Food for Kids
There are 20 million street children in India.
Over 59 million children in India have no access to school.
One out of two children between the ages of 6 and 14 has no access to primary education.
Out of 27 million children born in India every year, 2 million do not survive to celebrate their first birthday.
About 60 million Indian children under the age of 6 live below the poverty line.
500,000 children are forced into this commercial sex trade every year.
1 out of every 3 girls does not live to see her 15th birthday.
Every sixth girl child’s death is due to gender discrimination, 3 lakh more girls than boys die every year.
53% of girls in the age group of 5 to 9 years are illiterate.
5.2 million HIV/ AIDS infected children
31% of infants are born with low birth-weight
7% of infants die before their 1st birthday
46% of children under 5 are malnourished
Statistics reveal that India has 17 million child labourers — the highest in the world.
Under the age group of 5- 14 years, 4.02 % of children engaged in economic activities.
Total of 6.75% children at work, of which 4.73% are boys and 8.93% are girls
Sex Ratio under 15 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
Infant mortality rate: 57.92
Children Underweight Rate: 18%
Life expectancy at birth > Male: 63.9 years
Life expectancy at birth, years > Females: 63.
Would you consider to help children in India by providing meals, shelter and schooling needs