Safety for children in RLA

My name is Babu*. I am 8 years old. I live in Kamathipura, Mumbai with my mother. I joined Oasis India’s after-school programme (ASP) last year. We do not have enough money at home to eat good food; so we eat whatever we can afford. But since joining ASP, I have received timely meals everyday and my weight has increased too! I feel strong. I also stay at the night shelter and I feel very safe there.

I love coming to the ASP classes every day! It is my favourite part of the day when I get to be with my friends. I have also learnt many life skills on respect, personal safety, being helpful, honesty and many more! I also learnt to play my favourite game, carom board, at Oasis.
At ASP, I am also able to talk to the staff about what I feel. It makes me feel better.

Babu, 8

*name changed to protect identity

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