Mobile Creches for Working Mothers' Children

Enables creation of a fair and caring world for young children by implementing programmes on child care, capacity building and providing early childhood development services involving the community in its efforts

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  • CSR-1
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  • Headquarters

    New Delhi, Delhi

  • Since


Mobile Crèches works to provide every child with its birthright i.e. education, nutrition and happy childhood. It was started as Kasturba Shishu Vihar Read more in 1969 and catered to children of construction workers at the site. The organisation later expanded to include adult literacy, schools for older children, medical checkups, immunization, nutrition and environmental hygiene programmes geographically to Mumbai and Pune besides Delhi. It also works in the space of consultation, aiding apex agencies in drafting policies and was part of the country’s first Early Child Care and Education Policy, drafted in 2012 by the Central Government. For its services Mobile Creches has been decorated with many honours like being awarded the Guidestar Platinum certificate for the years 2018, 19, 20 and 21, HCL Foundation ‘Partnering for Change 2020’ best practices award under thematic areas of Early Childhood Care & Development, chosen to partner Grand Challenges Canada in their scaling solutions initiative, Plan India Best Design & Implementation - Non-Global Awards, 'Most Committed NGO of the year' by Early Childhood Association, TIMES NOW 'Amazing Indian Award' and a seat in the steering committee of Asia Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC).

Demographies Served


Mobile Creches has impacted 8,67,000 children, trained 6,500 women as childcare workers and operates 1,000 daycare centres with 250 builder partners and 100 network partners.

Vision & Mission

Vision- “A just and caring world for young children”

Mission- “Accelerate Access to Quality ECD for Marginalized Children by Supporting Sustainable Ecosystems.”

Donor History

1. Bangla Entertainment Pvt Ltd
2. Terre Des Hommes
3. UBS Optimus Foundation
4. Stichting Benevolentia/Porticus
5. Grand Challenges Canada


  • Capacity Building Programmes

    It is committed to strengthening the skills of childcare personnel so that timely quality care and development are delivered.

    To this end, the organisation trains and skills mothers and families, Anganwadi workers, neighbourhood creches, NGO’s and Government representatives with orientation, basic skills of community child care and helps develop a vision for the senior leadership.

    The training is conducted by ensuring healthy interaction between participants, role-plays, demonstrations, group activities and open discussions.

  • Early Childhood Development Partnership and Community Engagement Programmes

    Mobile Creches works hand-in-hand with the community to influence decision-makers and create awareness and child right supporting laws and policies. It seeks to build agreements with academic institutions, women’s groups and the community at the lowest levels to help make its voice heard for effective legislation to be developed.

  • Child Care Services Programme


    Mobile Creches provides childcare services to very young children till those who have attained twelve years of age. The organisation partners with building construction firms to set up creches at their construction sites with monetary support from them.

    It takes up full responsibility to run the creches six days per week providing its own trained staff and quality standards. It negotiates with builders for funds and also takes up training other NGO service providers besides closely monitoring the creches for a period of one year to ensure high quality of services.

    It also works in urban slums partnering with local NGOs enabling child rights and delivering daycare services.

  • To Provide Young And Caring Environment For Young Children.

    MC provides child care for infants-12-year-old children living at the construction sites of Delhi (NCR). It operates from day care centres that function as schools or Aanganwadi centres, providing three balanced and nutritious meals for children.

  • To Provide Young and Caring Environment for Young Children.

    MC provides child care for infants-12-year-old children living at the construction sites of Delhi (NCR). It operates from day care centres that function as schools or Aanganwadi centres, providing three balanced and nutritious meals for children.

Impact Metrics

  • Number of Children Reached

    Program Name

    Child Care Services Programme

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2017-18 10828
    • 2018-19 13957
    • 2019-20 14408
    • 2020-21 13521
    • 2021-22 14372
  • Number of Community Members Reached

    Program Name

    Early Childhood Development Partnership and Community Engagement Programme

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2017-18 32280
    • 2018-19 25906
    • 2019-20 25039
    • 2020-21 30000
    • 2021-22 13561
  • Child Nutritional Status Imprevement

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  • Age-Appropriate Immunization Coverage

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  • Child Beneficiary Outreach-Direct and Indirect

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 8321
    • 2020-21 4863
    • 2021-22 6670
  • Child Nutritional Status %Age Improvement

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 5300
    • 2021-22 5500
  • Age-Appropriate Immunization Coverage %Age

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 8100
    • 2020-21 8500
    • 2021-22 7700
  • Child Beneficiary Outreach-Direct and Indirect

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2019-20 832100
    • 2020-21 4863
    • 2021-22 6670

Theory of Change

MC's ECCD program involves providing childcare services at construction sites, building awareness in the community, training other NGOs, staff of state-run facilities, and community women, sensitizing builders/contractors to children's issues, and advocating with the government on policy/law making, program design, and planning and implementation for young children.

Leadership Team

  • Chirashree Ghosh

    Integrator -ECD Partnership & Community Engagement

  • Sumitra Mishra

    Executive Director

  • Garv Nagar

    Thematic Lead- Resource Mobilization

  • Chavi Vohra

    Integrator- Childcare Service and Capacity Building

  • Neeru Bhatnagar

    Thematic Lead, Programme Strategy & Impact

  • Sheetal Nagpal

    Thematic Lead, ECD Innovation & Development

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  • Diversity Metrics

    85% women


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Awards & Recognitions

The organization was awaded for "Great Place to Work With". From credibility alliance from 2022 to 2027.

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  • 12A


  • 80G


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  • Headquarters

    DIZ Area, Raja Bazaar, Sector IV, New Delhi, 110001


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