Headquarters: Kalaburagi, Karnataka
Geographical Focus: Karnataka
Lives Impacted: 8,000+
Margadarshi Society was set up to protect and promote children’s rights in the Kalaburagi district of Karnataka, which is considered to be among the most backward regions in the state. 25% of the district’s population belongs to Scheduled Castes. The organization works with runaway Dalit children from the ages of 9-14 years via rescue and rehabilitation, and in the allied themes of education, malnutrition and disability.