Hand in Hand India


Hand in Hand India is a public charitable trust that works to alleviate poverty through a unique integrated community development approach. Registered in 2002, the organization implements projects in the areas of women empowerment, micro finance, child labour elimination, education, health, environment and IT & governance.

Our Evolution

With humble beginnings in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Hand in Hand India today operates across 13 states namely

The 5-pillar


  • Child Labour Elimination – Through Education
  • Women’s Empowerment – Micro finance, capacity building, enterprise creation
  • Skill Development and Technology Center – Promoting e-literacy, grass root-level democracy
  • Health – Access to affordable health care
  • Environment – Municipal Solid waste management & Natural resource management

About VUP

Hand in Hand India’s flagship initiative, the ‘Village Uplift Programme’ is designed to create and build self-reliant and resilient rural communities. This is done through integrated development having combinations of our 5- pillar program’s interventions.

HiH India’s professional approach and global standards have been vetted by KPMG. The organization has received SR 2A for our Social Performance & Responsible Finance from CRISIL. The committed workforce of over 3100 paid employees and 57,000+ volunteers are led by a professional and well experienced Management Team handpicked from various sectors.

For more information on Hand in Hand India, do visit www.hihindia.org or email at info@hihseed.org