Gift a scholarship for the higher education of a girl

Gift a scholarship for the higher education of a girl

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Every monthly donation helps more girls like Mandara with scholarships

Mandara is a third year BE student at Vemana Institute of Technology. She hails from an underprivileged home, where her father is the breadwinner of the family of four. Mandara's father works as a painter and her mother, a homemaker.

With a low family income, the members of the family struggle to fulfill even the most basic of their necessities. With circumstances such as these, both the siblings struggled to pay for their education.

Mandara has been a recipient of the scholarship awarded by Mahila Dakshata Samiti for the past five years now.This scholarship helps he continue her education without the fear of financial troubles. She looks forward to finishing her education and break her families cycle of poverty.

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Program Description

In an attempt to empower women through the tool of education, Mahila Dakshata Samiti provides scholarships to girl students in dire need of financial assistance to continue their education.

Newspaper advertisements invite applications from college students for scholarships, the only criteria being the girls need to have a proven academic record. The applications are then scrutinized by MDS field workers who visit the homes of all the applicants. The scholarships are awarded to the selected candidates at the start of the academic year.

The organization awards scholarship up to INR 10,000 per student for one academic year. MDS continues to support the candidate until she concludes her studies.

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About The NGO

Mahila Dakshata Samiti
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Mahila Dakshata Samiti

Mahila Dakshata Samiti was set up in Delhi by a few members of women support group in response to the SOS calls from the woman sorority against the dowry scourge. Spreading its branches all over India, their purpose blazed with a mission of eradicating atrocities that were inflicted time and again on women and securing equal access to women in all areas of society.

Their core principles of Health, Education, Empowerment, and Equality have shaped various programs and services through Women Empowerment, Dakshata Family Counseling Centre, Education and Child Welfare and Dakshata Short Stay Home.

The 45 working members of the organization have worked relentlessly to provide free consultation and medicines to 1028 patients, shelter to 36 women at Short Stay Homes, counseling to 72 families and scholarships to 75 girls for college.

The Synergia Foundation in association with the Government of Karnataka has lauded their efforts by awarding them for Exemplary Contribution in the field of Social Service. Their struggle to combat dowry deaths, female foeticide, domestic violence, sexual abuse, rape, etc. has made a mark in history.

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Ngo Founder
Founded in 1991
NGO Leadership

Saranya S. Hegde

Area of Operation
Area of Operation
Area of Operation

Girl Child | education

Location Of work
Location of Work
Location of Work

Karnataka

Mahila Dakshata Samiti has

provided scholarships to 131 poor girl students

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Awards And Recognitions
Awards And Recognitions

2015: Saranya S Hegde award

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Last Audited by GiveIndia

December 2018

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