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Indian Social Service Institute

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About us

The Indian Social Service Institute is a registered, secular, non-profit voluntary organization that was founded in 1986 by a team of socially committed professionals and volunteers in response to drought in the district of Pudukottai in Tamilnadu state, South India.

ISSI is a registered non-profit organization under the Indian Public Trust Act; Regd. No. 39/86, dated 13th March, 1986. We are also registered to receive tax-deductible foreign funds under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India

The Indian Social Service Institute's purpose is to promote Social, Economic and Cultural advancement of the rural and urban weaker sections through Education, Research and Field action programs.

v To conduct non-formal and formal educational programs for removal of illiteracy and ignorance

v To empower the women with various skills and motivate them to participate in the developmental activities for achieving their liberation and development

v To organize, campaign and network rehabilitation services for promotion of Children’s Rights and Elimination of Child Labour

v To promote environmental awareness, tree plantation and sustainable agriculture for improving the food security and production of environment in the villages

Focus areas

Education for children
Income generation for women
Water & sanitation facilities in villages and small towns
Community based rehabilitation for disabled and old-aged people
Eco-farming and tree plantation programs for the community

Current projects

Crèche centers for children Child labour awareness
Vocational training for girls/women Safe motherhood educational program
Rural housing and sanitation Plant-based eating education (Meat Out)
Environmental education for school children Evening schools for rural children
Tsunami Aid and Rehabilitation

Latest project news

I triggered a (partial)payout for these needs:

  R. Ramaswamy  19 August 2013 at 12:08 PM

Our thanks to the donat to help our nursing student  to meet tution fee  Still, we need donation for  the student to meet other expenses. Help us to help the girls


A donation amount of €127.00 was requested for the following needs:

Tuition Fees €127.00
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