou America America works works towards towards ensuring ensuring thatthat marginalized marginalized children children havehave access access to schools, to schools, healthcare, healthcare, andand are are protected protected from from child child labor labor andand child child marriage. marriage. I support I support the the cause cause of child of child rights. rights. I support I support CRY.CRY.

CRYCRY is a is one a one of aof kind a kind NGONGO thatthat embraces embraces a holistic a holistic approach approach providing providing health, health, education, education, andand nutrition nutrition to to insure insure a safer a safer andand better better future future for children for children in India. in India. We We are are touched touched by the by the breadth breadth andand levellevel of commitment of commitment of its of its volunteers, volunteers, donors donors andand partners. partners. It isItanishonor an honor to serve to serve withwith CRYCRY in our in our ownown littlelittle way.way.

CRYCRY Donors, Donors, NewNew Jersey Jersey

Anna Anna Fitte Fitte r r

CRYCRY Volunteer, Volunteer, Orange Orange County County

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I know I know thatthat youyou or I or alone I alone maymay not not be able be able to change to change the the world, world, but but if even if even oneone child child or aor hundred a hundred children children havehave a a bright bright future future because because of our of our effort, effort, time, time, money money andand concern, concern, we have we have done done our our bit. bit. As of Astoday, of today, CRYCRY has has helped helped about about 695,077 695,077 children. children. I hope I hope to be toabe part a part of this of this fantastic fantastic organization’s organization’s volunteer volunteer team team eveneven when when we cross we cross the the 1 1 million million mark mark - A million - A million young young liveslives andand futures futures secured. secured.


I have I have been been associated associated withwith a few a few non-profits non-profits doing doing phenomenal phenomenal work work in India. in India. What What makes makes CRYCRY Seattle Seattle special special is the is the drive drive andand the the genuineness genuineness of the of the volunteer volunteer team, team, yearyear after after year. year. Dr. Rolee Dr. Rolee of Project of Project SSRF SSRF made made 20172017 special special by gracing by gracing our our home home andand spreading spreading her her passion passion to to Usha Usha RaoRao the the small small gathering. gathering. Thank Thank youyou CRYCRY for making for making giving giving so so CRYCRY Donor, Donor, Seattle Seattle easyeasy andand impactful. impactful. Wish Wish youyou many many more more successes. successes.

improvement improvement of aof child's a child's life life to my to knowledge. my knowledge. I like I like CRY's CRY's mantra mantra thatthat every every child child has has a right a right to live, to live, learn, learn, playplay andand grow. grow. CRYCRY helps helps withwith foodfood andand education education but but alsoalso goesgoes beyond beyond thatthat to tackle to tackle issues issues likelike Child Child Labor, Labor, Child Child Marriage, Marriage, Gender Gender Discrimination Discrimination andand Trafficking Trafficking to ensure to ensure Dharam Dharam BaliBali thatthat we keep we keep children children safesafe andand happy. happy. ThisThis is why is why I support I support CRYCRY Donor, Donor, Houston Houston CRY.CRY. AndAnd youyou should should too.too.

Pooja Pooja Batra Batra Actress Actress

TheThe good good thing thing about about CRYCRY is itisworks it works at the at the ground ground level, level, the the grass-roots grass-roots level, level, in India. in India. Unlike Unlike other other organizations organizations where where theythey go and go and open open schools, schools, CRYCRY actually actually works works withwith existing existing schools schools in villages in villages andand helps helps thatthat institution institution start start functioning functioning again. again. CRYCRY is the is the onlyonly Indian Indian organization organization thatthat looks looks at aat holistic a holistic

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Jigar Thakkar Jigar Thakkar Donor, CRYCRY Donor, Seattle Seattle

Karishma Shah Karishma Shah Volunteer Leader, Volunteer Leader, Diego SanSan Diego

Sanjay Yengul Sanjay Yengul

Volunteer Leader, Volunteer Leader, Boston Boston

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When children asked to earn a living for themselves When children are are asked to earn a living for themselves their families they're robbed of their basic human andand their families they're robbed of their basic human rights. They're losing childhood, they're rights. They're not not onlyonly losing childhood, they're alsoalso diminishing their chances a healthy, fruitful future diminishing their chances of aof healthy, fruitful future for for themselves. those privileged is our themselves. For For those whowho are are privileged it isitour responsibility to help in any we can to change responsibility to help in any wayway we can to change andand these underprivileged children. My wife I feel helphelp these underprivileged children. My wife andand I feel for the a birthday party a year could thatthat for the costcost of aof birthday party a year oneone could change future a child. Then change the the future of aof child. Then whywhy not?not?

America provides meoutlet an outlet tomy do part my part CRYCRY America provides me an to do in in helping others. organization allows metake to take helping others. TheThe organization allows me to responsibility of the future of the children in need responsibility of the future of the children in need andand I I toso doby sohosting by hosting several events, spreading am am ableable to do several events, spreading awareness about important issues raising funds awareness about important issues andand raising funds to to remedy issues. Toable be able to actually a visual remedy the the issues. To be to actually havehave a visual on on a group, make an impact, whether it's through howhow we, we, as aas group, make an impact, whether it's through online data, stories of hope or actual footage, online data, stories of hope or actual footage, is is immensely rewarding. By viewing footage of projects immensely rewarding. By viewing footage of projects CRYCRY America supports, to see my passion vision America supports, I amI am ableable to see my passion andand vision come to life. to see impact made byof allthe of the come to life. I amI am ableable to see the the impact made by all action centers in the United States proudly action centers in the United States andand I canI can proudly say say together, positively impacted 695,077 thatthat we, we, together, havehave positively impacted 695,077 children. children.

Seeing small children in rags begging on the streets Seeing small children in rags begging on the streets in in India is heartbreaking giving them a few coins India is heartbreaking - yet- yet giving them a few coins doesdoes a solution. is easy tooverwhelmed be overwhelmed by the not not feelfeel likelike a solution. It isIteasy to be by the scale of the problem, there ways to help. I have scale of the problem, but but there are are ways to help. I have been volunteering for CRY America in Boston foryears. 10 years. been volunteering for CRY America in Boston for 10 CRY's unique rights based approach beyond charity CRY's unique rights based approach goesgoes beyond charity strengthens social structures enable children andand strengthens social structures thatthat enable children to to develop to their potential. lot has been done, develop to their full full potential. A lotA has been done, but but much more remains todone. be done. much more remains to be


I have been volunteering for CRY for over 5 years I have been volunteering for CRY for over 5 years now.now. As As weabout go about daily privileged lives, it's hard to imagine we go our our daily privileged lives, it's hard to imagine some children struggle for the basics in life (Food, howhow some children struggle for the basics in life (Food, Shelter Education). America's value a healthy Shelter andand Education). CRYCRY America's value of aof healthy begins a healthy childhood strongly life life begins withwith a healthy childhood veryvery strongly Anupama Prasad resonates Anupama Prasad resonates what I believe I have always believed withwith what I believe in. Iin. have always believed Volunteer, Volunteer, if I can't make better a hundred children, thatthat if I can't make life life better for afor hundred children, I canI can Area BayBay Area at least it one. for one. Thank America for giving at least do itdofor Thank youyou CRYCRY America for giving me me opportunity to affect a hundred thisthis opportunity to affect not not justjust a hundred but but thousands of children across world. open thousands of children across the the world. Let'sLet's open our our hearts figure possible to serve innocent hearts andand figure out out eacheach possible wayway to serve innocent children. children.

Kinnery Mehta Kinnery Mehta Volunteer, Volunteer, NewNew YorkYork

Vikas Anand Vikas Anand

Volunteer Leader, Volunteer Leader, Arkansas Arkansas

inspiration to join from my Dad. deeds I gotI got the the inspiration to join CRYCRY from my Dad. His His deeds inspired me and my quest to give to the society led me inspired me and my quest to give backback to the society led me to volunteer America, made a great to volunteer withwith CRYCRY America, thatthat has has made a great impact by providing basic needs rights to the impact by providing the the basic needs andand rights to the underprivileged children. privileged toassociated be associated underprivileged children. I amI am privileged to be being to contribute to help raise funds withwith CRYCRY andand being ableable to contribute to help raise funds for for its noble cause gives me a great sense of achievement. its noble cause gives me a great sense of achievement. It isIt is smiles on the faces of these children keeps the the smiles on the faces of these children thatthat keeps me me going constantly inspires mecontinue to continue serving them going andand constantly inspires me to serving them through through CRY.CRY.

fulfils an extremely pressing need – advocating for the CRYCRY fulfils an extremely pressing need – advocating for the impoverished children a part of the world where impoverished children in ain part of the world where theythey often no champion for their rights. often havehave no champion for their rights. For For me,me, strongest aspect of CRY is that it empowers the the strongest aspect of CRY is that it empowers locallocal organizations, by individuals embedded in the organizations, run run by individuals embedded in the community, to address problems community, to address problems thatthat theythey are are most familiar with. ensures a lasting most familiar with. ThisThis ensures thatthat theythey willwill havehave a lasting impact. impact.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSTOTO ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS DONORS AND SPONSORS DONORS AND SPONSORS Hans Foundation, Mariappa Family Charitable Fund, Worah Family TheThe Hans Foundation, Mariappa Family Charitable Fund, Worah Family Foundation, Narayanan Living Trust, Network of Asian Moms Foundation, Narayanan Living Trust, Network of Asian Moms Air India, People Software Indus Valley Partners, Vantive Air India, People Software Inc,Inc, Indus Valley Partners, Vantive Inc,Inc, Volterra Energy, Indus Valley Partners corporation, Volterra Energy, NewNew YorkYork Life,Life, Indus Valley Partners corporation, Sol Sol Trading, Moghal Catering, Navika Capital, Asha Enterprises Trading, Moghal Catering, Navika Capital, Asha Enterprises TV, Shah HR Shah TV Asia, Radio Dabang, Praveen Suggala StarStar TV, HR andand TV Asia, Radio Dabang, Praveen Suggala andand Radio Zindagi, Ramesh Murarka India West, India Radio Zindagi, Ramesh andand BinaBina Murarka andand India West, India Journal, Showbiz India, Voice of Asia Hindi Journal Journal, Showbiz India, Voice of Asia andand Hindi Journal Anita Agarwal, Rupal Harsh Patil, Roopam Sanjeev AjayAjay andand Anita Agarwal, Rupal andand Harsh Patil, Roopam andand Sanjeev Jain,Jain, Meenakshi Vikas Mahajan, Sandeep Nilima Anupam Yadav, Meenakshi andand Vikas Mahajan, Sandeep andand Nilima Jain,Jain, Anupam Yadav, Kamini Vijay Dandapani, Dr. Hetal Gopal Kutty, Roger Kamini andand Vijay Dandapani, Dr. Hetal Gor,Gor, Gopal Kutty, Roger andand Jayshree Sawhney, Shefali Sumer Salwan, Supriya Prafulla Nabar, Jayshree Sawhney, Shefali andand Sumer Salwan, Supriya andand Prafulla Nabar, Kamal Kiran Arora, Payal Mehta, Naveen Shah Kamal andand Kiran Arora, Payal Mehta, Naveen Shah Ramamoorthy Aprajita Rathod, Gurvinder Singh RaviRavi Ramamoorthy andand Aprajita Rathod, Gurvinder Singh Debasish Suraja Roychowdhury Debasish andand Suraja Roychowdhury Naveen Sangeeta Mudnal Jigar Thakkar, Usha AnuAnu andand Naveen Jain,Jain, Sangeeta Mudnal andand Jigar Thakkar, Usha RaoRao andand Prakash Kondepudi, Raja Venugopal and Madhu Gadde, Gurdeep Singh Prakash Kondepudi, Raja Venugopal and Madhu Gadde, Gurdeep Singh PallPall Seema Pareek, Hemant Geeta Vyas, Sunil Leena Shah, Murali andand Seema Pareek, Hemant andand Geeta Vyas, Sunil andand Leena Shah, Murali Mythli Narayanan, Rajesh Prachi Munshi, Shahina Banthanavasi, andand Mythli Narayanan, Rajesh andand Prachi Munshi, Shahina Banthanavasi, Kamal Chandana Hathi, Shahina Bathanavasi, Sachit Muckaden, Karthik Kamal andand Chandana Hathi, Shahina Bathanavasi, Sachit Muckaden, Karthik Govindarajan, Vidya Kukke, Brian MacDonald, Shri Borde Govindarajan, Vidya Kukke, Brian MacDonald, Shri Borde Neelu Samir Virmani, Kulkarni Ketan Duvedi, Savita Neelu andand Samir Virmani, ArtiArti Kulkarni andand Ketan Duvedi, DocDoc andand Savita Vaidhyanathan, Vinay Meghana Patwardhan, Vaishali Kartik Vaidhyanathan, Vinay andand Meghana Patwardhan, Vaishali andand Kartik Paramasivam, Satish Rama Iyengar, Sujay Sushmita Saha, Paramasivam, Satish andand Rama Iyengar, Sujay andand Sushmita Saha, Vishwanath Nadig Shekhar Kshirsagar, Madhumita Mallik, Vinay Vishwanath Nadig andand Shekhar Kshirsagar, Madhumita Mallik, Vinay andand Anjali Deshpande, Dhrumil and Renu Gandhi, Vaishali Karthik, Dr Uil and Anjali Deshpande, Dhrumil and Renu Gandhi, Vaishali Karthik, Dr Uil and Swati Chettipally, Chaitanya Upadhyay, Duvedi, Sujay Sushmita Swati Chettipally, Chaitanya Upadhyay, AmitAmit Duvedi, Sujay andand Sushmita Saha, Monika Borgaonkar, Minaxi Patel Saha, Monika Borgaonkar, Minaxi Patel 15 15


Percy Presswala, Laura Vasquez, Anna Zubin Fitter, Siddharth Preeti Percy Presswala, Laura Vasquez, Anna andand Zubin Fitter, Siddharth andand Preeti Gandhi, Robert Barnum, Rama Tomok Krishna, Sudesh Gandhi, Robert andand CocoCoco Barnum, Rama andand Tomok Krishna, Sudesh andand Mariappa, Anupama Worah, Dr Anupama EikoEiko Mariappa, Anupama Worah, Dr Anupama Dharam Priya Minakshi Pariani Rohit Ogra, Amir Dharam andand Priya Bali,Bali, Minakshi Bali,Bali, TinaTina Pariani andand Rohit Ogra, Amir Dodhiya, Anand Ashima Chauhan, Aji Varghese, Prakash Ahuja, Dodhiya, Anand andand Ashima Chauhan, Aji Varghese, Prakash andand JuhiJuhi Ahuja, Hasu Patel, Swapnil Agarwal, Gobind Narain Kamnani, Navin Thakkar, Hasu Patel, Swapnil Agarwal, Gobind andand Narain Kamnani, Navin Thakkar, Amar Raval, Akshaya Bhargava, Kapil Mohan, Nisha Dharmani Amar Raval, Akshaya Bhargava, Kapil Mohan, Nisha Dharmani Sunny Moza, DJ Manj, Sameer Yagnik, Dance Identity, Urbanite Media Sunny Moza, DJ Manj, Sameer Yagnik, Dance Identity, Urbanite Media LA, LA, Fusion Sounds, DJ Sundeep , Murali Santana Photography, Productions, Fusion Sounds, DJ Sundeep , Murali Santana Photography, SageSage Productions, Pooja Lodhia, Rashi Vats, Malika Ghei, Sitara Attaie, Mansi Mehra, Bollywood Pooja Lodhia, Rashi Vats, Malika Ghei, Sitara Attaie, Mansi Mehra, Bollywood Shake, Sid Phillar Shake, Sid Phillar Kumar, S. Mani, Indira Badri Narayan,Anuradha Mr. Mr. RamRam Kumar, Mr. Mr. J. M.J.S.M.Mani, Mrs.Mrs. Indira Badri Narayan,Anuradha Thakur, T Vaikuntam, Vrindavan Solanki, Vasudev, Chawla, Thakur, T Vaikuntam, Vrindavan Solanki, S.G.S.G. Vasudev, VaniVani Chawla, Joydeb Chatterjee for donating their paintings toauctioned be auctioned at CRY Joydeb Chatterjee for donating their paintings to be at CRY America’s Gala Dinner. America’s Gala Dinner. Sandeep Khosla, Manish Malhotra, JJ Valaya,Sabyasachi Mukherjee, AbuAbu JaniJani Sandeep Khosla, Manish Malhotra, JJ Valaya,Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Tarun Tahiliani, Neeta Lulla, kumar for donating designer garments Tarun Tahiliani, Neeta Lulla, RituRitu kumar for donating designer garments andand accessories from their fashion houses toauctioned be auctioned at CRY America’s accessories from their fashion houses to be at CRY America’s GalaGala Dinner. Dinner. Jewellers, Surat Diamonds, Aquamarine Jewelry, Curio Cottage, ReeMat Raj Raj Jewellers, Surat Diamonds, Aquamarine Jewelry, Curio Cottage, ReeMat Legacy Jewelry for donating exquisite jewelry pieces Sourav Ganguly, Legacy Jewelry for donating exquisite jewelry pieces andand Sourav Ganguly, Abhinav Bindra, V. Sindhu for donating signed sports memorabilia to be Abhinav Bindra, P. V.P.Sindhu for donating signed sports memorabilia to be auctioned at CRY America’s Dinner. auctioned at CRY America’s GalaGala Dinner.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO CORPORATES AND FOUNDATIONS DONOR NAME Microsoft Matching Gifts Program

Veh, Llc

Rural India Supporting Trust

Brask, Inc.

Sol Trading

Gdb International, Inc

Indus Valley Partners Corp

Reemat Designs,llc

Software People Inc

Mindlance Inc

Google Matching Gifts Program

Indus American Bank

Naveen And Anu Jain Foundation Netflix Matching Grants Qualcomm Matching Gift Program Adobe Systems Matching Gifts Program Kimberly Clark Foundation Apple Matching Gifts Program Vmware Foundation Mariappa Family Charitable Fund Asha Enterprises Llc Dba Narayanan Living Trust Vantive Inc.

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RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT ensures every child’s right to education, care, leisure, recreation and cultural activities so that they are empowered to realize their dreams.

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ROSALINE’S STORY FROM PROJECT SIKSHASANDHAN Rosaline, daughter of Syam and Moti Bankira, is a student in Grade 6 and lives with her family in Patrasahi village in Mayurbhanj district, Odisha. Rosaline had dropped out of school and was engaged in cattle rearing and other household chores. When she took the cattle out for grazing, she used to spend a lot of time running behind them to make sure she didn’t lose them. Her oldest sister, who was married, took Rosaline with her to enroll her into school. She wanted her younger sister to atleast complete primary school. She was admitted in Grade 5 in the Patrasahi School where her ability to run was recognized during the extra-curricular activities. She went on to win the 200m and 400m race in the school’s sports activities that year. She then went on to represent her school at the Block level sports competitions in 2015 and won! She also participated in the District level Marathon as the sole representative from her school. Rosaline won 4 medals in the athletic events at the district level Champions Trophy and made her school and her village extremely proud. She says that it is her school and Project Sikshasandhan that gave her the opportunity to test her speed on the running tracks and then achieve these milestones. She dreams of representing her school at the State Level now. And has also transformed into a more confident girl!

