DHAN Foundation kalanjiam

Who we are?

DHAN Foundation is a premier development institution in the country, working for the upliftment of the poor and the disadvantaged segment of the community (Know more about DHAN Foundation). The Foundation has been promoted with the objective to bring in highly motivated and educated young women and men to the development sector. Read More...

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Kalanjiyam Foundation logo Kalanjiam Foundation is a subsidiary of DHAN Foundation. It strives for creating significant impact in livelihoods of poor families and in women development through its community banking programme.


Our Partners:

Working in partnership towards a common goal generates new learning and solutions. We cherish collaboration as our core value because the collaborative process enables DHAN and our partners to combine our complementary knowledge skills and resources, making it possible for us to accomplish much more than we on can our own. Read More...

Kalanjiam Health initiative:

As part of deepening microfinance activities, the Kalanjiam Programme has undertaken civic interventions on reproductive and child health, curative care, malaria control, programme on HIV / AIDS, sanitation, safe drinking water, electricity and housing.



Work with us

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career, not just another job?

Are you looking for a career that will not only challenge your mind but also reward your soul?

Do you feel an inner urge to change the situation of the poor and the disadvantaged?

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This experience has not only given me an insight in the development sector but has made me understood more about poverty, the role of the women to come out of poverty, and the cohesion of the empowerment of these vulnerable women in South India.

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Intern (February to May, 2010) from Avans University, the Netherlands, narrating her experiences of witnessing the famous Chithirai festival in Madurai. She is doing her Bachelor’s in International Business and Management. Her subject of internship is on 'Policy and regulation in Microfinance sector.'

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Development of Humane Action (DHAN)
Values of DHAN

1. Grassroots action

2. Collaboration

3. Enabling

4. Innovation

5. Excellence

6. Self-Regulation

Contact Information

DHAN Foundation

1A, Vaidyanathapuram East

Kennet Cross Road

Madurai 625 016, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

+91-452-2302500 , 2302598



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