Founded in 2003, Samvedana is a non profit organization registered under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950. They work for the integrated development of slums with a focus on education, nutrition and skill development of socially and economically deprived children, youth and women.
Their main projects are in more than 50 slum communities in the western periphery of the city and 4 villages in the district of Ahmedabad.
Apart from education initiatives, they have also been working for the malnourished children as a partner with the government’s ICDS project. Under this initiative Samvedana monitors and adds value to 76 aanganwadi’s.
Through their 4 different projects focusing upon education, nutrition and skill development today they have touched lives of over 1 lac 25 thousand beneficiaries being children, youth and women.
Driven by sole passion for development of children, they are constantly striving to fulfill their purpose of sensitizing the society and transforming lives. Samvedana has merely been an initiator. It is the relentless support of their team of volunteers, corporates, professionals which has collectively worked towards bringing about the difference.
Today the world that they live in is highly dynamic, going through radical changes. At Samvedana they are constantly striving to understand the changing needs of their community and adapt to those needs. They strongly believe that by transforming the lives of the underprivileged, their nation will attain holistic development.
Be a catalyst for sustainable impact in the area of nutrition, education and skill building amongst the underprivileged considering their family as a unit and inclusions at the core.
Their Education Initiative to empower the public schools of the city by extending support to fill the gaps there through specially designed modules and inclusion workshops.
Their Scholarship Initiative to provide the meritorious students the right mentoring and facilities after their primary municipal school education to carve their aspired future through higher education
Their Nutrition Initiative to eradicate malnutrition in anganwadi’s and spread awareness on early child care
Their Skill building initiative to provide vocational skills to the adolescent girls and women at the annganwadi centres and create market linkages.
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