The Founder of Child Aid Foundation (CAF), Dr. A. Goswami, came to India in the 1980s on a personal tour. He was born and brought up in New York City, and adopted an Indian name later on. During his extensive travel throughout the country, he repeatedly encountered many needy children. He was moved by their plight and started CAF in 1993.
Child Aid Foundation is a legally registered, government recognized, non-profit, non-political, secular, public charitable trust. Child Aid provides comprehensive aid and care to underprivileged children, boys and girls, of all ages and academic levels on both a residential and non-residential basis.
Aid and care they recieve includes food, clothing, shelter, personal supplies, medical care, education, education supplies, and initial job placement assistance.
No. of girl children's education sponsored on a non-residential basis - 20
No. of underprivileged children, boys and girls being provided free education and supplies - 250
No. of children being provided free hostel including food, clothing, shelter, medical care, and personal supplies - 35
The mission of the organisation is to provide comprehensive aid and care to poor and needy children so that they may pursue and complete their education and are capable of achieving their dreams.