SARPI (Society for the Advancement of the Rural People of India) is an NGO registered in Mumbai, India under the Societies Registration Act 1860. It was established in 1978 bearing the registration number 215/78 G, B, B, S, D. Since its inception, SARPI has been focusing on creating self-reliance and dignity of life among the people. It is working especially with women and children who are socially, literally and economically marginalized.

Our Vision

Empowering to Empower

Our Mission

To promote and sustain the empowerment of the poor and marginalized in the rural areas towards integral development, in-order to eradicate ignorance and poverty through awareness programs, capacity building, motivation and local organizations in a gender sensitive and participatory approach thus providing quality and personalized education to early learners.

Core Activities

Pedro Poveda School

Special School for Mentally Challenged Children
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Early Childhood Growth and Development
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Women’s Empowerment

Income generation by making cereal mix
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Poveda Cultural Centre

Art for Peace Poveda Cultural Centre
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