Since 1966, Sangam World Centre has partnered with a variety of non-governmental organizations striving to better the lives of people in Pune.

  • Community Partners
  • Community Partners
  • Community Partners

Today, Sangam is affiliated with more than twenty organizations, which work in a number of fields: medicine, education, environmental sustainability, women’s empowerment, and more.

During events, participants visit Sangam’s Community Partners, and are given the chance to witness community leadership and advocacy in action, while participating in dialogue with the partner organizations and the children, women, and men they assist. These connections often result in partnerships between event participants and Community Partners, helping to build the capacity of these organizations.

072013 Sangam scout and guide

Bharat Scouts and Guides

Guides in India belong to a joint Movement for boys and girls known as The Bharat Scouts and Guides. Guiding started in 1911 and India was one of the founding members of the World Association. Sangam works closely with BS&G both locally and nationally.

Tara Mobile Crèche

Tara Mobile Crèche came into being on a crowded construction site in Delhi in 1969. Today they cover 5,000 children in 60 centres in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. At each site, a day care centre is built adjacent to the construction site.

CAP Day at Sangam

Door Step School

Door Step School was founded in 1988 by a group of professional social workers, both academics and practitioners. The idea of forming an organisation fully devoted to education was born through experience of working with the public school system and the slum communities in urban areas.

Andii at Green Tara Foundation

Green Tara Foundation

Green Tara Foundation focuses on the development of adolescent girls. As future mothers, they are valued as an important part of society. It is important to build and improve their capacities so they can stand independently and face the future.

Tare at BKS

Bal Kalyan Sanstha

Bal Kalyan Sanstha, founded in 1979, is a Recreational and Cultural Centre for disabled children in the state of Maharashtra, India. Children participate in music classes, play competitive sports on the sprawling green playgrounds, or perhaps swim in the pool.

Lucy at Maher


MAHER: A vision where, through sheer love, understanding and caring, distressed and traumatized women and children from rural India, are given hope and the right to a better life, irrespective of caste, colour or religion.


Deep Griha

Deep Griha, meaning “Lighthouse”, was registered in 23 July 1975 to address the health and welfare needs of the poor and neglected inhabitants of the urban slums. The Society began its work from one small dispensary but rapidly expanded as the needs of the community it served increased.

Sangam Anand Gram School May 2016

Anand Gram Society

Anand Gram Society was established in 1965 as a Leprosy Rehabilitation Centre. The trust now runs a  coeducational School. The Trust provides free education and boarding facilities to the children. The school at the Anand Gram has 250 students and classes are conducted from kindergarden to the seventh standard.

Sangam Swach May 2016


SWaCH began in 2007 as the outcome of the door to door waste collection initiative. SWaCH offers total solutions for wet garbage and dry garbage while enabling waste collectors to keep their livelihoods as well as get trained to carry out their work professionally.

Contact Minakshi

Minakshi Jadhav | Deputy World Centre Manager: Community Relations
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