Snehalaya English Medium School

  • Snehalaya English Medium School was started in 2010 to provide free education to children of sex workers, orphans and also from surrounding slums.
  • Supports 220 children, and 11 teachers
  • Directly reaches 231 individuals annually
  • Provides Formal Schools in rural Maharashtra since May 2015
Snehalaya Foundation was founded in 1989 by Dr. Girish Kulkarni with a mission to eradicate inequality, cruelty and discrimination towards women and children. Snehalaya provides healthcare, education and shelter to women and children and LGBT communities affected by poverty and commercial sex industry. Sex trafficking is estimated to be worth $12 billion a year to the criminals who trade women & children. Without awareness of good sexual health practises or acess to condoms sexually transmitted infections & HIV can flourish and unplanned pregnancies can pass the virus to innocent children. Illiteracy and poverty exacerbate an already dire situation and without education the situation can worsen. Snehalaya works to help these women and their children find an exit point. Through 15 such path-finding projects, Snehalaya strives to work in 4 key areas: 1. Rehabilitation 2. Education & Children 3. Healthcare 4. Awareness Snehyalaya English Medium School is a project to support education of children of sex workers, HIV positive children, socially/physically abused children and under privileged children from local community

Snehyalaya English Medium School is a project to support education of children of sex workers, HIV positive children, socially/physically abused children and under privileged children from local community