Dumka Community, India

Dumka Community, India
  • Population40,217
  • Villages47
  • Temp17°C
Dumka community is in Jharkhand state, north-eastern India. Most of the population here are farmers and earn their living from agriculture. The conditions in Dumka are hard, with extreme heat, dry and infertile soil. New irrigation techniques and agricultural training are needed so that crop productivity can increase.

Children in Dumka community often drop out of school to work or stay home to help their parents. The school facilities in Dumka community are not very good, and there is a shortage of trained teachers.

Your support is making a life-changing impact for children in Dumka.


3,419 adults received health and nutrition counselling and now immunise their children and improve their hygiene habits.


122 students benefitted from additional tutoring that increased their confidence and academic skills.


60 child protection committees know how to identify vulnerable children and attend to their needs so they feel safe.


1,371 adults care for and protect children after receiving training in positive-parenting methods and children's rights.


Partnering together for a sustainable future.

By sponsoring children in Dumka community, you are making an incredible difference in vulnerable children’s lives.

Your support is helping Dumka community by improving the physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of the most vulnerable children.

Through decades of experience, we have proven that the most effective way to help a child is to strengthen their entire community, caring for every child along the way. In fact, because of these community-focused solutions, for every child you sponsor, 4 more benefit too!

Together, we are tackling the hard problems, such as changing mindsets and behaviours to address the root causes of poverty. We're focusing on building skills, hope and opportunity for the children of Dumka community.

“We used to drink unsafe water from the village borehole and often got sick. Now that we have a water filter at home, we can drink safe water and avoid diseases.”

- Santmary (14), Dumka community, India

Transforming communities together.

We will continue our partnership with the Dumka community until 2023. Continuing to build knowledge, skills and resilience through sustainable projects; equipping the community to identify and effectively respond to needs as they arise.


Started 2010


Completing 2025

Other ways you can help vulnerable children.

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Sponsor a Child

You can help another child break free from poverty, for good. Your sponsorship will help bring essentials like clean water, education and healthcare to a child and their community.

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Childhood Rescue

Children in the world’s most dangerous places need you now. Help them survive, recover and build a future. You can provide life-saving food, water and protection to kids whose lives are on the line.

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Gift in your Will

Including a gift in your Will to World Vision is a wonderfully generous way to ensure the values that are important to you live on, as you continue impacting communities around the world.