"Together We Can"

Centre for Social Action (CSA), is a 'Students Movement for a Humane and Just Society' where student communities are sensitized on various issues affecting the poor and the marginalized sections of society. Established in 1999 CSA works towards promoting the value of Social Responsibility amongst the student community. With the support of volunteers, faculty, and full-time development professionals, CSA is strongly engaged in addressing issues related to child rights, socio-economic development of women, youths and farmers, livelihood, community mobilization, and environment/climate change issues.
















A better society through sustainable action and social transformation


CSA is committed to promoting volunteerism and enabling students to develop as socially responsible citizens through developmental initiatives




The worldwide outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has left the world in the face of an unprecedented crisis. The lockdown crisscrossed with the pre-existing vulnerabilities, bringing to the fore inequalities, discrimination and anxieties among the disadvantaged sections of the society. In tandem with the nations fight against the virus spread, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) implemented..

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Ever since its inception, CSA has been involved in facilitating an array of development programs in various states in India. The activities of CSA towards rural development are laid across various sectors like health, education, social/community development, empowering community-based organizations (CBOs), land development, agricultural development, empowering the community..

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Education promotes equality and lifts people out of poverty. It teaches children how to become good citizens. Education is not just for a privileged few, it is for everyone. It is a fundamental human right Ban Ki-moon. Educate a Child Sponsorship Programme is an inspiring initiative of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) with the special efforts and contribution by the students and staff who render..

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Parivarthana (Transformation) - from Trash to Treasure aims to create sustainable waste management models. This intervention creates socio-economic and environmental impacts. The unit functions with the help of women from underprivileged backgrounds supported by the student community of CHRIST University. The guiding motto of Parivarthana is..

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The Educate a Child sponsorship Programme was the first initiative of CSA to create a sense of responsibility towards society among the student community. Initiated in the year 1999, the program supported 50 children. With the contributions made by them, today CSA is able to cater to the educational needs of about more than 800 plus children annually. Under this programme, one can sponsor the..

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Centre for Social Action has tie-ups with 8 international universities, as part of bilateral cooperation on the community development program and student exchange through a Memorandum of Understanding. Students from partner universities abroad visit Christ University, Bangalore for fieldwork placement and service-learning projects. These projects last for a minimum of 3 weeks..

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Closing of crusher Factory by CLA members

Nethravathi CLA was formed in July 2018 and is functioning from Mareguddi village. This CLA covers two

Graduated student

I am Lakshmi a sponsor child of 2014 and at present studying in 2nd year PUC in Govt College. Before joining the Activity Centre I was facing lot of difficulties in studies.

Devanesam from Infant womens SHG

I, Devanesam from Infant womens SHG, joined the group in September 2019 and benefitted a lot from being a member of the SHG.

Kanika Mary from Angel Womens SHG

I am Kanika Mary from Angel Womens SHG. The Womens Day program organized by CSA touched my life in many ways. I never had

Stopping Child Marriage

Anitha, a 15 years old child of daily wage workers, lives in Jamakhandi taluk, Bagalkot Dist. The family of five is economically

Running Courier Collection Centre by SHG Women

Mrs. Nagarathna, a house wife who is a 5th standard dropout, lives in Kaarangi village and belongs to the

Yallamma solved the toilet issue in her village

Chinthamakanahalli is one of the most backward villages in the project area. Most households of the village

Supported Husbands Business through Project Support

Manjula Naik is from Mareguddi village, Jamakhandi Taluk, Bagalkot Dist., Karnataka State. She is an

Solution for Livelihood through trainings & Awareness

Mrs. Indramani Ekka is a member of Maa Beronica Self Help Group (SHG) in Pakurkal village, Kanker Dist, Chhattisgarh state.

Livelihood intervention

Name- Radha Yenagayi, Age- 30, Total number of family members- 6, Total savings- 1950, Business- Roti, Village- Chikkapadasalagi, Name of the SHG

Successful livelihood activity

Bechaghat, a small village with 25 families is one of the target villages of Bastar project under Bethiya Cluster. Though it is just 1 km

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Padmavathi M, Activity Centre, LR Nagar, Koramangala


I am studying in 9th grade, I have benefited from a speechless opportunity in the CSP program for the past 8 years. I received school bags, shoes, Christmas gifts, study exposure, extracurricular activities, moral values education which made me more confident. I am able to speak English very fluently and I got opportunity to participate in the stage

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Yashaswini R


I’m Yashaswini R, a sponsored child of CSA, who is a 10th grader in Bethany English Primary & High School. Through the program, I learnt to give respect to others and to communicate well as I improve proficiency in speaking, listening and reading. The support given by the facilitators and volunteers helped me to improve my skills

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Dr. Victor Paul


Rajeenald T D

Senior Program Manager

Manoj Thomas

Program Manager

Catherine Namratha S

Project Officer


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