Swadhar seeks to help and empower women in distress and
achieve healthy development of underprivileged children through
education, guidance, training and counseling to ensure a
reasonable quality of life for individuals and families.
To provide services to women and children to ensure
protection of rights, leading to self reliance and empowerment
for a dignified life.
- To help, guide and counsel women in physical and
emotional distress or need. Providing them legal, economic,
medical and emotional support. Also provide them the guidance
and counseling that would help them become self-reliant.
- To create awareness among women about how family life
and their relationships should be. Making them aware of their
rights, about their rightful place in their own families and
the society at large, and about the importance of creating an
identity for themselves.
- To provide support to children who are in need of care
and protection, and thereby ensure their survival, well-being
- To provide special support to the girl child. Extending
any required financial assistance; needed counseling and
emotional support; making provisions for trainings and
vocational guidance they might be inclined towards; and
creating an awareness of their rights, freedoms and
With these objectives set as their goal, the organization
has undertaken programs for -
- Empowering women - Through the following initiatives a)
Family Counseling; b) Awareness centers; c) Girls Education
program; and d) Phulora - a life skill education and vocational
training program for adolescent girls and young women.
- Providing support to children in need of protection and
survival - Through two initiatives namely a) Mohor - a day care
center, night school and shelter for children of sex workers;
and b) Rays of Hope - a rehabilitation program for HIV/AIDS
- Overall development of underprivileged children -
Through the following initiatives
a) Akshardeep -
access to education for children,
b) Library program,
c) SCOPE or Strengthening Communities for Pre-school Education,
d) Abhyasika - a study center program, and
Community Centers for multiple activities for children of