Blossom Trust

  • TN

Address

77 Sekkilar Street
Virudhunagar
TN
626 001
India

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

Latest Listings

Long-Term Field and Office Volunteer for Public Health and Welfare Trust (Volunteer Opportunity)


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