Vasavya Mahila Mandali

Vasavya's Humanism and Professionalism for Development

Vasaya Mahila Mandali Celebrating 40 years

Donors & Partners


In last four decades




Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB)


Creches for children

Counsel for Advancement of Peoples’ Action for Rural Technology (CAPART), GOI

  • Skill development for rural youth / women: Television & radio mechanism, tailoring, embroidery
  • Gramasreemela, marketing by artisans
  • Drinking Water Awareness Camps, installation of bore wells, low cost sanitation, rural housing

Department of Women  Development and Child welfare, Ministry of Human resource Development,  Government of India (GOI)

  • Working women’s hostel construction grant
  • Short Stay Home / Swadhar Home for girls and women
  • Employment back up skill development training programmes under NORAD:  in Television assembly, Garment Making, Housekeeping in Hotels, Beauty culture, computers and type writing and short hand.
  • Seminar on Role of women in changing society

Ministry of Textiles, GOI


Training for women in Carpet weaving, Bathik Printing, cane and Bamboo training


Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, GOI 


Day care center for the aged


Ministry of Education, GOI


Non formal education to school drop out

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, GOI

  • Promotion of Small Family Norm
  • Swetcha Gora Eye Bank

Ministry of Rural Development, GOI


Core group workshop


Ministry of Postal and Telecommunications, GOI


Licensed Postal agency

Ministry of Welfare, GOI

  • Balwadis
  • Tailoring and Housekeeping training

Ministry of Food, GOI


Community Based Nutrition Food, Dhal Analogue unit

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

  • Micro enterprise develop programme (MEDP)
  • Rural Enterprise Development Programme (REDP)
  • Marketing promotion for SHGs
  • Tribal development Fund: MaaThota programme

National Integration Council, Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI


Seminars on National Integration


National Institute of Social Defense, Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI


Training programme on Voluntary Participation in Social Defense and Prevention of drug abuse and alcoholism


National AIDs Control Organisation (NACO)


HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination reduction programme. Lead Organisation*  


Rashtriya Mahila Kosh, GOI


Credit limits to women SHGs

Government of Andhra Pradesh: Department of Women  Development and Child welfare, Health & Family Welfare, Youth affairs 

  • Anganwadi Teachers Training Center
  • Multi-Purpose Health Workers (MPHW) Training Institute
  • Trainings on health education, Role of youth in changing society, social forestry

Andhra Pradesh State AIDS Control Society (APSACS)

  • Partnership Sexual health project among Street Children in Vijayawada
  • Targeted Intervention for HIV prevention and care among Migrant population in Vijayawada
  • prevention of parent to child Transmission (PPTCT) outreach programme
  • “MeeNestham “ Mobile Integrated Counselling and Testing Center under  Public Private Partnership in match with funds from VMM/Abbott Fund
  • Capacity building to PPTCT Out Reach Programme staff in AP



PPTCT outreach programme

District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) Krishna and West Godavari districts

  • Training for girls in Crochet Lace Making, knitting, Tailoring and embroidery
  • Training for SHGs in low cost food preparation
  • Construction grant for a training shed

Krishna District Sports Authority,  Nehru Yuva Kendra Krishna and KRISHI

  • District sports meet for women
  • Training in Knitting

Krishna District Blindness Control Society


Swetcha Gora Eye Bank

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC)

  • Polio Corrective Surgeries
  • Managing urban Health centers as a  co-management agency

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Abbott Fund, USA

  • Picturing Hope: Looking through their eyes: Lead Organisation
  • Community based Pediatric Dash Board Programme: Lead Organisation
  • Saraswathi Gora Youth Centre for street youth
  • Health on wheels and Mobile ICTC
  • Children’s Village: A Transit Home for OVC
  • Disaster management Programme

ArthikSamataMandal (ASM) / Plan India

  • Universal birth registration (UBR) awareness programme

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

  • Community based HIV/AIDS care and support programme
  • Pediatric Care, Support and treatment programme

Care India


Safety nets for HIV affected families through micro enterprises. Lead Organisation*  


Chennupati Seshagiri Rao memorial Charitable Trust

  • Utensils for Mid-Day meal programme
  • Building Infrastructure in Government schools
  • Education supplies for school and college going students

Clinton Foundation

  • Pediatric Care, Support and treatment programme: Lead Organisation

Deutsche Bank Asia Foundation Hong Kong/ Education Development Centre, Inc (EDC), Bangkok

  • Education and Knowledge Building Programme: Lead Organisation
  • Sponsorship programme for youth

Family Health International (FHI)


“Balasahayoga” - care and support of children affected by HIV. Lead Organisation*  


Humanists Association, Norway


Gora Abhaya Nivas- Women’s shelter for Counseling of women in need - protection, legal guidance, vocational training, rehabilitation


International HIV/AIDS Alliance, UK / India

  • Home and community Based HIV/AIDS Care and Support Programme: Lead Organisation*  
  • Feminization of HIV/AIDS in Sexual Reproductive Health: Lead Organization*
  • CHAHA: Children Healthy and Happy :  Child centric HIV/AIDS care and support   program: SR/ Lead Organisation*
  • Koshish: sexual reproductive health and rights among PLHIV and Key population   

International Organization for Migration (IOM) Geneva


Women Empowerment program through livelihoods


Oak Foundation, Geneva


Rehabilitation of torture victims


Sanghamitra Service Society/Big lottery Fund U.K


Improving the education and Health of children and communities in Vijayawada

TB Alert, UK

  • TB-HIV co-infection Programme
  • Pediatric TB-HIV Co-Infection Project

TB Alert India: DFID civil society fund


Tuberculosis among the underserved communities (tribal, rural and slum population) in Andhra Pradesh.


United Nations Voluntary Fund for Torture (UNVFT), Geneva


Prevention and Rehabilitation of torture victims

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • Trafficking and HIV/AIDS
  • Stigma and discriminating reduction among children affected by HIV through child centric approach

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), India


Study on Drug addiction among the youth in Vijayawada


UNICEF, Hyderabad


Study on Assessing the vulnerability of children in Krishna district

Unniti Foundation, USA

  • Empowerment of women
  • Sponsorship for girls education

World Bank


Study on care and support current provisions for AIDS orphans


World Vision


Training of staff on community based HIV care and support. 

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Pepal, UK


Executive Development and Innovation programmes that bring together the private and non-profit sectors for the benefit of disadvantaged communities.


World Health Organization (WHO): India country office


Development of modules on Pediatric Counseling


Family Planning Association of India


Capacity building in HIV-SRH integration

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