‘Mitr – A Friend Indeed’ is a non-profit organization comprising like-minded persons who have come together to work for the benefit of the weaker sections of society, with the primary focus being on ‘Child Welfare’ and ‘Youth Development’.
Mitr is based on the concept of voluntary involvement and friendship and is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950.
Encouraging people, especially teenagers and young adults, to use their strengths and natural gifts for the benefit of humankind, thereby helping them discover their potential for action and transformation.
‘Scope of Work’
Our main focus is on child welfare and youth development and our outreach projects are centered around orphaned and abandoned children, children living in impoverished conditions, children with special needs or illnesses such as HIV, thalassemia and cancer and the children of commercial sex workers and people in prison.
- To improve the quality of life of the less fortunate by increasing confidence levels among them and facilitating learning through the introduction of interesting activity based workshops
- To provide children with opportunities to help them walk shoulder to shoulder with other individuals their age
- To initiate The Mitr ‘Agent of Change’ Programme to encourage teenagers and young adults to use their strengths for a better tomorrow
- To initiate the Mitr ‘Little Helpers’ Programme to provide school children with the opportunity to do something for their less fortunate peers
- To encourage and showcase talent in all its forms, through the section ‘SkillWorld’
- To provide an insight into various career alternatives with the view of giving students a platform to weigh their options before making a final decision through www.skillworld.org
- To create awareness about child adoption and to encourage people to consider child adoption through the section SoulChild (www.soulchild.in)
- To organize outreach programmes and events for corporate entities so as to meet CSR requirements