After their formation Badhte Kadam quickly realized there was a need to give a voice to Street and Working Children. They wanted to bring their issues and concerns, so often neglected by society, to the forefront of the public agenda.
Their response to this was the world renowned Balaknama, the worlds first newspaper made for street and working children by street and working children. The first edition of Balaknama was published in the year 2003 in Hindi. Today it is published bi-monthly in both Hindi and English with over 4,000 copies of each issue distributed.