PROJECT SIKSHASANDHAN IMPACT • 55 drop-out pre-school children re-enrolled • 60% regular attendance accomplished by peer engagement programs • 3 pre-school centres run by trained staff in intervention area • 98% retention ensured for children from grade 5 to 6

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CRY GALA DINNERS 2017 CRY GALA DINNERS 2017 Dinners were successfully hosted in Seattle, Area, Orange County, CRYCRY Dinners were successfully hosted in Seattle, BayBay Area, Orange County, NewNew YorkYork Houston. Arjun Rampal celebrity guest 4 dinners, while Pooja Batra andand Houston. Arjun Rampal waswas our our celebrity guest for 4for dinners, while Pooja Batra celebrity guest at Seattle. turnout for5all 5 dinners impressive! waswas our our celebrity guest at Seattle. TheThe turnout for all dinners waswas impressive! TheThe skype project partner Dr. Rolee Singh Dr. Shambhunath Singh LiveLive skype call call withwith the the project partner - Dr.- Rolee Singh fromfrom Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation (SSRF) an interesting interactive session Research Foundation (SSRF) andand the the childchild waswas an interesting interactive session at at dinners. the the dinners.

DINNER @ SEATTLE CRYCRY DINNER @ SEATTLE Uphaar at the Castle in Seattle on March 18. The evening Uphaar 20172017 waswas heldheld at the NewNew Castle GolfGolf ClubClub in Seattle on March 18. The evening started a cocktail followed by speeches by celebrity Pooja Batra, started withwith a cocktail hourhour followed by speeches by celebrity Pooja Batra, an an inspiring by CRY Project Partner, Dr. Rolee Singh donation appeals by CRY inspiring talktalk by CRY Project Partner, Dr. Rolee Singh andand donation appeals by CRY donor Thakkar. Gurdeep led the pledge session, followed byawesome an awesome donor JigarJigar Thakkar. Gurdeep PallPall led the pledge session, followed by an performance by the Seattle Acrobat team. Auction items successful at this performance by the Seattle Acrobat team. Auction items withwith successful bidsbids at this event included designer garments donated by Abu Sandeep Khosla event included designer garments donated by Abu JaniJani andand Sandeep Khosla andand Manish Malhotra, a Beatles record album signed by Paul McCartney a Cricket Manish Malhotra, a Beatles record album signed by Paul McCartney andand a Cricket bat bat autographed by Saurav Ganguly. event attended by 200 guests raised autographed by Saurav Ganguly. TheThe event waswas attended by 200 guests andand raised $195k for children’s rights! $195k for children’s rights!

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Pled eve live and DINNER @ BAY AREA CRYCRY DINNER @ BAY AREA Res Pledge on June at Amber India, Altos, evening Pledge 20172017 waswas heldheld on June 3 at3Amber India, Los Los Altos, CA. CA. TheThe evening waswas we attended by over guests raised $70,000 for children’s attended by over 120 120 guests fromfrom SFO,SFO, BayBay AreaArea andand raised $70,000 for children’s May rights. Dances choreographed to songs Arjun Rampal’s movies were performed in L rights. Dances choreographed to songs fromfrom Arjun Rampal’s movies were performed by Dance Identity. Shefali Sunderlal, on behalf of CRY America, received CaliforniaTar by Dance Identity. Shefali Sunderlal, on behalf of CRY America, received the the California State Assembly Recognition Certificate Bhutoria, Community State Assembly Recognition Certificate fromfrom Mr. Mr. AjayAjay JainJain Bhutoria, Community aut Leader representing California State Assembly. A Recognition Certificate Leader representing the the California State Assembly. A Recognition Certificate waswas alsoalso Oba presented to Arjun Rampal for support his support to CRY cause of children. Auction presented to Arjun Rampal for his to CRY andand the the cause of children. Auction items successful at this event included designer garments by Abu items withwith successful bidsbids at this event included designer garments by Abu JaniJani andand CRY Sandeep Khosla, jewelry Surat Diamonds painting by Vani Chawla Sandeep Khosla, jewelry fromfrom Surat Diamonds andand painting by Vani Chawla spe

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America thanks all our donors for making Dinner event in SFO CRYCRY America thanks all our donors for making our our firstfirst CRYCRY GalaGala Dinner event in SFO a grand success, special mention to Savitha BayBay AreaArea a grand success, withwith special mention to Savitha andand Vaidhyanathan, Neelu Samir Virmani, Ketan Duvedi, Satish DocDoc Vaidhyanathan, Neelu andand Samir Virmani, Arti,Arti, Ketan andand Duvedi, Satish andand Rama Iyengar, Vinay Anjali Deshpande, Dhrumil Renu Gandhi, Vaishali Rama Iyengar, Vinay andand Anjali Deshpande, Dhrumil andand Renu Gandhi, Vaishali Karthik, Dr and Uil and Swati Chettipally, Chaitanya Upadhyay, Duvedi, Sujay Karthik, Dr Uil Swati Chettipally, Chaitanya Upadhyay, AmitAmit Duvedi, Sujay andand Sushmita Saha, Monika Borgaonkar, Minaxi Patel. America thanks media Sushmita Saha, Monika Borgaonkar, Minaxi Patel. CRYCRY America alsoalso thanks the the media for their support, especially India West, TV Asia, Sitarre TV and India Post. In the for their support, especially India West, TV Asia, Sitarre TV and India Post. In the words of Megan Sharif, a dinner guest: “Khalid I had an amazing time. words of Megan Sharif, a dinner guest: “Khalid andand I had suchsuch an amazing time. SuchSuch a great cause. We came to the event to see Arjun, knowing a great cause. We came to the event to see Arjun, but but left left knowing we’llwe’ll joinjoin CRYCRY America cause it’s fighting to improve. a mother 2 young boys, America andand the the cause thatthat it’s fighting to improve. As aAs mother of 2of young boys, I I know America a cause I need to help.” know thatthat CRYCRY America is a is cause thatthat I need to help.”

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Pledge was held on 4the at the Tandoori Garden Banquet Hall in Anaheim. Pledge 2017 wasJune held 4 at Tandoori Garden Banquet in Anaheim. edge 2017 was held on June at June the Tandoori Garden Banquet Hall inHall Anaheim. The TheThe 2017 was held2017 on 4on at4June the Tandoori Garden Banquet Hall in Anaheim. The evening attended by guests over 120 guests and raised $63,000 for children’s evening waswas attended by120 over 120 guests and raised $63,000 for children’s A A ening was attended by over and raised $63,000 for children’s rights. A rights. g was attended by over 120 guests and raised $63,000 for children’s rights. A rights. Skype call gave the guests a chance todirectly interact directly with Dr. Rolee Singh live Skype callthe gave the guests a chance todirectly interact directly with with Dr. Rolee Singh eype Skype call gave guests a chance to interact with Dr. Rolee Singh calllive gave the guests a chance to interact with withwith Dr. with Rolee Singh - a from girl child from supported Project Dr. Shambhunath Singh and-and ‘Aklima’ - child a from girl child from CRYCRY supported Project Dr. Shambhunath d ‘Aklima’ - ‘Aklima’ a girl CRY supported Project Dr. Shambhunath Singh Singh klima’ a girl child CRY supported Project Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation. Shefali on of CRY America and children Research Foundation. Shefali Sunderlal, on ofAmerica CRY America and the the children search Foundation. Shefali Sunderlal, on behalf of behalf CRY and children rch Foundation. Shefali Sunderlal, onSunderlal, behalf of behalf CRY America and the the children we serve, a Certificate offrom Recognition from Ali we serve, a Certificate of Recognition from the the Honorable Ali Taj, Taj, the the serve, received areceived Certificate of Recognition from Honorable Ali Sajjad Taj, the ve, received areceived Certificate of Recognition the the Honorable AliHonorable Sajjad Taj,Sajjad theSajjad Mayor of Artesia for work the good done by CRY America forand children Mayor offor Artesia for the good work done byAmerica CRY America forand children andand humanity in in yor of Artesia for the good done by CRY for children humanity in of Artesia the good work done bywork CRY America for children humanity in humanity in LA and Auction items at this event a garment designer garment donated in LA and USA.USA. Auction items atevent this event a garment designer garment donated by by LA USA. Auction items at this included aincluded designer donated by ndand USA. Auction items at this event included aincluded designer donated by Tarun Tahiliani, painting donated by Joydeb aRecord Beatles Record Album Tarun Tahiliani, painting donated by Joydeb Mukherjee, aRecord Beatles Record Album run Tahiliani, painting donated by Joydeb Mukherjee, a Beatles Album Tahiliani, painting donated by Joydeb Mukherjee, aMukherjee, Beatles Album autographed by Paul McCartney and a autographed Baseball autographed by President Barack autographed byMcCartney Paul McCartney a autographed Baseball autographed by President Barack tographed by Paul and a and Baseball by President Barack aphed by Paul McCartney and a Baseball by President Barack Obama. Obama. ama. a.

America allfor our forthe making the CRY Gala a grand success, CRYCRY America alldonors our donors forthe making theGala CRY a grand success, withwith Y America thanks allthanks our fordonors making CRY aGala grand success, with merica thanks allthanks our donors making CRY Gala a grand success, with special mention to Percy Presswala, Laura Vasquez, Anna and Zubin Fitter, Siddharth special mention to Percy Presswala, Laura Vasquez, and Zubin Fitter, Siddharth ecial mention to Percy Presswala, Laura Vasquez, Anna and Zubin Fitter, Siddharth l mention to Percy Presswala, Laura Vasquez, Anna andAnna Zubin Fitter, Siddharth

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andand Preeti Gandhi, Robert andand CocoCoco Barnum, Rama andand Tomok Krishna, Sudesh andand Preeti Gandhi, Robert Barnum, Rama Tomok Krishna, Sudesh EikoEiko Mariappa, Anupama Worah, Dr Anupama. We also thank the the media for their Mariappa, Anupama Worah, Dr Anupama. We also thank media for their support, especially Showbiz India, TV Asia, India Journal andand Hindi Journal. support, especially Showbiz India, TV Asia, India Journal Hindi Journal.

DINNER @ NEW YORK CRYCRY DINNER @ NEW YORK Pledge on June at the Taj Pierre. evening attended by over Pledge 20172017 waswas heldheld on June 9 at9the Taj Pierre. TheThe evening waswas attended by over guests NY-NJ raised $120,000 for children’s rights. Besides 130 130 guests fromfrom the the NY-NJ areaarea andand raised $120,000 for children’s rights. Besides raising awareness for the cause, it was an enjoyable evening dinner, cocktails, raising awareness for the cause, it was an enjoyable evening withwith dinner, cocktails, auction, entertainment, music dancing. Arjun Rampal mesmerized guests auction, entertainment, music andand dancing. Arjun Rampal mesmerized the the guests his charming personality his fund raising appeals increased collection withwith his charming personality andand his fund raising appeals increased the the collection for the evening. Auction items successful at this event included paintings for the evening. Auction items withwith successful bidsbids at this event included paintings donated by Ram Kumar, SG Vasudev, designer outfit donated by Ritu Kumar, Jewelry donated by Ram Kumar, SG Vasudev, designer outfit donated by Ritu Kumar, Jewelry donated by Raj Jewels, Aquamarine, ReeMat Legacy Jewelry Surat Diamonds donated by Raj Jewels, Aquamarine, ReeMat Legacy Jewelry andand Surat Diamonds andand Record album autographed by Prince. Record album autographed by Prince. America thanks all our NY-NJ donors for making a success, CRYCRY America thanks all our NY-NJ donors for making the the CRYCRY GalaGala a success, withwith special mention to Ajay Anita Agarwal, Rupal Harsh Patil, Roopam special mention to Ajay andand Anita Agarwal, Rupal andand Harsh Patil, Roopam andand Sanjeev Meenakshi Vikas Mahajan, Sandeep Nilima Anupam Yadav, Sanjeev Jain,Jain, Meenakshi andand Vikas Mahajan, Sandeep andand Nilima Jain,Jain, Anupam Yadav, Kamini Vijay Dandapani, Dr. Hetal Gopal Kutty, Roger Jayshree Sawhney, Kamini andand Vijay Dandapani, Dr. Hetal Gor,Gor, Gopal Kutty, Roger andand Jayshree Sawhney, Shefali Sumer Salwan, Supriya Prafulla Nabar, Kamal Kiran Arora. Shefali andand Sumer Salwan, Supriya andand Prafulla Nabar, Kamal andand Kiran Arora. CRYCRY America thanks media for their support, especially TV,Asia, TV Asia, India America alsoalso thanks the the media for their support, especially StarStar TV, TV India Abroad Parikh Worldwide. Abroad andand Parikh Worldwide.

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DINNER @ HOUSTON CRYCRY DINNER @ HOUSTON Pledge in Houston on June at the Sweetwater Country Pledge 20172017 waswas heldheld in Houston on June 11 at11the Sweetwater Country ClubClub in in Sugarland, evening attended by over guests raised $65,000 Sugarland, TX. TX. TheThe evening waswas attended by over 140140 guests andand raised $65,000 for for children’s rights. Bollywood Shake provided entertainment for the evening along children’s rights. Bollywood Shake provided the the entertainment for the evening along Houston Texan Cheerleaders. Auction items at this event included a Cricket withwith the the Houston Texan Cheerleaders. Auction items at this event included a Cricket autographed by Saurav Ganguly, a Guitar autographed by the Rolling Stones, bat bat autographed by Saurav Ganguly, a Guitar autographed by the Rolling Stones, Jewelry donated by Surat Diamonds a painting donated by Pravin Utge. Jewelry donated by Surat Diamonds andand a painting donated by Pravin Utge. America thanks all our donors for making a grand success, CRYCRY America thanks all our donors for making the the CRYCRY GalaGala a grand success, withwith special mention to Amir Dodhiya, Anand Ashima Chauhan, Dharam Minakshi special mention to Amir Dodhiya, Anand andand Ashima Chauhan, Dharam Bali,Bali, Minakshi Aji Varghese, Prakash Ahuja, Hasu Patel, Swapnil Agarwal, Gobind Bali,Bali, Aji Varghese, Prakash andand JuhiJuhi Ahuja, Hasu Patel, Swapnil Agarwal, Gobind Kamnani, Navin Thakkar, Amar Raval. America thanks media for their Kamnani, Navin Thakkar, Amar Raval. CRYCRY America alsoalso thanks the the media for their support, especially TV Asia Voice of Asia. support, especially TV Asia andand the the Voice of Asia.

Thanks to the work of our committed volunteers generosity Thanks to the hardhard work of our committed volunteers andand staffstaff andand the the generosity of of donors, America crossed its revenue target of $500k for the 5 Gala Dinners our our donors, CRYCRY America crossed its revenue target of $500k for the 5 Gala Dinners in in 2017! funds raised be directed towards Projects be supported by CRY 2017! TheThe funds raised will will be directed towards Projects thatthat will will be supported by CRY America in 2017. Shefali Sunderlal, President of CRY America “CRY believes America in 2017. Shefali Sunderlal, President of CRY America saidsaid thatthat “CRY believes “YOU” power to change children’s futures support allows us to thatthat “YOU” havehave the the power to change children’s futures andand youryour support allows us to ensure thousands of children toto gosleep to sleep educated, healthy ensure thatthat thousands of children are are ableable to go educated, healthy andand protected. is because of events Dinners we have been protected. It isItbecause of events like like the the CRYCRY GalaGala Dinners thatthat we have been ableable to to impact of 695,077 children living across 3,676 villages slums through impact the the liveslives of 695,077 children living across 3,676 villages andand slums through support toProjects. 87 Projects. Thank for supporting America”. support to 87 Thank YouYou for supporting CRYCRY America”.

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CRY WALK FOR CHILD RIGHTS 2017 WALK @ NEW YORK CRYCRY WALK @ NEW YORK

WALK @ NEW JERSEY CRYCRY WALK @ NEW JERSEY

CRYCRY Walk @ Boston: On 10th September a beautiful sunday morning withwith the the ideal Walk @ Boston: On 10th September a beautiful sunday morning ideal weather, our our Boston Action Centre organized theirtheir annual walk. TheThe event waswas weather, Boston Action Centre organized annual walk. event attended by about 50 people of all groups whowho enthusiastically supported the the attended by about 50 people ofage all age groups enthusiastically supported cause andand walked 2.5K. EachEach member waswas given a t-shirt as aas token of gratitude along cause walked 2.5K. member given a t-shirt a token of gratitude along withwith yummy samosas andand fries.. TheThe event generated $6000 for child rights. A special yummy samosas fries.. event generated $6000 for child rights. A special Thank youyou to our sponsors Masala BayBay andand NewNew England KidsKids for their support. Thank to our sponsors Masala England for their support. CRYCRY Walk @ New Jersey: CRYCRY NJ had it's Annual WalkWalk on September 17th.17th. It turned Walk @ New Jersey: NJ had it's Annual on September It turned out out to be day day withwith an attendance of over 75 people. TheThe people whowho comtogorgeous be gorgeous an attendance of over 75 people. people completed the the 5K Walk waswas overwhelmingly highhigh thisthis year.year. TheThe participants enjoyed the the pleted 5K Walk overwhelmingly participants enjoyed Karaoke while having scrumptious biryanis, samosas andand cupcakes. TheThe event alsoalso Karaoke while having scrumptious biryanis, samosas cupcakes. event hadhad a yoga instructor whowho talked about the the essence of yoga andand taught the the particia yoga instructor talked about essence of yoga taught participants some Aasanas. TheThe WalkWalk ended withwith a mind blowing dance performance andand pants some Aasanas. ended a mind blowing dance performance workshop by the SHIAMAK USAUSA group. Thank youyou to all donors , participants, workshop by the SHIAMAK group. Thank toour all our donors , participants, volunteers andand our our sponsors for making thisthis event a huge success andand helping us us volunteers sponsors for making event a huge success helping raise $10,000 for the benefit of underprivileged children. Special thanks to Sunil raise $10,000 for the benefit of underprivileged children. Special thanks to Sunil CRY WALK @ ATLANTA CRY WALK @ BOSTON CRY WALK @ ATLANTA CRY WALK @Virendra BOSTON Bagaria of GDB International, Seema Jagtiani and Colonel Virendra Tavathia whowho Bagaria of GDB International, Seema Jagtiani and Colonel Tavathia were our our biggest supporters andand sponsors. were biggest supporters sponsors. CRYCRY Walk @ Atlanta: CRYCRY Atlanta student chapter hosted a very successful 4th 4th Walk @ Atlanta: Atlanta student chapter hosted a very successful annual CRYCRY WalkWalk event on Sept 16th16th at Sims LakeLake ParkPark in Suwanee GA. GA. TheThe event waswas annual event on Sept at Sims in Suwanee event planned andand organized by high school students. Around 100100 participants of all planned organized by high school students. Around participants ofages all ages joined andand walkwalk together to raise the the funds for CRY America. TheThe event has has raised joined together to raise funds for CRY America. event raised $3000 using online fundraiser, sponsorship andand walkwalk registrations for CRY America. $3000 using online fundraiser, sponsorship registrations for CRY America. Mehak JainJain waswas recognized for raising the the highest amount of $1115. Dr. Nazeera Mehak recognized for raising highest amount of $1115. Dr. Nazeera Dawood waswas guest of honor andand delivered veryvery motivating address to CRY America Dawood guest of honor delivered motivating address to CRY America student leadership team, volunteers andand all the participants. TheThe event included student leadership team, volunteers all the participants. event included many fun fun activities suchsuch as face painting, hula-hoop challenges, tug-of-war, raffle etc.etc. many activities as face painting, hula-hoop challenges, tug-of-war, raffle to keep everyone entertained andand enjoy the the event. CRYCRY America hadhad provided lightlight to keep everyone entertained enjoy event. America provided snacks to all. event waswas covered by TV snacks to The all. The event covered byAsia. TV Asia.

