Organisations active in India

Den Haag
Lutherse Burgwal 10
2512 CB Den Haag
Tel:070 - 313 62 66
Fax:070 - 313 62 01

Mailing address:
Postbus 16292
2500 BG Den Haag

Kinderstem, Memisa, Mensen in Nood and Vastenaktie are part of Cordaid. Cordaid is the moving force behind Kinderstem, Memisa Medicus Mundi, Mensen in Nood (Caritas Netherlands), and Vastenaktie (Dutch Lenten Campaign) in the Netherlands. They organize public and fund raising campaigns, each from their own point of view.

As of 2005 Kinderstem is an independent organisation within Cordaid.

Kinderstem concentrets fully to give structural help to the streetchildren in the slums.
In India Kinderstem supports the work of ECHO (Empowerment of Children and Human rights Organisation).

Antony Sebastion started ECHO in 2001. He and his colleagues focus on the care, counselling and legal support of the street children in Bangalore, a city in the south of India. Antony Sebastion is an Indian lawyer. He partly studied in the Netherlands. In this period he did research on the legal situation of street children in Bangalore. After his return to India he decided to start ECHO to help these children.