AWAKE is a not-for profit, Non-Governmental Organization, established in 1983, with the mission of 'Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship for Economic Development'.
It is an ISO 9001-2008 accredited organization, totally devoted to Entrepreneurship Development among women both in rural and urban areas of India.
AWAKE has a unique approach of ‘Entrepreneur guiding Entrepreneur’ through voluntary efforts of successful women entrepreneurs by counseling, training, business incubation, mentoring and peer group support.
AWAKE is a registered society and exempt from Income Tax under Sections 12A and 80G of the Income Tax Act, India. AWAKE is a recognized body in the Policy Advocacy forums of Government of Karnataka and Government of India. AWAKE is a proud recipient of both National and International awards.