Mr. Ramula Komuraiah
Founder & General Secretary
Sahithi Foundation was established in the year 2013 at Karimnagar District of Telangana, under the leadership of Mr. Ramula Komuraiah, a committed social worker of repute. A non-profit voluntary development organisation of repute, it has been known for its involvement in various socio-economic development programmes. It has been a symbol of rural development, education, and compassionate response to the living conditions of the disadvantaged people.
The organization has played an instrumental role in providing sustainable solutions to long-term problems of ‘street and working children (SWC)’ through an integrated, community-based, participatory approach that reinforces civil society as well as government initiative. Through an array of empowering measures, it has been working hard to open opportunities for SWC and improve their living conditions.
Since its inception, the organisation has been involved in various development programmes like child labour rehabilitation, eye care services, income generating programmes, promotion of Self Help Groups and other community-based organizations, rehabilitation of the differently-abled, safe drinking water, health and sanitation, policy advocacy on child rights, child sponsorship, supplementary education such as non-residential bridge schools, AIDS awareness, establish libraries, set up old age and orphan homes, etc.
The Foundation was registered as a non-profit organization in Telangana, India with the purpose of improving the quality of life for destitute and downtrodden people of the society. This is done through planning various programmes and activities dedicated towards improving education facilities and healthcare facilities, providing disaster relief and setting up other social service programmes. All the activities are being organized at Huzurabad in Karimnagar district and serving a population of over 5 million. Ramula Komuraiah lives at the site and supervises all the services like national level programmes, international level programmes and outreach campaigns.
The Foundation is currently managed by ten volunteer trustees. It is busy implementing cultural programmes through Sahithi Classical Academy (SCA), educational programmes through Sahithi Educational Academy (SEA), healthcare programmes through Sahithi Institute of Medical Science (SIMS) and disaster relief programmes through Sahithi Social Force (SSF).