• Navkshitij - Home for Mentally Challenged Friends
    • Navkshitij - Clean green home for special friends
    • Navkshitij - Where special friends feel fit and happy
    • Navkshitij - We offer stress free living to special friends
  • 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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Birthday of the Mahatma Gandhi
Birthday of the Mahatma Gandhi

The birthday of the Mahatma Gandhi is celebrated in India every year by the name Gandhi Jayanti or Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti. Special Friends from #Navkshitij, have been celebrating the Gandhi Jayanti

Birthday Celebration
Birthday Celebration

Wish you very very Happy Birthday dear Gaurav, Murtuza, Shalaka and Monika. On 1st Oct. we celebrated the group birthday of the Special Friends at Navkshitij. This birthday is followed by Cake Cutting.

Celebrated Vijaydashmi
Celebrated Vijaydashmi

God cannot be present everywhere, so he creates divine people. It is a blessing when you get to meet such personalities. The same happens with our Special Friends. From last 7-8 months, Navkshitij was


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.