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Why Partner Us ?

As an organization, we do not believe in short term solutions. Instead, we focus on lasting change through sustainable solutions for the mobilisation and empowerment of children and communities.

There are many ways in which you can partner Butterflies’ and make a contribution towards a better society and towards the future of a lot of children associated with us. Please view the partnership options above.

What makes Butterflies the ideal partner:

We’re transparent as all our financials are public which are annually audited internally & externally.

Our programmes are regularly monitored to ensure efficient utilisation of funds

We strive for lasting change by focusing on mobilisation and empowerment of children & communities, through sustainable interventions

Having a partner like you can really go a long way in our fight to protect & empower every child

If none of the partnership options suit you, please drop in your details with our Partnerships Team by email at or online and let’s discuss new ways of working together for children.

Our partnership can be a new start for children, and that’s what we can together provide for many more children who still aren’t able to go to school and live in dangerous conditions on the street, vulnerable to abuse of all kinds.

Awards & Felicitations to Butterflies-

2016 – Ms.Rita Panicker was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 by the National Association of Professional Social Workers in India for her distinct contribution in the domain of child rights, especially street & working children at the 4th Indian Social Work Congress

2015 – Rita Panicker honoured by Shri Amitabh Bachan in the new Star Plus show Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi

2013 – ‘Vanitha Woman of the Year 2013’ by the Malayala Manorama group. Award instituted to acknowledge the work done by Malayali women to serve our society

2011 – “IGSSS Shrestha Puruskar,2011”, by the Indo Global Social Service Society in New Delhi for pioneering work in bringing significant changes in the lives of street and working children 

2009 – Nominated in for the “Right Livelihood Award” and was one of the finalists for the award.

2006 – Children’s Development Khazana started by Butterflies received the Second Prize in the 2006 Global Development Network Award for the Most Innovative Development Project. This award is given to the institution whose ongoing project embodies a fresh approach to an important development need and holds the greatest promise for benefiting the poor in developing and transition countries. Criteria include the degree of innovation and the potential for broad application of the project in other countries

2006 – Zee Pehal Pioneering Personalities L. N. Goel Award

2002 – “Women of Social Work Excellence” by Manava Seva Dharmasamvardhani Charitable Trust for Social Service Consciousness, Chennai

1999 -The Ramachandran – Ikeda Award 1999 was conferred on Butterflies in appreciation of their work in education, healthcare and recreation of street and working children. The award was conferred on Butterflies for following Gandhian philosophy of education i.e. schools should be living school where children are taught life skills education, to respect work especially those who work with their hands and to respect and accept all irrespective of language, religion or caste.