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Service projects :

The Foundation helps the people who are in need of basic materials for life. Accordingly, it provides clothing, floor mats, nutritional supplements, warm cloths, rain coats, mobile phones etc.

Research on Ethno-botany :

Kaani tribe has a rich knowledge in ethno-botany and the Foundation is engaged in  documenting them through research papers published in journals. For this, the Foundation has made an understanding with research scholars in universities and research departments of colleges. The Foundation has tie –up with research scholars in documenting the mushroom biodiversity of Kanyakumari forests in the Western Ghats.

Mushroom Research

The foundation with the help of the tribal people has identified 10 edible mushrooms in the wild  with the guidance and technical expertise of the Centre for Advance Studies, Madras University. The Foundation is helping the research scholars to study the mushroom biodiversity of Kanyakumari forests, in the Western Ghats.

Herbal Medicinal Plants:

The Foundation is documenting the herbal medicinal plants of Kanyakumari forests, with their local names, species names and the uses of the herbs. It is trying to propagate the endangered species through tissue–culture.

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OUR AIM

The Foundation is deeply committed to saving the planet Earth.  Its activities are based on socio-economic, environmental and cultural development, helping the tribal communities meet their basic needs, besides motivating them to conserve forest biodiversity with the priority and concern to save our precious planet Earth.

DONATE FOR THE CAUSE

Any interested person, who feels an urge to save our precious planet through conservation of forest ecology and those who are concerned about the welfare of the tribal communities who are  the stake holders, can help us in our noble venture through your benevolent donations.

DONATIONS

Contributions from India can be sent to
Tribal Foundation, Indian Bank, College Road, Nagercoil-629001, Tamil Nadu, India.
A/C. No: 867777616 Bank Code No: 261.
Contact Person: J. Jacob Robert Singh:+91-948-929-3435

Tribal Foundation is a registered Trust, registered in 2009, created by a team of social activists, who have a track record of serving the poor and needy for two decades. The Foundation has two tribal people as trustees, who are inhabitants of the forest in Kanyakumari District in the Western Ghats.
The Foundation has been able to execute many activities for the social, educational, cultural, environmental development of the Kaani tribe of Kanyakumari District.The tribal people live in consonance with Nature, and derive everything from the forests for their livelihood.The hub of life revolves round forest ecology. Apart from the developmental activities for the tribal people, the Foundation concentrates on environmental activities as organising participatory environmental exposure programmes in environmentally vital spots as forests,seas,jungles and mountains.

About Tribal Foundation

Tribal Foundation is a registered Trust, registered in 2009, created by a team of social activists, who have a track record of serving the poor and needy for two decades. The Foundation has two tribal people as trustees, who are inhabitants of the forest in Kanyakumari District in the Western Ghats.

Latest News

11 July 2015