Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled is a National Award winning NGO established in the year 1997 by Founder Managing Trustee Mahantesh G Kivadasannavar and his schoolmate and childhood friend, Late Sugur Paramashivaiah Nagesh.
Samarthanam,one of the biggest NGOs in India, works for the empowerment of persons with disabilities and the underserved through its diverse initiatives focused on providing quality education, accommodation, nutritious food, vocational training and placement based rehabilitation. It facilitates opportunities to enable persons with disabilities and the underserved to keep pace with the rest of the society.
Puthige Matha, one of the Ashta (eight) mathas at Udupi, pioneers in propagating Madhwa Philosophy and is the first among the Madhwa Mathas to have its presence outside India. The idea of Puthige Matha is to build future scholars in a traditional gurukul style and welcomes donations to sustain the effort to run the gurukula. You can help build this community and contribute towards its development.