Our Impact

Arpan has reached 1.6 million (16 lakh) children and adults so far through its work. Within this:

  1. Arpan has trained over 417,000 children and adults directly.
    • Through the Personal Safety Education programme we have trained 131,000 children and 103,000 parents and teachers, non-teaching staff in over 200 schools and shelter homes in 3 districts of Maharashtra.
      • Of these, we have done step-up (repeat sessions) with 48,000 children and 37,000 parents and teachers.
      • We have provided psychoeducation/counseling and intervention to 12,000 children and 2500 family members.
    • Through the Training and Policy Advocacy programme Pan India we have trained 183,000 individuals and professionals.
      • Of these we have trained 18000 professionals (govt. and non-govt. teachers, social workers and mental health professionals) to replicate prevention and intervention models of Child Sexual Abuse. These professionals have reached out/trained over 1.13 million (11 lakh) children and adults.
        • Through Policy Advocacy at State and National level – We have integrated PSE into National Life skills Curriculum (Ayushman Bharat). We trained 330 professionals from State Resource Group of 12 states directly.
        • Maharashtra – PSE messages included in MSCERT curriculum on Child Safety. 2100 Master Teacher Trainers trained and 120,000 teachers across Maharashtra trained on this curriculum.
        • Bihar – Child safety included in BEPC curriculum and 100 Master Teachers trained on this curriculum.
    • Through the Digital Learning Programme – 68,000 individuals self-availed digital courses of Personal Safety Education on arpanelearn.com and other platforms where we have integrated the content like Diksha. This also includes Partners like Unicef who conducted group lessons with 50,000 children using the Arpan digital courses.
    • Resource Development – Overall 345,000 resources (books and publications) have been disseminated since we started our work in 2006. These nos. are not counted in the overall outreach.
    • Through Public Advocacy Arpan has reached 8.3 million* (83 lakh) people. We have created awareness about Child Sexual Abuse through various media and events. Of this:
      • 55,000 individuals reached through events
      • 7 million through TV, Radio, films and print media
      • 600,000 through social media engagement and website
      • 70 articles in the media mentioning Arpan or on Arpan


*This number might be much higher. Still gathering data from past years. These are conservative estimates.