Help children of India is a project name and encompasses the charitable work undertaken by Gwalior Hospital & Education Charitable Trust (GHECT) registered in India.

The charitable work is represented and supported internationally by Gwalior Children’s Charity (GCC) registered in the United Kingdom.

Snehalaya is the name given to the care campus from which all Help Children of India services are run.

Snehalaya - the "home with love"

Snehalaya is a multi-disciplinary campus based near Gwalior City, Madhya Pradesh, India. Spread across 25 acres, Snehalaya is a community living project that promotes environmental, economic and cultural sustainability for vulnerable, marginalised and underprivileged people.

It has three areas of focus

  1. Special Needs facility and orphanage where nearly 60 rural, poor and disabled orphans – most of whom have suffered neglect and abuse – live with carers inside cottages, play and learn
  2. The education and empowerment of rural girls through Snehalaya School
  3. Rural health programme supporting poor, rural and marginalised communities


Help Children of India is the operational name used to help identify our main activities and to help with marketing and awareness. Snehalaya, which means the home with love in Hindi, is the project name of the multi-disciplinary care campus from which all our services are run for our beneficiaries. Snehalaya is run by Gwalior Hospital & Education Charitable Trust; it receives international support from Gwalior Children’s Charity.
GHECT is responsible for executing the majority of development projects including Snehalaya Care Campus on which resides a special needs school, girls’ school and from which rural medical programmes are run.

India registered charity number  5/96-97/B-113(i) in 1994.

Address: Snehalaya- the Home with Love, 16 KM Stone, Jhansi Road, Village Sikroda, Distt. Gwalior, Pin- 475 001, Madhya Pradesh, India

GCC is the registered UK charity which is responsible for international fundraising and grants.

United Kingdom charity registration number 1063694 in 1996

Registered Address: 14 Magdalene Road, Walsall, West Midlands. WS1 3TA, UK


On the 22nd of August each year, to mark the anniversary of Snehalaya, our team in India releases an annual souvenir brochure. The report contains a message from our Chairperson and our directors. It contains updates on our key achievements and the major events held throughout the year.  The report also contains up-to-date information about our residents. It is written in English and Hindi.

The PDF reports can be downloaded here. Contact us to receive historical annual souvenir brochures from 2006 or in higher resolution, print quality PDF.

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