CCF rechristened

Christian Children's Fund (CCF) has now got a new name – Child Fund India The naming ceremony was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Delhi Sheila Dikshit recently . “The new name will better convey the expanded scope of our efforts,” said Dola Mohapatra, national director, CCF. He also talked about the expanded scope of the NGO to help the deprived, excluded and vulnerable children. CCF, which has been operating in India since 1951, has partnered with over 400 NGOs.

The chief minister talked about the need for confidence building among the deprived children, and the role of education in helping them lead a better life. She also extended a helping hand to the NGO through the general resource centre. A song performance and a moving speech by a girl being helped by CCI enlivened the event.

MEGHA MISHRA

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