Planting dreams inside young minds through education
Helping Dreams Take Off
Enabling them to stand up for themselves
Back to our Roots, Organically

Swami Dayananda Educational Trust is a public charitable trust involved in providing quality education to the economically backward sections of rural Tamil Nadu.Originated in the state of Tamil Nadu, we have initially focused on the Tiruvarur district, particularly Manjakkudi and the surrounding villages.


Currently serving over 180 villages with educational institutions and facilities, SDET looks to create an urban infrastructure in the heart of every rural district across the country. We are currently responsible for three schools, one Arts and Science College, four student homes, an Ayurvedic health care center, a vocational training center, an old age home and a school of traditional Vedic learning.


The Trust, headed by the true visionary, Swami Dayananda Saraswati, has impacted more than 10,000 families in the area over the 11 years of its existence.


Established in 2003, the Trust inherited the Swami Dayananda College of Arts and Science and Semmangudi Higher Secondary School in Sembangudi from the Swami Dayananda Saraswati Educational Society.


Through its various innovative and impactful projects, the Trust has transformed the region from a land of uninspired living to one of growth and prosperity, with a strong attachment to the tradition and culture of the region… Read more