Bro. Siga Animation Centre (BSAC) is an NGO in Chennai working towards the empowerment of slum dwellers and the rural poor in Vyasarpadi, an area in North Chennai which is primarily inhabited by people belonging to the lower economic strata of society. The NGO was founded in the year 1984 by a group of highly motivated young men who wished to elevate the living conditions of the youth and children in Vyasarpadi. Their inspiration and role model in this endeavor was Bro. Sigamani, a Salesian priest, after whom the NGO has been named. The main focus of the projects run by BSAC are Integrated Child and youth Development. BSAC believes in focused empowerment of the people of Vyasarpadi, and hence assists them in the creation of a self-sustaining environment which will enable their community to flourish.
BSAC is committed to work collectively with the community people for their self-development, and to providing
suitable opportunities and ensuring participation in all activities to build an empowered society.
BSAC pledges to work towards the empowerment of slum dwellers and the rural poor by:
Providing access to quality education and vocational training
Raising awareness about child rights, gender equality, health and education
Providing appropriate guidance towards economic development