Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement - VidyaKiran

Project Brief: SVYM-VidyaKiran is a project to support students that are academically bright, economically constrained and have the desire to continue their college education.
Project Type: Support a Child (description)
Primary Focus: other (description)

Secondary Focus: other

Area: Rural
Supporting Chapter Contact: Silicon Valley
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Reshu Jain
Project Partner(s): Dr R Balasubramaniam
Other Contacts:
Project Address: , Hanchipura Road, Saragur,,H.D. Kote Taluk,
KARNATAKA  571121
Tel: +91 (8228) 265877
Stewarding Chapter: Silicon Valley
Aug 2013Silicon ValleyUSD 5401
Mar 2013Silicon ValleyUSD 6102
Jun 2012Silicon ValleyUSD 8527
Oct 2011Silicon ValleyUSD 9297
May 2011Silicon ValleyUSD 12907
Sep 2010Silicon ValleyUSD 12652
May 2010Silicon ValleyUSD 12907
Mar 2010Silicon ValleyUSD 11946
May 2009Silicon ValleyUSD 11930
Jul 2008Silicon ValleyUSD 11288
Sep 2007Silicon ValleyUSD 12056

Total = $115013

SVYM - VidyaKiran is targeted at economically constrained students who have the desire to continue college education after SSLC (high school).

To help ensure the students' success, VidyaKiran will:
- provide information on various courses and colleges
- collaborate with educational institutions to obtain improved resources & facilities
- assist students in developing skills that will help them handle the academic stresses they will face during their college education and
- support merit students with scholarships

SVYM-VidyaKiran is supported through the Support-A-Child (SAC) programme of Asha Silicon Valley chapter. For more information about the SAC programme, please visit the link below.

Support A Child. Make a Difference !
You can support a student from this project for $30 a month.
Click here to become a sponsor


SVYM-VidyaKiran is targeted at students aged 15-22 years to continue their higher education after SSLC. It aims to support students with financial assistance enabling them to join various professional courses and with guidance services in three taluks of Mysore district.

To learn more about SVYM-VidyaKiran please visit http://blog.svym.net.
Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) is a voluntary body established in 1984, with the aim to provide low cost, rational, ethical medicare. Over the years, it has evolved into an Integrated Community Development Project involving works in the fields of Health, Education, Social and Economic activities.

The organization was awarded the NATIONAL YOUTH AWARD in 1993 for outstanding Nation Building activities by the Government of India and the BABASASHEB AMBEDKAR AWARD in 2002 by the Government of Karnataka. There have been various other awards given to SVYM. For more information please visit their website.