The aims and objectives of SYWAC include socio-economic, cultural and educational upliftment of the society and its people, especially the women and children.
- Work for welfare of women and children especially those from urban and rural poor under-privileged sections of the society.
- Provide a basic forum for research on education, early childhood care and education, literacy, health and family welfare, and on other social and cultural issues.
- Undertake the publication of printed and audio-visual materials for children and social welfare activities.
- Undertake awareness building activities for the education and literacy, especially of girl child.
- Provide child-care centers in areas where these facilities are lacking.
- Render counseling services on health, health, education, social and economic justice and provide legal assistance to poor and needy persons.
- Arrange seminars and conferences on educational, cultural, social and current issues.
- Start vocational and skill development training centers for women and youth particularly of deprived section.
- Provide scholarships and financial aid to needy meritorious students.
- Create awareness among the people on social issues through cultural activities and stage shows.
- To collaborate with other like minded organizations and institutions.
- Undertake any other activities which would be necessary for achieving the aims and objectives of the organizations.
One of the underlying objectives includes fostering a common understanding of the key concepts of ECCE and enhancing co-ordination and collaboration among agencies providing ECCE-related support.
To share issues and good practices in providing cost effective good quality early childhood care and education that focuses on:
- children at risk of being marginalized or excluded (e.g. children with disabilities who are from the most disadvantaged groups, children from indigenous ethic communities and children affected by or afflicted by HIV/AIDS);
- holistic development of the child including attention to all dimensions of child development and intervention for these including health and nutrition;
- Child-centered curriculum and teaching that encourages active learning through play;
- Partnerships with parents, families and communities.