Self-help Promotion for Health & Rural Development, Tamilnadu (SHEPHERD)

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SHEPHERD is a Non Profit Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) committed to the cause of the vulnerable, the powerless and the voiceless .It works with people Irrespective of their caste, creed, religion or language.

Vision

" to from a just and equalitarian society through the process of social and economic empowerment of the marginalized and underprivileged, based on values of co-operation, partnership, mutual concern and universal brother hood "

Goal

"----to reduce socio-economic disparities among people and to facilitate processes, wherein they have greater control over their lives and environment".

Genesis

SHEPHERD was founded by a group of concerned and committee Individuals along with Mrs.Hana Ten Boom, a Dutch Volunteer and Mr.M.Paramasamy, to bring about a qualitative and qualitative change in the life of rural masses in Madurai District, South-India .It made a humble beginning by working among the rural masses in various Poverty Alleviation Programmes for women with the help of Government Agencies and well wishers from India and Abroad.

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