About us

“CHIRAGH” A Registered Indian non-governmental organization (NGO) is a Child centric welfare organization working with less-privileged children from slum communities in Firozabad, Mathura, Mainpuri and Agra.

Following the philosophy- “ If a child cannot reach to the school, the school must reach the child”, the organization’s Mission is to “To Empower children from marginalized cohort of society living in difficult circumstances by providing quality education, awareness and dignifies livelihood with rights based approach”.

In tandem with its vision and commitment and also the fact that children are often vulnerable to abuse and exploitation; CHIRAGH is highly sensitive and accords top priority to protection and safety of children- their right; the United Nations Charter on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) providing the guiding to which India like other nations, is a signatory.

CHIRAGH, accordingly, commits to protect its children from exploitation, neglect, sexual and physical abuse and therefore has formulated a Child Protection Policy translating its commitment into practically. It is intended to keep children safe from possible abuse and exploitation within the organization (Staff members, Volunteers, Resource persons), outside (Community), Sponsors, and volunteers they come in contact with during different activities. The policy also is to serve as advocacy to create (Increase) awareness on Child protection in the Community and in the family.

Since 1997, CHIRAGH Society continue working for vulnerable communities in the field of child health, women empowerment, child protection & rights, poverty & hunger, education, livelihood, etc. government and non-government organizations, Chiragh society is an organization registered under Societies Registration Act. 1860 in UP. We believe that ‘intelligence and experience for social work are not required but should have empathy and kind heart to working within communities can bring the change’. Whatever we are doing with a single motto is “with the community, For the community”

Our Reach:- So far we have an intense presence at Firozabad, Mathura, Agra, Etah, and Mainpuri. Approximately we have reached directly or indirectly to 5 lacs population through our different IEC activities. However, we are expecting to extend ourselves in the western UP as per need in our motive for serving society. 

 Our Team:- As of now, We are a team of around 100 volunteers, 50 Permanent staff including the Governing body, management committee, and executive committee as organization structure of CHIRAGH Society

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Organization Name  

CHIRAGH society

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Name of the Functionary

Mohammad Umar

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