Vision and Mission

Our Vision

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.

Our Mission

To provide services to women and children to ensure protection of rights, leading to self reliance and empowerment for a dignified life.

Objectives

  • 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 and development.
  • 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 responsibilities.

  • 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 affected children.
  • 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
    e) Asha Community Centers for multiple activities for children of varied age-groups.
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Case Studies

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Aakash and his younger brother were born to HIV positive parents. He learnt of his own condition and his family’s

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Testimonial

I have been giving donation to ‘Akshaedeep’ project under “Swadhar’ for the last 5-6 years Vidyanand M.Ranade, Govt. of Maharashtra

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