The Ramakrishna Mission, Sakwar (A Branch of the Ramakrishna Math, Belur, West Bengal) is a Rural Health & Welfare Centre, located 70 kms from Mumbai on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway. The Centre has been serving tribal communities in Palghar District, since 1972.
“Your work is to serve the poor and miserable, without any distinction of caste or colour …
… and you have no need to think about the results. Your duty is to go on working, and then everything will follow of itself.”
Swami Vivekananda | CW Vol. 7
Serving the community at
Serving the community at 3 levels
Providing medical care at the
Primary Health Centre, and educating tribal villagers about nutrition & health practices
Building employable skills in youth at the Vocational Training Centre and providing Agricultural Mentoring
Enabling villagers to develop pride in their own local culture, and build a sense of citizenship
history of the centre
The service work at Sakwar started with a simple medical outreach 50 years ago, in 1972 – where medicines were distributed under a tree, off the highway. Slowly this effort grew into a permanent center that focused on all-round development of the people of Sakwar and nearby villages.
SUPPORT THE CENTRE
You can join us every Sunday when doctors and volunteers from Mumbai visit Sakwar to serve the community.
Bus Timing: 07:30 am (from Khar) – 05:00pm (from Sakwar)
You can also support us in providing subsidized medical services, free medicines, running the training centre, etc.