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Sakhi Trust is located in Hospet, Bellary District, Karnataka (India). The vision of Sakhi to work with young girls and youth from the marginalised communties in Hyderabad Karnataka.  Sakhi has remained a close associate of JMS since 2002

The Managing Trustee, Dr. M. Bhagyalakshmi has always been a staunch supporter of Dalit women’s initiatives at JMS and gender empowerment. She is the President of Navnirman Trust.

  • Sakhi youth volunteer at JMS to support research
  • Sakhi  youth intern with JMS for their learning
  • Ranga Sakhi, the theater group of Sakhi has performed in JMS villages. Their performances were on right to food, women’s empowerment and right to health
  • Sakhi has participated in the campaigns of JMS
  • Number of young girls from the JMS communities have been promoted for vocational and higher education through Sakhi programmes.