Help us save
India's wildlife

OUR STORY

SEVA was founded in 2015 with the main aim to preserve the forest and its resources, to save the wildlife and to provide sustainable livelihoods opportunity to the tribal people living in the forests. With its base work carried out in Sanjay Gandhi National Park, to protect the park’s wildlife and conserving the forest by promoting afforestation. Seva also promotes the idea of sustainable livelihoods for the Adivasis living within the park by developing their skills and providing them with jobs. It currently provides support to 1500 Adivasis and Non-Adivasis through various initiatives. These include creating handicrafts out of recyclable material, a catering unit and organizing nature walks.

OUR MISSION

To empower communities living in forest and to create sustainable livelihoods and thereby reduce their dependence on forest and thereby save forest and wild life.

OUR VISION

  •     To work closely with the forest department towards protecting the forest and its wildlife.
  •     To provide sustainable livelihood to local communities and empower women.
  •     To partner with various stakeholders in conserving the forest and promote afforestation.
  •     Create employment opportunities for local men, women and youth that are not only in harmony with nature but while simultaneously and make the locals independent of the forest.This includes organic farming, creating eco-friendly products and using recyclable waste as resources.

OUR APPROACH

Seva has worked in changing the narrow mindset of the tribal people in Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

It has also provided employment opportunities to the tribal women.

Various initiatives taken by SEVA: 

Tailoring initiative: the tribal women are trained in sewing. They are taught to make cloth bags in different styles.

Pottery project: the women are also given a chance to learn pottery, where they make beautiful pots in different shapes and design.

Tribal kitchen: the tribal kitchen is an initiative to promote healthy diet as well as to give livelihood to the tribal women

OUR AMAZING TEAM

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Harish V Parekh

Founder

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Vittal Ichke

Trustee

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Amisha Parekh

Trustee

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Suresh Shah

Board of Advisory Member

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Shreya Sudhir

Board of Advisory Member

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Pavan Sawant

Board of Advisory Member

OUR CORPORATE PARTNERS

CERTIFICATES

  • Registration Certificate
  • 12A Certificate
  • 80G Certificate