Society in Kanpur

An industrial centre of Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur attracts manpower from distinct parts of the country which works in these industrial houses and further the cause of contributing to nation’s development.

Kanpur is also considered to be the leather capital of India as 15 percent of leather export is contributed by the city. This bustling city of Uttar Pradesh is also home to some charitable organizations which are furthering the cause of social development in the city and the surrounding regions.

Charitable Trust in Kanpur

Charitable institutions also known by the name of non government organizations (NGOs) are primarily created with the intention of promoting the cause of social integration among various sections of society. 

These work on a range of projects dealing with healthcare, sanitation, education, rural development and animal care promotion to name a few. For funding they primarily depend upon government departments, individual funders and international funding agencies.

Charitable trusts, societies and Non Government Organizations (NGO) come under the ambit of societies as these are established to work for the need of the deserving and underprivileged lot. All of these are registered under the Societies Act and are subject to scrutiny by Government if it deems fit.

Shiksha Sopan in Kanpur

societies in KanpurA registered NGO, Shiksha Sopan is primarily run by students and faculty of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. The primary aim of Shiksha Sopan is to provide meaningful education to students of unprivileged sections of society so as to bring out the talented lot from them.

Present Activities of Shiksha Sopan

Shiksha Sopan runs a semi-formal school by the name of Sopan Vidyalaya in village Barasirohi where 60 students are being trained. The NGO has a Sopan Science Cell, that runs evening learning centres.

Location and Contact Details

Project Office: Village Barasirohi, Barasirohi Pargana, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Postal Contact Address: Dr. H.C Verma, Faculty, Department of Physics, IIT, Kanpur
E mail: [email protected]
Phone: +919506611484, +919235905046

Shramik Bharati in Kanpur

Shramik Bharati is a Kanpur-based NGO which primarily works with both rural and urban communities. The organization works for empowering the poor and unprivileged sections of society.

Programs undertaken by Shramik Bharati

Shramik Bharati has been working in a range of areas primarily microfinance, livelihood promotion activities, community health empowerment and strengthening of grassroot democracy institutes. The organization has facilitated the establishment of SHG federations and has been working in this segment since 2004.

Promotion of sericulture related activities too has been undertaken by Shramik Bharati in Akbarpur region of Kanpur.

Location and Contact Details
Address: 392, Lakhanpur, Khyora, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208024
Phone: 0512 258 0823
E-mail: [email protected], [email protected]

Subash Children Society in Kanpur

As the name implies, Subash Children Society works on empowering children from under privileged sections of the society. Disabled children, orphans and street children have been adopted by Subash Children Society and the society is working on an innovative child line project.

Some of the current projects being undertaken by Subash Children Society are:
  • National Child Labour Program (self employment training, informal education)
  • Target Intervention Projects (For truck drivers on HIV issues)
  • Mid day meals (for 6000 students of basic primary and junior classes)
  • Vocational Training Programs( for senior secondary school children)
Location and Contact Details
328/7, Babupurwa Colony, Opposite Subhash Park, Kidwai Nagar, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208023
099353 09431
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
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