SECTOR: Livelihood
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 24 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Karnataka
Issues Addressed:
Improve socio-economic status of child, woman and poor; Addresses Education, Water resource development, Health, innovations in Agriculture Provide education from nursery to post graduate levels; To empower women and children; Skill and vocational training to youth.
Supported by:
Government of India; Give2Asia; Give India; Give Foundation INC, USA; Sitaram Jindal Foundation; NABARD; ICAR (NIVEDI); TERI; Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation.
Key Trustees:
Dr. Sharanagouda S Hiregoudar; Smt. Kalpana Roy; Sri D H Kambali; Sri Sunil Sarkar; Sri Ramappa K T; Smt. Sheela Sikdar; Smt. Anima Majumdar
Recognition: Certificate of Accreditation from Credibility Alliance; Member of Planet Finance (The Microfinance Platform)
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 81.3% Highest: 99.3% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs2 cr Highest: Rs39 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
How much to donate
  • ₹2,000 as general donation
  • ₹5,000 as general donation
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Empowering women, children and the poor since 1997
  • Janakalyan was founded by a group of young and dedicated people in 1997 who follow Ghandhian principles. They were established with an aim to work towards establishing a social order free of exploitation, injustice, domination and disparity. Their motto is peaceful living and sustainable growth.
  • Programs: Janakalyan has created its own Developmental model keeping in mind all social, cultural and economic factors to gain equal access for individuals in remote villages of Odisha and also to enable a secure livelihood. The model has evolved with time and are called 'unique products' of the NGO, it has 7E's namely - 1) Empowerment: Jan Sanghthan. 2) Employment for all: Jan Krishti. 3) Environement: Jan Jal. 4) Education: Jan Shiksha. 5) Entrepreneurship: Jan Udyog. 6) Energy: Jan Shakti. 7) Ensuring Healthcare: Jan Raksha. (Each program explained in our 'Summary')
  • Outcome: In 2018, Janakalyan reached out to 25,524 families and individuals through their several programs. Their main focus during the year was to empower refugees and women from vulnerable societies. They are currently involved in a legal campaign for the refugees and their equal rights with the Government.
16 lac
23 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018