Our Operational Partners
Hand in Hand Tamil Nadu is a public charitable trust founded in India, and registered in 2002. Hand in Hand is active in the South-Indian state of Tamil Nadu that is famous for its silk industry. Child labour was a prevalent problem in the looms. Hand in Hand Tamil Nadu was first established with the aim of eliminating child labour and getting children back to school. The project was a huge success.
Hand in Hand Tamil Nadu partners with the NGO SEED Trust (Socio Economic and Education Development Trust). With the realisation that child labour was just one aspect of the overall poverty, they decided to work together and to expand their focus and move towards an integrated approach to development. Both NGO are now known has “Hand in Hand“.
The work of Hand in Hand is based on five key pillars:
Humanium and Hand in Hand are partners since 2008.