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Established on the 8th day of November in 1988 under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, the Vivekananda Shelter Educational and Welfare Society has been actively engaged in philanthropic, charitable, and welfare programs. Recognized and registered by the Ministry of Social Welfare, Government of NCT Delhi, our Vivekananda Ashram, located in the serene surroundings of Shikarpur near Najafgarh, serves as a nurturing haven for children between the ages of 5 to 18 years.

Since last 35 years, our Ashram has provided a loving home to 400 children, laying a strong foundation to mould them into responsible citizens. Managed by a dedicated core team, our Managing Body ensures that the 21 children currently under our care have all their basic needs met.

We have not availed of any funds from the Government,  we extend our heartfelt gratitude to the compassionate individuals and Groups whose valuable
contributions and unwavering support have propelled our mission forward.

Late Dr. Shakti Kapur, a dedicated humanitarian and educationist, was the founder of the Vivekanand Ashram.
Drawing inspiration from the profound teachings of Swami Vivekanand, Late Dr. Kapoor aimed to cultivate virtues such as good character, self-confidence, and self-reliance in young minds.

She firmly believes in the transformative power of education, aiming to shape young minds and cultivate virtues such as character, mental acuity, intelligence, self-confidence,and self-reliance. 

 Your generosity will make a significant difference, allowing these children to embrace a brighter future filled with hope and opportunity. Join us in making a meaningful impact today.

Why us.


Support Them

We are committed to supporting vulnerable children, providing them with a strong foundation of safety, care, and resources. we ensure they have access to nutritious meals, healthcare, and emotional support, empowering them to overcome challenges and thrive in life.

Nourish Them

We believe in the power of proper nutrition to transform lives. Our organization works to nourish underprivileged children, ensuring they receive balanced meals, essential vitamins, and regular health check-ups. We give these children the opportunity to grow healthy and strong, enabling them to reach their full potential.

Educate Them

Education is a fundamental right that every child deserves schooling. we therefore provide educational resources, empowering these young minds with knowledge and skills. Education opens doors to endless opportunities, and we strive to make this path accessible to every child we serve.

Guide & Love Them

Our dedicated team of mentors and volunteers acts as positive role models, offering emotional support, guidance and unconditional love. By nurturing their emotional well-being, we help children build confidence, a sense of belonging ensuring they grow into compassionate and capable individuals.


Our organization plays a significant role in nurturing the holistic well-being of abandoned children, focusing on their mental, physical, and emotional development. We organize engaging activities, workshops, seminars, talk shows, panel discussions, and film screenings regularly to uplift their spirits and provide motivation.

What makes us different?

We believe in an empowering and nurturing future. We are working towards transforming lives through education, care and digital innovation. We empower children across India


We are dedicated to offering essential education, nourishment, shelter, and clothing to orphaned and underprivileged children. Our mission is to enrich their lives with love, and a sense of belonging. We provide them with modern tools and vocational training for a brighter future.


Our vision is to cultivate the childhood of our nation, providing a strong foundation for sustainable growth. We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life, giving them love, and affection and  a sense of belonging among children. Through dedicated efforts, we seek to unite orphan and abandoned children with caring families, embracing them through foster care, guardianship, and adoption. The Vivekanand Shelter Educational & Welfare Society endeavors to elevate the living standards of underprivileged children by nurturing their childhood.

400+ children helped

35+ years of service

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