Vasantharatna
  • Empowerment with a vision

    Helping veer naris to find their true self-worth and potential
  • Stronger futures for the families of martyrs
    Building a community committed to growth and self-sustenance
  • Positive change for veer naris in our society
    Enabling veer naris to claim their rights and live with dignity

WHAT WE DO

 

  • Identify martyrs’ families and their needs
  • Identify local/regional support groups and individuals with similar objectives and partner with them to meet our common goals
  • Set up legal assistance and counselling for martyrs’ families
  • Establish educational scholarships for the children of a martyrs’ family
  • Partner with regional schools and colleges to provide admissions
  • Work with vocational training institutes for the women and children
  • Facilitate job placements for women and young persons from martyrs’ families

WHO WE ARE

 

Started as a support system for the families of Jawans martyred in the service of the nation, the Vasantharatna Foundation of Arts (VRFA) works with over a 120 wives and children to bring a renewed sense of belonging, purpose, and independence to their lives. VRFA has five programs that empower the spouses and children of servicemen who have given their lives to serving our country.

 

Our work is three-fold:

  • Build a more secure and sustainable future for the families of martyrs

  • Addressing these families’ needs and rights by working with the government

  • Change common social perceptions to enable re-integration into society

 

With this approach, we are able to create a strong community of individuals, supporting and uplifting each other.

 

SHARING THEIR THOUGHTS

 

Our soldiers endanger their lives every single day so that we can dream, grow, and live without having to worry about safety and security. When a soldier is lost, what do we give in return? Is it enough to come together, light candles, and observe a minutes’ silence – or can we do more?

 

The first step to doing more in understanding the needs of our veer naris. Like their husbands, they have sacrificed their lives and love for our country. In their time of need, we at VRFA feel the strong urge to stand by them, offer a helping hand, and a shoulder to lean on. Our programs are more than “reaching out”, they are about building – from ground up – strong, independent, self-sustaining lives that each and every one of us deserve to live. And standing with them every step of the way.

 

We, at VRFA, are building a community.

 

Take a look at our video to know more about who we are, what we do, and how you can help.

 

 

WHY VASANTHARATNA?

 

A veer nari is so much more than just a martyr’s wife. She does not deserve our pity. She deserves to live a full life, discover her true potential, and make the lives of her loved ones brighter. She can stand independently and fearlessly, and also help others like her do the same.

At the Vasantharatna Foundation for Arts, our mission is to empower the wives of our country’s martyrs through education and the arts by helping them discover their true potential and giving them the necessary skills and support to achieve their goals.

To make this a reality, we have identified several ways to do this:

  • Provide family counselling and legal support.
  • Offer education and training opportunities for the women and children
  • Assist is securing government and defence aided support for the families
  • To increase public awareness of the sacrifices of soldiers and their families

FEATURED PROGRAMS

Memorial Awards

Memorial Awards

Salute to Heroes

Salute to Heroes

Self-Discovery Program

Self-Discovery Program

Would you like to get involved?

Helping families re-build their lives requires us to work hand-in-hand with people from various professions – counsellors, doctors, lawyers, educators, and so on. Get in touch with us if you would like to volunteer with one of our programs..

Started as a support system for the families of Jawans martyred in the service of the nation, the VRFA works with over a 120 wives and children to bring a renewed sense of belonging, purpose, and independence to their lives.

Vasantharatna Foundation for Arts
7/21, 9th Cross, Lower Palace Orchards
Bangalore – 560003
Tel: +91 9880535381

supportus@vasantharatna.org