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Parinaam Foundation was named the Asia-Pacific winner for the 2013 Financial Times and Citi Ingenuity Awards: Urban Ideas in Action programme ... Read more.

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Parinaam Foundation is a not-for-profit that works with urban low-income communities to bring them out of poverty through financial literacy and social inclusion. Through innovation and on ground interventions we have touched the lives of over a million unserved and underserved families across India.

Our goal is to empower communities to live healthy, safe, sustainable, and better lives. We work closely with the community to have them identify requirements for improvement, and then collaborate and support them in the areas of healthcare, education, finance, livelihoods, and infrastructure support to achieve their goals. Read more..

From the Chairman

31st March 2018, marked 10 years of Parinaam’s operations.
When Elaine Ghosh first conceived the idea of Parinaam, it was to provide a social service for the customers of Ujjivan Financial Services, many of whom were in need of health care and educational facilities. However, her interaction with the urban poor made her realise, very quickly, that she faced a much larger problem Read more..

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