SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 3: Good Health and Well Being
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 30 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Karnataka
Issues Addressed:
Educational support for the underprivileged and differently abled children; Rehabilitation for victimized women; Residential care for the aged; etc
Supported by:
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment; Govt. of Karnataka; Aster CMI; ITC Essentra ltd.; Charity Aid Foundation; NEC Technologies; DanskIT Support & Service Pvt. Ltd.
Key Trustees:
Ms. Nirmala Bai, President Mr. M. C. Ramesh, General Secretary
Ms. Bharathi, Treasurer Ms. Rathna Bai, Member
Mr. Lakshmi Devi, Member Ms. Sagayamary, Member
Mr. Narendra, Member
Recognition: Award received for 'Best NGO' from Rotary club Bangalore - 2014
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.6% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs86 lac Highest: Rs9 cr Lowest: Rs45,032
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Changing lives of those who have no hope!
  • Crisis: Women, children, the differently abled and aged are often discriminated against because they are treated as liabilities due to social stigmas. Vidyaranya works with marginalized sections of society towards their empowerment via a holistic approach.
  • Programs: a) Children: 2 Residential Special Schools for Mentally Challenged children cater to the needs of special children, 2 Open Shelters complement the existing institutional care services for rescued children and Namma Mane (Our Home) provides vulnerable girls with safety, education, food and healthcare. b) Women - 2 rehabilitation centers are run under Swadhar Greh scheme of the Government and Spandana Hostel provides hostel facilities for differently- abled students, trainees and working women, Ujjwala focuses on victims of trafficking through rehabilitation centers c) Elderly: 2 Old age homes provide complete residential facilities with nursing care along with access to education and vocational training. d) Health: Vidyaranya operated mobile health clinics to provide primary health care services to people in remote rural areas. They provide specialized health care facilities to children for prevention of substance abuse, AIDS and other chronic health disorders.
  • Outcome: 991 children provided shelter, food, education and other needs, 1480 children with special needs sheltered, supported and skilled, 2010 women rescued, empowered and reintegrated and 700 senior citizens provided shelter, food and support.
5 cr
5 cr
Source : Audit Report 2019