'Ek Tara' is an NGO, registered under a trust working relentlessly towards providing free & compulsory education, livelihood skill and vocational training to the children, girls and women of economically backward communities in the slum areas of Topsia and Tiljala in Kolkata, India. The mission of ‘Ek Tara’ is to uplift and provide social and educational opportunities for disadvantaged children and women residing in these and adjoining areas.
Initiative for the Child looks after and protects children in need and in danger: orphans, neglected, abused, abandoned children from dysfunctional families. These children experience neglect, psychological and physical abuse, marginalization and dismissal within and outside their families, in school and in community. Our mission is to help rescue these children and help them become whole, useful and decent people to the society.