Friend In Need India Trust (or FIN) is an NGO that functions as a teaching, training and action research laboratory. It was founded in 2006 at the completion of a Franco-Indian Project of Reconstruction after the Tsunami of December 2004. FIN works towards the provision of safe water, safe sanitation, waste management, value creation from waste and hygiene (WASH) in villages and slums in India and other developing countries, and in the process induce hygiene behaviour with civic pride for transition to clean villages and slums. FIN team is also active in the development of frugal innovations, livelihood projects, community actions, education and social science research. Its objective is to contribute to the global development agenda (Sustainable Development Goals).
SITE4Society@FIN Trust combines lessons from our practitioners’ experience at FIN and research at SITE4Society – to offer educational programs to be implemented in interested academic institutions.
Follow the journey of FIN Trust since its beginning after the Asian Tsunami of 2004 in the following video: