Orione Seva works to enable women and children from poorest communities to end their own poverty and children with intellectual disabilities, to live a life of dignity. We do this by teaching livelihoods and encouraging savings with the women; Ensuring education of children through sponsorships, providing holistic and supportive environment and education, and nutrition and health; and building capacity of severely intellectually challenged children to live a life of dignity. We have reached out to 500 children and 150 women since 2000.Orione Seva was set up by the Congregation of the Sons of Providence founded by St.Luigi Orione from Italy and seeks to serve the poorest of the poor regardless of caste, creed and religion.We work with the poor communities of ChikkaByrathi village near Bangalore and with children and youth with intellectual disability across Bangalore. We are also currently working to reach out to more communities in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh that are currently in early-stage projects.