To Talk of goodness is not good; Only to do it is.
This, in essence, is the guiding philosophy of Vatsalyam, a
decade old service organization based in Chennai (Madras) known
for its innovative, well-executed community friendly projects.
The word 'Vatsalyam' means compassion and it comes from
Sanskrit, the language that forms the edifice of India's
A service organization registered under the Charitable Trust
Act, Vatsalyam recognizes the fundamental equality of all
creation and true to its name, sets about providing relief to
the needy and poor with compassion and concern.
Our focus is on empowering the girl student and
guiding her to achieve
excellence through various service initiatives.
With a team of socially concerned
individuals from diverse walks of life bound by a
common and strong desire to serve the
underprivileged and the downtrodden, Vatsalyam has
chosen for itself three thrust areas to work in viz.
health, education and infrastructure development in
rural Tamil Nadu.
As a service organization, it stands for a unique
altruism and philanthropy highlighted by the giver's
humility and his concern to uphold the receiver's
dignity! It ensures that there is no compromise on
the quality of any aspect of the service- be it the
medicines for the patients at the free medical camps
it organizes or the dress material or stationery
items it distributes to the school children from
economically disadvantaged sections.
1. To sensitize society and create
an effective mechanism to take care of the deprived
and disadvantaged sections.
2. To equip and enable children through education,
information and proper guidance.
3. To bring dignity to the lives of people and make
4. To create a vibrant society that would serve as a
model through optimum utilization of available
resources and also by creating additional
1. To inform, educate and guide people at the lowest
rung of the society and bring about a qualitative
change in their lives through an effective synergy
of various agencies-both Government and
Non-Government and help them achieve a generational
leap in education and healthcare.
2. To complement the efforts of the Government and
ensure the benefits of schemes enunciated by the
Government to percolate down to the last man in the