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Prayas is a Non-governmental organization based in Delhi, India. It was founded in 1988 by ex-Delhi Superintendent of police (India)|DCP Amod Kanth after being moved by the destruction caused by fire to makeshift homes and ragged shelters built by children in the Slum|slums of Jahangirpuri in Delhi.


The charity received international recognition for anti-trafficking initiatives by the 2006 Trafficking in Persons Report published by the US Department of State. Amod Kanth, the head of Delhi Police and founder of Prayas, was commended as an international "model of public service" for his efforts on behalf of India's children


Prayas has collaborated with the Rotaract Club of DTU Regency to organize visits from their members. In these visits, the members teach the children at Prayas. Further, additional morally sound life advice and tips are given to them.