Social Services

According to the statistics from the World Bank, more than half of Mumbai’s populations live in the slums. One basic problem inherent to slums is the lack of basic amenities such as safe drinking water, proper housing, and sanitation facilities.

We believe that communities should be self-empowered and self-sustained, and we are focused on creating stronger communities by providing social services that address their specific needs.



A belief of the Gunvati J. Kapoor foundation grantee Akshaya Patra is that no child in India should be deprived of education because of hunger.

Akshaya Patra commenced a mid-day meal scheme to reduce hunger and encourage universal primary education. In addition to serving a billion meals across Indian, Akshaya Patra emphasizes the link between hunger and educational outcomes.

It is their core belief that feeding children is linked with an increased enrollment and attendance in schools, a reduced dropout rate, an improved performance of students in terms of better attention span and academic progress, and the improved nutritional status of students. 

BSSK was founded as an Indian Charitable Trust and registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act of 1950. The aim was to provide welfare services to families and children in need, irrespective of caste, creed, community or religion.

This non-political, non-profit organization is licensed as a “Fit Institution” by the Commissionerate of Women and Child Welfare, Maharashtra.

UMANG Charitable Trust provides education and therapy to children with neurological disorders such as autism. Many of these therapies and educational services are too expensive for families to afford, and UMANG provides free occupational therapy, speech therapy, and remedial education for under privileged children who are in great need of these services and education. Our support has made it easier for UMANG to provide necessary therapeutic resources to children and families in need.