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WALK @ RALEIGH CRYCRY WALK @ RALEIGH

WALK @ ARKANSAS CRYCRY WALK @ ARKANSAS

CRYCRY Walk @ San Diego: TheThe CRYCRY SanSan Diego Action Center hadhad its 9th annual CRYCRY WalkWalk Walk @ San Diego: Diego Action Center its 9th annual on October 8th 8th at Crown Point, Mission Bay.Bay. TheThe event hadhad 108108 participants joinjoin the the on October at Crown Point, Mission event participants fightfight for underprivileged children. There were three separate races held, the the 1 km1 km for underprivileged children. There were three separate races held, WalkWalk for children, andand the the 5 km5 and 10 km for adults or adults andand children. for children, km and 10 Walks km Walks for adults or adults children. WithWith the the helphelp of sponsors, a delicious breakfast of fruit, donuts, andand coffee waswas of sponsors, a delicious breakfast of fruit, donuts, coffee provided. Activities like like tug-of-war, henna, a hula-hoop competition, faceface painting, provided. Activities tug-of-war, henna, a hula-hoop competition, painting, andand the the watermelon eating contest added an exciting andand fun fun element to the Walk. watermelon eating contest added an exciting element to the Walk. Through the the hardhard work andand dedication of volunteers, a total of $16,053 waswas raised Through work dedication of volunteers, a total of $16,053 raised through thisthis Walk! through Walk! CRYCRY Walk @ Bay Area: TheThe CRYCRY BayBay AreaArea WalkWalk on October 15th15th at Fremont Central Walk @ Bay Area: on October at Fremont Central ParkPark waswas canceled duedue to bad air pollution caused by the Sonoma fire.fire. However, the the canceled to bad air pollution caused by the Sonoma However, BayBay AreaArea volunteers did did a tremendous job by theirtheir fundraising online andand volunteers a tremendous jobcontinuing by continuing fundraising online managed to raise overover $7,000. A big youyou goesgoes out out for all effort put put in byinthe managed to raise $7,000. A thank big thank forthe all the effort by the volunteers for organizing the the CRYCRY WalkWalk andand continuing theirtheir fundraising despite the the volunteers for organizing continuing fundraising despite setback. setback.

CRYCRY WALK @ SAN DIEGO WALK @ SAN DIEGO

Thank Thank YouHike You forHike supporting for our CRY our CRY Walk Walk CRYCRY Walk @ Orange County: TheThe Orange County on supporting October 29th was afor successWalk @ Orange County: Orange County on October 29th was afor successChild Child Rights Rights 2017, organized organized across cities 14 cities in the in the ful first hikehike event by the CRYCRY Orange County team! With2017, a total of across 12ofparticipants, ful first event by the Orange County team! With a total 12 14 participants, the USA. the USA. The The CRY CRY Walk Walk brings brings together together group hiked the the Hollywood TrailTrail up to Griffith Observatory andand sawsaw the the Hollygroup hiked Hollywood upthe to the Griffith Observatory Hollyhundreds hundreds ofraised concerned offor concerned individuals, individuals, You, wood SignSign along the the way.way. A total of $1,000 was raised CRY America! Alike big thank wood along A total of $1,000 was for CRY America! Alike bigYou, thank who who create create opportunities opportunities for underprivileged for underprivileged youyou to all Orange County volunteers for organizing thisthis fun fun event. toour all our Orange County volunteers for organizing event. children. children. YourYour support support has ensured has ensured thatthat hundreds hundreds of children of children across across CRYCRY Walk @ Antelope Valley: OurOur wonderful team of volunteers did did an amazing job job Walk @ Antelope Valley: wonderful team of volunteers an amazing CRY America America supported Projects Projects have have access access to to planning the the Antelope Valley WalkWalk on November 12th12th andsupported fundraising for children's planning Antelope Valley onCRY November and fundraising for children's quality quality education, education, healthcare, healthcare, and and protection protection rights. WithWith a total participation of 52 andand adults, the the team waswas ableable to raise rights. a total participation ofstudents 52 students adults, team to raise from from childchild labor, labor, child child marriage marriage and and by the $5,900! TheThe day day began withwith an energetic Bollywood dance warm-up followed $5,900! began an energetic Bollywood dance warm-up followed by the discrimination. discrimination. 5K walk, a donut-eating contest, a three-legged race, andand a lemon spoon contest. TheThe 5K walk, a donut-eating contest, a three-legged race, a lemon spoon contest. The The proceeds proceeds from this event event will will beThank directed beyou directed event eveneven hadhad amazing foodfood for the participants andfrom a photo booth! Thank to to event amazing for the participants and athis photo booth! you towards towards funding funding grassroots grassroots Projects Projects forafor the the amazing andand hard-working team of Antelope Valley for putting together super amazing hard-working team of Antelope Valley for putting together a super underprivileged underprivileged children. children. Children Children will will havehave a a fun fun WalkWalk thisthis year!. year!. better better childhood childhood because because you you helped helped make make it it better. better.

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CRYCRY Walk Walk Date Date Venue Venue Location Location UnivUniv Of WA Of WA UnivUniv of of Arkansas Arkansas Austin Austin NewNew YorkYork

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Event Event Sponsors Sponsors

4/154/15UW Campus UW Campus 4/224/22Fayetteville, Fayetteville, North North Pavilion Pavilion 5/205/20Devine Devine LakeLake ParkPark Anusha Anusha KollaKolla 9/9 9/9Riverside Riverside ParkPark OneStep@aTime, OneStep@aTime, TippyTippy toes,toes, Happy Happy Feet-FeetPainPain is temporary, is temporary, PridePride is forever! is forever! Raleigh Raleigh 9/109/10ApexApex Community Community CRY CRY Raleigh Raleigh HighHigh B. Good, B. Good, Maruthi Maruthi ParkPark School, School, North North Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Sampson Sampson Carolina Carolina StateState Regional Regional Medical Medical University, University, Center Center UNC UNC Chapel Chapel Hill Hill Boston Boston 9/109/10Chestnut Chestnut Hill Hill TeamTeam Adda, Adda, Masala Masala Bay, Bay, Reservoir Reservoir TrailTrail PhitnessPhreaks, PhitnessPhreaks, NewNew England England kids kids HeadyTopper, HeadyTopper, BU India BU India ClubClub Atlanta Atlanta 9/169/16SIMSSIMS LakeLake ParkPark Atlanta Atlanta TeamTeam 1, 1, iLearn iLearn Academy, Academy, CRY CRY Atlanta Atlanta TeamTeam 2, 2, Cruise Cruise Planners Planners Atlanta Atlanta TeamTeam 3 3 NewNew Jersey Jersey 9/179/17Roosevelt Roosevelt ParkPark TeamTeam Shikhago, Shikhago, IndusIndus American American Bank, Bank, Nikhil Nikhil Mahajan, Mahajan, Farmer’s Farmer’s Insurance, Insurance, Dreamers, Dreamers, Weichert Weichert Realtors, Realtors, TeamTeam Tina,Tina, Radio Radio Chai,Chai, Mira’s Mira’s Angels, Angels, ReeMat ReeMat Designs, Designs, TinaTina Dhar,Dhar, Shiamak, Shiamak, Shani Shani International International Corp,Corp, Marigold Marigold Bakes, Bakes, GDBGDB International International Inc.,Inc., SecurView, SecurView, HealthMedia HealthMedia San Diego San Diego 10/08 10/08 Crown Crown Point, Point, TeamTeam Cadbury, Cadbury, AoPSAoPS Academy, Academy, Mission Mission Bay Bay Shining Shining Hearts Hearts & Stars, & Stars, JK SDJKHome, SD Home, A Walk A Walk to Remember to RememberC2 Financial C2 Financial Corporation, Corporation, SOFTSOFT HQ, SDBCC, HQ, SDBCC, Soft Soft Clouds Clouds Bay Area Bay Area 10/1510/15 Fremont Fremont Central Central ParkPark TimeTime to Run, to Run, House House Bombay Bombay Jam, Jam, RadioRadio Zindagi, Zindagi, Targaryen, Targaryen, MilesMiles for for PNGPNG Jewellers, Jewellers, Smiles, Smiles, Vishwas Vishwas Shastha Shastha Foods Foods Orange Orange County County 10/1510/15 Colonel Colonel Bill Barber Bill Barber (Hollywood (Hollywood Hike)Hike) Marine Marine Corps Corps Memorial Memorial ParkPark Antelope Antelope ValleyValley 11/1211/12Forrest Forrest E. Hull E.Park Hull Park

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CRYCRY Walk @ Austin: TheThe CRYCRY WalkWalk on May 20 in TX was a great wayway to to Walk @ Austin: on May 20Austin, in Austin, TX was a great welcome the the firstfirst day day of spring! Despite substantial rain,rain, participants completed the the welcome of spring! Despite substantial participants completed walkwalk collecting overover $3181 to support CRYCRY Projects. TheThe event started withwith a Bollycollecting $3181 to support Projects. event started a Bollywood dance warm-up, followed by henna, faceface painting, hot hot tea,tea, andand breakfast, which wood dance warm-up, followed by henna, painting, breakfast, which gavegave the the event a lively atmosphere. A big youyou to everyone for brightening the the event a lively atmosphere. A thank big thank to everyone for brightening day day withwith youryour yellow CRYCRY t-shirts andand youryour presence! yellow t-shirts presence! CRYCRY Walk @ Arkansas: Volunteers congregated at aat scenic parkpark Gazebo for the CRYCRY Walk @ Arkansas: Volunteers congregated a scenic Gazebo for the WalkWalk in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Water, refreshments andand CRYCRY t-shirts were handed out out in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Water, refreshments t-shirts were handed before everyone began theirtheir stretching andand warm-up routines by the swings. Despite before everyone began stretching warm-up routines by the swings. Despite badbad weather, the the event raised overover $6000 for child rights! CRYCRY America thanks weather, event raised $6000 for child rights! America thanks everyone whowho attended for their perseverance andand positive attitude, specially the the everyone attended for their perseverance positive attitude, specially students fromfrom Arkansas University! students Arkansas University! CRYCRY Walk @ Washington: ThisThis yearyear the the CRYCRY student group fromfrom University of WashWalk @ Washington: student group University of Washington partnered withwith Gurukul, a non-profit organisation for the CRYCRY WalkWalk on April ington partnered Gurukul, a non-profit organisation for the on April 15! 220 participants started walking fromfrom Rainier Vista at the University of Washing15! 220 participants started walking Rainier Vista at the University of Washington ton raising $3000 for CRY Projects. Along withwith the the walk, games for kids, a henna raising $3000 for CRY Projects. Along walk, games for kids, a henna booth, food, andand bollywood zumba were partpart of the event activities. booth, food, bollywood zumba were of the event activities. CRYCRY Walk @ New York: TheThe CRYCRY NewNew YorkYork WalkWalk waswas heldheld on September 9, 2017 at at Walk @ New York: on September 9, 2017 Riverside ParkPark in New YorkYork City.City. TheThe event raised overover $22k$22k for the benefit of underRiverside in New event raised for the benefit of underprivileged children. There waswas yummy foodfood sponsored by Pongal, NewNew York. Vaibhav privileged children. There yummy sponsored by Pongal, York. Vaibhav Patel waswas the the winner of the 5K Walk andand Patrick Bocco waswas the the top top fundraiser whowho a a Patel winner of the 5K Walk Patrick Bocco fundraiser totaltotal of $10k. A special Thank YouYou to our Platinum sponsor Anupam Yadav for his of $10k. A special Thank to our Platinum sponsor Anupam Yadav for his generous donation of $3000. generous donation of $3000. CRYCRY Walk @ RDU: OurOur CRYCRY WalkWalk organized in Raleigh on September 10 at Apex Walk @ RDU: organized in Raleigh on September 10the at the Apex Community ParkPark by our student volunteers waswas a fun andand exciting event. TheThe Community by our student volunteers a fun exciting event. Walk/Run started withwith a dance warm up and waswas attended by over 90 participants. Walk/Run started a dance warm up and attended by over 90 participants. Thank youyou to our donors, participants, event sponsors, our our volunteers andand supporter Thank to our donors, participants, event sponsors, volunteers supporter for helping us raise overover $4000 through thisthis event. for helping us raise $4000 through event.

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Walk @ Boston: On 10th September a beautiful sunday morning ideal CRYCRY Walk @ Boston: On 10th September a beautiful sunday morning withwith the the ideal weather, Boston Action Centre organized annual walk. event weather, our our Boston Action Centre organized theirtheir annual walk. TheThe event waswas attended by about 50 people ofage all age groups enthusiastically supported attended by about 50 people of all groups whowho enthusiastically supported the the cause walked 2.5K. member given a t-shirt a token of gratitude along cause andand walked 2.5K. EachEach member waswas given a t-shirt as aas token of gratitude along yummy samosas fries.. event generated $6000 for child rights. A special withwith yummy samosas andand fries.. TheThe event generated $6000 for child rights. A special Thank to our sponsors Masala England for their support. Thank youyou to our sponsors Masala BayBay andand NewNew England KidsKids for their support. Walk @ New Jersey: NJ had it's Annual on September It turned CRYCRY Walk @ New Jersey: CRYCRY NJ had it's Annual WalkWalk on September 17th.17th. It turned togorgeous be gorgeous an attendance of over 75 people. people comout out to be day day withwith an attendance of over 75 people. TheThe people whowho completed 5K Walk overwhelmingly participants enjoyed pleted the the 5K Walk waswas overwhelmingly highhigh thisthis year.year. TheThe participants enjoyed the the Karaoke while having scrumptious biryanis, samosas cupcakes. event Karaoke while having scrumptious biryanis, samosas andand cupcakes. TheThe event alsoalso a yoga instructor talked about essence of yoga taught particihadhad a yoga instructor whowho talked about the the essence of yoga andand taught the the participants some Aasanas. ended a mind blowing dance performance pants some Aasanas. TheThe WalkWalk ended withwith a mind blowing dance performance andand workshop by the SHIAMAK group. Thank toour all our donors , participants, workshop by the SHIAMAK USAUSA group. Thank youyou to all donors , participants, volunteers sponsors for making event a huge success helping volunteers andand our our sponsors for making thisthis event a huge success andand helping us us raise $10,000 for the benefit of underprivileged children. Special thanks to Sunil raise $10,000 for the benefit of underprivileged children. Special thanks to Sunil Bagaria of GDB International, Seema Jagtiani Colonel Virendra Tavathia Bagaria of GDB International, Seema Jagtiani andand Colonel Virendra Tavathia whowho were biggest supporters sponsors. were our our biggest supporters andand sponsors. Walk @ Atlanta: Atlanta student chapter hosted a very successful CRYCRY Walk @ Atlanta: CRYCRY Atlanta student chapter hosted a very successful 4th 4th annual event on Sept at Sims in Suwanee event annual CRYCRY WalkWalk event on Sept 16th16th at Sims LakeLake ParkPark in Suwanee GA. GA. TheThe event waswas planned organized by high school students. Around participants ofages all ages planned andand organized by high school students. Around 100100 participants of all joined together to raise funds for CRY America. event raised joined andand walkwalk together to raise the the funds for CRY America. TheThe event has has raised $3000 using online fundraiser, sponsorship registrations for CRY America. $3000 using online fundraiser, sponsorship andand walkwalk registrations for CRY America. Mehak recognized for raising highest amount of $1115. Dr. Nazeera Mehak JainJain waswas recognized for raising the the highest amount of $1115. Dr. Nazeera Dawood guest of honor delivered motivating address to CRY America Dawood waswas guest of honor andand delivered veryvery motivating address to CRY America student leadership team, volunteers all the participants. event included student leadership team, volunteers andand all the participants. TheThe event included many activities as face painting, hula-hoop challenges, tug-of-war, raffle many fun fun activities suchsuch as face painting, hula-hoop challenges, tug-of-war, raffle etc.etc. to keep everyone entertained enjoy event. America provided to keep everyone entertained andand enjoy the the event. CRYCRY America hadhad provided lightlight snacks to The all. The event covered byAsia. TV Asia. snacks to all. event waswas covered by TV

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Walk @ San Diego: Diego Action Center its 9th annual CRYCRY Walk @ San Diego: TheThe CRYCRY SanSan Diego Action Center hadhad its 9th annual CRYCRY WalkWalk on October at Crown Point, Mission event participants on October 8th 8th at Crown Point, Mission Bay.Bay. TheThe event hadhad 108108 participants joinjoin the the for underprivileged children. There were three separate races held, fightfight for underprivileged children. There were three separate races held, the the 1 km1 km for children, km and 10 Walks km Walks for adults or adults children. WalkWalk for children, andand the the 5 km5 and 10 km for adults or adults andand children. of sponsors, a delicious breakfast of fruit, donuts, coffee WithWith the the helphelp of sponsors, a delicious breakfast of fruit, donuts, andand coffee waswas provided. Activities tug-of-war, henna, a hula-hoop competition, painting, provided. Activities like like tug-of-war, henna, a hula-hoop competition, faceface painting, watermelon eating contest added an exciting element to the Walk. andand the the watermelon eating contest added an exciting andand fun fun element to the Walk. Through work dedication of volunteers, a total of $16,053 raised Through the the hardhard work andand dedication of volunteers, a total of $16,053 waswas raised through Walk! through thisthis Walk! Walk @ Bay Area: on October at Fremont Central CRYCRY Walk @ Bay Area: TheThe CRYCRY BayBay AreaArea WalkWalk on October 15th15th at Fremont Central canceled to bad air pollution caused by the Sonoma However, ParkPark waswas canceled duedue to bad air pollution caused by the Sonoma fire.fire. However, the the volunteers a tremendous jobcontinuing by continuing fundraising online BayBay AreaArea volunteers did did a tremendous job by theirtheir fundraising online andand managed to raise $7,000. A thank big thank forthe all the effort by the managed to raise overover $7,000. A big youyou goesgoes out out for all effort put put in byinthe volunteers for organizing continuing fundraising despite volunteers for organizing the the CRYCRY WalkWalk andand continuing theirtheir fundraising despite the the setback. setback. Walk @ Orange County: Orange County on October a successCRYCRY Walk @ Orange County: TheThe Orange County HikeHike on October 29th29th waswas a successful first event by the Orange County team! a total 12 participants, ful first hikehike event by the CRYCRY Orange County team! WithWith a total of 12ofparticipants, the the group hiked Hollywood upthe to the Griffith Observatory Hollygroup hiked the the Hollywood TrailTrail up to Griffith Observatory andand sawsaw the the Hollywood along A total of $1,000 raised for CRY America! A thank big thank wood SignSign along the the way.way. A total of $1,000 waswas raised for CRY America! A big toour all our Orange County volunteers for organizing event. youyou to all Orange County volunteers for organizing thisthis fun fun event. Walk @ Antelope Valley: wonderful team of volunteers an amazing CRYCRY Walk @ Antelope Valley: OurOur wonderful team of volunteers did did an amazing job job planning Antelope Valley on November fundraising for children's planning the the Antelope Valley WalkWalk on November 12th12th andand fundraising for children's rights. a total participation ofstudents 52 students adults, team to raise rights. WithWith a total participation of 52 andand adults, the the team waswas ableable to raise $5,900! began an energetic Bollywood dance warm-up followed by the $5,900! TheThe day day began withwith an energetic Bollywood dance warm-up followed by the 5K walk, a donut-eating contest, a three-legged race, a lemon spoon contest. 5K walk, a donut-eating contest, a three-legged race, andand a lemon spoon contest. TheThe event amazing for the participants a photo booth! Thank event eveneven hadhad amazing foodfood for the participants andand a photo booth! Thank youyou to to amazing hard-working team of Antelope Valley for putting together a super the the amazing andand hard-working team of Antelope Valley for putting together a super year!. fun fun WalkWalk thisthis year!.

