Dr Susheela S

Dr. Susheela

Secretary, Vidyanikethan

From Secretary’s desk

Dr. Susheela says “Vidyanikethan, (Society for Education and Social development) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1988 to improve the lives and livelihoods of individuals and families, especially children and women, from low income groups and from the vulnerable, marginalized and under-developed sections of the society. Based in Bangalore, (India) Vidyanikethan interventions in four key areas - health, socioeconomic development, education and environment - facilitate and provide opportunities to the needy by creating awareness about relevant issues, and enhancing their access to improved lives and livelihoods. In the education sector, the work includes improving the reach and quality of primary education, motivating parents to enroll their children in early childhood educational programmes and health care services based on preventative care, facilitating treatment by referrals, organizing health camps and sensitization programmes. In addition, it organizes tree plantation drives, eco-friendly practices such as eco-sanitation, Rain Water Harvesting, watershed programmes etc in environment. The socio-economic programme includes mobilizing the under-privileged women into self help groups, facilitating vocational skills development programmes and linkages to financial institutions to arrange loans for self employment enterprises. It works in the urban, peri-urban, and rural areas of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. At present, it‘s reach is about 270 villages and slums,32 panchayats,10 blocks/Taluks and covering about 27100 families and an approximate population of more than 150000. It is registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 and with the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCR (A)”

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Who We Are?

Vidyanikethan is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1988 to improve the lives and livelihoods of people from the vulnerable, marginalized and under-developed sections of the society. Based in Bangalore, (India).

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Awards & Recognition

Doctor Of Philosophy Award: Ms. Susheela S

The Doctoral Monitoring Board of the Commonwealth Vocational University has Conferred upon "Ms. Susheela S" at the recommendation of the chancellor "Doctor Of Philosophy" in the apecialised area of "Education"

Kittor Rani Chennamma Award

Kittor Rani Chennamma Award for women and girl child development programmes by WCD Department, GOK.

PEARL Programme

People's Empowerment for Accessing Rights to Livelihood Programme. Year 2009-2013

Impact: Vidyanikethan Became Home for 100+ Families

Susheela is a Consistent, Confident, Courageous. Her purpose and practice reinforced to self reliance. The Brainchild reincorn as "Vidyanikethan" for rural and urban services.

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Projects

Avalahalli Government School

Avalahalli govt school libary Avalahalli Government School Library and Comput...

Mugulur Makkala Mane, Sarjapura

Mugulur Makkala Mane, located in Sarjapura, earlier was known as the Residential...

Margasusi Home

Margasusi Home ( Rights of Children of FSWs through Prevention, Protection, Prov...

Skills Development training programmes at Sarjapur

Background The majority of the beneficiaries of Vidyanikethan are of special re...

Yuva Project Launch at Rajakunte Govt. School

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Born Learning programme, Thanisandra

Born Learning Campaign- Thanisandra, supported by United Way  Vidyanikethan is...

Revolving Funds to Self Help Groups in Denkenikote taluk, Tamil Nadu

Revolving Funds to Self Help Groups in Denkenikote taluk, Tamil Nadu...

Banawasi Government School

Eco-friendly practices in a rural Government School in Banawasi, Kanakapura – ...