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Nonprofit organisations involved with Women: J - P

Jagruti Kendra
St. Judes Chruch 
Mumbai 400072
Tel: 28511369
Notes: The organisation’s main aim is to work towards the empowerment of all marganilised groups within a sustainable environment irrespective of caste, creed, gender, culture and age. Through the creation of awareness (of local and global existential realities) and mobilisation, so that people gain confidence and resolve issue on a personal and collective level, leading to peace, unity, freedom and justice in society.Handless women's issues through  legal cells and mahila mandals. Runs income generation units for the economically backward people. 

19, Samadhan Colony
Aurangabad - 431001
Karmayogi: Ms. Usha Mahajan Mr. Pravin Mahajan (Dir)
Tel: 0240 2337479
Fax: x
Notes: Embodied in the logo “FREEDOM TO CHOOSE”, is Janarth’s belief that everyone has the freedom to choose his/her own road to development. As a group of professionals, own role is to bring an awareness of the sea of possibilities and bring them within reach of the poorest or the needy. Then, to choose or deny, is his/her individual right.

Janseva Shikshan Prasarak Mandal
C/o Marewad Cinema Wada
Ashok Nagar
Taluka: Mukhed
Nanded - 431715
Karmayogi: Mr. P G Vadgaonkar Secretary
Tel: x
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: To undertake integrated rural development programmes. To conduct awareness generation campaigns on importance of education, health and preservation of the environment. To work for the overall welfare of women and children.

Jeevan Asha
Society For the Helpers of Mary
Veera Desai Road
Andheri (W)
Mumbai - 400058
Karmayogi: Sister Superior
Tel: x
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Boarding and lodging facilities provided for the aged. English, Hindi and Marathi spoken at the home. Capacity 50 but waiting list.

Jeewan Sanstha
6, Shree Apts
917/16, Ganeshwadi
deccan Gymkhana
Pune - 411004
Karmayogi: Mr. Jagdish Godbole
Tel: 020 25650239
Fax: x
Notes: JS conducts research and training; awareness programmes; organizes educational and environmental camps.

John Paul Slum Development Project
Post Bag No.5
Post Yervada
Pune - 411006
Karmayogi: Mother Teresa Nagar
Tel: 020 6694627
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: To work hard for the eradication of AIDS. To provide nutrition to the poor and needy. To provide free medical facility to the poor HIV infected and affected families. To conduct programmes on women and youth development. To work for socio-economic development.

K.E.M. Hospital Research Centre
Sardar Moodliar Road
Rasta Peth
Pune - 411011
Karmayogi: Dr. V S Patbidry (Dir)
Tel: 020 625600, 625601
Fax: x
Email , 
Notes: The centre’s main thrust is research on relevant areas of country’s health and medical problems. Significant among these are reproductive child health, childhood diseases, women’s health and development with emphasis on empowerment of women, adolescent sexuality and fertility.

Kalyan Kendra
30, Manuel Gonsalves Road
Off Hill Road
Bandra (W)
Mumbai - 400050
Karmayogi: Warden
Tel: 26418578
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Provides hostel accommodation for working women and home for needy students. Residential establishment with a capacity of 52.

Kalyan Deep
K C Nanavati Special School
Bhagini Seva mandir
Kamarika Stree Mandal
Sarojini Road
Vile Parle (W)
Mumbai - 400056
Karmayogi: Principal
Tel: 26142780, 26104468
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Gujariti medium day school conducted by the Bahgini Seva Mandal Kumarika Stree Mandal. Education; and craft oriented. Speech therapist and doctor available. Extracurricular activities integrated with normal school children. Also runs a workshop for those over 18 years and a plant nursery. Many saleable items are available. List available upon request. No transport facility. Capacity 50. Also have occupational therapist, yoga instructor and other activities like music, sports, home science. Vocational training center where students prepare office files, letter pads, envelopes, folders, book-binding, chalks, blackboard dusters etc

Kalyankari Mahila Mandal
Gundale Bhavan
Opp. Kadrabad Plot
Karmayogi: Ms. Saroj Mandlik President
Tel: x
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: To undertake activities for the empowerment of women with the aim to make them self reliant and independent.

