Friends of India fights poverty and creates opportunities for women and children in Tamil Nadu, South India by supporting basic education for under-served children and investing in vocational training and life-skills development for women.
For the past 15 years we have been involved in:
Creating a fully-equipped music school for blind and visually impaired children
Building orphanages and providing a home and training centre for children infected by HIV AIDS
Providing kindergartens with smokeless stoves
Distributing solar lamps to remote tribal villages
…and many other projects – all with the aim of helping women and children defy poverty by improving their learning environment and encouraging them to aim for a better life.
Watch this film to see a summary of our work over the past 15 years: