Sustainable Livelihood for the Rural Poor & Undeserved Classes
VKS Sharanya Welfare Society (VKSSWS) aims to provide sustainable livelihoods to the rural underprivileged poor. They also work to improve the health, education and vocational skills of people in need.
Programs: i) Women's Empowerment: VKSSWS organizes women into Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and trains them in tailoring and designing jewelry in traditional art forms. ii) Financial Literacy: The organization partners with government agencies and corporates like Yes Bank to hold financial literacy camps. iii) Health Camps: VKSSWS provides preventive healthcare services to rural and semi-urban communities across India. This includes gynaecological, pediatric and ophthalmology checkups in association with various hospitals. They also regularly organize blood donation camps. iv) Education: VKSSWS runs vocational training programs for final year college students in order to make them more employable. The program includes psychometric training, mentorship and monitoring to help the students make better decisions. v) Disaster Response: The organization extends support during an occurring of a natural disaster in the states with their presence in. vi) Water and Sanitation: With a focus on reaching out to primary schools for creating awareness on hygiene and importance of proper water usage, VKS spreads awareness through several plays and sessions.
Programs of VKSSW are spread across 855 districts and 25 states
Income Rs88 lac
Expense Rs82 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018
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