Sri Shakthi Association

Empowers rural residents, fosters community development, and generates local momentum for improved livelihoods

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  • 80G
  • 12A
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  • Headquarters

    Harihar, Karnataka

  • Since


As a secular, non-profit, and Non-Governmental Organization, the organisation is committed to enhancing the well-being of rural communities through ed Read moreucation, training, medical rehabilitation, motivation, and referral services. Established in 1992 under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960 by a group of like-minded individuals, the organisation has been actively implementing various programs since its inception. In 1992, Sri Shakthi Association (SSA) commenced its operations under the guidance of Smt. Laxmibai, a freedom fighter and anti-alcoholism activist. SSA has experienced notable growth, expanding its endeavours to encompass eight districts of Karnataka, specifically targeting regions known for their backwardness within the state. The organisation aims to become a leading medical institute for the development of the next generation of nature-cure physicians. We aim to revolutionize health and healthcare practices by emphasizing lifestyle management, naturopathy, and yoga methodologies.


More than 30 activities in Karnataka. More than 500 active volunteers.


  • Integrated program for the aged

    The organization operates this program primarily to assist overlooked senior citizens within communities. It offers essential provisions such as shelter, food, and medical care to these individuals. The organization manages senior citizen homes situated in Harihara and Kodagu. Participating in group prayer meetings and bazaars contributes significantly to the comfort of the senior citizens. Moreover, they actively engage in tasks at the garment and notebook units, which not only keeps them occupied but also instils confidence in their lives. Regular visits by doctors ensure consistent medical care for the senior citizens. This program receives support from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

  • Jan Shikshan Sanstan

    The JSS conducted literacy-linked vocational training programs during the 2020-21, encompassing 90 batches and benefiting 1800 individuals. This initiative received sponsorship from the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India.
    Furthermore, four training programs were organized to enhance the capacities of resource persons and field staff in Davangere District. In collaboration with CEDOK, Davanagere, meetings were held in two batches, facilitating an interface between resource persons and beneficiaries. These sessions aimed to provide support for forward and backward linkages, along with marketing support services.
    Additionally, the JSS carried out three COVID-19 awareness programs in various locations in Harihar, attracting about 136 participants from resource persons, beneficiaries, and communities. The resource persons contributed to the preparation of 12,000 masks, which were then distributed to individuals in need.

  • Open Shelter program


    The Open Shelter program, situated in Haveri, is dedicated to catering to children in need of care and protection, specifically targeting beggars, street and working children, rag pickers, small vendors, street performers, orphans, destitute individuals, trafficked and runaway children, those belonging to migrant populations, and other vulnerable groups of children. This centre provides shelter, education, food, clothing, and medical care to these children, followed by their rehabilitation. Additionally, the children are trained in various small trades such as tailoring and handicrafts.
    In the year 2020-21, approximately 88 children benefited from this centre. The program receives support from the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The organization has also conducted awareness programs focusing on child labour and child rights.

Leadership Team

  • Shashi Kumar VM

    Chief Functionary

  • PY Walvekar


  • Vinod NM


  • Vidya Chandra

    Project Director

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