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.
Income Rs6 cr
Expense Rs5 cr
Source : Audit Report 2020
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