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ARTI’S STORY FROM PROJECT

DR. SHAMBHUNATH SINGH RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Ambedkar Nagar is a slum in the heart of Varanasi. Arti, the president of the girls collective in this slum is not just an agent of change but a ray of hope for many girls.

Walk @ Austin: on May 20Austin, in Austin, TX was a great k @ Austin: TheThe CRYCRY WalkWalk on May 20 in TX was a great wayway to to rd Arti wasDespite theDespite 3 youngest in a large family of 7 siblings. Her father, a street vendor, of spring! substantial participants completed eome the the firstfirst day day of spring! substantial rain,rain, participants completed the the was not able to provide enough to support thewith entire family. After completing collecting $3181 to support CRY Projects. The event started a Bollylecting overover $3181 to support CRY Projects. Theincome event started with a BollyGrade 5, forced to join herhot mother and in finding work as domestic dnce dance warm-up, followed bywas henna, painting, hot and breakfast, which warm-up, followed byArti henna, faceface painting, tea,tea, andsisters breakfast, which helpers. Through sheer perseverance, she managed to continue studying and pass the event a lively atmosphere. A thank big thank to everyone for brightening event a lively atmosphere. A big youyou to everyone for brightening the the Grade 8. However, from then on continuing her education became an uphill battle. with yellow t-shirts presence! youryour yellow CRYCRY t-shirts andand youryour presence! Arti started learning about child rights at a local children's collective run in her

slum by thecongregated CRY-supported Dr.park Shambhunath Singh Research Walk @ Arkansas: Volunteers congregated a scenic park Gazebo for the k @ Arkansas: Volunteers at Project aat scenic Gazebo for the CRYCRY Foundation (SSRF). Around the same timeand Arti’s parents fixed her marriage, but Arti was not in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Water, refreshments and CRY t-shirts were handed out Fayetteville, Arkansas. Water, refreshments CRY t-shirts were handed out ready. From participating in collective meetings, she understood the re everyone began stretching warm-up routines by the swings. Despiteperils of child veryone began theirtheir stretching andand warm-up routines by the swings. Despite marriage. weather, event raised $6000 for child rights! America thanks ther, the the event raised overover $6000 for child rights! CRYCRY America thanks attended forbecame their perseverance positive attitude, specially the the slum, she eyone whowho attended for their perseverance andand positive attitude, the Arti quiet and kept to herself. When thespecially SSRF team visited Arkansas University! sents fromfrom Arkansas University! shared her ordeal with them. The community workers persuaded, and eventually convinced, her parents to stop Arti's marriage and let her continue her studies.,

Walk @ Washington: student group University of Washk @ Washington: ThisThis yearyear the the CRYCRY student group fromfrom University of WashFrom then on, Arti's parents also became active members in campaign against on partnered Gurukul, a non-profit organisation for the onthe April artnered withwith Gurukul, a non-profit organisation for the CRYCRY WalkWalk on April child marriage in the slum. Conversations with other children's families were 20 participants started walking Rainier Vista at the University of Washingparticipants started walking fromfrom Rainier Vista at the University of Washingconducted to emphasise the ills of the practice. aising $3000 for CRY Projects. Along with walk, games for kids, a but henna ng $3000 for CRY Projects. Along with the the walk, games for kids, a henna Initially there was resistance from the community elders, child marriages were h, food, bollywood zumba were part of the event activities. ood, andand bollywood zumba were part of the event activities. stopped over a period of time.

Today, Arti a role model forwas many girls the slum. says,“I Walk @ New York: The York Walk held oninSeptember 9, 2017 k @ New York: The CRYCRY NewisNew York Walk was held on September 9, She 2017 at atwill not only learn and educate myself, but will constantly work on issues of girl children in my slum.” rside in New event raised for the benefit of undere ParkPark in New YorkYork City.City. TheThe event raised overover $22k$22k for the benefit of underThis young child rights advocate recently passed her Higher Secondary exams with leged children. There yummy sponsored by Pongal, York. Vaibhav ed children. There waswas yummy foodfood sponsored by Pongal, NewNew York. Vaibhav flying colors. lswas winner of the 5K Walk Patrick Bocco fundraiser the the winner of the 5K Walk andand Patrick Bocco waswas the the top top fundraiser whowho a a of $10k. A special Thank to our Platinum sponsor Anupam Yadav for his $10k. A special Thank YouYou to our Platinum sponsor Anupam Yadav for his donation of $3000. srous donation of $3000.

Walk @ RDU: organized in Raleigh on September 10the at the Apex k @ RDU: OurOur CRYCRY WalkWalk organized in Raleigh on September 10 at Apex PROJECT SSRF IMPACT munity by our student volunteers a fun exciting event. nity ParkPark by our student volunteers waswas a fun andand exciting event. TheThe • 5,213 children impacted /Run started a dance warm up and attended by over 90 participants. n started withwith a dance warm up and waswas attended by over 90 participants. • 9 villages/slums covered nk to our donors, participants, event sponsors, volunteers supporter ouyou to our donors, participants, event sponsors, our our volunteers andand supporter • 36 children’s groups formed/strengthened elping us raise $4000 through event. ng us raise overover $4000 through thisthis event. • 224 birth registrations

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CRY HOLI2017 2017 CRY HOLI events primarily across the west coast, become more popular every passing CRY CRY HoliHoli events primarily across the west coast, become more popular withwith every passing 5 Action Centers organized the event in March which attended by over 4,000 year!year! 5 Action Centers organized the event in March 20172017 which werewere attended by over 4,000 participants raised $29,000 towards children’s rights. A loud round of applause participants and and raised overover $29,000 towards children’s rights. A loud round of applause and and thanks all CRY our CRY event participants, sponsors, volunteers supporters thanks you you to alltoour HoliHoli event participants, sponsors, volunteers and and supporters for for making event a huge success. making this this event a huge success.

@ San Diego CRYCRY HoliHoli @ San Diego It was another successful event on March at Hourglass the Hourglass Field, Miramar College It was another successful CRY CRY HoliHoli event on March 11 at11the Field, Miramar College attendees. It was fun filled event a DJ/dance, knockerball, dance withwith overover 25002500 attendees. It was a funa filled event withwith a DJ/dance, knockerball, kidskids dance showcase various cuisines. It was an awesome outdoor event which raised $20,000 showcase and and various cuisines. It was an awesome outdoor event which raised $20,000 for for children’s rights! children’s rights!

@ Orange County CRYCRY HoliHoli @ Orange County It was yet another family oriented event at Bolsa the Bolsa Chica Beach. event It was yet another family oriented HoliHoli event at the Chica StateState Beach. The The event had had people enjoying of color yummy snacks Tandoori Garden. event people enjoying withwith lots lots of color and and yummy snacks fromfrom Tandoori Garden. The The event was was attended by over guests raised $2,900 attended by over 390 390 guests and and raised $2,900

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@ Seattle CRYCRY HoliHoli @ Seattle event on May at Crossroads the Crossroads Park, event participants The The event was was heldheld on May 6 at 6the Park, WA. WA. The The event had had overover 800800 participants enjoyed themselves colors, water balloons, bucket blast, races, dance, music, whowho enjoyed themselves withwith colors, water balloons, bucket blast, tracktrack races, dance, music, so much more! and and so much more!

@ Atlanta CRYCRY HoliHoli @ Atlanta It was a successful event music, dj, dancing primarily organized attended It was a successful event withwith music, dj, dancing and and food,food, primarily organized and and attended by 350 school students sponsored by "iLearn Academy" on March at Shakerag the Shakerag by 350 highhigh school students and and sponsored by "iLearn Academy" on March 18 at18the Park. event raised $3,800 for child rights!. Park. The The event raised $3,800 for child rights!.

@ Phoenix CRYCRY HoliHoli @ Phoenix It was fun event participants celebrated music, dancing It was a funa event withwith 200200 participants whowho celebrated HoliHoli withwith music, dancing and and lots lots of of on March at Arrowhead the Arrowhead Meadows Park. Phoenix raised $2,700 colorcolor on March 4 at 4the Meadows Park. The The CRY CRY Phoenix teamteam raised $2,700 for for CRY.CRY.

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CRY CRICKET 2017 CRY CRICKET 2017 CRYKet for Child Rights is a platform for individuals to partner the child rights movement CRYKet for Child Rights is a platform for individuals to partner the child rights movement thatthat enables lasting change in lives the lives of children. By simply participating in this event, enables lasting change in the of children. By simply participating in this event, eacheach individual inor hisher or own her own be restoring to children rights - learn, individual in his way way will will be restoring to children theirtheir basicbasic rights to - to learn, live,live, express be protected. event brought together people varied walks of to life to play,play, express and and be protected. The The event brought together people fromfrom varied walks of life engage a day of sports a children’s cause. Funds the event go towards engage in a in day of sports for afor children’s cause. Funds fromfrom the event will will go towards CRY CRY supported Projects children secure a better future, while reinforcing in CRYket the CRYket supported Projects thatthat helphelp children secure a better future, while reinforcing in the players the belief the ability to change children’s lies within of us. players the belief thatthat the ability to change children’s liveslives lies within eacheach one one of us.

CRYket @ Boston CRYket @ Boston Boston Action Center organized its very Cricket Tournament, “CRYKet” in Boston CRY CRY Boston Action Center organized its very firstfirst CRY CRY Cricket Tournament, “CRYKet” in Boston on May 13 and at Nelson the Nelson Park, 6 Cricket Teams participated the day on May 13 and 21 at21the Park, MA. MA. 6 Cricket Teams participated and and the day was was filledfilled excitement as ECC Hoickers lifted the winner’s trophy while Grafton the runner withwith excitement as ECC Hoickers lifted the winner’s trophy while Grafton was was the runner up! up! Event sponsors included England Great Looks Threading Event sponsors included NewNew England Kids,Kids, Great Looks Threading Spa,Spa, RealtorSatish.com, Temptations, Legacy Farms, Systems, Foundations.tv. RealtorSatish.com, Temptations, Legacy Farms, TEK TEK Systems, The The Foundations.tv. We We appreciate the generous support of event our event sponsors, media sponsors, corporate teams appreciate the generous support of our sponsors, media sponsors, corporate teams and and all individual players for making event a great success! Thank to CRY our CRY Volunteers all individual players for making this this event a great success! Thank you you to our Volunteers worked relentlessly to organize event in of aidunderprivileged of underprivileged children. Speaking whowho worked relentlessly to organize this this event in aid children. Speaking about the event, Sanjay Yengul, Volunteer Leader “Only when children are given the right about the event, Sanjay Yengul, Volunteer Leader said,said, “Only when children are given the right opportunities, do they realize full potential, for their dreams achieve them”. opportunities, do they realize theirtheir full potential, aim aim for their dreams and and achieve them”.

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CRYket @ San Diego CRYket @ San Diego It was organized on June at Walker-Wangenheim the Walker-Wangenheim School Park. Diego It was organized on June 17 at17the School Park. ThisThis was was CRY CRY San San Diego CRYket tournament. 16 teams competed for CRY the CRY Champions Trophy. Many AC'sAC's veryvery firstfirst CRYket tournament. 16 teams competed for the Champions Trophy. Many teams practiced for months while other teams it game-by-game. In each game, player teams practiced for months while other teams tooktook it game-by-game. In each game, one one player performed exceptionally awarded a man of match the match medal. event whowho performed exceptionally was was awarded a man of the medal. The The event was was fromfrom 7AM-7PM a trophy ceremony at end, the end, recognizing the winning Makkar 7AM-7PM withwith a trophy ceremony at the recognizing the winning teamteam Makkar BoyzBoyz and and the runners-up Benchers. Kudos to players, the players, donors, sponsors volunteers the runners-up teamteam BackBack Benchers. Kudos to the donors, sponsors and and volunteers a great event! for afor great event!

CRYket @ New York CRYket @ New York is 10th our 10th annual tournament-style event for cricket newbies alike! event ThisThis is our annual tournament-style event for cricket fansfans and and newbies alike! The The event on July at Van the Van Cortlandt 10 participating teams. Raffle added was was heldheld on July 22 at22the Cortlandt ParkPark withwith 10 participating teams. The The Raffle added excitement it included items jewelry, tickets toFlags Six Flags gift certificate excitement as itas included items like like jewelry, tickets to Six and and a gifta certificate fromfrom Sesiclick. A special thank to Sponsors our Sponsors for eventthe eventInfosys, Birlasoft, Anupam Sesiclick. A special thank you you notenote to our for the Infosys, Birlasoft, Anupam Yadav, Capgemini, Commonwealth Cricket League. exciting ended Yadav, TCS,TCS, Capgemini, DTCCDTCC and and Commonwealth Cricket League. The The exciting day day ended withwith the Infosys being the winner the HCC being the runner up. Thank the Infosys teamteam being the winner and and the HCC MillsMills OaksOaks teamteam being the runner up. Thank all wonderful our wonderful participants, supporters volunteers for helping us raise you you to alltoour participants, supporters and and volunteers for helping us raise $10k$10k for for rights through event. childchild rights through this this event.

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RIGHT TO SURVIVAL THE RIGHT TO SURVIVAL is every child’s right to life, health, nutrition, name, nationality which not only gives children a healthy start in life, but also lays a strong foundation to a bright and promising future.

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NANDINI’S STORY

FROM PROJECT SHRAMIKA VIKASA KENDRAM Nandini was one among the many malnourished children in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Born into a poor family, her parents were unable to afford nutritious food or consult doctors who could help her. When Nandini was 4 years old, she weighed a mere 16.5 lbs, instead of a healthy 37 lbs. CRY-supported Project Shramika Vikasa Kendram (SVK) identified Nandini as a malnourished child and discussed her case with community and anganwadi workers. The SVK team obtained the necessary certificates from the Doctor and the Child Development Project Officer to ensure extra rations for Nandini through the Anganwadi. Nandini started receiving eggs, additional nutritious meals and supplements on a daily basis. The anganwadi worker also visited Nandini’s house and ensured that she was given multivitamins. Because of the timely intervention by Project SVK, Nandini now weighs a much healthier 29.8 lbs and is expected to reach normal weight very soon. Nandini is one among hundreds of children that Project SVK has helped to overcome malnutrition, so that they can live a normal healthy, happy life.

PROJECT SVK IMPACT • 15,049 children impacted • 67 villages/slums covered • 86 children mainstreamed into schools • 11,575 6-18 year olds enrolled in school

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STUDENTS FOR CHILD RIGHTS STUDENTS FOR CHILD RIGHTS Navarasa Dance Show Navarasa Dance Show by CRY America by CRY America students students group in RDU group in RDU On January 28, 600 people On January 28, 600 people gathered at Stewart the Stewart gathered at the Theatre to watch Navarasa, Theatre to watch Navarasa, NC NC State’s Indian classical State’s firstfirst Indian classical dance competition which dance competition which ranged lighthearted ranged fromfrom lighthearted to to serious performances. serious performances. 8 8 different dance teams participated in competition, the competition, the first going to Penn different dance teams participated in the withwith the first prizeprize going to Penn StateState Natya George Mason University Bhangra winning the viewers’ choice. event raised Natya and and George Mason University Bhangra winning the viewers’ choice. The The event raised $4885 for children’s rights. $4885 for children’s rights.

Kavitha Aanchal Kavitha andand Aanchal JainJain 2 young sisters Livingston, NY founded 2 young sisters fromfrom Livingston, NY founded the non profit “Kiducation” which the non profit “Kiducation” fromfrom which theythey generously donated $7,500 towards generously donated $7,500 towards CRY-supported Project People’s Organization CRY-supported Project People’s Organization for Rural Development (PORD) working for Rural Development (PORD) working for for children in remote the remote villages of Chittoor children in the villages of Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh the poorest district, Andhra Pradesh withwith the poorest of of the poor dalits tribals on issues of education, malnutrition, healthcare, labor the poor dalits and and tribals on issues of education, malnutrition, healthcare, childchild labor and and marriage. childchild marriage.

Aditi Warmorkar: raised $700 through Aditi Warmorkar: raised $700 through My My Occasion Occasion andand CRYCRY yr Aditi old Aditi Piedmont created her own fundraising raised 13 yr13old fromfrom Piedmont created her own fundraising pagepage and and raised for CRY America’s 5” campaign which children below $700$700 for CRY America’s ‘Joy ‘Joy of 5”ofcampaign which gavegave children below 5 5 years a healthy in life. years a healthy startstart in life.

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Shining Hearts Stars Shining Hearts andand Stars Arjun, Siddharth , Anjali , Varun , Akash , Sanjana , Aarav, Arjun, Siddharth , Anjali , Varun , Akash , Sanjana , Aarav, Eva Eva - This wonderful group of kids a part of CRY our CRY and and Dev Dev - This wonderful group of kids are aare part of our San San Diego are doing an amazing jobfundraising of fundraising Diego WalkWalk and and are doing suchsuch an amazing job of and and running for children’s rights. These are running for the running for children’s rights. These kidskids are running for the second participate in 5K therun 5K while run while trying second year,year, and and will will participate in the trying to to match or exceed fundraising effort match or exceed theirtheir fundraising effort fromfrom last last year.year. TheyThey believe every deserves as much a chance as any of us. believe every childchild deserves as much of a of chance as any of us.

Eesha Shah Eesha Shah the CRY Raton Student Chapter has raised She’sShe’s fromfrom the CRY BocaBoca Raton Student Chapter and and has raised through a lunch fundraiser in high her high school. $380$380 through a lunch fundraiser in her school.

