Seva Mandir

Seva Mandir's mission is to make real the idea of society consisting of free and equal citizens who are able to come together and solve the problems that affect them in their particular contexts. The commitment is to work for a paradigm of development and governance that is democratic and polyarchic. Seva Mandir seeks to institutionalise the idea that development and governance is not only to be left to the State and its formal bodies like the legislature and the bureaucracy, but that citizens and their associations should engage separately and jointly with the State. The mission briefly, is to construct the conditions in which citizens of plural backgrounds and perspectives can come tog...
Send a Child in India to School for a Year
 
Seva Mandir's primary schools provide children in disadvantaged tribal areas with access to quality education in an interactive and joyful environment. Children are enabled to join mainstream schools, having become confident, independent learners. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Life Saving Vaccines in Rural India
 
Seva Mandir organizes camps to provide immunization in remote areas not served by state health facilities. The immunization covers 6 key diseases. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Enough Food for Poor Farmers in India
 
Seva Mandir seeks to help 5,000 farmers in rural areas near Udaipur by teaching them better agricultural practices and developing the resource base to achieve higher gains and provide greater food security. project reportread updates from the field
Increase Profits for 3,500 Poor Farmers In India
 
Seva Mandir is committed to improving the lives of rural communities in southern Rajasthan. The Dal Mill (lentil processing) project aims to increase the incomes of 3,500 poor farmers and their families by giving them a fair price for their produce. In the process, the farmers are also being trained to become co-owners of the mill. project reportread updates from the field
Make Women in Rural India Financially Secure
 
Seva Mandir seeks to help women in rural areas attain financial freedom by adopting a habit of saving and inter-loaning through Self-Help Groups. The programme also aims to strengthen livelihood-generating activities. project reportread updates from the field
Support Abused Women in India
 
Many women in rural India suffer violence and harassment at the hands of their families. There is a dire need of shelter for abused women who otherwise receive no support. For the last 11 years, Seva Mandir has been running a refuge, the Short-Stay Home (SSH), for abused women in Udaipur. This home provides shelter to women in distress and their children, and also offers legal and financial counseling to empower these women and help them rebuild their lives. project reportread updates from the field
Empowering villages in Rural India
 
Seva Mandir helps rural villagers come together to address the issues they face in their day-to-day lives. Village Development Committees collect and channel funds for the overall development of the village. project reportread updates from the field
Lighting up a Darken Village in India
 
A support of Rs.90,000 ($1,350) (Approx.) is needed for one year for the electrification of 20 households in Mala hamlet near Madri village of Jhadol tehsil in Udaipur district. The grant will enable the households of Mala hamlet to overcome the problems associated with unelectrified village of 21st century and thereby have access to better standard of living. The backdrop and rationale for the project - Mala, a small hamlet located beside Madri village in Jhadol tehsil of Udaipur district Raja project reportread updates from the field
Fellowship Programme for Tribal Community Leaders
 
The fellowship supports tribal community leaders to act as catalysts of change in their communities through financial support, networking and learning workshops for them. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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