Karve Institute Of Social Service, Pune
Hillside, Karve Nagar
Pune - 411052
Karmayogi: Mr. Vishal Karuna
Tel: 020 25434203
Fax: x
Notes: Karve Institute focuses on the upliftment of the poor and needy. It encourages all round development of society. To make people live happily it organizes workshops and generates awareness about social issues.

Kautuk Shikshan Sanstha
Post/Taluka: Bhandara
Bhandara - 441904
Karmayogi: Mr. Dinesh Sukhdeve Secretary
Tel: 07184 53149
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: To work for the promotion of development programmes for the weaker sections, particularly women and children. To provide social security and a stable environment to the aged. To protest against exploitation of children. To make the people aware of the need for the conservation and preservation of the environment. 

Kayadhu Gram Vikas Prakalpa
Post Box No. 1
Parbhani - 431702
Karmayogi: x
Tel: 02456 4273, 4237
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: To improve the economic conditions of the farmers. To empower the women.

Konkan Women Youth And Studdents Development Central Society
441 B, Indira Niwas
Markandi, Opp. Mehta Petrol Pump
Chiplun - 415605
Karmayogi: Ms. Sumati Jambhekar Director
Tel: 952355 254137, 252887 (D)
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: The organization works towards social development of the people living in Konkan region. It mainly concentrates on the development of women, youths and students in this area.

Kushtarog Niwaran Samity, Shantivan
PO Nerel
Panvel - 410206
Karmayogi: Mr. Govind Kashiram Shinde
Tel: 952143 238154
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: The Samiti was established in 1952. The centre of its activities is Shantivan. Samiti’s main object is Leprosy eradication. The Samiti during last 20 years had detected 5000 leprosy patients of which 4800 patients has been cured so far.

Kutumbh Niyojan Adarsha Kendra (KNAK)
Shri Genesh Building 
Old Agra Road
Thane 400601
Tel: 25472117
Category: Women
Notes: Undertakes operations of male vasectomy and female sterilization and medical termination of pregnancy, infertility treatment free of charge.

Lawyers Collective HIV / AIDS Unit
7/10, Botawala Building, 2nd Floor
Horniman Circle
Mumbai - 400023
Karmayogi: Mr. Vivek Diwan Project Co-ordinator
Tel: 22676213
Fax: x
Email , 
Notes: The Lawyers Collective HIV / AIDS Unit is an organization that provides legal service for people affected and living with HIV/AIDS. This includes litigation and legal advice and advocacy on legal and ethical and human rights issues related to HIV/AIDS. The Unit’s aim is to control the spread of HIV by enhancing the rights of those affected and empowering them.

League of Mercy -The Shelter
61 Mirza Galib Marg
Mumbai – 400008
Karmayogi:  Ms. Malti Bardey, Superintend
Tel: 2307 2381
Email: No
Category: Women/ Home
Notes: Home for orphaned, destitute and court committed girls, mainly school-going age. 39 girls Girls sent to English medium schools in these areas. English spoken in the home. Girls stay till independent. Rehabilitation through handwork, sewing and card making.
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Little Sisters Of The Poor
Home for the Aged
Mahakali Caves Road
Andheri (E)
Mumbai - 400093
Karmayogi: Sister-In-Charge
Tel: 28324234
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Total care for the aged poor free from infectious and mental disease. Provides shelter, food, clothes, medical care, etc. Capacity 300.

Lokvikas Samajik Sanstha
B-1, Sai Aashish Apts
Nasik - 422005
Karmayogi: Mr. Milind Babar 09822432425
Tel: 95253 2342882
Fax: x
Notes: To create a conducive environment for the development of the children in difficult situations in the existing socio-political scenario.

