MASARD Welfare Society works with local communities in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu in southern India, empowering them to actively participate in their
In 2004 MASARD established Ashanilaya orphanage in Egipura, Bangalore to care
for orphaned and abandoned children from surrounding slums
In the aftermath of the devastating tsunami MASARD rushed to affected areas
in Tamil Nadu, providing emergency relief and helping survivors rebuild their
Ecolight is an innovative microcredit project developed by MASARD that not
only helps street vendors run small scale businesses, but also contributes to
the maintenance of Ashanilaya orphanage.
MASARD works with a number of women's self-help groups located in rural areas
around Bangalore. MASARD helps these poor and marginalised women work
together towards a brighter future.