• 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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Sibling Meeting
Sibling Meeting

The main objectives of Sibling Meeting are building the sense of belongingness with between Special Friends and their siblings. Another objective is that realizing special friends sibling regarding the qualitative life provided by Navkshitij with full of happiness and excitement. 


Visit by Dr. Ambedakar College of Social Work, Wardha, Maharashtra.
Visit by Dr. Ambedakar College of Social Work, Wardha, Maharashtra.

visit by a group of students from Dr. Ambedakar College of Social Work, Wardha, Maharashtra. The main objectives of study tour is to orient students in-depth about different organizations like industries, hospitals, Government organizations & NGOs working in social sector.

Abhijit Khare's Birthday Celebration
Abhijit Khare's Birthday Celebration

We celebrated Abhijit's birthday at Navkshitij in the presence of his parents, with good wishes and blessings. Of-course there was a birthday cake and snacks that all the Special Friends enjoyed.


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.