Divisions of Sankurathri Foundation

Sarada Vidyalayam

Established Sarada Vidyalayam in 1992 in his daughter’s name, which is a High school to provide free education for rural poor children. Sarada Vidyalayam consists of three schools- Primary, High, and Vocational. While the primary school provides instruction in grades one to five, the High school covers grades six to ten. The vocational school will provide much-needed job skills to unemployed youth in the region.

Sarada vidyalayam opened its doors in 1992 with 25 children enrolled in grade one. The current enrollment is 194 & follows the Andhra Pradesh State Government syllabus. In addition to academic subjects, children are encouraged to participate in activities such as gardening, drawing, painting, sewing, embroidery, yoga, dance, drama, and crafts. The children of the school have done very well academically as well as in extracurricular activities. The school has been formally recognized for its achievements and designated as a model school in the district. The children receive lunch, milk, uniforms, shoes, books, schoolbags, transportation, medical checkups, and medicines free of cost.

Srikiran Institute of Ophthalmology

Srikiran Institute of Ophthalmology (SIO) is one of India’s largest eye care hospital networks. SIO is based out of Kakinada & runs an eyecare network that comprises 1 tertiary care hospital, 4 secondary/ surgical centers, 9 primary vision centers covering a population of 1 crore . SIO has so far treated 35 lakh + outpatients and has performed over 325,000 cataract surgeries for free. SIO has all sub-specialities like Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina, Paediatric ophthalmology, Oculoplasty & LASIK surgery center.

Spandana disaster relief center

Spandana is a disaster relief program started in 1998. As the region is situated on the coast of Bay of Bengal, disasters are frequent due to cyclones and monsoon rains resulting in floods and considerable damage to property. The program provides displaced persons basic necessities such as food, drinking water,medications while they are in temporary shelters, and utensils, food, clothing and other needs after they return to their homes.Earlier in the past decade when cyclones hit the coast of Kakinada, Spandana center has delivered food, clothes and utensils for thousands of people by partnering with other service organizations.