Founded over 20 years ago, SYM is children’s development organisations in Chhattisgarh , India .Shikhar Yuva Manch (SYM) is professionally managed organisation it was initiated in the year 1997 in a response to address issues related to local governance. The members of the SYM were from a youth group who started working together with an objective for bringing social change. Eventually to give it a legal status they registered as a society. The members of the society are all young and committed to the cause of empowerment of the marginalised and minorities. Shikhar Yuva Manch ( SYM) is a leading non governmental organisation which works with grass root people, for grass root people aiming at their all-round development emphasizing on children issues in related to education for all and food security. It is a team of young and dynamic youths who are determined to bring social change through the behaviour change of people and to change of prospect. SYM is trying to avail the education facilities to the children who are standing in the last of the queue of the society including disable children. And also made efforts to provide sustainable livelihood to the marginalized to ensure food security We work in 05 district ( Bilaspur, Kawardha, Mungeli, Korba and Sarguja), 7 block, 77 panchayat, 218 villages and 22 wards in Chhattisgarh, to promote child rights and lift thousands of children out of poverty. In 2014, SYM worked with 37545 families. Our work areas had a population of two lacks people – including 30 thousand children.
SYM is independent, not for profit with no religious, political organisation .SYM is an Indian NGO working to improve the lives of disadvantaged children, their families and communities through an approach that puts children at the centre of community development. Since 1997, we have been working to help children access their rights to proper healthcare, basic education, and healthy environment, protection from abuse and exploitation and participation in decisions that affect their lives.