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Prabhakar and Abha Goswami, a professor and teacher at the University of Rajasthan, were asked to conduct research into street children and children of prostitutes. Initially, the emphasis was on research, but it soon shifted to practical care for the children.
1992 Abha Goswami packed school books and toys on a bicycle rickshaw and went to children living by the road. She visited three places a day and thus the School on Wheels program began.
1993 I-India was founded as an NGO (non-governmental organisation) by the Goswamis. With a staff of three and a tiny budget the organisation worked full-time for the well-being of street children.
1994 Child Labour Awareness initiative launched.

Integrated Program for Street Children, funded by the Government of India, started.

Nutrition Tracking Program initiation.


Child Inn, a boys home, and Ladli girls home founded.

Janshala, a slum school program, started.

Breastfeeding promotion campaign launched.


Child Line phone service began.

School on Wheels is given its first and second buses.

AIDS awareness program launched.

2002 I-India acquires a jeep-ambulance.
2003 The girls home shifts to larger premises and is renamed “Ganga”.
2005 Vocational centre for girls opens under name of “Ladli”.


Vocational centre for boys opens.

New temporary shelters for boys and girls open. (Ganga 2/ Child-Inn 2)

Learn and Earn program, started.

Formation of Shower Bus.


"Annapurna"- Kitchen project for Street Children began.

New temporary shelter for boys open at Jhag village.


New temporary shelter for girls open at Bhankrota (Ganga 3).

Construction of shelter home and school at Jhag, started.

Construction Site School is built.


Official Opening of Shelter Home at Jhag

Official Opening of Prem-Pathshala (School at Jhag)

Launch of MHV (Mobile Health Van) at Jhag village


Construction of Girls Shelter Home at Jhag

Construction of Health Centre at Jhag

Launch of "Shwetaark" Project- which includes 10 street centres/schools and 2 School on Wheels. Overall the project is daily reaching 1000 street and disadvantaged children of Jaipur, India.

Construction of new dormitory /vocational training room at Child-Inn shelter home

Launch of Open Shelter Program for temporary stay and care.

Launch of Gudri - a project aiming economical empowerment of women and adolescent girls


Inauguration Ceremony of Guru Kripa Health Centre

Inaugration ceremony of girls shelter(Jhag children's village)

Prem-Pathshala School officially registered/ accredited with Department of Education, Government of Rajasthan

Snehanchal (Boys' Shelter Home) received Fit Institution Certificate


Construction of Franklyn Scholar Vocational Training Centre commenced

Construction of the Didi Community Hall commenced

Construction of second floor of Prem Pathshala (School) commenced


Landscaping project commenced & completed

Inauguration Ceremony of Didi Community Hall

Inauguration Ceremony of Franklyn Scholar Vocational Training Centre


Construction of High School Block of Prem-Pathshala Jhag commenced

Gudri Entrepreneurship Training of Women – project launched in partnership with I-AID Finland

Boys Vocational Training Center shifted to a new premises (rented)


Inauguration Ceremony of newly built High School Block of Prem-Pathshala, Jhag

Establishment of a low-cost, 100% biodegradable, energy efficient sanitary pad enterprise- 'Sparrow Sanitation', owned and managed by young adults (former street children) and women group.


Gudri project launched at Jhag Village in partnership with Friend of I-India Australia & World Relief Society, Australia.

Many children (both girls and boys) from I-India shelter homes have been successfully promoted to high school, college and unviersity.

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