June 2010

Real People Real Stories: Children Caring for Children

To some she may be a child, but to others, she's a provider, a helpful hand, a caring shoulder. Advocating every child's right to education, Sarosha Hansraj embarked on a journey to help children in Afghanistan achieve this goal. Read More »

July 2009

"Girls in Afghanistan excited to go to school" - The Denver Post - July 14, 2009

Can you imagine not being able to go to school? To some children, that might sound great, but after a while, I bet you would wish you could go back. After all, you wouldn’t be able to do much with your life if you didn’t have an education. Unfortunately, for many children around the world, this is a reality. For a long time, while a group called the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, girls could not go to school. Even now that the Taliban is no longer in charge, some girls remain uneducated. That’s a problem that 11-year-old Sarosha Hansraj of Dallas, Texas, set out to fix. Read More »

June 2009

Grapevine 11-year-old supports Soldier's March - The Dallas Morning News

Sarosha Hansraj, 11, center, founder of Children Care for Children, meets with Gunnar Swanson, left, and Dina Fesler of War Kids Relief before Swanson begins a 1,000-mile walk from Texas to Minnesota to raise money for children of war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Collect money and donate it to a cause that is near to her and her friend Sgt. Gunnar Swanson: Helping children who have been traumatized by war. Read More »

May 2009

"Smart Choices for the Game of Life" - The Winner Magazine (Front Cover)

Did you know that there are children who can't go to school? In other countries kids often have to work on farms to help their families instead of going to school. Sometimes they work so hard that their shoes wear out! When Sarosha Hansraj heard that, she knew she wanted to help. "Learning is important," she says. "People can take away your house. They can take away your money, property, or clothes. But nobody can ever take away your education. It's the only way out of poverty!" Read More »

February 2009

Sarosha delivers speech at I-STAR Excellence Awards Ceremony

On February 15, 2009, Sarosha delivered a speech at an Excellence Awards Ceremony for I-STAR. She spoke about the Darnami School and how she helps these children to live a better life. The event had an audience of almost 500 people, which was sponsored by the Aga Khan Education Board and the Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board for Northern Texas. We will have a DVD of this event for you to view, at a later time.

January 2009

Kewl Readers Spotlight - Kewl Magazine

When 10 year old Sarosha Hansraj from Dallas, Texas was younger, her parents told her a story about a farmer who found himself in a difficult situation. He had borrowed money to feed his family, but his crops weren’t enough to pay back the money lender. He then had to take his children out of school and have them work on other people’s farms just to have enough to eat. They told her that this kind of thing happens all over the developing world, and when Sarosha asked her mother what she could do to help, the family sat down together and came up with the organization Children Care for Children. Read More »

September 2008

"Girl Helps Peers on Other Side of World" - Northeast Tarrant Star-Telegram

The 10-year-old from Grapevine, helps Muslim girls in Afghanistan get a better education. Scattered on a table in Sarosha Hansraj's home are pictures of Muslim girls abou ther own age - miles away in Afghanistan. As she looks down at the photos, Sarosha speaks about the girls who attend school in Khost, a poverty-stricken province that is thick with Taliban forces. "I believe knowledge is the most precious gift from God, and I believe that education is the only way out of poverty," said Sarosha, 10, a fifth-grader at North Hills Preparatory School in Irving. Read More »

August 2008

CBS 11 names Sarosha a "Texan with Character"

After learning about girls in Afghanistan needing education, 10-year-old Sarosha Hansraj became inspired and knew she had to make a difference. That idea spark turned into an organization named it Children Care for Children. Sarosha's organization provides shoes, backpacks and basic school supplies to the Darnami Girls' School in Afghanistan. Watch Video »

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help disadvantaged children around the world obtain an education so that they are able to help themselves, their families and their communities. In achieving this mission, we will provide privileged children with an avenue to give and help other children in need, thus instilling a Love of Giving in the children.


Movie Recommendation: Children of Heaven

This film taught me how a lost pair of shoes can cause hardship on children. It taught me love, sharing, and value the things we take for granted. Thanks to Community Leaders for introducing this film to me.

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Even one dollar will make a big difference! I urge you to be part of ChildrenCareForChildren by giving as little or as big as you want. I want you to feel good about yourself by giving. All contributions go directly to help the children of Darnami Girls' School.