Rainbow Foundation India is an Indian organization in which the most marginalized and disadvantaged child is reached and cared for by organizations of disadvantaged people, with strong contributions of the state as well as local civil society in every city creating a movement for caring of the dispossessed for the dispossessed. It intends to create 'social value' by improving the living conditions and future opportunities of street children in India, one of the most destitute classes in the world. A rights based approach is followed to achieve this: every child has rights to a safe home, food, development, education, care and affection essentially what is clubbed as ‘comprehensive care’.The Rainbow Homes program offers all of these aspects and has achieved remarkable results over the 12 years of its existence. Its objectives are:All vulnerable children to be covered under the rights based care across the country.Ensuring advancement of the residential, non-custodial, comprehensive, long term care approach.Ensuring greater primary responsibility of the govt. at the central, state and local level for all vulnerable children.Ensuring child centric, transparent, sustainable organization structures.Salientfeatures of the program are:Uniform and high standards of care.Shared learning via best practice-sharing and capacity building programs.Partnership with government, local NGOs and Civil society.Program management and Monitoring of standards by professional team through State Project Coordination and National Offices.