Search

Nonprofit

Blossom Trust

Virudhunagar, TN, India | http://www.blossomtrust.org
Joined in November 2007

About Us

"Blossoming of power in every individual to reinforce community development"

Blossom is a grassroots non-profit organisation founded in 1993 in Tamil Nadu, India. Blossom is working towards the personal, social and economic development of disadvantaged and marginalized members of the community – especially women and children. 

The projects and activities of the trust fall into four main areas of focus.


1. Children


Buds Network 



  • A network of clubs and educational centers for children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Holds a strong focus on academic and physical education and life skills development

Crèche



  • A collection of daycares aimed towards working mothers in an effort to increase women's economic and cultural power

Dayspring Home



  • A home for children orphaned due to AIDS or TB related death or infected and rejected by their families due to the illnesses


2. Economics

Goats for Gains



  • An economic empowerment programme aimed at uplifting both past and present TB patients with the help of goats

Poomalai Women's Collective



  • An umbrella federation of women’s Self-Help groups
  • Focuses on projects that help impoverished rural and urban women gain access to small loans

3. Environment

Dayspring Organic Farm



  • An eco-friendly "model-integrated farm", with various units such as agricultural farming, bio-gas production, drip irrigation, vermi-composting, poultry farm, etc. 
  • Helps support the basic needs of the Dayspring Home children, as well as providing an income source as part of Blossom's income generation programmes

4. Health

CEPT II



  • Aim to educate people through intensive health awareness programs
  • Improve access to TB diagnosis and treatment at government health facilities for all patients

EduClowns



  • A community theater group that raises awareness on child health and sexual education

Paneer Poo



  • A support network for HIV+ women living in isolation and/or poverty

Rainbow TB Forum



  • Advocates the rights of TB patients, raises awareness about TB and provides support for the patients and their families

"Blossoming of power in every individual to reinforce community development"

Blossom is a grassroots non-profit organisation founded in 1993 in Tamil Nadu, India. Blossom is working towards the personal, social and economic development…

Issue Areas Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Health & Medicine
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 77 Sekkilar Street
    Virudhunagar, TN 626 001
    IN

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite organizations and get email alerts when new ones are posted.