Bangalore, India
Joined April 2021

Vidyaranya is a Bangalore based organization and a mission with “To work with marginalized sections of the society towards their empowerment.

Presence in: India
Focus: Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Livelihoods, Women's Rights

Vidyaranya is a non-profit, non-political and secular development organization established on 29th October 1991 in the village of Mandur, Bangalore East Taluk of Bangalore Urban District, State of Karnataka, India.  We operate on the governing tenets of equitable development and inclusive growth of society.

Our main areas of work are outlined below.

Children’s Programmes

  • Rehabilitation (Open Shelters) programme for vulnerable Street Children
  • Spruthi Residential Special School for Mentally Challenged Children
  • Namma Mane (Our Home)for vulnerable girl children
  • Avakasha Residential Special School for Mentally Challenged Children

 Women Empowerment Programmes

  •  Ujjawala Programme (Rehabilitation of Victims of Trafficked Women and Children)
  • Sanjeevini Rehabilitation Centre for Women in problems
  • Sarojini Rehabilitation Centre for Women in Crisis

Senior Citizen’s Programme

  • Hosabelaku Home for Aged for Men
  • Gandhi Home for the aged for Women

 Other Activities

  •  Night Shelter Programme for Urban Homeless
  • Missing Children Bureau
  • Women Rights
  • Gender based violence