Butterflies is a registered voluntary organization working with street and working children in Delhi since 1989. It is also working with children in Uttrakhand since 2010 and in the Tsunami affected areas of Andamans and Nicobar Island since 2005. Butterflies has earned recognition worldwide for its innovative, realistic and relevant programmes for street and working children.

Butterflies is a member of Family for Every Child.


Where they operate

Main Areas of Work

What They Do


Empowering these children with knowledge and skills to exit out of the cycle of illiteracy and poverty is what Butterflies strives for. It reaches out to 3000 children through various interventions in all project areas and has influenced the lives of more 44,000 children since its inception. Butterflies also has a research, advocacy and training wing that works to support mobilization of civil society and influences policies at all levels. It is an active participant in national and international networks for advocating and promoting policies, programmes and actions to protect rights of children.