SAFP at a Glance

SAFP is a Canadian-based international non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 1965 by Monsignor Augustine Kandathil.  SAFP is committed to seeking justice and working with the marginalized and poor of India regardless of caste, creed, gender or political affiliation.

SAFP is in partnership with more than 50 Diocesan Social Service Societies/local NGO's, over 52,000 sanghams/self-help groups (grassroots, community-based organizations), more than 25 Institution based rehabilitation centres  (for the physically or intellectually challenged, the elderly destitute and the dying), and more than 19,000 families annually in India.

SAFP is supported by a wide network of volunteers.


Family-to-Family Development Program


Community Development Program

...empowers families by promoting their creative participation in sanghams (community based organizations), sustainable economic independence, leadership,  self-mobilized decision making and asset creation ... 
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...contributes to the reduction of poverty and ensures the sustainable development of families through participation, empowerment and decentralization processes and capacity building of partners...
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 SAFP works in partnership with CIDA  (Canadian International Development Agency)



Current News

SAFP News Letters

Ektha # 14

News & Views #5

Annual Report


Appeal 2009

Working towards environmental sustainability:  A case study  - Wayanad, Kerala here

 News letter Archive

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