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VISIT PROJECTSHAMBHUNATH SHAMBHUNATH SINGH VISIT TOTO PROJECT SINGH RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND GURIYA RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND GURIYA BYBY ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ARKANSAS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Students faculty the University of Arkansas’s M. Walton College of Business Students and and faculty fromfrom the University of Arkansas’s SamSam M. Walton College of Business along members of CRY the CRY visited Project Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research along withwith two two members of the teamteam visited Project Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation (SSRF) Project Guriya in Varanasi on June Foundation (SSRF) and and Project Guriya in Varanasi on June 26th26th this this year.year. TheyThey met met withwith the the Project Partners interacted the children the community members. Project Partners and and interacted withwith the children and and the community members. The The 33 33 member contingent watched the children perform reflecting personal experiences member contingent watched the children perform skitsskits reflecting theirtheir personal experiences labor, marriage trafficking. withwith childchild labor, childchild marriage and and childchild trafficking.

Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation: SSRF, the support of CRY, Dr. Dr. Shambhunath Singh Research Foundation: SSRF, withwith the support of CRY, works in slum the slum community of Kashi Vidyapeeth of Varanasi the last works in the community of Kashi Vidyapeeth WardWard of Varanasi City.City. OverOver the last 2 2 decades, has undertaken interventions on child rights, women’s empowerment, human decades, SSRFSSRF has undertaken interventions on child rights, women’s empowerment, human rights, urban development environment protection in rural, urban urban areas rights, urban development and and environment protection in rural, semisemi urban and and urban areas in and around Varanasi. in and around Varanasi. SSRF been to achieve following: SSRF hashas been ableable to achieve thethe following: children between years enrolled in school 17 new teachers appointed 27252725 children between 6-186-18 years havehave beenbeen enrolled in school and and 17 new teachers appointed in schools in intervention the intervention areas. in schools in the areas. 116 children between 0-1 year immunized children issued certificates. 116 children between 0-1 year immunized and and 224 224 children issued birthbirth certificates. Railway station protection committee formed at Mughalsarai Railway station. Railway station childchild protection committee was was formed at Mughalsarai Railway station. 24 vulnerable children identified handed to parents while 7 children 24 vulnerable children identified and and handed overover to parents while 7 children werewere sentsent to to different children’s home different children’s home

Project Guriya: Guria has been working to address the issues related Project Guriya: Guria has been working sincesince 19921992 to address the issues related to to children of workers sex workers to fight against forced prostitution. is now concentrating children of sex and and to fight against forced prostitution. The The teamteam is now concentrating on eliminating second-generation prostitution, preventing prostitution trafficking on eliminating second-generation prostitution, preventing childchild prostitution and and trafficking of of women children for prostitution other forms of sexual exploitation. women and and children for prostitution and and other forms of sexual exploitation. Guria ensured: Guria hashas ensured: children between years enrolled in school. 228 228 children between 6-186-18 years werewere enrolled in school. Based on Public the Public Interest Litigation of Guria, victim compensation created, Based on the Interest Litigation (PIL)(PIL) of Guria, victim compensation fundfund was was created, women police officers recruited at every police station arrangement made women police officers werewere recruited at every police station and and arrangement made for for videography all statements of victims. the victims. videography of allofstatements of the

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Guria nominated a member of Central the Central Nodal Agency to Combat Guria was was nominated as a as member of the Nodal Agency to Combat Trafficking under Government of India as member the member of State the State Advisory Board Trafficking under Government of India and and as the of the Advisory Board - Government of Uttar Pradesh on effective implementation, evaluation advice on the Government of Uttar Pradesh on effective implementation, evaluation and and advice on the Juvenile Justice 2000 Protection of Children Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Juvenile Justice Act, Act, 2000 and and The The Protection of Children fromfrom Sexual Offences Act (POCSO Act).Act). are some experiences shared by some students Madison, Elizabeth Adriana HereHere are some experiences shared by some students like like Madison, Elizabeth and and Adriana postpost the project the project visit:visit: “I was not prepared to feel so strongly about children I didn’t know. It was the children “I was not prepared to feel so strongly about children I didn’t eveneven know. It was the children designed to raise awareness about issues no one should to face. Beyond whowho designed skitsskits to raise awareness about issues no one should everever havehave to face. Beyond there the tenacity of normal people to fight for these children. ability that,that, there was was the tenacity of normal people to fight for these children. TheirTheir ability to to sacrifice everything in hopes the hopes kid might be able to have a childhood sacrifice everything in the thatthat a kida might be able to have a childhood was was trulytruly aweawe inspiring." - Madison Holden, Student inspiring." - Madison Holden, MBAMBA Student “ It was encouraging to the see extraordinary the extraordinary ordinary people are doing to make “ It was encouraging to see workwork thatthat ordinary people are doing to make a a difference in these children’s of day the day stood out most the most to was me was difference in these children’s lives.lives. The The partpart of the thatthat stood out the to me visiting the school for children the children of sex the workers sex workers in red the light red light district. I loved seeing visiting the school for the of the in the district. I loved seeing the children cared for, loved on, and taught valuable vocational howhow the children werewere cared for, loved on, and taught valuable vocational skillsskills thatthat givegive themthem for their future.” - Elizabeth Arredondo, Student hopehope for their future.” - Elizabeth Arredondo, MBAMBA Student emotional support children receive the confidence "The"The carecare and and emotional support children receive fromfrom CRY CRY givesgives themthem the confidence and and self self esteem to fight for their be proud of amazing the amazing human beings esteem to fight for their liveslives and and to betoproud of the human beings theythey are! are! I wasI was impressed to hear about efforts to educate parents the community alsoalso veryvery impressed to hear about theirtheir efforts to educate parents and and the community as a as a whole, so their efforts engender a fundamental transformation not only in lives the lives of these whole, so their efforts engender a fundamental transformation not only in the of these young people, buttheir of their families as well." Dr. Adriana Rossiter Hofer - Associate Professor young people, but of families as well." - Dr.-Adriana Rossiter Hofer - Associate Professor

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MUSIC AND DANCE SCHOOL EVENTS MUSIC AND DANCE SCHOOL EVENTS AID CRY AMERICA ININ AID OFOF CRY AMERICA America thanks Hetal Grace Grooves for donating the proceeds CRY CRY America thanks Hetal JoshiJoshi and and Grace andand Grooves for donating the proceeds fromfrom annual recital Adi Shakti - Dance of Gods the Gods theirtheir 2nd 2nd annual recital Adi Shakti - Dance of the heldheld at at the Mustang in Irving, to children’s rights for their ongoing support the Mustang ParkPark in Irving, TX toTXchildren’s rights and and for their ongoing support to CRY America events in Dallas. to CRY America events in Dallas. Arpita Pathak GuruKool Enrichment Center organized an ‘Art Contest for Kids’ Arpita Pathak and and GuruKool Enrichment Center organized an ‘Art Contest for Kids’ on on January at All theSaints All Saints Episcopal Church, theme of contest the contest “Happiness”. January 15 at15the Episcopal Church, MA. MA. The The theme of the was was “Happiness”. It was great to the see children the children the word means to them, engage a fitness It was great to see paintpaint whatwhat the word means to them, engage in a in fitness workout, a CRY America presentation, raffle, yummy snacks. event raised for the workout, a CRY America presentation, raffle, and and yummy snacks. The The event raised $679$679 for the benefit of underprivileged children. benefit of underprivileged children. Gayathri Subramaniam KA Academy of Indian Music Dance organized Gayathri Subramaniam fromfrom KA Academy of Indian Music andand Dance organized "Panchabhootam” onJanuary 29 January at Roswell the Roswell Cultural Center, GA. It was a unique "Panchabhootam” on 29 at the Cultural ArtsArts Center, GA. It was a unique multimedia event dances on five the five elements of nature composed on music multimedia event withwith dances on the elements of nature composed on music thatthat cut cut across various genres ranging Carnatic, Hindustani to Western a contemporary across various genres ranging fromfrom Carnatic, Hindustani to Western withwith a contemporary approach. event raised $4,150 for child rights. approach. The The event raised $4,150 for child rights. 31

Amrita Biswas Aarohan Music Academy chose America as beneficiary the beneficiary of their Amrita Biswas and and Aarohan Music Academy chose CRY CRY America as the of their 7th Annual Recital for 2nd the 2nd consecutive raised $2,500 for child rights. event 7th Annual Recital for the consecutive yearyear and and raised $2,500 for child rights. The The event on Saturday, at Jay the Robinson Jay Robinson School, was was heldheld on Saturday, AprilApril 1 at 1the HighHigh School, NC . NC .

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Vandita Parikh Students Nruthya Shakti Dance Academy, TX organized a dance Vandita Parikh and and Students fromfrom Nruthya Shakti Dance Academy, TX organized a dance competition “Natyakalakaar” for CRY America raised $2,000 through event. competition “Natyakalakaar” for CRY America and and raised $2,000 through theirtheir event. The The event on April at Syro-Malabar the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, event was was heldheld on April 29 at29the Catholic Church, TX. TX.

Supriya Vidhwans Euphoria Band donated her event Barse Euphoria Band donated $100$100 fromfrom her event RangRang Barse -a -a Supriya Vidhwans fromfrom Bollywood concert organized on Saturday, March at Urban the Urban Middle School Bollywood HoliHoli concert organized on Saturday, March 18 at18the Middle School Auditorium, Auditorium, WI. WI.

Akshay the Indian Community Center chose America as beneficiary the beneficiary Akshay HariHari and and the Indian Community Center chose CRY CRY America as the to to "Forever Bollywood" event which raised $1,800 for benefit the benefit of underprivileged theirtheir "Forever Bollywood" event which raised $1,800 for the of underprivileged children. The event was held on May 6 at Indian Community Center in Pittsburgh. children. The event was held on May 6 at Indian Community Center in Pittsburgh.

Kalaanjali School Of Arts donated Indian classical Kalaanjali School Of Arts donated $150$150 fromfrom theirtheir Indian classical and and semi-classical dance competition - ‘Pranam 2017’, organized at Green semi-classical dance competition - ‘Pranam 2017’, organized at Green HopeHope School Auditorium, HighHigh School Auditorium, NC. NC.

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Ria Puri Atlanta

Anupama Prasad Bay Area

Shripad Nandurbarkar Boston

Yash Dharmamer Chicago

Ramasree Suraparaju Detroit

Kinnery Mehta New York

Anna Fitter Orange County

Triveni Patel Antelope Valley

Haris Ahmad Raleigh

Eshaani Ishaa San Diego

Shreya Prasanna San Antonio

Arvind Jakkinapalli Texas A&M University

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VOLUNTEER VOLUNTEER AND AND ACTION ACTION CENTER CENTER APPRECIATION APPRECIATION AWARDS AWARDS 2017 2017 A big A congratulation big congratulation to our to our volunteers volunteers for afor great a great job done job done going going the the extra extra milemile to to helphelp children children in need in need by organizing by organizing andand promoting promoting events events withwith theirtheir locallocal networks. networks. Every Every stepstep taken taken by volunteers by volunteers helps helps CRYCRY America America further further its mission its mission for child for child rights! rights!

ACTION ACTION CENTER CENTER OF OF THETHE YEAR YEAR 2017 2017 Seattle Seattle Action Action Center Center

STUDENT STUDENT ACTION ACTION CENTER CENTER OF OF THETHE YEAR YEAR 2017 2017 Atlanta Atlanta

CRYCRY WALK WALK OF OF THETHE YEAR YEAR 2017 2017 NewNew YorkYork Action Action Center Center

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INNOVATIVE INNOVATIVE EVENT EVENT OF OF THETHE YEAR YEAR 2017 2017 SanSan Diego Diego Action Action Center Center

BEST BEST OUTREACH OUTREACH OF OF THETHE YEAR YEAR 2017 2017 NewNew YorkYork Action Action Center Center

NEW NEW ACTION ACTION CENTER CENTER OF OF THETHE YEAR YEAR 2017 2017 SanSan Antonio Antonio

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TOP 5 FUNDRAISERS 2017

Parul Juneja New York

Edward Remias San Diego

Shilpi Sanchetee Bay Area

Ruchika Pandey San Diego

Karishma Shah San Diego

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CRY AMERICA FACEBOOK FUNDRAISERS IN 2017 By the end of 2017, we were delighted to see that our CRY America Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/america.cry] supporter base reached 111,389. We also saw individuals set up Fundraising pages on Facebook in aid of CRY America & the children we serve, specially on their birthday & on Giving Tuesday.

3 Facebook supporters raised $1,005 by setting up their fundraising pages for their birthday, appealing to their friends & contacts to donate to CRY America in lieu of birthday gifts to them. The 2 top birthday fundraisers were Divya Gupta & Sujatha Ramanathan. Thank you to each one for supporting the cause of underprivileged children for your special day.

2 Facebook supporters raised $6,679

through setting up their fundraising pages

for Giving Tuesday on November 27, a day dedicated to charitable giving across the USA. The 3 top Giving Tuesday fundraisers were Sunny Regulapati, Adam MacGregor & Ramasree Suraparaju. Thank you to each FB fundraiser for participating in Giving Tuesday & supporting CRY America.

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RIGHT TO PARTICIPATION THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATION is every child’s right to expression, information, thought and religion and plays a key role in giving children the right platform to take decisions in matters affecting them.

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JYOTI AND SHERBANO’S STORY FROM PROJECT GRAMYA VIKAS TRUST

12-year-old Jyoti and 11-year-old Sherbano are using their talents in public performance to change people’s attitudes towards children’s education. Rupenbander is a village in Gujarat making efforts to increase school enrollment, especially for young girls. With the help of GVT (Gramya Vikas Trust), the two children not only work hard as students, they are also determined ambassadors of change. Jyothi was recognized early for her singing talent. With the help of teachers, she began practicing and gaining confidence in her performances. Through her amazing voice promoting children’s education, many of her peers have become inspired and want to make their own impact. Sherbano has a talent all of her own. She is a gifted public speaker, and trains hard at delivering powerful messages. Her consistent work has made a difference. Many community members have asked to hear her speak again and again. Combined with her impressive pro-education message, she is inspiring many children to pursue education, especially young girls like her. Jyoti and Sherbano are from backgrounds with modest means. Both come from families with incomes significantly below the poverty line. Despite these obstacles, the girls are pursuing their education, and volunteering their skills to ensure other children, just like them, get a chance to learn and have their voices heard.

PROJECT GVT IMPACT • 2,618 children impacted • 29 children’s groups formed/strengthened • 46 birth registrations • 1 ICDS center opened and retained

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GRANTS/ PROJECTS SUPPORTED GRANTS/ PROJECTS SUPPORTED BYBY CRY AMERICA 2017 CRY AMERICA ININ 2017

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PROJECT NAME PROJECT NAME

STATE/ COUNTRY STATE/ COUNTRY

APPROVED APPROVED ANNUAL BUDGET ANNUAL BUDGET

Compassionate Association Compassionate RuralRural Association for for Social Action (CRASA Social Action (CRASA ) )

Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$13,858 $13,858

Society for Rural Agriculturalists Society for Rural Agriculturalists and and Awareness (SRAMA) MassMass Awareness (SRAMA)

Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$19,929 $19,929

People's Organisation People's Organisation for for Development (PORD) RuralRural Development (PORD)

Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$34,261 $34,261

Sanghamitra Service Society Sanghamitra Service Society (SSS)(SSS)

Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$12,231 $12,231

Pragathi Pragathi

Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$34,931 $34,931

Gramya Manch (GVM) Gramya VikasVikas Manch (GVM)

Assam, Assam, IndiaIndia

$32,691 $32,691

Comprehensive Health Comprehensive Health and and RuralRural Development Society (CHARDS) Development Society (CHARDS)

Bihar, Bihar, IndiaIndia

$14,548 $14,548

Development Education Development Education and and Environment Programme (DEEP) Environment Programme (DEEP)

Bihar, Bihar, IndiaIndia

$17,953 $17,953

Disha Disha ViharVihar

Bihar, Bihar, IndiaIndia

$16,681 $16,681

Jawahar Bal Vikas Kendra (JJBVK) Jawahar JyotiJyoti Bal Vikas Kendra (JJBVK)

Bihar, Bihar, IndiaIndia

$17,682 $17,682

Coalition for Child Rights to Protection Coalition for Child Rights to Protection (CCRP) - through Bal Sakha (CCRP) BiharBihar - through Bal Sakha

Bihar, Bihar, IndiaIndia

$18,306 $18,306

Samaj Sanstha (GMSSS) GramGram MitraMitra Samaj Sevi Sevi Sanstha (GMSSS)

Chhattisgarh, Chhattisgarh, IndiaIndia

$10,865 $10,865

Gramya (GVT) Gramya VikasVikas TrustTrust (GVT)

Gujarat, Gujarat, IndiaIndia

$11,648 $11,648

People’s Action for People in Need (PAPN) People’s Action for People in Need (PAPN)

Haryana, Haryana, IndiaIndia

$20,761 $20,761

Adarsh Sansthan (ASES) Adarsh SevaSeva Sansthan (ASES)

Jharkhand, Jharkhand, IndiaIndia

$23,122 $23,122

Society for Advancement in Tribes, Society for Advancement in Tribes, Health, Education, Environment (SATHEE) Health, Education, Environment (SATHEE)

Jharkhand, Jharkhand, IndiaIndia

$30,003 $30,003

Mahila Abhivrudhi Mattu Mahila Abhivrudhi Mattu Samrakshana Samasthe (MASS) Samrakshana Samasthe (MASS)

Karnataka, Karnataka, IndiaIndia

$24,672 $24,672

Sankalp Manav Sanstha (SMVS) Sankalp Manav VikasVikas Sanstha (SMVS)

Maharashtra, Maharashtra, IndiaIndia

$15,936 $15,936

Era Environmental & Dev. Society (NEEDS) Era Environmental & Dev. Society (NEEDS)

Manipur, Manipur, IndiaIndia

$21,073 $21,073


Angle WideWide Angle

Manipur, Manipur, IndiaIndia

$20,758 $20,758

Sadhana - Society for Action Sadhana - Society for Action in in Disability Health Awareness Disability and and Health Awareness

Odisha, Odisha, IndiaIndia

$14,975 $14,975

Sikshasandhan Sikshasandhan

Odisha, Odisha, IndiaIndia

$16,107 $16,107

Chale Chalo Chale Chalo

Odisha, Odisha, IndiaIndia

$16,025 $16,025

Association for Development Association for Development and and Health Action in Rural (ADHAR) Health Action in Rural areasareas (ADHAR)

Odisha, Odisha, IndiaIndia

$19,525 $19,525

Prayatn Sansthan Prayatn Sansthan

Rajasthan, Rajasthan, IndiaIndia

$40,226 $40,226

Kotra Adivasi Sansthan Kotra Adivasi Sansthan

Rajasthan, Rajasthan, IndiaIndia

$10,472 $10,472

Workers Development RuralRural Workers Development Society (RWDS) Society (RWDS)

Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu, IndiaIndia

$26,371 $26,371

Shramik Kendram (SVK) Shramik VikasVikas Kendram (SVK)

Telangana, Telangana, IndiaIndia

$40,913 $40,913

Doaba Utthan Samiti Doaba VikasVikas EvamEvam Utthan Samiti

Pradesh, UttarUttar Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$44,681 $44,681

Dr. Sambhunath Singh Dr. Sambhunath Singh Research Foundation Research Foundation

Pradesh, UttarUttar Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$23,315 $23,315

Shodh Sansthan KritiKriti Shodh Sansthan (KSS)(KSS)

Pradesh, UttarUttar Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$16,499 $16,499

Swayam Sansthan GuriaGuria Swayam SeviSevi Sansthan

Pradesh, UttarUttar Pradesh, IndiaIndia

$21,881 $21,881

Sanlaap Sanlaap

Bengal, WestWest Bengal, IndiaIndia

$17,953 $17,953

Diksha Diksha

Bengal, WestWest Bengal, IndiaIndia

$15,196 $15,196

Grant to CRY towards Capacity National, National, Grant to CRY IndiaIndia towards Capacity IndiaIndia Building of Projects Building of Projects

$36,278 $36,278

Grant Management Services National, National, CRY CRY IndiaIndia Grant Management Services IndiaIndia

$72,557 $72,557

Children’s Rights Children’s Rights Inc Inc

NewNew York,York, USAUSA

$20,000 $20,000

Welfare League The The ChildChild Welfare League of of America (CWLA) America (CWLA)

NewNew York,York, USAUSA

$20,000 $20,000

& Girls of America (BGCA) National, National, BoysBoys & Girls ClubsClubs of America (BGCA) USAUSA

$20,000 $20,000

Hurricane Harvey Relief & Recovery Hurricane Harvey Relief & Recovery

$10,000 $10,000

National, National, USAUSA

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GRANTS/ PROJECTS IMPACT 2017 GRANTS/ PROJECTS IMPACT 2017

Children Children Impacted Impacted - 167,379 - 167,379

No.No. of of villages/slums villages/slums covered covered - 796 - 796

Children Children Immunized Immunized - 8,374 - 8,374

Birth Birth Registrations Registrations - 3,229 - 3,229

ICDS ICDS centers centers activated/retained activated/retained - 11- 11

PHC’s/Sub PHC’s/Sub centers centers activated/retained activated/retained - 1- 1

Children Children Mainstreamed Mainstreamed - 3,725 - 3,725

Government Government schools schools activated/retained activated/retained - 4- 4

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Children Children removed removed from from labor labor - 107 - 107

Villages/slums Villages/slums 100% 100% child child labor labor free free - 814 - 814

Child Child marriages marriages stopped stopped - 30 - 30

Children’s Children’s groups groups formed/strengthened formed/strengthened - 885 - 885

Number Number of of 6-18 6-18 children children in schools in schools - 80,656 - 80,656

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CRY AMERICA GRANT $20,000 TOWARDS SAVE THE CHILDREN 2017 [HURRICANE HARVEY RESCUE & REHABILITATION] Hurricane Harvey was 1 of 3 major hurricanes to strike the USA in 2017 which left children & families reeling. Save the Children [STC] deployed their staff & resources to benefit 300,165 children & adults across 54 counties in Texas. STC restored 556 childcare centers benefiting 34,847 children. Grants reached 92,195 children & supported the recovery of 44 school districts. Several schools ran STC’s Summer Boost program to give children extra time in the classrooms lost to the hurricane. 41,759 children & adults were provided essential supplies. 894 kits with personal care items for moms & babies were distributed. STC partnered with schools, childcare centers, clinics, community centers which helped nearly 15,000 children & their adult caregivers cope with trauma, reduce stress & build resilience. Nearly 600 children took part in STC’s Prep Rallies, which helped children prepare for future emergencies & build their resilience skills. They also strengthened emergency plans & trained child-care providers to prepare for & respond to disasters. CRY America Grant Disbursed to Save the Children Hurricane Harvey Rescue & Rehabilitation Efforts in 2017: USD 20,000

STC helped repair and re-supply this child-care center so it could reopen, much to the delight of 3 year old Kennedy. A young girl giggles in response to a book being read aloud by child-care provider Dana Williams who was trained among others, to help children in Texas cope with stress caused by Hurricane Harvey.

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CRY AMERICA - 2017 GRANTS CRY AMERICA - 2017 GRANTS INDIA USA PROJECTS TOTO INDIA && USA PROJECTS Project Name: Adarsh Seva Sansthan [ASES] Project Name: Adarsh Seva Sansthan [ASES] Location: Jharkhand & 2017 Grant: $23,122 Location: Jharkhand & 2017 Grant: $23,122 Project Objectives: To ensure 100% children are enrolled & retained in schools, Project Objectives: To ensure 100% children are enrolled & retained in schools,

reduction in child labor & prevention of child marriage. reduction in child labor & prevention of child marriage. Project Review: Families convinced to enroll 34 children to ICDS Centers; Project Review: Families convinced to enroll 34 children to ICDS Centers; ICDSICDS staffstaff werewere trained; 21 drop out children re-enrolled; School Management committee strengthened; trained; 21 drop out children werewere re-enrolled; School Management committee strengthened; community awareness about labor 15 child laborers rescued & enrolled schools; community awareness about childchild labor & 15&child laborers rescued & enrolled intointo schools; children's meetings conducted 5 schools; community awareness campaigns covered 2000 children's meetings conducted in 5 in schools; community awareness campaigns covered 2000 people & children’s celebrated. people & children’s day day celebrated.

Project Name: Association Development Health Action Project Name: Association forfor Development andand Health Action in in Rural Areas [ADHAR] Rural Areas [ADHAR] Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $17,946 Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $17,946 To ensure children are retained in schools, reduction in child Project Objectives: To ensure children are retained in schools, reduction in child Project Objectives:

migration & increased participation in children’s collectives. migration & increased participation in children’s collectives. Project Review: Parent meetings to enroll children in ICDS centers; 7 new Anganwadi Project Review: Parent meetings to enroll children in ICDS centers; 7 new Anganwadi buildings built; drinking water resolved 3 Anganwadi’s; regularization ofchildren 44 children buildings werewere built; drinking water resolved for 3for Anganwadi’s; regularization of 44 in pre-school activities; retention in Anganwadis increased to 90%; 271 migrant children in pre-school activities; retention in Anganwadis increased to 90%; 271 migrant children enrolled 7 new seasonal hostels & 301 children in kinship families counselled enrolled in 7 in new seasonal hostels & 301 children in kinship care.care. 376 376 families counselled about migration practices & children’s festivals about safesafe migration practices & children’s festivals held.held.

Project Name: Chale Chalo Project Name: Chale Chalo Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $12,173 Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $12,173 Project Objectives: : To provide access to primary health reduce malnutrition Project Objectives: : To provide access to primary health care,care, reduce childchild malnutrition

& work towards proper functioning of children's collectives. & work towards proper functioning of children's collectives. Project Review: 241 children immunized, families 30 high newborn babies Project Review: 241 children immunized, families of 30ofhigh risk risk newborn babies counselled on home based leading to reduction in infant & child mortality rates, health counselled on home based carecare leading to reduction in infant & child mortality rates, health check for 330 children;143 pregnant women counselled on breastfeeding, 32 births check ups ups donedone for 330 children;143 pregnant women counselled on breastfeeding, 32 births registered. registered.

Project Name: Coalition Child Rights to Protection (CCRP) Bihar Project Name: Coalition forfor Child Rights to Protection (CCRP) Bihar through Sakha through BalBal Sakha Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $18,306 Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $18,306 Project Objectives: To improve government institutions for Juveniles in conflict Project Objectives: To improve government institutions for Juveniles in conflict withwith the the

law (JCL); to enhance the capacity of personnel engaged in Juvenile the Juvenile Justice systems law (JCL); to enhance the capacity of personnel engaged in the Justice systems (JJS)(JJS) & & to develop decentralized protection committees (CPC) in rural blocks. to develop decentralized childchild protection committees (CPC) in rural blocks. Project Review: 3 CPC’s formed 2 blocks & trainings organized; 2 CPC's action Project Review: 3 CPC’s formed in 2 in blocks & trainings organized; 2 CPC's tooktook action on on protection violations; trainings for new members of CWC/JJB; study childchild protection violations; trainings donedone for new members of CWC/JJB; study donedone in 10in 10 districts on pending cases; guidelines drafted for CWC functioning on complex cases districts on pending cases; guidelines drafted for CWC functioning on complex cases &3 &3 sensitization workshops conducted forpolice 15 police stations. sensitization workshops conducted for 15 stations. 61 61


Project Name: Comprehensive Health Rural Development Society Project Name: Comprehensive Health andand Rural Development Society [CHARDS] [CHARDS] Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $14,548 Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $14,548 Project Objectives: : To provide access to primary health reduce & maternal Project Objectives: : To provide access to primary health care,care, reduce childchild & maternal

mortality & morbidity & reduce number of malnutrition cases. mortality & morbidity & reduce number of malnutrition cases. Project Review: children immunized, pregnant women monitored for pre-natal Project Review: 980980 children immunized, 290 290 pregnant women monitored for pre-natal & & post-natal increased institutional deliveries for babies; 126 babies; 29 Severely Acute post-natal care;care; increased institutional deliveries for 126 29 Severely Acute Malnourished (SAM) children 26 flood affected children referred to Nutrition the Nutrition Malnourished (SAM) children & 26&flood affected children referred to the and and Rehabilitation Centres; 17 children improved redgreen to green zone; vaccines ensured Rehabilitation Centres; 17 children improved fromfrom red to zone; vaccines ensured for for remote areas & 5 new centers approved by government. the government. remote areas & 5 new ICDSICDS centers werewere approved by the

Project Name: Development Education Environment Program Project Name: Development Education andand Environment Program [DEEP] [DEEP] Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $17,953 Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $17,953 Project Objectives: To ensure 100% enrollment years) in ICDS centers; years Project Objectives: : To:ensure 100% enrollment (3-6(3-6 years) in ICDS centers; 6-146-14 years

enrolled & retained in schools, reduce incidence of child labor & child marriage. enrolled & retained in schools, reduce incidence of child labor & child marriage. Project Review: 69 children enrolled in Anganwadis; 100% attendance Project Review: 69 children (3-6(3-6 age)age) enrolled in Anganwadis; 100% attendance in 6 in 6 model anganwadis; 12 Anganwadi Committees active; awareness activities forMother's 20 Mother's model anganwadis; 12 Anganwadi Committees werewere active; awareness activities for 20 committees; 371 potential dropouts regularized in schools; trainings for teachers; committees; 371 potential dropouts regularized in schools; trainings donedone for teachers; 265 265 childchild laborers enrolled in schools,17 migrated children mainstreamed 21 child marriage cases laborers werewere enrolled in schools,17 migrated children mainstreamed & 21&child marriage cases prevented. Workshop for girls on early marriage. prevented. Workshop for girls on early marriage.

Project Name: Diksha Project Name: Diksha Location: Kolkata & 2017 Grant: $15,196 Location: Kolkata & 2017 Grant: $15,196 Project Objectives: To stop generation prostitution in light red light areas, labor, Project Objectives: To stop 2nd 2nd generation prostitution in red areas, childchild labor, childchild

marriage, substance abuse & make Juvenile Justice system functional. marriage, substance abuse & make Juvenile Justice system functional. Project Review: 10 sessions children on child labor, marriage, substance abuse; Project Review: 10 sessions withwith children on child labor, childchild marriage, substance abuse; ongoing counselling forindividuals; 17 individuals; 31 children attended group counselling; 1 child sexual ongoing counselling for 17 31 children attended group counselling; 1 child sexual abuse reported to police; the police; 4 of outschool of school children & 2 child laborers mainstreamed; abuse casecase reported to the 4 out children & 2 child laborers mainstreamed; 15 15 marriages prevented. Meetings Protection Committees to ensure JJ systems childchild marriages prevented. Meetings withwith ChildChild Protection Committees to ensure JJ systems are are functional. functional.

Project Name: Disha Vihar Project Name: Disha Vihar Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $11,020 Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $11,020 Project Objectives: To provide quality health reduce mortality morbidity among Project Objectives: To provide quality health care;care; reduce mortality and and morbidity among

mothers & children; ensure children's voices are heard mothers & children; ensure children's voices are heard Project Review: Community has better understanding on ICDS, health services, maternal Project Review: Community has better understanding on ICDS, health services, maternal & & health; 2 health centers designated for deliveries, improved outpatient services, 8 new childchild health; 2 health centers designated for deliveries, improved outpatient services, 8 new Auxiliary Nurse-Midwife (ANM’s) deputed;10 proper weight machines; sessions Auxiliary Nurse-Midwife (ANM’s) deputed;10 ICDSICDS havehave proper weight machines; sessions for for pregnant women on antenatal institutional deliveries to 85%; immunization pregnant women on antenatal care;care; institutional deliveries gonegone up toup85%; 80%80% immunization achieved; trainings foradolescents 34 adolescents on reproductive health. achieved; trainings for 34 on reproductive health.

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Project Name: Gramya Vikas Manch [GVM] Project Name: Gramya Vikas Manch [GVM] Location: Assam & 2017 Grant: $32,691 Location: Assam & 2017 Grant: $32,691 Project Objectives: : To provide healthcare facilities, reduce maternal, & infant Project Objectives: : To provide healthcare facilities, reduce maternal, childchild & infant

mortality & strengthen retention of children in schools. mortality & strengthen retention of children in schools. Project Review: Access to health services improved, more families having deliveries Project Review: Access to health services improved, more families having safesafe deliveries at at institutions; increased participation in Village the Village Health Education Health education & regular institutions; increased participation in the Health Education Day;Day; Health education & regular checkups improved health & hygiene practices among children; school management checkups havehave improved health & hygiene practices among children; school management committees active 13 villages; retired teachers orient teachers on teaching methodologies; committees active in 13invillages; retired teachers orient newnew teachers on teaching methodologies; meetings to develop centric plans 4 schools. meetings to develop childchild centric plans in 4 in schools.

Project Name: Jawahar Jyoti Vikas Kendra [JJBVK] Project Name: Jawahar Jyoti BalBal Vikas Kendra [JJBVK] Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $17,668 Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $17,668 Project Objectives: :To ensure 3-6 enrolled yrs enrolled in ICDS; years removed labor Project Objectives: :To ensure 3-6 yrs in ICDS; 6-146-14 years removed fromfrom childchild labor & &

retained in schools; marriage prevention. retained in schools; childchild marriage prevention. Project Review: tracking system has ensured enrolment of 164 & girls 183 girls in the Project Review: ChildChild tracking system has ensured enrolment of 164 boysboys & 183 in the centers; 47 drop out children enrolled schools; discussions 25 school ICDSICDS centers; 47 drop out children werewere enrolled backback intointo schools; discussions heldheld withwith 25 school teachers on quality learning outcomes; workshops to reduce labor & child marriage; teachers on quality learning outcomes; workshops heldheld to reduce childchild labor & child marriage; families at risk of early marriage identified & monitored. families withwith girlsgirls at risk of early marriage werewere identified & monitored.

Project Name: New Environmental & Dev Society [NEEDS] Project Name: New EraEra Environmental & Dev Society [NEEDS] Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $21,073 Location: Bihar & 2017 Grant: $21,073 Project Objectives: Sensitization of officials on Juvenile Justice System (JJS), strengthen Project Objectives: Sensitization of officials on Juvenile Justice System (JJS), strengthen

implementation & monitoring of child rights & schemes. implementation & monitoring of child rights lawslaws & schemes. Project Review: Project visited 17 children’s homes where 713 children are housed Project Review: Project staffstaff visited 17 children’s homes where 713 children are housed to to on JJ theAct JJ & Act & motivate to register the homes under thenorms. JJ norms. 3 homes traintrain themthem on the motivate themthem to register the homes under the JJ 3 homes got got certificates forhomes fit homes & 2 more applied for10it,homes 10 homes registered the department, 2 homes certificates for fit & 2 more applied for it, registered withwith the department, 2 homes closed down & 4 homes arethe in process the process of registration. 16 fact finding reports completed closed down & 4 homes are in of registration. 16 fact finding reports completed on on rescue, rehabilitation, police cases, medical reports. rescue, rehabilitation, police cases, medical reports.

Project Name: Sadhana - Society Action in Disability Health Project Name: Sadhana - Society forfor Action in Disability andand Health Awareness Awareness Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $14,778 Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $14,778 Project Objectives: To enhance access to health to increase the participation Project Objectives: To enhance access to health carecare and and to increase the participation of of

children on age appropriate development. children on age appropriate development. Project Review: 12 children referred to District the District Intervention Center; pregnant Project Review: 12 children referred to the EarlyEarly Intervention Center; pregnant women linked to health programs, newborns & 368 months) immunized; 44 home women linked to health programs, 558 558 newborns & 368 (0-9(0-9 months) immunized; 44 home deliveries got mother & child protection cards; 46 families developed kitchen gardens; deliveries got mother & child protection cards; 46 families developed kitchen gardens; strengthened mother's group; 1,030 children’s growth monitored; 35 malnourished children strengthened mother's group; 1,030 children’s growth monitored; 35 malnourished children provided rations 19 referred to Nutrition the Nutrition Rehabilitation Center. Interaction Camps trained provided rations & 19&referred to the Rehabilitation Center. Interaction Camps trained children group’s on hygiene & kitchen gardens. children group’s on hygiene & kitchen gardens.

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Project Name:Sanlaap Project Name:Sanlaap Location: West Bengal & 2017 Grant: $17,953 Location: West Bengal & 2017 Grant: $17,953 Project Objectives: To prevent trafficking, generation prostitution; mainstreaming Project Objectives: To prevent trafficking, 2nd 2nd generation prostitution; mainstreaming of of

survivors; retention of children in schools & creation of youth groups survivors; retention of children in schools & creation of youth groups Project Review: 12 children passed the exams, coaching forchildren 45 children red light (RLAs) Project Review: 12 children passed the exams, coaching for 45 fromfrom 3 red3 light areaarea (RLAs) for exams; 69 children 3 RLAs continued education, 45 youth groomed on leadership skills; for exams; 69 children fromfrom 3 RLAs continued theirtheir education, 45 youth groomed on leadership skills; 39 39 youth enrolled for skills life skills education;105 children participated in sports; mental health sessions youth enrolled for life education;105 children participated in sports; mental health sessions for for rehabilitation & support 7 trafficked survivors; 18 trafficked cases rescued; cases lodged girls;girls; rehabilitation & support for 7for trafficked survivors; 18 trafficked cases rescued; cases lodged by by Police forsurvivors. 16 survivors. Police for 16

Project Name: Sikshasandhan Project Name: Sikshasandhan Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $15,942 Location: Odisha & 2017 Grant: $15,942 Project Objectives: To ensure 100% enrolment & retention of children in pre-schools & primary Project Objectives: To ensure 100% enrolment & retention of children in pre-schools & primary

schools; ensure education milestones 9 schools & improve the learning outcome of children in grades schools; ensure education milestones in 9 in schools & improve the learning outcome of children in grades 1 1 to 3.to 3. Project Review: 3 new centers approved; 1 ICDS center constructed; language pre-school Project Review: 3 new ICDSICDS centers approved; 1 ICDS center constructed; locallocal language pre-school handbook developed for ICDS workers 11 workers trained; 3 community workers promoted handbook developed for ICDS workers & 11 &workers trained; 3 community workers promoted to to pre-school education; parents counselled on education; 100% enrolment years) & 100% pre-school education; 200200 parents counselled on education; 100% enrolment (6-14(6-14 years) & 100% retention (11-14 years) in schools; improved attendance of teachers & students through stronger School retention (11-14 years) in schools; improved attendance of teachers & students through stronger School Management Committees. Management Committees.

