About Us

Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM) is a development organization, engaged in building a new civil society in India through its grassroots to policy-level action in Health, Education and Community Development sectors. SVYM is also rooted to its values of Satya, Ahimsa, Seva and Tyaga, which is reflected in its program design and delivery, transactions with its stakeholders, resource utilization, disclosures and openness to public scrutiny.
Acting as a key promoter-facilitator in the community's efforts towards self-reliance and empowerment, SVYM is developing local, innovative and cost-effective solutions to sustain community-driven progress.Buying in support from the community, working in healthy partnership with the government and corporate sectors and sharing its experiences with like-minded organizations have been the hallmark of Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement evolution in the last more than 30 years.
The organization today runs 8 institutions and has more than 50 projects in the sectors of health, education, socio-economic empowerment, training, research and advocacy located in all the districts of Karnataka State. Today, the programs directly impact more than 1 million people.