That prisoners are rehabilitated and reintegrated so that they are able to fulfil their dreams and become positive contributors to society.
One of the more invisible and powerless group of people in the city of Mumbai are the thousands of under-trials in prisons. Separated from all loved ones, they sometimes lose all hope of ever being able to live a normal life.
Azad reaches out to men, women and children confined in prisons through various in-prison activities such as counselling, legal aid and legal case assistance, pre-primary education. We also offer emergency support to families of prisoners, and long-term reintegration support to released prisoners. Through these activities, Azad seeks to add value to their lives and thus reintegrate them into society.
1055 men, 500 women and 25 children were served through the Azad project.
Sponsor the rehabilitation and reintegration expenses of a prisoner seeking a fresh start
Kavita* is a soft-spoken hardworking woman from Mumbai. She came in touch with Sahaara at the Byculla Women's Prison. After due diligence, Sahaara paid her bail of Rs. 5000/- and she was released. After being released, she had no job. The lack of education also makes...
Shiva* a 32 years old man lived with his mother in Antop Hill, Mumbai. In the month of April 2019, he was arrested under section 457, 454, 380 of Indian Penal Code 1860 (for Lurking / trespassing someone’s house at night to commit theft). After couple of months,...
Precocious and intelligent Amrita* excels at almost everything she puts her mind to. Now 14, Amrita who hails from Aurangabad was deserted by her father and stepmother while on a train journey to Chennai. She was found in Cuddalore Railway Station and was first placed...