What is CHILDLINE?
CHILDLINE India Foundation (CIF) is the nodal agency of the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development acting as the parent organization for setting up, managing and monitoring the CHILDLINE 1098 service all over the country. CHILDLINE 1098 is a phone number that spells hope for millions of children across India. It is a 24-hour a day, 365 days a year, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance. CHILDLINE organization works with individual NGOs to implement 1098 services in districts.
EArtH Foundation is implementing Childline / 1098 service in 2 districts in Telangana – Rajanna siricilla and Peddapally. We saved 1517 kids as of January 2021 in these 2 districts.
More info about Childline can be found on their official website.