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Don Bosco Ashalayam is an NGO that has been offering children who are either without parental care or at risk of losing it, a value chain of high-quality care services that goes beyond childcare alone and ensures wholesome child development for more than 35 years. Through its Mission Education initiative, we have so far directly steered more than 155,000 children down the road to empowerment through education.

Assisting 5000+ in slums/streets/railway stations

155,000+ children have been assisted since the inception

150+ children rescued

on a monthly basis

700 children assisted with education/training/residential care

145 orphan children built houses with a matching contribution

250+ have been placed for jobs in different sectors in 2017-22


[ Working at a Reputed Hospital ]

I came to Ashalayam in the year 2003 from Howrah railway station through Childline. I was staying with my aunt. She didn’t like me very much or care for me; so I had to leave the place. I was roaming in Howrah Station when I was rescued and sent to DBA. While in DBA, I completed Madhyamik in 2014 in first division and Class XII in 2016 also in first division. Thereafter I was admitted to graduate nursing course in St Augustine Medical College, Assam. I successfully completed my nursing in 2019 and presently working in a reputed hospital as a nurse. While I was in DBA I learnt many things apart from school subjects; had plenty of opportunities for games, dance and life skills. I will always remember these throughout my life. I am in admiration and appreciation of all the Fathers, Sisters, Sponsors and Staffs for helping me to become an independent and responsible person.

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