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Founded 2000
Founder Anjali Shah
Type 80G
Area served
Slogan creative center for the mentally challenged

Advitya, is a non-profit organization in India that works for providing a better lifestyle for disabled adults. It was established in the year 2000. Their main aim is to create awareness about the disabled adults and increase their levels of socialization. It was established by Mrs. Anjali Shah who is also the founder trustee.


In 2000, Anjali Shah started helping and guiding disabled individuals through the healing touch of music and colors. This was how Advitya began.

Area of work[edit]

Advitya’s main challenge lies in the fact that they accept students who can no longer continue in other special schools. Since most of the students suffer from major behavioral disorders or are too old, the volunteers at the centre make use of colors and music as therapeutic ways of helping them overcome their problem. They are provided constructive occupation of adding value to a range of gift items like bags, envelopes, purses, stationery, upholstery and their likes.

Events and tie ups[edit]

In the past, Advitya has had associations with corporate giants like GlaxoSmithKline, Asian Paints, Air India, ONGC and Computer Associates.

Advitya has also actively been a part of various student activity programs where students from Dhirubhai Ambani International School and American School of Bombay come for their community service.

It has regularly been a part of Kala Ghoda festivals, Concern India Mela and other prominent exhibitions.

Fest-o-Advitya 2008 was a star-studded event that attracted a lot of media coverage[citation needed] and gave an opportunity to these disabled adults to showcase their talents.


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