Prayas JAC Society: Prayas Started with 25 children in 1988, today Prayas caters to the needs of 50,000 neglected, street and marginalized children, youth & women in Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andman & Nicobar islands, Haryana, Jharkhand.
What we do

Targeted Interventions

Prevention of Trafficking

Over 3657 number of children and women empowered and rehabilitated with their families.


Since the inception of education program, it has changed the lives of 65,000 children.

Juvenile/Children & Shelter Home

Around 24,000 children’s were benefitted through our 21 shelter homes

Juvenile/Children & Shelter Home

8500 children were rescued since 1998

Railway Children

8765 children from Railway Station were restored and rehabilitated since 2004.


Over 85,670 youth trained, of whom 65% are in jobs or self employed


: 65000 people were benefitted through various health related programs including HIV/AIDS in Bihar & Arunachal Pradesh. 18,756 school going children were covered in Health Program in 38 schools in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. New Toilets for boys and girls constructed in 13 government schools and Height Scales and Measuring Equipment provided to them

Water & Sanitation

Around 28,000 people were benefitted in Andaman & Nicobar Island by constructing toilets and water storage tanks.


Under SGSY, 550 youths from Naxalite affected areas from Bihar & Jharkhand are provided jobs after training within 4 months of starting of a 18 months long project in 2012-2013. Thousands of Children, Youth and Women were integrated into the mainstream belonging to places such as Motihari, Samastipur, Bagaha, Patna, Sapual and Nalanda District of Bihar.

Inclusive Finance

Prayas has adopted multifold strategic approach for financial inclusion. It has disbursed loan of amount Rs. 5, 39, 96,000 through Micro Finance since 2007. More than 500 Self Help Groups have been formed.

News & Events

  • 14Nov
    25th Foundation Day of Prayas coinciding with Children's day celebrated with 'Run for Children 2012' where 3,000 weaker section children ran for rights.
  • 15Oct
    PRAYAS’s initiative for skill development and empowerment of youth in Naxal affected areas

Chapter of Prayas