Local partner

MAHER, founded 1997, is an Indian registered Trust with the objectives to construct shelter homes for the poor destitute women, children and men (mentally disturbed, challenged, elderly aged), to provide for lifelong shelter, food, clothing along with education and medical care to the poor destitute and underprivileged, to procure fixed assets such as land, vehicles and others for the various shelter homes, to work for rural, community and slum development and welfare, such as self help groups, youth awareness programmes in rural backward areas, vermin-culture pits, construction of toilets in the villages, bio-gas units, village libraries, kindergarten, sports training initiative for slum children, day care centres, free provisions for the poor, vocational training for the youth, placement cell for village youth, free coaching classes for school drop-outs, livelihood training courses and general outreach programmes, to support the running expenses of the existing homes and to provide for livelihood training programmes so as to enable the women, youth and men to become financially independent and self-reliant.