Vidyaranya strongly believes that “community based sustainable development can only take place in the context of an organized, committed group or society”.
Vidyaranya Education and Development Society (VEDS) is a non-profit making and secular development organization. It was started in the year 1991 by like-minded people. It is registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act 1960 and with Ministry of Home Affairs to receive foreign grants and also with Department of Income Tax and having 12A & 80G under Income Tax Act 1961.
A prosperous, harmonious and peaceful Society
“To work with marginalized sections of the society towards their empowerment and enable them to evolve a vision of an alternative society including alternate models of social and economic relations and alternate development paradigm”.
That all women, men and children have the basic right to dignity and self determination and that all people should have the opportunity and choice of enhancing their own potential and well-being.
PRINCIPLES OF WORKING
Vidyaranya Education and Development Society’s focus is to work with the most marginalised groups in society. The approach holistic and integrated one to empower the participant beneficiaries in all spheres of their lives.
GEOGRAPHICAL AREA COVERED
Vidyaranya Education and Development Society (VEDS) is operating its activities in Bangalore Urban, Bangalore Rural District and Hassan Districts.