What is the vision of Samvedana?
How old is Samvedana?
How does Samvedana make a difference?
Our 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, we 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 aanganwadis. Through our 4 different projects focusing on education, nutrition and skill development today we have touched lives of over 3 lac beneficiaries which include children, youth and women.Driven by sole passion for development of children, we are constantly striving to fulfill our purpose of sensitizing the society and transforming lives. Samvedana has merely been an initiator. It is the relentless support of our team of volunteers, corporates,professionals which has collectively worked towards bringing about the difference.Today the world that we live in is highly dynamic, going through radical changes. At Samvedana we are constantly striving to understand the changing needs of our community and adapt to those needs. We strongly believe that by transforming the lives of the underprivileged, our nation will attain holistic development...read more
How can I donate for Samvedana?
You can go to the Donate section in the menu of Samvedana's website and donate online or click here.
Is the payment process secure? Or is this website safe to make online payments?
What information is sent to the donor?
The donor gets a receipt sent via email immediately and program updates and annual report. Read experiences of our donors here.
Who all are target beneficiaries?
In which areas Samvedana works?
We 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...read more
Does Samvedana receive government funding?
As an NGO (non-government organisation), we do not receive any direct funding through the government allowing us to remain independent, making unbiased evaluations of government policies and programmes.
Does Samvedana accept international donations?
No, Samvedana does not accept international donations.
How many people directly benefited from various programs/projects from Samvedana?
Till now Samvedana has directly beneffited more than 350,000 children,youth and women...read more
Is it possible for a consistent supporter to meet the beneficiary personally?
Yes, it possible for a consistent supporter to meet the beneficiary personally.
What is the source of funding of Samvedana?
The source of funding of samvedana are Charity Fundraisers, CSR donations, Crowdfunding, HNI donors.
How do I ensure that my donation to the Samvedana is utilized properly?
Samvedana is very transparent in its work. To assure complete transparency to our donors they receive utilisation report and annual report.
Does Samvedana provide internships? If yes, how can I apply?
Interested candidates can go to the 'Get Involved' section of our website and write to the relevant section or department they are interested in interning with, or click here.
What are the latest trends in Samvedana?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown, Samvedana is focusing on COVID Relief, and has also started a crowdfunding campaign to support the families of the deceased. In additiong to this we are focusing on Project Eklavya.
What is Project Eklavya?
Our scholarship initiative to provide the meritorious students with the right mentoring and facilities after their primary municipal school education to carve their aspired future through higher education...read more
What is Project Akshara?
Our 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...read more
What is Project Sattva?
Our nutrition initiative to eradicate malnutrition in Anganwadis and spread awareness on early child care...read more
What is Project Udgreev?
Our skill building initiative to provide vocational skills to the adolescent girls and women at the Anganwadi centres and create market linkages...read more
What is Project Vasant Pathshala?
What is Samvedana doing in a pandemic?
- Providing monthly ration kits
- Supporting their children's education
- Providing skills to the women so that they can earn for the family
- Providing medical assistance
All in all, we are trying to address most of their difficulties during these times...read more