Intercultural Network for Development and Peace (INDP)PO Box 207
Pondicherry 605 001
- Volunteers are welcome.
- Aid organization
- Social policy/disabled persons
Intercultural Network for Development and Peace (INDP) is an Indian Charitable Trust registered in Chennai. INDP states that development should be holistic and considers the existence of five elements, which make part of human life: Social, Economic, Cultural, Political and Spiritual. And, to build peace, INDP feels that all the existing violent situations should be identified, denounced and fought through non-violence means and eradicated totally.
INDP works with below poverty line population both in rural and urban areas in order to allow them to be part of the society.
Conducts classes for social workers, pedagogical workshops, cultural events, street theatres; it also edits documents and publishes various books and articles for children, women and on the various developmental aspects; undertakes research with local and foreign students, works on cultural tourism.
INDP does not receive subsidies for its own functioning; this so as to preserve its coherence and its independence. It finances its actions thanks to provisions of services invoiced for its work of expertise of projects, with its formations and the edition and the sale of its books. On the other hand the mobilized subsidies, from abroad or India, are always allocated with a specific project for which it subjected a request for preliminary financing.
INDP works with below poverty line population both in rural and urban areas in order to allow them to be part of the society. INDP conducts classes for social workers, pedagogical workshops, children classes, computer training program…
Kalangium the multifunctional training centre is based in Marakkanam town, Villupuram District were the tribal population was affected by Tsunami. Kalangium means granary in Tamil. As the name suggests it will be used mainly for the purpose of trainings in various fields. Trainings will be given for men and women, related to their work, skills and available resources.
Activities of the Centre:
Crèche: Children below five years attend the crèche whose mothers leave them due to their economical and social situation.
Night school: Children go after their school hours in order to get extra coaching to their academic lessons. Along with the academic lessons Value education is though.
Computer training: Computer classes are given for the students to have better job opportunities.
BRWD training: BRWD is acting from the centre here to develop Micro Credit activities towards the development of Micro enterprises.
For other net participants we can offer expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.