Love Humanity India
3 Silver Cascade
110AA Senapati Bapat Marg
Dadar (W)
Mumbai - 400028
Karmayogi: Ms. Louise A Williams, President/co-founder
Tel: 24322713
Fax: x
Email , 
Notes: Common Sense parenting Training: Provides for a fee, parental training to individuals including expecting parents, parents, teachers, childcare givers etc. who already or want to care for children. Family homes: Screens, recruits ands trains married couples to be caregiver / teaching parents, identifies six orphaned / abandoned children and matches them with a trained couple to create a family nucleus. The family then moves into a home that we provide and the children we provide grow up together as siblings in a normal family atmosphere that is monitored by Love Humanity.

Ma Niketan
Opp Devidayal Cables
2nd Pokhran Road
Thane (W) - 400601
Karmayogi: x
Tel: 25366949
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Children’s village runs by the Helpers of Mary (Shraddha Vihar) for destitute, abandoned and needy girls. No court committed girls. Do take young destitutes, widows, but are reluctant to take unwed mothers. Girls sent out to nearby schools for education. A family atmosphere is provided by housing the children in-groups of mixed ages in several homes that do the village grounds.

Maharashtra State Women’s Council
Town Hall (Central Library)
Shahid Bhagat Singh Marg
Mumbai – 400001
Karmayogi: Mrs. Sarita Patel
Tel: 22662013
Fax: x
Email: x
Notes: MSWC is a social welfare organization working for the upliftment of underprivileged and destitute women in distress, and children in Mumbai It runs residential institutions for the orphans and rescued children and girls . It also carries out various foster care programmes, balwadis, adult literacy classes, etc

Mahila Dakshata Samiti
Gala No. 5, Under Keshav Sut Bridge
Dadar West
Mumbai - 400028
Karmayogi: Ms. Sudha Kulkarni
Tel: x
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: MDS is a voluntary organization working for the upliftment of women in distress. It aims to elevate the status of these women in the society and their respective families, educate them on social, legal and political issues and rights.

Mahila Milan
C/O SPARC Byculla Area Resource Centre
Meghraj Sethi Marg
Municipal Dispensary
Byculla (W)
Mumbai 400008
Tel: 23096730
Fax: 23887566
Email: No
Category: Women
See National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF)

Mahila Vikas Mandal
Dinshaw Vachha Road 
Opp. CC I, Hutment No. 5
Mumbai 400005
Tel: 22851971, 22825073
Category: Women
Notes: Runs a working women's hostel.

Mahila Jeevan Samvardhar Mandaz "Maze Maher"
34- Abhyudaya Nagar
Opp. Kalachowki Police Station
Mumbai 400033
Karmayogi: Mr. S. Shinde
Tel: 25326379
Category: Women
Notes: Works for the welfare of orphan girls, destitute and needy women.

Mahila Dakshta Samiti
Sahakar Bazar 4th Floor
Opp Bandra Station
Bandra (W)
Mumbai 400005
Tel: 26123853, 26443318
Category: Women

Marathi Mission Nagpada Neighbourhood House
Nagpada Neighbourhood House
Mumbai - 400008
Karmayogi: Mr. Vilas Torane (Dir)
Tel: 23072571, 23070287
Fax: x
Notes: NHH, is a community welfare centre catering to the needs people irrespective of cast, creed and religion. Its motto is “That life may be enriched”. It offers service in the sphere of health, education, social and economic welfare, recreational and cultural activities. It tries to help the child in its total physical, mental, social and intellectual development. It also empowers women and family in becoming self-sufficient and independent in life and makes them aware of their rights in society.

Marathwada Navnirman Lokayat
Post Box No. 23
Parali Vaijnath Bye Pass Road (Ring Road)
Dist Beed - 431517
Karmayogi: Dr. Dwarkadas Lohiya Director
Tel: 2446 247016 (R), 247217 (O)
Fax: x
Notes: MANAVLOK is a voluntary organization working for the socio-economic upliftment of the rural-poor. Some of its short term objectives include improving the productivity of agricultural through timely support for seeds, fertilizers, irrigation facilities and land renovation, creating employment opportunities in areas of residence to mitigate the migration problem, giving special support to the economic development of women and the landless via skill training, capital support, etc. Apart from this it also organizes awareness programmes for improving the status of the women, rural poor and youth.

