Samathwa Human Development Centre (SHDC) is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Thrissur, Kerala, India. Samathwa directly benefitting over 500 youth, women and their families presently, through our various projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 30 across Kerala state of India.
Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life: the means because it empowers an individual to earn his/her livelihood and the end because it increases one's awareness on a range of issues - from healthcare to appropriate social behavior to understanding one's rights - and in the process help him/her evolve as a better citizen.
Doubtless, education is the most powerful catalyst for social transformation. But child education cannot be done in isolation. A child will go to school only if the family, particularly the mother, is assured of healthcare and empowered. Moreover, when an elder sibling is relevantly skilled to be employable and begins earning, the journey of empowerment continues beyond the present generation.
Realizing this, Samathwa an NGO in India, beginning in the corridors of education, adopted a lifecycle approach of development, focusing its interventions on youth, women, their families and the larger community.
Samathwa believes that unless members of the civil society are involved proactively in the process of development, sustainable change will not happen. Following this model of Civic Driven Change, Samathwa sensitizes and engages the civil society, making it an active partner in all its welfare initiatives.
Today, millions of children in India are out of school - surrounded by poverty, illness and despair; they are fighting a daily battle for their survival. Also today millions of youth in India are unemployed, because of lack of proper professional education. Millions of women in India are depending their family for their daily needs because of lack of vocational skills sets and so "no income situation". Together, we can help a child and bring hope in their lives. Together, we can bring change and make it last.
Why Partner with us?
We work closely with companies and individuals ensuring constructive partnerships that work for the benefit of children, youth and women in India. We appreciate the efforts of the companies and individuals who have associated with us and supported us.
We encourage companies and individuals with philanthropic values to partner with us, so that together we can fight dual issues of hunger and illiteracy among children, youth and women in India. There are many opportunities that individuals and businesses could explore with us and partner with us for.
Operations Commenced On 2000
Franchising / Distribution Commenced On 2017
Investment INR 10000 - 50 K
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Exclusive territorial rights to a unit franchise Yes
Performance guarantee to unit franchisee Yes
Anticipated percentage return on investment 70 %
Likely pay back period of capital for a unit franchise 1-2 Years
Type of property required for this franchise opportunity Commercial
Floor area requirement 500 - 2000 Sq.ft
Preferred location of unit franchise outlet Inside the City
Detailed operating manuals for franchisees Yes
Franchisee training location At Area Head Quarters
Is field assistance available for franchisee ? Yes
Expert guidance from Head Office to franchisee in opening the franchise Yes
Current IT systems will be included in the franchise Yes
Do you have a standard franchise agreement? Yes
How long is the franchise term for? Lifetime
Is the term renewable? Yes