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AWARENESS PROJECTS are pivotal in raising the plight of our beneficiaries, challenging social stigmas, raising funds, recruiting staff and volunteers, and holding government and judiciary to higher standards. In addition to our regular grassroots outreach we have hosted a number of awareness raising campaigns, and established a network of advocates and partners around the globe. 

Our campaigns have raised awareness for women's education, violence against women, human trafficking, and HIV and AIDS. We are currently challenging the recent changes in adoption law (CARA) which has drastically relaxed the background checks of prospective adoptive parents, putting children at risk of trafficking and abuse.  

We belive in education through communication to end ignorance, violence and injustice. 

YOUTH PROGRAMMES

The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow and young Indians have an increasing social conscience that we want to encourage and support.

Twice a year we welcome the next generation of social workers and activists to attend a three-day conference to learn more about our work and discuss social issues. High profile guest speakers, such as Anna Hazare, inspire and debate their work with attendees covering subjects as diverse as human rights law, violence against women, child protection and the power of social media. The programmes not only raise important issues in our wider community, they also encourage social work as a subject and as a vocation.

 

RADIO NAGAR

In rural India, radio remains the most popular media directly reaching out to our target communities. Radio Nagar is the first community radio station in Ahmednagar, broadcasting in our local Marathi language 24/7.

 

Through entertaining features on local and topical issues and popular Marathi and Hindi music, we reach and serve the people of Ahmednagar giving them a community focused forum.

 

Snehalaya UK was set up in 2014 to provide additional support to Snehalaya. 

 

We place skilled volunteers in projects at the Indian organisations as well as provide internships and volunteering opportunities at our London office. We are a small team of passionate volunteers that help to raise funds and awareness of the good work being done for women and children in Ahmednagar. We have run high-profile campaigns about tackling violence against women, and are building relationships with like-minded organisations and Indian diaspora groups to provide greater support to our Indian colleagues and beneficiaries. 

 

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPS

We believe that many hands make light work. Collaborating on projects that change the lives of women and children in our care is fundamental to their success.

 

Snehalaya is like a family and we strive to create a sense of community wherever we are in the world. Whether you become a volunteer, a donor, a sponsor or a champion, we can guarantee that becoming involved with the work we do won't just be a one-time thing.

 

We are always looking for new individuals and organisations to join our community, learn about the impact our work has on those we help, and share the same passion and enthusiasm to make a difference that we do. 

Our partners

Snehalaya is a voluntary organisation registered in 1992 under the Societies Registration Act 1960 (Reg No MH2220/A'nagar) and in 1995 under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) Reg No 083720087. It has Tax Exemption Recognition under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961 No.CIT(E)/12A(a)/80G/135/2008-09/1916)

 

Snehalaya adheres to the norms prescribed for good governance of voluntary organisations and is certified by Credibility Alliance (CA/82/2013)

 

Snehalaya, Home of Love Project and Snehalaya UK are all trading names for operations in India and beyond that all represent our projects and services operating since 1989 in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra - India.

 

All donations given to any part of our organisation, unless directly specified, will be spent where most needed for the betterment of our beneficiaries in project running costs and in building capacity through organisational development.

 

Company Registration documents:

Indian Charity Registration details

UK Charity Registration Number: 1157926

Snehalaya Americas, Inc. is a registered 501 c(3) entity, at the following registered address: 30 Sheryl Drive, Edison NJ 08820-1311 

 

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