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Partnering hope into the lives of the marginalised, Phia is helping slum children reach school!

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Phia Foundation pins hopes on the sea change in the way we look at the things where the people of all castes, categories and creeds can lead a life without poverty, exclusion and discrimination. Each of the citizen irrespective of and men and women, rich and poor in the ideal society must have access to the rights, justice and dignity.

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With an aim to establish a gender equal society, Phia launched its gender campaign "It's possible" in March 2017 to create an unbiased and nondiscriminatory space. View All Latest News....

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Phia brings to you a visual treat of our activities all around. Give a look to the glimpses of our initiatives as we move ahead on our vision of a society free from poverty, exclusion and discrimination and where all people live with justice and dignity. Watch our work...

Our Work

Partnering with locals across the country on development and humanitarian issues, envisioning an India free from poverty, exclusion and discrimination Phia is committed to improving lives of one and all. To know more about our work click here...

Current Projects

Creating an unbiased space where all genders have a say, responding to emergencies, education and health in slum communities, fighting to end manual scavenging is what we have been preaching. Read more about our current projects....

It's Possible: The campaign

With the will to hammer the age old perceived notions around masculinity and intending to set up space where no gender dominates and all have an equal say and share of the resources and in society, Phia Foundation has launched it's one of a kind campaign, It's Possible, seeking an unbiased space where equality for all forms the core value. Join us in this initiative of breaking stereotypes... read more

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#I Refuse to be the one who is mute to gender based discrimination. #Itspossible



The same winds that toss wayward boats gently steer those with well set sails to a brighter horizon. History is replete with heart-warming success stories that portray the power of environment and how it infl uences the destiny of a well set community. In an attempt to create stronger communities, Phia has identified their vulnerabilities, built appropriate capacities and equipped them to obtain the best aid available and enabled them to cruise towards purposeful destinies.

During 2016/17, Phia has equipped rag-picking street children to gain entry into mainstream educational institutions, educated illiterate rural women to practise digital transactions, enabled unorganised working communities to access government social security schemes and built the capacities of rural households in order to enhance livelihoods. Phia has been supported by the government’s policies and schemes, corporation’s social responsibility programmes, civil society  organisations and the communities themselves. My sincere appreciation to all the partnerships that have joined hands with Phia. There are many communities with varied vulnerabilities across India. Phia continues with its mission of supporting the vulnerable and helping them set their sails for a brighter future.

Shobhana Ramachandran, Chair of the Phia Foundation board



Shobhana Ramachandran, Chair of the Phia Foundation board

Success Story


  • For 3 hours a day, 10 year old Arifa collects reusable garbage. She does it because she’s told to, and not because she’s aware that it’s sold to provide for her family of three older sisters and a one-year-old brother.

  • Along the Uttar Pradesh Border, buried in the by lanes of Bhowapur, is a learning centre run by Phia Foundation, for children from the rag picking community that lives in its fringes.

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