FOOD India is a 20-year-old non-profit organization conducting research on social development and implementing welfare programs in the field of employment generation, poverty alleviation, cost effective housing, education, health, water and sanitation, energy conservation, ICTs, electronic NGO networking, E-commerce, institutional and capacity building for women networks.
Whats new

Construction of free bus terminal - FOOD is currently constructing free bus terminal for municipal corporations. We also propose to construct similar shelters for temples, which can be used by pilgrims as chatrams. [view the photo gallery]

HP LIFE Program - FOOD has partnered with HP to establish a state of the art ICT training centre in Chennai. FOOD is utilizing the training center to deliver HP's LIFE (Learning Initiative For Entrepreneurs) curriculum to educated unemployed youth. Further FOOD's staff have been certified as Master Trainer by HP and they are co-delivering the Training of Trainers course with HP for other program partners. [more info]

Renovation of bus stand by NGO without any financial commitment from the municipality - FOOD has taken up the renovation of a 50-year-old bus stand at Madurai that is used by over 50,000 people every day but has been neglected for several years. The work is being executed with the help of sponsors at an estimated cost of Rs 60 lakhs, without any financial implication to the municipality. [more info]

Physical training for aspiring youth - FOOD has taken over the maintenance and running of a swimming pool and gym center at Madurai to provide physical training to aspiring youth who are planning to take up jobs in police, defence and fire services. [view the live video feed]

Madurai Bus stand maintenance - FOOD has taken up the operation and maintenance of the busstand at Madurai. This is FOOD's third venture into operation and maintenance of public infrastructure. The bus stand is being maintained through the bus entry fee collected. The project has provided employment to 100 people who are engaged in maintenance and upkeep of the bus stand. The project is for a period of 3 years and FOOD has been able to make it a sustainable in a short period of time. We have applied for ISO certification as well. [view the live video feed]


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