Kutumb had a very humble beginning in 2002 when it started a day school for street children in a slum in Nadesar. Very soon more children from the railway station and nearby slums started coming who had no proper shelter and some had no families. As a result, the small school of the slum was shifted to a rented room in a nearby building which is now called Kutumb Shelter House. Situated behind the Varanasi Railway Station, this centre runs a community clinic, daily classes for children and women empowerment projects. It was earlier the main residential childcare centre which is now shifted to Kutumb Village.
Kutumb Nadesar Centre has been a ray of hope for the local community especially for the slum dwellers as Kutumb has something to offer to every member of their families. That is why this centre is a household name for the Nadesar community and from morning to evening it's busy with Baalwadi, Sewing classes, beautician training classes, Coaching classes, Adult Literacy Programs, awareness camps and Health camps. Numerous success stories are living nearby and Kutumb is creating many more every year. Children at Kutumb Village always remember Kutumb Shelter House as their first home, and we remember it as the beginning of a positive change which manifests itself into millions of smiles.
Kutumb Village is the residential childcare centre of Kutumb situated at Babatpur, near
Varanasi Airport. It is a home of children and care-taking staff which has been built with the support from the organization Vision Builders, USA. This place also serves as a community
Development and Health Care centre.
The vision of Kutumb manifests itself in Kutumb Village as you can feel the love, inclusion, and family spirit in the campus. Children are always engaged in study, games, workshops, music, dance, yoga, and our supporters and volunteers keep coming regularly to share their love and care.
All this together keeps this place exuberant which fills life in everything and at the same time there is a mystical serenity in the arena which gives a long lasting peace.
We invite you to visit Kutumb Village and meet our children. For many it is a lifetime experience and for the rest of them it is the beginning of a lifetime relationship.