• Navkshitij - Home for Mentally Challenged Friends
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  • Navkshitij was established to improve the well-being of mentally challenged friends – we take them under our wing, organize activities, teach them life skills and vocational skills, encourage them to become as independent as possible, and nurture them in a compassionate environment.

    The idea of Navkshitij took shape while planning and organizing a walkathon from Pune to Lonavla, for mentally challenged friends. Dr. Neelima Desai and the organisers discussed the need to set up a center for mentally challenged persons. 

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Visit by Credit Suisse and activity planned by Concern India Foundation
Visit by Credit Suisse and activity planned by Concern India Foundation

On Saturday 18th Nov. 2017, Employees of Credit Suisse, Pune, volunteered to spend time with Special Friends at Navkshitij. Employee volunteers were paired with Special Friends in different workshop activities. This activity helped to build a bond of warmth between the children and the employee volunteers from Credit Suisse.

Visit by a group of employees from Flex
Visit by a group of employees from Flex

A group of employees from Flex Company visited the Navkshitij on Friday 17th Nov. 2017. This visit was followed by the introduction of Navkshitij and campus trail. Then Special Friends Monika and Kunal

एक शाम स्पेशल फ्रेंड्स के नाम
एक शाम स्पेशल फ्रेंड्स के नाम

NationalMedicosOrganizationPune# celebrated Diwali with special friends at Smart city project from Brehman chowk to Parihar chowk Aundh, Pune-411007 on 4th Nov. 2017. It was the melodious musical programme with a mix of superhit old Hindi songs with a couple of new songs.


At Navkshitij, we make chocolates, floaters and candles, handmade paper bags (4 sizes), greeting cards, diyas, jewellery including bracelet, ear rings, string of beads etc. and paper lanterns.