Maitri Mandal Trust
3/ 5 Satsang Bharti Society
Kailashpuri Road
Upper Govind Nagar
Malad (E)
Mumbai 400097
Category: Women

Men Against Violence & Abuse (MAVA)
12-A Parishram Building
1st Floor, Bhandar Lane
Lady Jamshedji Road
Mumbai - 400016
Karmayogi: Mr. Harish Sadani Founder-Member & Hon. Secretary
Tel: 24360631 , 9870307748
Fax: x
Notes: MAVA is India’s first voluntary organization (Estb. 1993) run by sensitive and concerned men working on gender issues, mainly violence against women (which have been largely seen in society as women’s issues.) The first of its kind in India, MAVA considers men as significant players in overcoming gender oppression and inequality in patriachal India. The organization aims at bringing about attitudinal change especially in men, thereby preventing/stopping violence and abuse of women. Based in Mumbai and functioning all over Maharashtra, MAVA provides personalized counseling and guidance to needy men and women facing marital conflict & other gender-based problems, conducts gender-sensitization programs for varied target groups (residential colonies, business establishments and corporates, NGOs, youth bodies, mahila mandals, schools and colleges) esp. boys & young men. For the last 9 years, it has been bringing out an annual magazine in Marathi containing expressions exclusively by men on gender issues. MAVA also organizes workshops on self-defence for girls & women, empowering them with simple techniques against potential attacks by men. MAVA works in collaboration with leading women’s groups in the city including Stree Mukti Sanghatana, Akshara, Sakhya, Sophia’s Centre for Women’s Studies, Dilaasa, Special Cell for women in Distress, Swadhar and the Maharashtra State Women’s Commission. Currently, MAVA is focusing on projects reaching out to boys and young men, enabling them to adopt alternative, positive models of masculinity that promote gender sensitivity and prevent violence and abuse of women. Various youth-friendly and mass non-threatening platform like film festivals, street-plays, study circles, discussion groups & poster exhibitions are being used. MAVA soon plans to start a Counseling, Guidance and Resource Centre at Andheri open to the public.

Men’s Home
Salvation Army Social Service Centre K E Home
122, Maulana Azad Road
Mumbai - 400008
Karmayogi: Major J K Tribuvan
Tel: 23071346
Fax: x
Notes: Free home for aged and destitute men. Should not be bed-ridden on admission. Admission granted after screening and inquiry into antecedents. Capacity 30. Residential Hostel with fees for working men. Period of stay is limited. Meant for passengers, visitors and tourists to Mumbai

Mobile Creches – Pune
54 Progress House
Bombay Pune Road
Near Nabard Bank
Shivajinagar Patil Estate
Pune - 411001
Karmayogi: Ms. Nirmala Hiremath (Exe. Secretary)
Tel: 020 25513804
Fax: x
Notes: The Mobile Creches provides day-care facilities to small children, other services include immunization, meals and non formal education to develop creative skills and values in life.

Mohalla Committee Movement Trust
IMI C/O Secom Business Services
Shiv Sagar Estate A Block
Compartment "E" Dr. A B Road
Mumbai 400018
Karmayogi: Mr. Sushobha Barve
Tel: 24901103
Fax: 24952970
Category: Women
Notes: Women's cell working for women's problems, peace and communal harmony. Organizes cricket matches for people working for slums.

Moti Mansion Mahila Udyog  Mandal
C/O Smt. K.N Shah
Shaiksh Housing  Co-op Society Block No. 52
5th floor Agust Kranti Marg
Gowalia Tank, WardenRoad
Mumbai 400026
Category: Women

Nari Samata Manch
926, Sadashiv Peth
Baistic Gadgil Street
Pune - 411030
Karmayogi: Ms. Sadhana Dadhich Chairperson
Tel: 020 24494652, 24458067
Fax: x
Notes: NSM has counseling centers in urban and rural areas, conducts various programs regarding sex education, gender equality, health and superstition eradication..

