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

14000 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

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 .. Read more

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Name: Anjali
Date Of Birth : 11/06/2013
Class: Nursery
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Name: Sujal Kumar
Date Of Birth : 07/10/2007
Class: N/A
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Name: Vaishnavi
Date Of Birth : 21/02/2014
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Name: Akash
Date Of Birth : 03/05/2009
Class: III
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Our Blogs

“So many books, so little time.” This quote by Frank Zappa is literally true when it comes to bibliophiles (“phile” means lover and “biblio” means books). Understandably, most bibliophiles are avid readers with a great collection of physical books which they value beyond any other material possession in this world. Not only that, many of them eat, dream, and live with books, as well as admit that they owe a great deal of their progress and/or success in life to books and reading. However, it is true that there are very few who are ...Read More

An inter CCI festival for kids from children’s home As children’s day was approaching, the ministry of women and child development decided to observe child rights week from 14th November to 20th November 2017 by organizing competitions – “an inter-CCI festival – Hausla 2017. The festival was only conducted for children residing in institutional care homes. A week before, children from different Children’s homes participated in district-level competition. Our children participated in different activities including athletics, pain ...Read More

Special kids from Deepalaya won awards in Special Athletic Meet A special Athletic Meet was organized for differently abled children by the Handicapped Children’s Parents Association along with the Association of the Special Olympics Bharat, Relaxo on 8th November, 2017 at Sneh – Kunj, Home of Spastics, Plot--K, Sector-5 Dwarka, ND–75. The association has been organizing this event every year and kids from our special unit participate with a lot of enthusiasm. Around 15 students participated in the event. They were supported by 3 speci ...Read More

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