SVYM - Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement
To facilitate and develop processes that improve the quality of life of people from rural and tribal areas in Karnataka.
Work and Achievements
SVYM is rooted to its core values of Satya, Ahimsa, Seva and Tyaga, which is reflected in its program design and delivery transactions with its stakeholders along with resource utilization, disclosures and openness to public scrutiny.
Acting as a key promoter-facilitator in the community’s efforts towards self-reliance and empowerment, SVYM is developing local, innovative and cost-effective solutions to sustain community-driven progress. Today, the organization has more than 45 projects in the sectors of health, education, socio-economic empowerment, training, research and advocacy and training located in all districts of Karnataka. It runs two hospitals for rural and tribal people in H.D.Kote taluk, a residential tribal school for tribal children from Class1 to 10, a CBSE recognized rural school, Science education program, Teacher Training College, Viveka Pre-University College. In addition, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement runs a mobile health unit for tribals, and various tribal, rural and urban development projects focusing on housing, hygiene, sanitation, microcredit, community based health, education, rehabilitation, governance and human rights.
Thus, with all these programs and institutions with a secular, non-discriminatory approach, the program initiatives that started in the year 1984, now directly impact about 1.5 million people across 30 districts of Karnataka. Buying in support from the community, working in healthy partnership with the government and corporate sectors and sharing its experiences with like-minded organizations have been the hallmark of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement.
Fund Utilisation Statement
Empowering tribal children.