DHAN Foundation works in a highly decentralized manner in keeping with the diversity of themes, contexts, technology etc. with which it is working.

DHAN Foundation's two thematic programmes, Kalanjiam and Vayalagam are scaling up in a significant manner. DHAN Foundation is continuously on the lookout for new innovations in development, which can impact the lives of the poor in a sustainable manner. These initiatives provide new opportunities and challenges to DHAN Foundation.

Tata-Dhan Academy

Information Technology for the poor

Rainfed Farming Development Programme

Coastal Conservation and Livelihood Programme(CALL)

Working with Panchayats

- are the other programmes promoted by DHAN Foundation as a development initiative to address poverty.

The Central Office does the integration across functions and programmes.

News & Events

Seventh Annual Meet of agricultural biodiversity community December 11 - 14, 2017

Fifteenth International Course Advanced Reflective education and Training (ART) on Micro Insurance and Micro Pension (Risk Transfer Solution to Address Poverty), January 22-25, 2018.


Turning the tide - Enabling poverty reduction

It is rare to find a woman shoulder the responsibility of farming. It is usually the male counterpart who takes up the farm responsibility, but it is not so in the life of Kamatchi.Read More...

Development of Humane Action (DHAN)
Values of DHAN

1. Grassroots action

2. Collaboration

3. Enabling

4. Innovation

5. Excellence

6. Self-Regulation

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DHAN Foundation

1A, Vaidyanathapuram East

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Madurai 625 016, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

+91-452-2302500 , 2302598


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