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To develop awareness and capability in those members of the society who have been deprived of their fundamental rights because of the inequality in the society.



To rescue and rehabilitate children victimized women and their children by providing food, shelter, clothing, education, health services and alternative vocational training.

Overview of Snehalaya Projects:


1.         Snehjyot TI-I and TI-II:

Dispensaries operate for sexually exploited women in the red light areas of Ahmednagar, Kopargaon, Shrirampur, Shevgaon and Jamkhed. Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) has also been provided for over 1500 HIV infected patients. Snehalaya is working with 3500 sex workers in Ahmednagar district.


2.         Rehabilitation Center:

It focuses on rehabilitation of HIV infected women and children, children of prostitutes, minors rescued from sexual slavery and other such neglected sections of our society. Currently 400 children and 60 women in difficult circumstances are residing in Snehalaya’s Rehab. Center.  Snehalaya provides them food, shelter, clothing, health, civilization and education facilities totally free of cost. 


3.         Childline :

Snehalaya operates the national Child Line implemented by the Union Ministry for Women and Child Development (2003). Child Line is a 24-hour toll-free help line for the children in distress all over the country.


4.         Balbhavan for children in slums:

Balbhavans are unique models of social change for children living in the slums. Activities such as playgroup education, tuitions for older children, health check-up camps, creating awareness about communal harmony, good health, hygiene, consequences of addictions and against child marriages are conducted.


5.         Snehankur Adoption Centre:

Launched in 2004, this centre provides care and protection to abandoned and relinquished infants by unwed mothers, raped victims.  A unique feature of Snehankur is the rehabilitation of unwed mothers. Snehankur boasts of \\\'zero mortality\\\' of children and mothers in its care. 


6.         Community Care Center :

Since 2008, the Community Care Center (CCC) has been providing medical services with OPD and IPD facility to the HIV infected people in Ahmednagar District. The capacity of our center is 30 beds.


7.         Centre of Hope (I.T. Center) :

Since 2009, it provides modern computer education to children from red light areas, slums, and rural areas and the students living in various institutions, where this kind of facility is unavailable. The centre endeavours for job placement for its students.


8.         English Medium School: 

Started in 2010, the Primary English School to provide good quality education to the deprived children, children with special needs, and children in slums, red light areas and rural areas. Lower K.G., to Class 3rd education for over 160 students is available. Higher classes will commence soon.


9.         Radio Nagar 90.4 FM:

Radio Nagar is the first Community Radio Station (CRS) in Ahmednagar stated by Snehalaya on 31st January 2011. The primary aim is to highlight the working, objectives,  achievements, success stories etc. of Snehalaya. It also encourages local talent in Ahmednagar city in the fields of art, history, drama, literature, music, etc. for its audience exceeding 4 lakhs.


10.      Youth Sensitization Camps (Yuva Nirman Project):

Youth sensitization camps are conducted twice a year by Snehalaya to nurture a sense of social harmony, unity, dignity for labour, obligation towards society and the nation. Over 500 young boys and girls work together for six hours daily over 3 to 5 days at each of these camps nurturing team spirit and fostering camaraderie. They are also introduced to the problems in slums, rural and red light areas.


11.      Snehadhar :

In 1989, it became the first helpline in India for Female Sex Workers (FSW). Formally launched in 2011, it endeavours to address the specific vulnerability of each of group of women in dire circumstances through a mome-based holistic and integrated approach. The project having it’s own short-stay home in Ahmednagar city known as “Bharatmata Kendra”. Numerous women have benefitted by fulfilment of their primary needs, psychological support & treatment, vocational training, rehabilitation, advocacy and legal aid.


12.     Himmatgram :

Himmatgram is an ambitious project undertaken on a 28 acres plot of land at Isalak village. It will provide a modern multi-speciality 100-bed hospital for HIV +ve patients and will also incorporate rehabilitation of HIV +ve families. For this purpose the project will include agricultural activities, dairy farm, sericulture, and other vocational facilities. Subject to availability of funds, work has begun on the hospital construction, water storage wells, catchment tanks, housing cottages etc.      

Specific details

Cause Child Welfare, Education, Clothing & Shelter, HIV-AIDS, Women Rights & Empowerment, Women Safety, Girl Child
Established 1989
NGO Type Trust
NGO Registrations State, FCRA, 80G
IT Exemption 50%
We Are Looking For Money, Volunteers
Twitter Handle https://twitter.com/Snehalaya
How to Donate Donor can donate us by bank transfer in Snehalaya bank accounts. We accept donation in Indian Currency as well in Foreign Currency. Also donors may courier their cheques and DD in favor of \\\"Snehalaya\\\" and send to below mentioned address:, Snehalaya, F block, Survey No. 239, MIDC Area, Ahmednagar (MS) 414 111 INDIA
Bank Details Donation in Indian Currency: Bank Name : HDFC Bank Name of Account : Snehalaya Branch Name : Ahmednagar (Amber Plaza Branch) Branch code : 000181 Branch Address: Ambar Plaza, Building – A, ST Stand Road, Ahmednagar – 414 001 9 Digit MICR Code : 414240002 Type of Account : Saving Account Account Number : 01811000053339 RTGS/IFSC Code: HDFC0000181 Donation in Foreign Currency: Bank Name: State Bank of India Branch name: Main Branch Ahmednagar Account Number: 11117726495 Name of Account: Snehalaya 9 digit MICR number: 414002001 Account Type: Saving account SWIFT Code/ Remittance Instructions: SBININBB507 RTGS/IFSC Code: SBIN0000303
Awards and Recognitions 1. Antyoday Purskar in 2007 2. Baba Amte Manwata Purskar for 2007-2008 3. BhartiyNaritu Mahan Award in 2009 4. Rashtriya Bharshtachar Virodhi Janshakti Purskar 5. Balasaheb Bharde Purskar 6. Rotary Samaj Bhushan Purskar 7. Nira-Gopal Purskar on 8th Jul. 2009 8. Pathfinder International, Best performance Award in 2009 9. Shivam Adhyatmikva Sanskrutikvikas Pratishthan in 2010 10. Kal. Ghanekar Tal Rashtra GouravPurskar for 2010-2011 11. Dr. Nirmal Kumar Phadkule Award in 2010 12. G. G. Agarkar Award in 2010 13. Praj Mahaentrepreneur Award in 2011 14. Real Hero Award by Reliance foundation, Mumbai for women empowerment in 2012 15. Niskam Karmyogi Purskar on 2nd Nov. 2012; for constant and concerted work in red light areas serving women in the flesh trade and their children 16. Dr. Durgabai Deshmukh National Award by the President of India,on 5th Nov. 2012 for outstanding and innovative contribution to women\\\'s welfare and empowerment since the last 2 decades.
Programs run by NGO Project Snehjyot Project Rehabilitation Center Project Childline Project Balbhavan Project Snehankur Adoption Center Project Snehdeep Rugna Seva Kendra Project Center of Hope (IT Center) English Medium School Community Radio Station (Radio Nagar 90.4 FM) Project Yuva Nirman Project Snehadhar Project Himmatgram


Maharashtra, India
F block, Survey No. 239, MIDC Area, Ahmednagar (MS) 414 111 INDIA


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