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Sevalaya

LocationIndia

Issue AreaEducation

Amount NeededGeneral Support Needed

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Serving youth and elderly

Sevalaya is a charitable organization headquartered in Chennai, India and doing charitable activities in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram, Trichy, Thanjavur, Thirunelveli districts in Tamil Nadu state and Puducherry. Sevalaya runs a free school, hospital, medical centers, mobile medical services, community colleges, old age homes, organic farming, gaushala and many other services to the orphan and destitute children, rural youth, senior citizens and animals. All services are provided free of cost to the beneficiaries. Since its inception 31 years ago, Sevalaya has transformed 40 villages of Thiruvallur district, from 100% child labor to 100% literacy. It has nurtured and shaped the lives of 3500+ students, 450+ orphans, given shelter with dignity to 225+ destitute elders, imparted vocational skills and facilitated employment for more than 1100+ rural youth and provided medical aid for 1,34,400+ poor and needy rural folks. Sevalaya has won numerous state, national and institutional awards. Among these are: Best Old Age Home Award 2018 by the Social Welfare Department; Tamil Nadu Government Achiever’s Award 2018 by Thirukkural Ilakkiya Peravai (Tirukkural literary forum); Humanitarian Award 2017 by the Vice President of India and Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 Soka Ikeda college of Arts and Science.

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