• 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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Vaghadara Agro Tourism
Vaghadara Agro Tourism

Outing on 9th and 10th April 2019 - Vaghadara Agro Tourism near Aswali - Shirwal

Annual shopping programme at Big Bazaar,
Annual shopping programme at Big Bazaar,

Annual shopping programme at Big Bazaar

Holi celebtations
Holi celebtations

Holi celebtations with natural colours at Navkshitij on 22nd March 2019. This event was sponsored by Emcure pharma. We are grateful to all the volunteers from Emcure Pharma for their valuable time.


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.