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Child Nurture And Relief (CHINAR) is focused on empowerment of "Orphans, Vulnerable Children & Marginalized Youth" in conflict areas through Education and Socioeconomic Initiatives. Currently we are running programs in Kashmir, India with a vision to expand to other parts of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India and the world.

Intervention Areas:

  • Orphans & Vulnerable Children
  • Quality Education in Elementary and Middle Schools
  • Livelihood Support for Guardians of Orphans & Vulnerable Children
  • Marginalized Youth

The Name Chinar:

Not only is CHINAR an abbreviation for Child Nurture And Relief, it's also a huge tree that is an integral part of Kashmiri tradition and is found in almost every village in the valley. CHINAR's can grow up to a height of 100 ft. with a girth of up to 40 ft. and can live as long as 500 years.


District Children Families Youth Livelihood Support Families Skills Development Training Community Mobilization Event Remedial Education
Srinagar 60 23 48 6 Yes Yes Yes
Shopian 29 13 20 10 Yes Yes Yes
Handwara 20 9       Yes Yes
Pulwama 6 2         Yes
TOTAL 115 47 68 16