The Human Welfare Foundation (HWF) is one of India’s leading nongovernmental organizations that aims to carry out humanitarian and development programs to fight suffering of vulnerable and at-risk communities . Under the backing of Vision 2026, Human Welfare Foundation (HWF) launched Project ‘Ehsas’ on 20th October 2021 by Shri Padmakar Ram Tripathi, ADM, South East Delhi.
Their main focus includes Education, Healthcare, Micro Finance, and Poverty Alleviation, Disaster Management, Civil Rights Protection, Drinking Water, Orphan Care, Women Empowerment, and Community Development. Their mission is that needy people live sustainable, self-reliant life. Accountability, humanitarianism, neutrality and impartiality, inclusiveness, integrity, and cooperation are their core values.
The HWF acts as an umbrella body that implements several projects in several states for millions of people.
Vision 2026 is one such project of umbrella body HWF through which they aim:
- To create a harmonious society where everybody shares and cares for poor, unprivileged, and exploited people,
- To engage with a wider cross-section of the public so as to build a larger supporter and donor base,
- To build more partnerships so that they can leverage their work and become more beneficial collectively,
- To achieve ambitious goals and targets that they have set out for themselves for the coming ten years and
- Ultimately to make our society a better place to live in
Project Ehsas set up a community kitchen at Kanchan Kunj, New Delhi which provides 3000 meal per day with proper hygiene maintenance to needy especially those who are vulnerably impacted by COVID -19 pandemic lockdowns across country like migrant workers, slum dwellers, etc., similar to one functioning at Kolkata which serves food in various slums, streets and hospitals.
HWF realizes that hunger eradication is need of the hour which can be achieved by shared responses at various level. It addresses one of the UN’s sustainable development goals, SDG of ‘Zero Hunger’.
The generous support of donor can transform this initiative into movement of ‘Hunger-Free India’ by starting more such community kitchens across country.