NEST – A non-profit school for underprivileged children

Nest Centre. Bangalore. June 2016. Photograph by Nishant Ratnakar.

A lot of my Non-profit sector or NGO clients are organisations that work with children of different abilities or children from the marginalised sections of the social spectrum. Here is an organization that strives to provide education and skills to a section of children who otherwise have no access to any of it.

Christmas at Parikrma

Parikrma Humanity Foundation is a non-profit organization in Bangalore city. Currently, it is transforming education for underserved children from different slums in the city. Parikrma manages the entire education cycle from kindergarten to college for each child. The foundation operates the schools from four different locations in Bangalore. One of the schools is the TNT Parikrma… Continue reading Christmas at Parikrma


Rescued children from northern Karnataka region are now staying at Bhandavi Residential School, a program run by the NGO Visthaar. © Nishant Ratnakar

Visthar is a secular, non-profit organization, committed to enabling women, children and other marginalized sections realize their rights. Visthar campus is located at Dodda Gubbi post on the outskirts of Bangalore city. One of the projects at Visthar is Bandhavi – an initiative for girls hailing from North Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, who are at risk… Continue reading Visthar