YASC will convert stumbling blocks into stepping stones on a pathway of "change" that will have multiple impacts on the economically under privileged, and lead to a "better life" for themselves and their future generation.
To enable marginalized women, men and children to improve their quality of life. To this end, YASC uses issue based research to influence policies from a pro-poor and rights based perspective. It also works to ensure transparent, gender sensitive, accountable and democratic governance by building the capacities of people and organizations in participatory planning.
Provide multi-dimensional support for the entire family and not just for the woman. Research and develop innovative solutions to the problems of the urban poor. Programmes must meet our benchmark of "Quality & Beneficiary Satisfaction".