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Kishori Vikas – One of India’s Largest Girl Empowerment Programs

Empowering the Girls: Empowering the Nation

Seva Bharathi, the volunteer-driven nonprofit organization, has been working among the economically weaker sections of Indian society for decades. In its mission to eradicate poverty and empower the kids in urban slums, Seva Bharathi has made collective efforts from donations made by people from around the world.

Girl Empowerment Programs

Founded in 1989, Seva Bharathi seeks to change the lives of individuals from extremely poor and low-income backgrounds by giving them a dignified life. With their aim to “kindle hope and happiness”, the organization works in education, healthcare, empowerment, affection homes, and disaster management like the deadly COVID-19 outbreak, Kerala flood relief, etc. Their Kishori Vikas Project is listed as one of India’s largest girl empowerment programs.

A Brief About Kishori Vikas Project:

Kishori Vikas Project

The Vaidehi Kishori Vikas Yojana is an after-school program launched in the year 2005. It aims to educate and empower girl children from underprivileged communities where education is not a priority. Volunteers from the localities in Telangana help the girls with education, vocational training and educate them about cultural and health awareness.

Kishori Vikas Program Activities:

Seva Bharathi volunteers have been carrying out massive activities in and around Telangana.


In the health sector, girls are being taught and made aware of the essential treatments and home remedies to treat diseases like fever, cold, headache, diarrhea, etc. Regular health care camps are made available for girls and women with doctors from Gandhi hospital, Apollo hospital, and local doctors. Girls are also being trained in Yoga and given certification courses by the Telangana State Government.


The Kishori Vikas Volunteers revisit the lessons and make sure everyone understands them well. They clear doubts and help students with their homework and assignments. Girls between the age of 12 to 16 are being taught 2.5 hours a day from Monday to Saturday.

Vocational Training:

Vocational Training

Vocational training is vital to the Kishori Vikas program, as they help young girls in low-income areas become financially independent. Besides the school education, girls are also trained in hand embroidery, loom work, making candles, glass decorations, jewelry, and more.


Culture has been a part of the Kishori Vikas program since its inception. Teaching slokas, poems, music, and art is an excellent way to instill moral and ethical principles.

 Karate (Niyuddha), which is a useful self-defense skill. Other cultural activities, dance performances, skits are also performed during festivals.

If you wish to be a part of this noble initiative, visit Seva Bharathi and contribute to the cause.

Manavi Kapur

Manavi is a fun-loving, tech-savvy, lady of the media and you better believe us when we tell you that she can sing! Needless to say, she has done all that with aplomb because some of her articles are highly cited in this niche.

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