Kamathipura is a 14 lane red-light district and is one of the largest in all of Asia. This red-light area highlights the poor socio-economic situation that exists in the city of Mumbai.  Recently the red light areas like Kamathipura have grown in size as many commercial and residential buildings have taken root in the area. Therefore there is a high demand for brothels and commercial sex work which in turn worsens the problems in the district.

There are many children in the brothel who have illness due to the lack of sanitation, sunlight, ventilation, etc. These poor living conditions pose a health scare for the children.  Most of the time, women are busy with work and again, children are indirectly and directly affected.

We specifically chose to work in Kamathipura as mothers who are commercial sex workers and their children live together, which creates an at-risk environment for the children who become potential targets for trafficking. Our programmes in this community focuses on protecting and building the lives of these children and women

  • After-school programme
  • Basic computer training
  • Football Programme
  • Anti-human Trafficking Awareness
  • Group Home for boys 
  • Night shelter for vulnerable, at-risk children 
  • Community Building – Outreach 

Dear Partners & Supporters,

 Greetings from Oasis India!

I would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year! As we step in 2022, we thank you for what you have helped us accomplish this past year.

Oasis India has accomplished 27 successful years of empowering women and children in India. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the wonderful support and partnership that we have shared over the years. Even though we faced a great global distress in the past years, we have come out stronger. As we begin celebrating this season of joy and peace, I would like to thank you for your support and love towards Oasis India.

My sincere appreciation to the Board (Committee of Management) for their guidance and a special thank you to our funding partners. We are very grateful to our institutional donors, Mukthi Bike Challenge network & riders, volunteers, sponsors, donors, 500 club donors, community partners and everyone who has continued to support our work through donations, volunteering and professional services. You all make us who we are and we will never lose sight of that. Our teams in the field who work directly with the beneficiaries have gone above and beyond their call of duty in 2021 and have left me so deeply humbled by their self-sacrificing efforts and commitment.

You will be delighted to know that in 2021, we have received our Platinum certification from GuideStar India for one year. That makes Oasis India one of the selected 100 non-profits attaining the highest Transparency and Quality Standards. We are on track, making all necessary arrangements for our FCRA renewal. We have also received 12AB and 80G renewal for the year. Our biggest accomplishment this year has been the successful launch of our new hub at North East in Churachandpur, Manipur to help families in alternative skill training and holistic development of children, leading to a developed and socially conscious community. Mukthi Bike Challenge 2021 was nothing short of amazing and the different editions in the various cities and countries helped us to get the word out about human trafficking to people around the globe.

Thank you all for supporting the work of Oasis India and helping us make a difference in our community. Your dedication is what inspires each and every one of us. This season, I wish you all the best and success in life as we head towards 2022! Be blessed.

With Regards,
Mangneo Lhungdim
Executive Director
Oasis India