Karunya Trust is a Non- Governmental Organization, registered in 1998 under the Bombay Public Trust 1950 (Reg. No. E- 18021). Karunya Trust set its spectrum of activities through multi-ethnic and multi-religious cooperative efforts with vision for a just and harmonious society rooted in the gospel values of love, freedom and peace. Our mission is to restore the dignity and potential of marginalized individuals and communities by facilitating access to holistic education, health, livelihood, and stable shelter. The formation of Karunya Trust aims at providing a 'safety net to poor', particularly disadvantaged children like street children, rag picking children, HIV/ AIDS affected children, tribal children & women. Major thrust areas of Karunya Trust are Education, Livelihood, Health, Environment issues, Women empowerment & Governance. Karunya Trust implement the above thrust’s based the following core values: Sanctity of human life, Human Rights and Human Dignity, Dignity of Women, Dignity of Work and Rights of Workers, Option for the Poor, Solidarity, Respect to Ecology and Environment, Civilization of Love, Culture of Peace, Justice, Freedom, and Fellowship.
Presently Karunya Trust is implementing 16 social projects, eight in urban and eight in rural areas of Maharashtra catering to 25, 235 families with approximately 100940 individuals spreads over in Mumbai, Thane, Pune and Nasik districts, out of which 3650 are less privileged children. Other than these projects there are 54 nodal centers which are actively involved in supporting the educational and health needs of the marginalized.