Creating joyful, empowering education which enhances livelihood options, creating socially and environmentally conscious citizens who are catalysts for change.
Economic Development

Majid Usman Bhandarkar

Majid had 2 local cattle and used to earn his livelihood by selling milk door-to-door. Due to the local variety of cattle, the yield and selling price both were low, and he could barely earn enough to sustain himself and his family. In 2017, he got introduced to our dairy programme and also learnt about loans for procuring cattle through Nabfins.


Vrushali Gulgule – General Duty Assistant Course

Vrushali Gulgule also completed our skills training course for ‘General Duty Assistant’ and got placed in Infinx Services in Mumbai in October 2018. Infinx is committed to providing value added IT and Business Process Outsourcing solutions to its wide array of clients.


Sandesh Gaikwad – General Duty Assistant Course

Sandesh Gaikwad after completing our skills training course for ‘General Duty Assistant’ got placed at Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital & Research Centre in Pune. Earning an annual salary package of INR 108,000, he is proud of the fact that he got his first job in one of the most reputed hospitals in Pune city.


Mayuresh Bamane – General Duty Assistant Course

Mayuresh Bamane is another beneficiary of our skills training programme. He completed ‘Data Entry Operations’ course in January 2019 and got placed at Vara Infotech, an organization catering to the BFSI sector through business process outsourcing, application servicing & infrastructure management services based out of New Mumbai.


Harshali Mashelkar – General Duty Assistant Course

Harshali Mashelkar is a proud alumnus of our skills training programme. She got enrolled for ‘General Duty Assistant’ course, a 45 days hand-on training on the vocation. Today she is placed at ‘Aaji Care – home health services’ in Mumbai, a social enterprise dedicated to providing professional care services to elderly and patients.

Economic Development

Life rewards those who work hard at it

Nathuram Mandavkar is a beneficiary of Swades’ Sanitation programme from Year 2015. As a farmer supporting his wife and father in law, the hunger for doing something substantial was always on his mind. Due to this trust, when our field support team addressed his community on our Orchard Plantation programme, he was one of the first one to come forward and register.

Economic Development

An effort crowned with success

Sitaram comes from Beloshi village in Mahad where there are no grafters hence the awareness and general practising related with grafting was not there. Calling any other grafter from outside village would mean spending a lot of money as charges which the community was not in favour of.

Health & Nutrition

Surekha Sunil Sakpal – A Real-life hero

Surekha Sunil Sakpal is our trained Swades Mitra working in Nandgaon Gram Panchayat of Mahad block from the last 4 years. Her resilience and commitment in looking after each and every household from the 4 villages in the Panchayat is long appreciated by the villagers.

Economic Development

Nitesh Ganesh Diwale: Drip Irrigation Beneficiary

Nitesh Diwale, like other farmers in Konkan region relied on paddy to earn his living until 2016-17. When he came in touch with our team, he felt as though it was just the opportunity he was waiting for. Initially our team helped him set up poultry unit and become an anchor farmer with 1000 chicks.

Water & Sanitation

Bhushan Ramchandra Sonawane: Flood Irrigation

Bhushan lived with his family in Gangawali Baudhwadi, a small hamlet in Mangaon block of Raigad district. He had one acre land which he used for cultivating paddy during kharif season and due to scarcity of water throughout the year in his hamlet

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