Bassein Catholic Coop Bank Ltd., Suvrat Apt., Bhavwani Chowk, Tembhe Naka, Thane 400601.




Formal & non-formal education is imparted such that children are prepared for formal schools and then go on to complete their school successfully.

Support by way of fees is provided for those who continue with college. Children showing interest in vocational trades are referred to appropriate institutions.

After school support by way of study classes are also imparted to them by the staff and volunteers who visit the organization.

Preventive & Curative Health

Awareness sessions given by the staff/professionals/volunteers through media on health issues and seasonal diseases.

Hygiene children avail daily bathing facilities, independent lockers, Sufficient clothing and toiletries.

Nutrition children are provided with a menu such that each meal provides for a minimum calorie intake for the day for each child.

Medical aid children are referred to public hospitals, clinics when they are unwell. Periodic check-up camps are held.

Exercise Children also participate in Yoga session given by the trained staff.


It is done in groups as well as on individual basis. Group & individual counseling is done at shelter by trained counselor.


Indoor and outdoor games like carom, chess, cricket, football, throw ball, badminton are held on a daily basis at fixed times. Television & music are also provided. Children take part in local competitions. This activity moulds them to be team players and team leaders. Children also avail of a mini library at the shelter homes.

Skills Development

Children avail the opportunity to enhance their life and livelihood skills by participating in fine arts, performing arts, day to day responsibilities of the project which include various tasks like housekeeping, cooking and gardening, in-house computer (Lab?) classes and an annual camp.


Various national, cultural & religious festivals like Independence day, Republic Day, Children's day, Diwali, Christmas, Ramzan Id and others are celebrated.

Awareness of children's issues, specially related to street children such as child labour, trafficking are conducted with other organisations.

Referral & Networking

Aasara coordinates with various Government, private, non-Governmental, other organisations/agencies and the civil society at large for referral purposes in education, health, shelter as part of their process of final rehabilitation.

Aasara, with the help of NGOs and Government, has participated in rescuing child labourers in Mumbai and Thane District.

Reunification & Reunification

Depending upon the current stage the child is in or on attaining the maximum age limit of the project, the child is referred on a long term or permanent basis to another NGO or institution. In some cases the child is reunified back to his/her family in cases of runaway children.