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