Learning through play helps children develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally and gain the self-confidence required to engage in new experiences and environments. It’s the way they make sense of the world around them.

How we help


Nicotopia is an interactive outdoor playground installation for children to learn English developed in the Netherlands and being piloted in India at Snehalaya. The interactive playground installation with built-in computer software will help our children learn the first 1,000 English words and sentences which will give them a basic understanding of the language through free and unsupervised play.

Who we help


We already use Grackle software, designed by the same partner, in our English medium and slum schools and are confident that these new interactive games will help our children move, play and learn stimulating multiple senses while they are also having fun. We will also be able to monitor their progress through online tracking and being able to improve their English will help in their schooling, develop their language and motor skills while also building their confidence.


How you can help


While Nicotopia is providing all equipment free of charges we need funds for construction.


2 - 6 year olds


learning English through play

English words




Nopica is a ChildTuition Foundation project. Founded by Dr Nico Nobel, a successful entrepreneur with a love for India and it’s people. Nico was introduced to us by Caring Friends becoming one of the first supporters of Snehalaya.

Our partners

Snehalaya is a voluntary organisation registered in 1992 under the Societies Registration Act 1960 (Reg No MH2220/A'nagar) and in 1995 under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) Reg No 083720087. It has Tax Exemption Recognition under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961 No.CIT(E)/12A(a)/80G/135/2008-09/1916)


Snehalaya adheres to the norms prescribed for good governance of voluntary organisations and is certified by Credibility Alliance (CA/82/2013)


Snehalaya, Home of Love Project and Snehalaya UK are all trading names for operations in India and beyond that all represent our projects and services operating since 1989 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra - India.


All donations given to any part of our organisation, unless directly specified, will be spent where most needed for the betterment of our beneficiaries in project running costs and in building capacity through organisational development.


Company Registration documents:

Indian Charity Registration details

UK Charity Registration Number: 1157926

Snehalaya Americas, Inc. is a registered 501 c(3) entity, at the following registered address: 30 Sheryl Drive, Edison NJ 08820-1311 


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