Project Name: Society Advancement in Tribes, Health, Education, Project Name: Society forfor Advancement in Tribes, Health, Education, Environment [SATHEE] Environment [SATHEE] Location: Jharkhand & 2017 Grant: $30,002 Location: Jharkhand & 2017 Grant: $30,002 Project Objectives: To ensure primary healthcare to community the community & ensure 100% children Project Objectives: To ensure primary healthcare to the & ensure 100% children are are

enrolled in Anganwadi centers & schools. enrolled in Anganwadi centers & schools. Project Review: caregivers trained on development of children; families received home Project Review: 965 965 caregivers trained on development of children; 340 340 families received home visits; pregnant women 121 lactating mothers joined centers; infants, children & 172 visits; 341 341 pregnant women & 121& lactating mothers joined ICDSICDS centers; 485 485 infants, 763 763 children & 172 adolescent covered by ICDS; the ICDS; 35 Village Health & Nutrition covered beneficiaries; adolescent girlsgirls covered by the 35 Village Health & Nutrition DaysDays covered 1,2611,261 beneficiaries; health check for pregnant 513 pregnant women; 7 sets of learning materials created for children health check ups ups for 513 women; 7 sets of learning materials created for children agedaged 0-3; 0-3; 343 343 pregnant women received immunizations; 31 Gram Panchayats reported drop-outs. pregnant women received immunizations; 31 Gram Panchayats reported zerozero drop-outs.

Project Name: Wide Angle Project Name: Wide Angle Location: Manipur & 2017 Grant: $20,750 Location: Manipur & 2017 Grant: $20,750 Project Objectives: Implementation of policies & laws pertaining to child trafficking, unsafe Project Objectives: Implementation of policies & laws pertaining to child trafficking, unsafe migration & child sexual abuse in Senapati district of Manipur. migration & child sexual abuse in Senapati district of Manipur.

Project Review: Discussions village & others on child protection; formation of Village Project Review: Discussions withwith village chiefchief & others on child protection; formation of Village

Protection Committees 11 villages; 7 children re-enrolled in schools; 9 identified Children’s LevelLevel ChildChild Protection Committees in 11invillages; 7 children re-enrolled in schools; 9 identified Children’s Homes visited; 6 homes mapped for quality of facilities & assisted in registering the Integrated Homes visited; 6 homes mapped for quality of facilities & assisted in registering withwith the Integrated Protection Scheme; tracking established 12 villages covering children; Guidance ChildChild Protection Scheme; ChildChild tracking established in 12invillages covering 900900 children; Guidance provided for registering a child sexual abuse under Protection of Children Sexual Offences provided for registering a child sexual abuse casecase under Protection of Children fromfrom Sexual Offences Act. Act.

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Project Name: Doaba Vikas Evam Utthan Samiti [DVEUS] Project Name: Doaba Vikas Evam Utthan Samiti [DVEUS] Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $44,612 Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $44,612 Project Objectives: Improve health status of children by strengthening parenting Project Objectives: Improve health status of children by strengthening goodgood parenting

practices, health & nutrition support for 0-6 years; improved management system & public practices, health & nutrition support for 0-6 years; improved birthbirth management system & public health institutions. health institutions. Project Review: households 35 villages educated on good parenting practises; Project Review: 63696369 households in 35invillages educated on good parenting practises; 591 591 children breastfed; & boys 318 boys immunized; pregnant women got antenatal checkups; children breastfed; 274 274 girlsgirls & 318 immunized; 585 585 pregnant women got antenatal checkups; births institutional deliveries; women joined ICDS; 261 children received 595 595 births werewere institutional deliveries; 642 642 women joined ICDS; 261 children received birthbirth registrations; Nutrition status assessed for 4194 children 90 severely acute malnourished (SAM) registrations; Nutrition status assessed for 4194 children & 90&severely acute malnourished (SAM) children to Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre; 172 SAM children received provisions; 2 new children sentsent to Nutrition Rehabilitation Centre; 172 SAM children received foodfood provisions; 2 new Anganwadi buildings constructed; 3 nurses recruited for new Primary Health Centres. Anganwadi buildings constructed; 3 nurses recruited for new Primary Health Centres.

Project Name: Sambhunath Singh Research Foundation [SSRF] Project Name: Dr. Dr. Sambhunath Singh Research Foundation [SSRF] Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $23,315 Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $23,315 Project Objectives: To provide access to quality education forchildren all children & work Project Objectives: To provide access to quality education for all & work withwith the the

community to stop marriage & ensure protection community to stop childchild marriage & ensure childchild protection Project Review: 32 boys 40 girls linked to National Institute of Open School for further Project Review: 32 boys & 40&girls linked to National Institute of Open School for further studies; 15 boys 22 girls re-enrolled in schools; 27 children got scholarships; 26 girls marriages studies; 15 boys & 22&girls re-enrolled in schools; 27 children got scholarships; 26 girls marriages stopped; 61 girls provided vocational training; trainings for police departments 4 districts stopped; 61 girls provided vocational training; trainings for police departments in 4 in districts on on Marriage Laws; community groups acted oncases; 24 cases; 2 children engaged in cremation ChildChild Marriage Laws; community groups acted on 24 2 children engaged in cremation workwork provided shelter; 119 children immunized. provided shelter; 119 children (0-1 (0-1 year)year) immunized.

Project Name: Sadhana -Guria Swayam Sevi Sansthan Project Name: Sadhana -Guria Swayam Sevi Sansthan Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $14,803 Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $14,803 To understand trafficking & empower the community to address Project Objectives: To understand trafficking & empower the community to address childchild Project Objectives:

trafficking; trainings & actions to address protection. trafficking; trainings & actions to address childchild protection. Project Review: 7 villages identified cases of unsafe migration trafficking; Project Review: 7 villages identified withwith cases of unsafe migration and and trafficking; 61 61 community meetings 14 children's groups formed varied ages/ genders & monthly community meetings held;held; 14 children's groups formed withwith varied ages/ bothboth genders & monthly meetings drawing competition on trafficking across 27 schools; border security meetings held;held; drawing competition on trafficking heldheld across 27 schools; border security forceforce support assured; meetings stakeholders to address children's vulnerabilities; Village support assured; meetings heldheld withwith stakeholders to address children's vulnerabilities; Village ChildChild Protection Committee (VCPCs) become functional. Protection Committee (VCPCs) havehave become functional.

Project Name: Kotra Adivasi Sansthan Project Name: Kotra Adivasi Sansthan Location: Rajasthan & 2017 Grant: $10,472 Location: Rajasthan & 2017 Grant: $10,472 Project Objectives: To strengthen community monitoring mechanisms for child rights; Project Objectives: To strengthen community monitoring mechanisms for child rights;

provide education by enhancing learning levels & retention in schools; ensure children in remote provide education by enhancing learning levels & retention in schools; ensure children in remote areas access to education. areas havehave access to education. Project Review: & never to school children identified; process of setting Project Review: DropDrop outsouts & never beenbeen to school children identified; process of setting up up learning centers & procuring library books initiated; 176 children never to school learning centers & procuring library books initiated; 176 children whowho havehave never beenbeen to school enrolled 19 children enrolled through learning centers; meetings block werewere enrolled & 19&children enrolled through learning centers; meetings heldheld withwith block levellevel education officials & permissions sought for working in government the government schools; 5-day training education officials & permissions sought for working in the schools; 5-day training for for educators & community workers facilitated. educators & community workers facilitated. 65 65


Project Name: Kriti Shodh Sansthan [KSS] Project Name: Kriti Shodh Sansthan [KSS] Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $16,499 Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $16,499 Project Objectives: To improve the community's understanding on child health & nutrition, Project Objectives: To improve the community's understanding on child health & nutrition,

improve health facilities & parenting practices & nutrition of children, livelihoods & food security. improve health facilities & parenting practices & nutrition of children, livelihoods & food security. Project Review: 12 Mother’s Committees formed members; 211 adolescent & 284 Project Review: 12 Mother’s Committees formed withwith 144 144 members; 211 adolescent girlsgirls & 284 children’s collective members oriented on health & hygiene; 10 children’s groups & 7 adolescent children’s collective members oriented on health & hygiene; 10 children’s groups & 7 adolescent girlsgirls groups oriented on Anganwadis; 2 new Anganwadis approved; status 16 severe acute malnutrition groups oriented on Anganwadis; 2 new Anganwadis approved; status of 16ofsevere acute malnutrition (SAM) 14 MAM children improved; 14 SAM children referred to Nutritional Rehabilitation Center; (SAM) & 14&MAM children improved; 14 SAM children referred to Nutritional Rehabilitation Center; 55 55 children referred to health facilities; 91 institutional births ensured; 141 children immunized; children referred to health facilities; 91 institutional births ensured; 141 children immunized; 72 72 households received rations; 42 families started kitchen gardens households received rations; 42 families started kitchen gardens

Project Name: People’s Action People in Need [PAPN] Project Name: People’s Action forfor People in Need [PAPN] Location: Himachal Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $20,761 Location: Himachal Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $20,761 Project Objectives: To identify vulnerable children & develop strategy for education; ensure Project Objectives: To identify vulnerable children & develop strategy for education; ensure enrolment of 6-18 years; strengthen children's collectives. enrolment of 6-18 years; strengthen children's collectives.

Project Review: Better access to schools, 12 sets of curriculum books in Child Activity Centers Project Review: Better access to schools, 12 sets of curriculum books in Child Activity Centers

(CACs), scholarships 7 children; support 6 orphans; 6 schools to plug gaps; 2 CACs (CACs), scholarships for 7for children; support fromfrom CWCCWC for 6for orphans; 6 schools to plug gaps; 2 CACs established 117 children attend remedial classes; 25 children enrolled in Grade 51 drop-outs established & 117& children attend remedial classes; 25 children enrolled in Grade 1; 511;drop-outs re-enrolled; 3 adolescent groups formed; 4 new children collectives formed assisted removal re-enrolled; 3 adolescent groups formed; 4 new children collectives formed whowho assisted withwith removal of of a liquor shop. a liquor shop.

Project Name: Prayatn Sansthan Project Name: Prayatn Sansthan Location: Rajasthan & 2017 Grant: $40,226 Location: Rajasthan & 2017 Grant: $40,226 To ensure access to proper healthcare, nutrition & food security for women Project Objectives: To ensure access to proper healthcare, nutrition & food security for women & & Project Objectives:

children; facilitate deliveries; ensure & PNC; create awareness of seasonal diseases, hygiene children; facilitate safesafe deliveries; ensure ANCANC & PNC; create awareness of seasonal diseases, hygiene & & proper drinking water proper drinking water Project Review: Regular tracking of pregnant women in ICDS & antenatal check-ups for 633 Project Review: Regular tracking of pregnant women in ICDS & antenatal care;care; check-ups for 633 women; institutional deliveries; lactating mothers linked to Anganwadi; growth tracking women; 229 229 institutional deliveries; 280 280 lactating mothers linked to Anganwadi; growth tracking for for children; 62 children referred to MTC; seasonal disease medicines provided forvillages; 14 villages; mobile 16261626 children; 62 children referred to MTC; seasonal disease medicines provided for 14 mobile health camps organized 5 villages; 27 adolescent clubs formed regular meetings; clean drinking health camps organized in 5 in villages; 27 adolescent clubs formed withwith regular meetings; clean drinking water provided 30 villages. water provided in 30invillages.

Project Name: Rural Organisation Social Development (ROSA) Project Name: Rural Organisation forfor Social Development (ROSA) Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: -$4245 Location: Uttar Pradesh & 2017 Grant: -$4245

Project ROSA supported by CRY America in 2016 - $4245 the unspent grant balance Project ROSA was was supported by CRY America in 2016 - $4245 was was the unspent grant balance fromfrom 20162016 which returned to/received by CRY in 2017 which was was returned to/received by CRY in 2017

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Project Name: Compassionate Rural Association forfor Social Action [CRASA] Project Name: Compassionate Rural Association Social Action [CRASA] Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $13,858 Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $13,858 Project Objectives: Reduction in child labor, school drop outs & instances of child marriage. Project Objectives: Reduction in child labor, school drop outs & instances of child marriage. Project Review: sessions on child labor for for community groups in 10 46 46 Project Review:Awareness Awareness sessions on child labor community groups in villages; 10 villages; child laborers mainstreamed, 87 families sensitized on girl’s education; 88 88 families counselled on on child laborers mainstreamed, 87 families sensitized on girl’s education; families counselled child labor; 77 dropouts mainstreamed; 68 68 children gotgot scholarships of $1,270; 248248 children (above child labor; 77 dropouts mainstreamed; children scholarships of $1,270; children (above 5 years) enrolled in schools, 133133 children promoted from Grade 5 to56; classrooms constructed 5 years) enrolled in schools, children promoted from Grade tonew 6; new classrooms constructed in 2inprimary schools; 3 teachers appointed; girls toilets built in 17 4 migrant children 2 primary schools; 3 teachers appointed; girls toilets built in schools; 17 schools; 4 migrant children admitted intointo hostels. admitted hostels.

Project Name: Mahila Abhivrudhi Mattu Samrakshana Samasthe [MASS] Project Name: Mahila Abhivrudhi Mattu Samrakshana Samasthe [MASS] Location: Karnataka & 2017 Grant: $12,673 Location: Karnataka & 2017 Grant: $12,673 Project Objectives: a protective environment for for children in 20 villages to ensure Project Objectives:Creating Creating a protective environment children in 20 villages to ensure

protection from child marriage & child trafficking. protection from child marriage & child trafficking. Project Review: families visited & child marriage/ trafficking threat averted for for 247247 Project Review:1,353 1,353 families visited & child marriage/ trafficking threat averted families; 3 child marriages stopped; 3 cases referred to CHILDLINE; 85 mothers’ collective meetings families; 3 child marriages stopped; 3 cases referred to CHILDLINE; 85 mothers’ collective meetings conducted on health & banking services; relationship built with District Child Protection UnitUnit & & conducted on health & banking services; relationship built with District Child Protection Children Welfare Committee; 2 children received $1,070 from Department of Women andand Child Children Welfare Committee; 2 children received $1,070 from Department of Women Child Development as relief measure. Development as relief measure.

Project Name: Margadarshi Project Name: Margadarshi Location: Karnataka & 2017 Grant: $3,688 Location: Karnataka & 2017 Grant: $3,688 Project Objectives: a protective environment for for children in 20 villages to ensure Project Objectives:Creating Creating a protective environment children in 20 villages to ensure

protection from child marriage & child trafficking. protection from child marriage & child trafficking. Project Review: 2 new Anganwadis approved; 9 adolescent girls groups meetings conducted Project Review: 2 new Anganwadis approved; 9 adolescent girls groups meetings conducted on child marriage; 6 children’s collectives strengthened; 8 schools visited to follow up on on child marriage; 6 children’s collectives strengthened; 8 schools visited to follow up irregular on irregular children & dropouts. children & dropouts.

Project Name: People's Organisation forfor Rural Development [PORD] Project Name: People's Organisation Rural Development [PORD] Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $34,261 Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $34,261 Project Objectives: reduction & prevention of child labor, child marriage & & Project Objectives:Ensure Ensure reduction & prevention of child labor, child marriage

strengthen children’s collectives. strengthen children’s collectives. Project Review: 460460 families sensitized on education; 30 30 families of child laborers counselled; Project Review: families sensitized on education; families of child laborers counselled; 62 drop outs mainstreamed; 1228 scholarships & 581 busbus passes received; 71 girls received bicycles; 62 drop outs mainstreamed; 1228 scholarships & 581 passes received; 71 girls received bicycles; 17 teachers appointed, 300300 desks & 28 arranged; 38 families counselled on child marriage; 11 11 17 teachers appointed, desks & fans 28 fans arranged; 38 families counselled on child marriage; child marriages stopped; 30 30 girls from migrant families admitted to residential schools; child marriages stopped; girls from migrant families admitted to residential schools; 9 adolescent girls groups formed; 6 child collectives strengthened. 9 adolescent girls groups formed; 6 child collectives strengthened.

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Project Name: CRY India - Grant Capacity Building Projects Project Name: CRY India - Grant forfor Capacity Building of of Projects Location: National, India & 2017 Grant: $35,105 Location: National, India & 2017 Grant: $35,105 Project Objectives: : Grant to CRY India capacity building of Projects Project Objectives: : Grant to CRY India for for capacity building of Projects Project Review: America supports Projects in India selected on the basis of their track Project Review: CRYCRY America supports Projects in India thatthat areare selected on the basis of their track record, issues they work with & impact on the communities. Supported Projects provided with record, thethe issues they work with & impact on the communities. Supported Projects areare provided with financial & capacity building support. Capacity building efforts includes program development financial & capacity building support. Capacity building efforts includes program development & & trainings project staff, teachers & community workers on areas of need such as education, trainings for for thethe project staff, teachers & community workers on areas of need such as education, healthcare, child labor, child marriage networking support, perspective building on child rights healthcare, child labor, child marriage etc;etc; networking support, perspective building on child rights & & financial management. America utilizes services & expertise of it’s partner India to ensure financial management. CRYCRY America utilizes thethe services & expertise of it’s partner CRYCRY India to ensure grants to India Projects effectively utilized & their capacities enhanced towards thatthat thethe grants to India Projects areare effectively utilized & their capacities areare enhanced towards achieving their goals. achieving their goals.

Project Name: Pragathi Project Name: Pragathi Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $34,931 Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $34,931 Project Objectives: Ensure reduction & prevention of child labor & child marriage through Project Objectives: Ensure reduction & prevention of child labor & child marriage through improved retention in schools. improved retention in schools.

Project Review: 17 child laborers & 116 drop outs re-enrolled in schools; 5 dropouts admitted Project Review: 17 child laborers & 116 drop outs re-enrolled in schools; 5 dropouts admitted intointo

hostels; 1 school reopened 1 new school approved; 2 teachers appointed; 1018 girls counselled on child hostels; 1 school reopened & 1 &new school approved; 2 teachers appointed; 1018 girls counselled on child marriage; 14 child marriages stopped; adolescent girls’ groups formed; child groups discussed marriage; 14 child marriages stopped; 68 68 adolescent girls’ groups formed; 20 20 child groups discussed child marriage; 67 community groups worked on child marriage; families received nutrition child marriage; 67 community groups worked on child marriage; 298298 families received nutrition & & welfare provisions. welfare provisions.

