About Saraswati Seva Foundation

ABOUT SARASWATI SEVA FOUNDATION (SSF)


Saraswati Seva Foundation (SSF) is a fast growing non-profit organization with a vision to reduce poverty and encourage social justice by empowering women, protecting the children, enabling the youth and supporting the farmers. SSF partners with other development agencies and institutions, and promotes grass-root change leadership in the remote regions. We celebrate their championing of social causes and support them using our resource base, knowledge tools and networks of institutions.

Saraswati Seva Foundation (SSF) is committed to serve the under-privileged communities using knowledge tools. Our effort is to work towards building technology-driven and scalable solutions for specific social needs which are environmentally sustainable and commercially viable.

SSF aims to develop resilience and well-being by capacity building, economic engagement, empowering the underprivileged communities and women with skills and information.

 

SSF Inspiration


The wisdom of service, contributions by many social reformers and institutions, and the persistent development needs of many inspire us to contribute our bit.

 

The Vision


SSF’s vision is to cause and enable sustainable social change by reducing poverty, inequality and encouraging social justice by empowering women, protecting the children, enabling the youth and supporting the farmers. We want to be the platform and an actor to enable, encourage and inspire a sustainable, harmonious and inclusive change in society and the environment.

 

 Our Mission

Democratize the social and economic benefits and make the bottom 250 million people work wonders for themselves and the community.

 

Sustainable Strategy


Apply Social Entrepreneurship and Venture Philanthropy for sustainable models of growth for the identified beneficiary stakeholders which is in symbiotic relationship with the environment. We model a three tier strategy as mentioned below:

  • Identify sustainable interdependencies and integrate the Actors
  • Connect with the Market, Policy infrastructure and Technology platform
  • Implement a transparent governance model with measurable outcome targets

SSF envisages playing a role of Program designer, Marketer for funding, Program Manager, and point of Governance as primary development change agent. As the secondary agent, we see our role as supporting the funding, scale up and capturing outcomes for reporting.

 

 Methodology
  • Technology-driven and supported by partnerships
  • Focus on outcome effectiveness and scaling
  • Driven by making ecologically sustainable and commercially viable models. Target to generate significant internal funding to support the development programs
  • Quality framework & Best Practices approaches complied to

Governance – Three Tier governance


  • Audit
    • External Audit and Internal Audit with separate reporting lines.
    • External audit by donors audit (At Donor’s discretion) & Quality Auditors.
  • Advisory Group – Representatives from multi countries, origins, professional backgrounds and the local community.
  • Management Team Qualified management , consulting and academic professionals. Working based on periodic task checklists.
  • Quality framework & Best Practices approaches complied to.