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Foundation for Humanisation

Foundation for Humanisation is a registered public trust set up by the Volunteers of the Humanist Movement in 1991. The Foundation is guided by its maxim, ?to humanise the earth?

india Updated: Mar 02, 2004 16:51 IST
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The Foundation for Humanisation was set up on August 7, 1992, under the Bombay Public Trust Act 1950. Donations to the Foundation are exempted under Section 80 G of the Income Tax Act.

Philosophy
The objectives of the Foundation include:
·To promote a current of thought and action with the human being as the central value and concern.
·To orient positive changes in the human being in personal and social fields.
·To influence people from various disciplines to bring about positive changes around them and to carry out actions on the basis of physical, economic, racial and religious non-violence, built on the ideas of non-discrimination, freedom and justice, with a view to overcoming physical pain and mental suffering.


MAIN ACTIVITIES

Education and Awareness Activities in Delhi, Karnataka, Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands

·Humanscape, a monthly magazine, was started as a vehicle to promote a current of opinion formed by those who have a common concern - the individual - and to focus on ways of bringing about positive changes in the individual and in society. Through its issues, Humanscape disseminates idea and facts, encouraging debate and discussion on them. Often, these issues are those that have been sidelined by the mainstream media. www.HumanscapeIndia.net is a comprehensive portal for all those concerned about the human situation. It draws 346 visitors daily. The weekly newsletter on the portal is mailed out to nearly 11,000 subscribers.

·Manavta Kendras are autonomous village level organisations supported by the Foundation. The objectives of the kendras include:

1) Supporting the basic needs of people such as education, health, infrastructure, water, agriculture, food security and wasteland development.

2) Developing organizational and management abilities of members willing to participate in the implementation of small-scale projects by developing locally available technological resources at low costs.

3) Working for the personal growth of members

4) Making a bridge between those who have and would like to share technical and material resources with those who are in need of resources.