‚ÄòHunger-free, Caste-free & Corruption-free India‚Äô
NIT- Navasrushti International Trust (NIT) was founded by Acharya-guru Swami Sachidananda Bharathi. With a modest beginning in Kerala of providing Midday meal in one school to 50 children everydaythe organization has now grown to a commendable force having its own infrastructure facilities in providing education, health care, livelihood skills, empowerment and placement, senior citizens care. Other than midday meal, our current programmes are
-Empowerment through 3 month and 6 month vocational training courses in 4 centres spread in Central Mumbai. These centres currently train 500-800 students per year in courses ranging from Beautician, Tailoring, Computer Applications, Balwadi Teacher Training and Para Nursing. Youth who complete these courses are then provided On Job Training (OJT) ranging from 3 to 9 months before certifying them. Along with Vocational Training, all the students are provided personality development and job readiness training weekly. Post training, they are connected to hiring agencies and local businesses.
-Education through our two programmes, Chalo English Sikhayein and M-Power Library and Study Centre at Deonar. The Champion Programme gives financial support for post-school studies.
-Senior Citizen care through programme called Second Innings Senior Citizen Activity Centre
Under the Food for Education project, DBM provides Mid Day Meals to 1800 children aged between 5-15 years in 8 budget private schools across Govandi, Mankhurd and Trombay area in Eastern Mumbai. Food for Education has provided nearly 5 millions meals in the last 10 years. Over the years, the BMI of the students has risen to some extent.In FY 2017-18, 80% of students in the undernourished categoryhave shown great improvement by the end of the year as per the Median BMI level prescribed by WHO.
-Education: 216 volunteers come together every weekend to teach reading skills and english comprehension to 4800 students aged between 5-15 yearsacross 14 schools under the Chalo English Sikhayein.More than 1200 volunteers have participated in the CES Project in the last 5 years. Over the last 7 years, 1403 scholarships have given financial support to deprived students who are in danger of dropping out of junior college or graduation. As of FY 17-18, the Study Centre has 200 resources, 965 members and 90 UPSC and MPSC aspirants.
-Vocational Training: In 2017, 1652 students received Vocational Training. 34 women got jobs paying 2000/- for 3 hours work for 3 months.
Bhulabhai Desai Road,Mahalaxmi Mumbai City,
mumbai, Maharashtra 400026