Who We Are

Deepalaya is an ISO 9001:2008 certified non – government organisation that believes in enabling self reliance and is committed to working on issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on women and children.

What We Do

Our Programmes

The NGO was started on July 16th 1979 by seven founding members, and for more than three decades, has been contributing to the crusade against illiteracy. Over the years, Deepalaya has established several projects in the areas of Education (Formal/Non-Formal/Remedial), Women Empowerment (reproductive health, SHG, Micro-finance), Institutional care, Community Health, Vocational Training and Differently-Abled. These projects are operational in Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Our Impact


Over 310827 Educated

Institutional Care

1473 Children
28% Orphans,41% from Single parent familys,31% economic orphans

Women Empowerment

15632 women, 400 villages,1335 SHGs and 8394 Enterprises.

Differently Abled

4109 community based rehabilitated children.


6,92,518 provided healthcare

Vocational Training

Trained 12550 people so far.

Our Projects

Educational Programmes - Deepalaya

Despite the enactment of Right to Education Act and several other initiatives of the Government for educating children, more than a quarter of children in Delhi, remain out of school. They may have been enrolled in government schools but hardly they turn up. The teachers do not care to even find out why the children are not coming.  This is exactly.. Read more

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Name: Ritu
Date Of Birth : 14/03/2004
Class: III
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Name: Rohit
Date Of Birth : 15/06/2013
Class: LKG
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Name: Sanjana
Date Of Birth : 17/03/2013
Class: LKG
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Name: Rihan
Date Of Birth : 28/11/2010
Class: LKG
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Our Blogs

A gift from Spain towards adopting healthy habits A Tourist group comprising of six members from Zaragoza Spain visited Sanjay Colony on the 24th of July. Ms. Virpi an old friend and sponsor of Deepalaya came  along with the group. Mr. Sakhi John, Board member was also present on the occasion. The group was given a traditional welcome, which was appreciated a lot. They were told about Deepalaya by Ms. Thankamani. They took tour of the classes in the Learning Center and interacted with the students. Toffees were given to all the students. The ...Read More

Earthen Experience Celebrated Birthday with Deepalaya kids Earthen Experience, a Tour and travel group, celebrated their first Anniversary with Deepalaya children in Sanjay Colony Learning Center on 4th August, 2017. The group has also sponsored the education of two girls studying in the center. It was a great moment for them and they wanted to meet the children whom they are helping in achieving their dreams. The visitors talked to Sakshi, the sponsored child as the second girl was not present that day. Sakshi welcomed the visitors with a s ...Read More

Child Healthcare Program  Health is an important component of all our programs related to education. On 21st July, a health camp was organized for the students of Sanjay Colony Learning Center. Deepalaya coordinated with Max Super Specialty Hospital in Saket for the checkups. Students from LKG to Class II and also the tuition (boys) got their checkups done. In all 178 students were examined.  The team from Max hospital gave medicines for de-worming, cough and cold, vitamins, calcium etc. free of cost. They also monitored the height and we ...Read More

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