Project Name: Rural Workers Development Society [RWDS] Project Name: Rural Workers Development Society [RWDS] Location: Tamil Nadu & 2017 Grant: $24,192 Location: Tamil Nadu & 2017 Grant: $24,192 Reduce child labor; create protective environment children of migrant Project Objectives: Reduce child labor; create protective environment for for children of migrant Project Objectives:

families; improve school retention & ensure quality education. families; improve school retention & ensure quality education. Project Review:Meetings Meetings on child labor attended by 207 people; 12 Panchayats passed resolution Project Review: on child labor attended by 207 people; 12 Panchayats passed resolution to prevent child labor; 3 child labor recruiters prevented; 6 child laborers enrolled in schools; 9 new to prevent child labor; 3 child labor recruiters prevented; 6 child laborers enrolled in schools; 9 new adolescent child collectives formed; 11 migrated children re-enrolled; enrolment increased to in 571in 1 adolescent child collectives formed; 11 migrated children re-enrolled; enrolment increased to 57 primary school; 2 new school buildings constructed benefitting children; 24 drop-outs re-enrolled; primary school; 2 new school buildings constructed benefitting 108108 children; 24 drop-outs re-enrolled; mobile health services provided to 121 children & mothers. 32 mothers. mobile health services provided to 121 children & 32

Project Name: Sanghamithra Service Society [SSS] Project Name: Sanghamithra Service Society [SSS] Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $12,231 Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $12,231 Project Objectives: Ensure reduction of child labor; enhance understanding on Juvenile Justice Project Objectives: Ensure reduction of child labor; enhance understanding on Juvenile Justice (JJ)(JJ)

System & ensure of school children enrolled in schools. System & ensure outout of school children areare enrolled in schools. Project Review: Vulnerability mapping done families & 289 community meetings held; Project Review: Vulnerability mapping done for for 701701 families & 289 community meetings held; 35 35 drop outs 12 child labor mainstreamed schools; retention of 2233 children in schools; 26 children drop outs & 12& child labor mainstreamed intointo schools; retention of 2233 children in schools; 26 children assisted in passing board exams; 4 social welfare hostels infrastructure improved; 57 children assisted in passing board exams; 4 social welfare hostels infrastructure improved; 57 children in JJin JJ homes enrolled schools; improved children’s understanding ofsystem; JJ system; facilities in schools 26 schools homes enrolled intointo schools; improved children’s understanding of JJ facilities in 26 improved. improved.

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Project Name: Shramik Vikas Kendram [SVK] Project Name: Shramik Vikas Kendram [SVK] Location: Telangana & 2017 Grant: $40,340 Location: Telangana & 2017 Grant: $40,340 Project Objectives: Ensure reduction of school dropouts , child labor, marriage & strengthen Project Objectives: Ensure reduction of school dropouts , child labor, childchild marriage & strengthen

collectives childchild collectives

Project Review: Ensured children years) continue education; 1 Primary school reopened Project Review: Ensured 98%98% children (6-14(6-14 years) continue education; 1 Primary school reopened 22 children enrolled; 2 Upper Primary schools upgraded to High Schools; 54 children cleared & 22&children enrolled; 2 Upper Primary schools upgraded to High Schools; 54 children cleared supplementary exams;1287 children received fellowships; children counselled on further education; supplementary exams;1287 children received fellowships; 309 309 children counselled on further education; 25 child labor 91 dropouts mainstreamed; 24 Panchayats passed resolutions against marriages; 25 child labor & 91&dropouts mainstreamed; 24 Panchayats passed resolutions against childchild marriages; 9 9 marriages stopped; adolescent groups formed 19 villages 67 child collectives are active childchild marriages stopped; adolescent girlsgirls groups formed in 19invillages & 67&child collectives are active

Project Name: India - Grant Management Services Project Name: CRYCRY India - Grant Management Services Location: National, India & 2017 Grant: $70,212 Location: National, India & 2017 Grant: $70,212 Project Objectives: Grant Management Services provided by CRY Project Objectives: Grant Management Services provided by CRY IndiaIndia Project Review: America utilizes India’s grant management services to ensure effective Project Review: CRY CRY America utilizes CRY CRY India’s grant management services to ensure effective

utilization of grants & enhanced capacities of supported Projects towards achieving goals. CRY's utilization of grants & enhanced capacities of supported Projects towards achieving theirtheir goals. CRY's Project planning, monitoring, & evaluation systems include regular visits, financial reporting, annual Project planning, monitoring, & evaluation systems include regular fieldfield visits, financial reporting, annual planning, evaluations & ongoing financial reviews. CRY's of qualified professionals monitor planning, evaluations & ongoing financial reviews. CRY's teamteam of qualified professionals monitor achievements against key indicators. has developed well-recognized impact parameters achievements against key indicators. CRY CRY has developed well-recognized impact parameters usedused in in reviewing & planning processes enables its grantees toclearly set clearly defined & measurable goals. reviewing & planning processes thatthat enables CRY CRY & its&grantees to set defined & measurable goals. Project impact is consistently reported outdonors to donors & volunteers through newsletters, social media Project impact is consistently reported out to & volunteers through newsletters, social media & & our website our website

Project Name: Society Rural Agriculturalists Mass Awareness (SRAMA) Project Name: Society forfor Rural Agriculturalists andand Mass Awareness (SRAMA) Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $19,929 Location: Andhra Pradesh & 2017 Grant: $19,929 Project Objectives: Improve enrolments of years 3-6 years children in Anganwadis; reduce school Project Objectives: Improve enrolments of 3-6 children in Anganwadis; reduce school dropdrop

labor, marriage & strengthen collectives outs,outs, childchild labor, childchild marriage & strengthen childchild collectives Project Review: 13 Anganwadis moved to newly constructed building 8 provided uniforms, Project Review: 13 Anganwadis moved to newly constructed building & 8 &provided uniforms, teaching materials; children cleared grade 10 exams; 10 children provided secured teaching aidsaids and and playplay materials; 339 339 children cleared grade 10 exams; 10 children provided secured travel assistance;125 given bicycles; children received passes; 86 children received travel assistance;125 girlsgirls given bicycles; 220 220 children received bus bus passes; 86 children received fellowships; 3 child marriages stopped & adolescent children counselled on child marriage; 7 new fellowships; 3 child marriages stopped & adolescent children counselled on child marriage; 7 new Adolescent Collectives formed Adolescent Girls’Girls’ Collectives formed . .

Project Name: Gram Mitra Samaj Sevi Sansthan [GMSSS] Project Name: Gram Mitra Samaj Sevi Sansthan [GMSSS] Location: Chhattisgarh & 2017 Grant: $10,865 Location: Chhattisgarh & 2017 Grant: $10,865 Project Objectives: : Ensure children are enrolled & retained in school; SMC’s are functional; Project Objectives: : Ensure children are enrolled & retained in school; SMC’s are functional;

supplementary & cooked meals provided for children & pregnant women in ICDS centers. supplementary & cooked meals provided for children & pregnant women in ICDS centers. Project Review: children (6-14yrs) & children 317 children (15-18 enrolled in school; 25 children Project Review: 955 955 children (6-14yrs) & 317 (15-18 yrs) yrs) enrolled in school; 25 children regularized in school; 6 children appeared for board exam; support classes forchildren; 82 children; 5 school regularized in school; 6 children appeared for board exam; support classes for 82 5 school buildings repaired, water facility provided 8 schools; electricity in 1 school; 2 Anganwadis constructed; buildings repaired, water facility provided in 8 in schools; electricity in 1 school; 2 Anganwadis constructed; 51 children enrolled in Anganwadis; 20 kitchen gardens established; 111 pregnant women enrolled 51 children enrolled in Anganwadis; 20 kitchen gardens established; 111 pregnant women enrolled intointo Anganwadi;159 provided nutritional supplement. Anganwadi;159 girlsgirls provided nutritional supplement.

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Project Name: Gramya Vikas Trust [GVT] Project Name: Gramya Vikas Trust [GVT] Location: Gujarat & 2017 Grant: $11,648 Location: Gujarat & 2017 Grant: $11,648 Project Objectives: Enrolment of 3-18 group children in school, retention of children & ensure Project Objectives: Enrolment of 3-18 age age group children in school, retention of children & ensure Right to Education norms are followed Right to Education norms are followed

Project Review: children enrolled in Anganwadi, 122 children enrolled in grade 47 children Project Review: 432 432 children enrolled in Anganwadi, 122 children enrolled in grade 1; 471;children

(15-18yrs) enrolled in senior secondary school; children moved primary to middle school / middle (15-18yrs) enrolled in senior secondary school; 932 932 children moved fromfrom primary to middle school / middle to high school; children are regular in school; 6 toilets constructed; 1 rain water harvesting done; 1 new to high school; 760 760 children are regular in school; 6 toilets constructed; 1 rain water harvesting done; 1 new Anganwadi started & 2 Anganwadi workers recruited; Anganwadi Monitoring Committee formed & trained; Anganwadi started & 2 Anganwadi workers recruited; Anganwadi Monitoring Committee formed & trained; 3 SMC’s formed & trained; 1 school development created. 3 SMC’s formed & trained; 1 school development planplan created.

Project Name: Sankalp Manav Vikas Sansthan [SMVS] Project Name: Sankalp Manav Vikas Sansthan [SMVS] Location: Maharashtra & 2017 Grant: $15,936 Location: Maharashtra & 2017 Grant: $15,936 Project Objectives: Ensure reduction in child marriages & child labor 20 villages of Parbhani Project Objectives: Ensure reduction in child marriages & child labor in 20invillages of Parbhani

district district

Project Review: 8 villages passed resolution to prevent to child labor; 7 children enrolled in the Project Review: 8 villages passed resolution to prevent to child labor; 7 children enrolled in the

Children’s home, 2 child labor cases referred to VCPC trainings for adolescent group Children’s home, 2 child labor cases referred to VCPC and and CWC;CWC; trainings for adolescent girlsgirls group in 4 in 4 villages; adolescent groups conducted 8 programs on education & child labor; 9 girls enrolled villages; adolescent groups conducted 8 programs on education & child labor; 9 girls enrolled in in government hostel, children continued studies in Grade 10 and 5 girls stopped marriage government hostel, 203 203 children continued studies in Grade 10 and 12; 512; girls stopped fromfrom childchild marriage

Project Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of America Project Name: Boys & Girls Clubs of America Location: & 2017 Grant: $20,000 Location: USAUSA & 2017 Grant: $20,000 Project Objectives: Ensure communities strong organizations, which children Project Objectives: Ensure communities havehave strong ClubClub organizations, which keepkeep children safesafe & &

strengthen families communities. To introduce Power which provides children academic strengthen families and and communities. To introduce Power HourHour which provides children withwith academic support through the school & include Programs to develop critical thinking & problem solving support through the school yearyear & include StemStem Programs to develop critical thinking & problem solving for for children to succeed. children to succeed. Project Review: Clubs served 4.3 million young people, including 15,000 more teens Project Review: The The Clubs served overover 4.3 million young people, including 15,000 more teens & & 25,000 additional members. High-quality youth development programs helped 25,000 additional members. High-quality youth development programs helped themthem excelexcel academically.1,055 Clubs 121,000 youth registered to participate in 56 theone-week 56 one-week Summer Brain academically.1,055 Clubs and and 121,000 youth registered to participate in the Summer Brain program themed activities for elementary, middle & high school students. Dedicated youth GainGain program withwith themed activities for elementary, middle & high school students. Dedicated youth development professionals supervised the youth complete assignments for day the day during the Power development professionals supervised the youth complete theirtheir assignments for the during the Power Hour. Computer Science Pathway taught youth & teens to code & helped skills. A new partnership Hour. The The Computer Science Pathway taught youth & teens to code & helped buildbuild skills. A new partnership Weikart Center helped leverage Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI) system in Clubs. withwith Weikart Center helped leverage theirtheir Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI) system in Clubs. The The Directors Academy launched to utilize formal informal learning methods & technical ClubClub Directors Academy was was launched to utilize formal and and informal learning methods & technical assistance national to help leaders & facilitate a supportive assistance fromfrom national staffstaff to help ClubClub leaders honehone theirtheir skillsskills & facilitate a supportive ClubClub environment; Youth Development Institutes launched equip leaders frontline to increase environment; Youth Development Institutes launched will will equip ClubClub leaders and and frontline staffstaff to increase youth skill-building opportunities positive outcomes youth skill-building opportunities and and drivedrive positive outcomes

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Project Name: Children’s Rights Inc Location: USA & 2017 Grant: $20,000 Project Objectives: Work on Protection, Placement and Legal Reforms for abused and neglected

children across the USA, the purpose of which is to improve the lives of neglected, abused children and enable systemic changes towards more sustainable solutions through need based litigation. Project Review: Children’s Rights has won landmark victories affecting thousands of vulnerable children in more than a dozen states. In Milwaukee 87% of children received timely medical evaluations upon entering foster care, and 93% were provided with annual medical exams, ensuring that children remain healthy in state custody. Connecticut reduced the placement of children in congregate care, instead of family foster homes, by 84% & number of children in inappropriate “temporary” facilities for over 2 months reduced by 85%. In South Carolina the state’s call center screened 88% of all calls helping to appropriately evaluate reports of abuse or neglect.

Project Name: Child Welfare League of America Location: USA & 2017 Grant: $20,000 Project Objectives: Build the capacities of agencies that serve troubled children and families

through developing and promoting best practices on mother and child health A special committee was established to develop best practices & guidelines related to children & families impacted by prenatal drug & alcohol exposure. Partnerships with the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Children’s Bureau & American Institute for Research brought information about the impact of trauma & how to address it to the field of child welfare & also continued to update its foster & adoptive training to issues related to trauma. The Child Welfare Journals were produced on serving insulated communities, immigration, LGBTQ children & adoptive parents, trauma and father engagement. A national conference focused on the health & wellbeing of children & families in child welfare. Trainings on developing foster, adoptive and kinship parents & on internet safety, trauma and protective strategies in child welfare. Webinar series on trauma & child mental health. CWLA launched a global conversation about improving child welfare services in the US and around the world.

Project Review:

Project Name: Hurricane Harvey Location: USA & 2017 Grant : $10,000 Project Objectives: A one time grant of $10,000

towards Hurricane Harvey disaster relief & recovery efforts in Houston approved to STC, USA. Project Review: Staff & resources deployed to benefit 300,165 children & adults across 54 counties in Texas. 556 childcare centers restored benefiting 34,847 children. Grants reached 92,195 children & supported the recovery of 44 school districts. Several schools ran STC’s Summer Boost programs to give children extra time in the classrooms lost to the hurricane. 41,759 children & adults were provided essential supplies. 894 kits with personal care items for moms & babies distributed. STC partnered with schools, childcare centers, clinics, community centers which helped nearly 15,000 children & their adult caregivers cope with trauma, reduce stress & build resilience. Nearly 600 children took part in STC’s Prep Rallies, which helped children prepare for future emergencies & build their resilience skills. They also strengthened emergency plans & trained child-care providers to prepare for & respond to disasters. 71


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CRY AMERICA AUDITED CRY AMERICA AUDITED FINANCIAL REPORT 2017 FINANCIAL REPORT 2017 - CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU AMERICA, INC. CRYCRY - CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU AMERICA, INC. STATEMENT FINANCIAL POSITION STATEMENT OF OF FINANCIAL POSITION DECEMBER 2017 DECEMBER 31,31, 2017 ASSETS ASSETS Current Assets: Current Assets: CashCash Accounts receivable Accounts receivable

$

$

1,186,790 1,186,790 44,809 44,809

Prepaid expenses Prepaid expenses

9,619 9,619

Current Assets TotalTotal Current Assets

1,241,218 1,241,218

Property Equipment: Property and and Equipment: Office equipment Office equipment accumulated depreciation LessLess accumulated depreciation Property Equipment TotalTotal Property and and Equipment

5,654 5,654 (5,654) (5,654) - -

Assets TotalTotal Assets

$

$

1,241,218 1,241,218

$

$

374 374 57,433 57,433 14,500 14,500

LIABILITIES ASSETS LIABILITIES ANDAND NETNET ASSETS Current Liabilities Current Liabilities Accounts payable Accounts payable Greants payable Greants payable Accured expenses Accured expenses Current Liabilities TotalTotal Current Liabilities

72,307 72,307

Unrestricted Assets Unrestricted Net Net Assets

1,168,911 1,168,911

Liabilities Assets TotalTotal Liabilities and and Net Net Assets

73 73

$

$

1,241,218 1,241,218


- CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU AMERICA, INC. CRYCRY - CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU AMERICA, INC. STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES DECEMBER 2017 DECEMBER 31,31, 2017 REVENUE SUPPORT REVENUE ANDAND SUPPORT Contributions Contributions Fundraising Events: Fundraising Events: Revenue raised Revenue raised Expenses incurred Expenses incurred Fundraising Revenue Net Net Fundraising Revenue Interest Income Interest Income Revenue Support TotalTotal Revenue and and Support

$

$

572,791 572,791 1,097,131 1,097,131 (242,426) (242,426) 854,705 854,705 403403 1,427,899 1,427,899

EXPENSES EXPENSES Program/grant expenses Program/grant expenses Fundraising expenses Fundraising expenses Administrative expenses Administrative expenses

877,433 877,433 255,243 255,243 249,618 249,618

Expenses TotalTotal Expenses

1,352,294 1,352,294

Change in Net Assets Change in Net Assets

75,605 75,605

Assets in Begining the Begining of Year Net Net Assets in the of Year

1,093,306 1,093,306

Assets at End the End of Year Net Net Assets at the of Year

$ 1,168,911 $ 1,168,911

74 74


CRY AMERICA AUDITED FINANCIAL REPORT 2017 CRY - CHILD RIGHTS AND YOU AMERICA, INC. STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION DECEMBER 31, 2017 Program/Grant Expenses India Projects US Projects

$ 807,433 70,000

Total Program/Grant Expenses Fundraising Expenses Marketing Professional Fees Postage

$

209,484 12,111 3,648

Total Fundraising Expenses

$

225,243

Administrative Expenses Payroll Professional Sevices Travel and Seminar/Conference

$ 145,999 47,384 18,897

Rent Insurance License and Registration Fees

8,960 7,895 7,270

Service Charges Telephone and internet services Postage Dues

6,795 2,933 1,798 763

Electricity Office supplies

587 346

Total Administrative Expenses 75

877,433

$ 249,618


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CRY America’s Pledge for Children Before anything else, I am a human being. As are children. The rights I enjoy are theirs too. They have a right to a home and a family, education, healthcare, play time and protection from being exploited. Most of all, they have the right to be children. A right they are denied, for no fault of theirs. And so, I pledge to do whatever I can, in my own way, to fight for their right to have a childhood. With my skills, with my resources, with my heart, I will fight for them because I can and they can’t.

CRY – Child Rights and You America P.O. Box 850948, Braintree, MA 02185-0948 Email: support@cryamerica.org Call: 617.959.1273/339.235.0792

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CRY America Annual Report 2017  

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CRY America Annual Report 2017  

Please read on for a brief overview of CRY America - what we do, the children we serve, and our financials.

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