National Domestic Workers’ Movement
104 A, Nesbit Road
Mumbai - 400010
Karmayogi: Ms. Jeanne Devos ICM Director
Tel: 23780903
Fax: x
Notes: NDWM aims at dignity of domestic workers, their education legal recognition and justice. It conducts research and studies on the plight of domestic workers, especially maids.

National Institute For Sustainable Development
C-6/84, Shanti Rakshak Society
Pune - 411006
Karmayogi: Mr. Prakash J Palande
Tel: 020 6688207 / 27287434
Fax: x
Email : x
Notes: NISD’s main objectives include undertaking research on various problems related to weaker sections of the society, designing and implementing education programmes for the underprivileged children, youth and women. It creates awareness about good health, nutrition and family planning. It also provides rehabilitation services.

Network of Women
36, Carter Road
Bandra (w)
Mumbai 400050
Karmayogi: Ms. Sheila Auguiar
Tel: 26421882
Fax: 26458870
Notes: NOW is engaged in activities to raise awareness among the community on issues relating to women through networking, organising conferences, seminars and media conferences. Raises awareness among the communities on issues relating to women through networking organising conferences, seminars and media conference.

Nirala Arogyadham
93 At Neral
Paiwadi, Neral
Karmayogi: x
Tel: x
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Institution providing lodging, boarding, nursing, medical care and socializing activities. As a special feature for aged above sixty years, free accommodation for three days with Naturopathy advice is provided.

Nirmala Home For The Aged
H P T College Post Office
D’Spuza Colony
Nasik - 422005
Karmayogi: Sister Maria Gose
Tel: 95253 2342047
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Caters to all needs physical, spiritual & psychological of the aged specially women. Capacity of accommodating 25 people.

Nirmala Niketan Institute
College of Home Science and Polytechnic
Nirmala Niketan
49 New Marine Lines
Mumbai - 400020
Karmayogi: Ms. Evelyn Menezes
Tel: 22076503
Fax: x
Notes: Nirmala Niketan Institute aims at the total development of the Indian women by providing learning opportunities to empower hr with knowledge, skills and attitudes to face persona; and professional challenges with confidence. Including values of respect, commitment and career for the service of others and thereby enabling her to make a positive contribution to society in the 21st century.

Passages Association For Guidance, Education & Support
93, Lady Ratan Tata Medical Centre, 9th Floor
Cooperage, Maharshi Karve Road
Mumbai - 400021
Karmayogi: Ms. Nalini Shewakramani
Tel: 22047823
Fax: x
Email x
Notes: Passage is an organisatioin dedicated to understanding the physical and psychological changes a female goes through from childhood to adult. This self-help/support group assists you in recognizing yourself so that you can see life’s issues as an opportunity for personal growth. Our mission is to create a confident, self-reliant woman who through learning and self awareness can contribute to herself, her family and the community at large.

Pragati Foundation, Pune
301, Grandeur
Above United Western bank
New Banner
Pune - 411045
Karmayogi: Mrs. Anu Wakhlu
Tel: 020 7290134
Fax: x
Notes: The Foundation conducts training of health, coordinates sensitization and looks after the welfare of the women and youth.

Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science
49, New Marine Lines
Mumbai 400020
Karmayogi: Ms. Ranjan Amin
Category: Women
Notes: Being the women's centre of the college provides a skill centred education for effective living. Also offers counselling

Prerana, Mumbai
7th Lane, Kamathipura Municipal School
Sukhlaji Street, Ground Floor
Mumbai - 400008
Karmayogi: Ms. Priti Patkar 
Tel: 23007266, 23053166
Fax: x
Email:  / 
Notes: Prerana is involved in the activities for the welfare of prostitutes. Its activities include development and re-integration of women and child victims of commercial sexual exploitation. It also aims to prevent trafficking of women and children for prostitution and pornography.

Women: A - I, J - P, Q - Z

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