Prime Educational and Social Trust

Prime Trust envisions a world without poverty and discrimination, in which all citizens have an equal opportunity to build a fulfilling life.

  • Bronze Certified 2023
  • FCRA
  • 80G
  • 12A
  • CSR-1
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  • Headquarters

    Puducherry, Puducherry

  • Since


Located in the city of Pondicherry in Tamil Nadu, Prime Trust focuses on programs that empower local women, enable rural and urban poor to become self Read more-reliant, raise social awareness, and educate underprivileged children. Our reach has grown every year since our beginnings in 2002 thanks to collaborations with volunteers and other grassroots NGOs and, most importantly, by putting the power of change in the hands of the people who need it the most. Prime Trust supports women and children by offering programs on women empowerment, integrated child development, awareness generation, support for the homeless, rural health care and rural water and sanitation. Prime Trust


We have found out the following issues in the community which Prime Trust is addressing: Financial Inclusion: Implement programs to promote financial literacy, especially in underserved communities. Support access to banking services and microfinance to empower individuals economically. Education and Skill Development: Invest in educational initiatives to improve access to quality education. Provide scholarships, learning resources, and mentorship programs to support skill development. Healthcare Access: Establish or support healthcare facilities in underserved areas. Conduct health awareness campaigns and provide resources for preventive healthcare. Community Development: Support infrastructure projects that enhance the overall quality of life in communities. Invest in sustainable development projects that create long-term benefits. Social Welfare Programs: Launch initiatives to address social issues like poverty, hunger, and homelessness. Collaborate with local organizations to implement targeted social welfare programs. Environmental Conservation: Fund projects focused on environmental protection and conservation. Promote sustainable practices and raise awareness about environmental issues. Crisis Response and Relief: Provide assistance during natural disasters or emergencies. Establish relief funds and partnerships to support affected communities. Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups: Support initiatives that empower women, children, and other vulnerable groups. Advocate for the rights and well-being of marginalized communities. Cultural Preservation: Invest in projects that preserve and promote local culture, heritage, and traditions. Support arts and cultural events that contribute to community identity. Technology and Innovation: Foster technological literacy and innovation in communities. Support projects that leverage technology for community development and empowerment. Community Engagement and Capacity Building: Encourage community participation in decision-making processes. Provide training and resources to build local capacity for sustainable development. Human Rights and Social Justice: Advocate for human rights and social justice initiatives. Support organizations working towards equality and inclusivity.


Prime Trust supports the community through its programs: Integrated Child Development Awareness Generation Women Empowerment Rural Health Mission Rural Water and Sanitation Support for the Homeless

Demographies Served


The impacts of Prime Trust's intervention in a community would depend on the specific initiatives, goals, and strategies implemented by the trust. Here are some potential positive impacts that such interventions could have on a community: Economic Empowerment: Financial literacy programs and support for economic activities could lead to increased financial independence and entrepreneurship within the community. Education Improvement: Investment in education can lead to improved literacy rates, increased access to quality education, and enhanced skill development opportunities for community members. Healthcare Access and Well-being: The establishment or support of healthcare facilities can improve access to medical services, leading to better health outcomes and increased well-being. Infrastructure Development: Investment in infrastructure projects can enhance the overall living conditions in the community, providing better roads, sanitation, and other essential facilities. Community Development: Support for community development projects can contribute to a sense of community pride, unity, and resilience. Environmental Stewardship: Initiatives focused on environmental conservation and sustainability can lead to a healthier environment and improved quality of life. Social Welfare Impact: Social welfare programs can alleviate poverty, reduce hunger, and address other pressing social issues within the community. Crisis Response and Relief: Intervention during emergencies can provide timely assistance, helping the community recover and rebuild after natural disasters or crises. Empowerment of Vulnerable Groups: Programs targeting the empowerment of vulnerable groups can lead to increased opportunities, rights awareness, and social inclusion. Cultural Preservation and Promotion: Investment in cultural preservation projects can help maintain and celebrate the community's unique identity, traditions, and heritage. Technology and Innovation: Support for technology and innovation can foster a culture of learning, adaptation, and progress within the community. Human Rights and Social Justice: Advocacy for human rights and social justice can contribute to a more equitable and just society. Community Engagement and Capacity Building: Involving the community in decision-making processes and providing capacity-building opportunities can empower individuals and enhance community resilience.

Leadership Team

  • Jeanne Francoise

    Managing Trustee

  • Savarinathan Maria Arasu

    Founder Director

  • Nathali Raja


  • J. Mary Slessor

    Program Manager

  • Savarinathan Maria Arasu

    Founder Director

  • Nathali Raja


  • J. Mary Slessor

    Program Manager

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  • Headquarters

    Prime Educational and Social Trust 10, 9th Cross East, Rainbow Nagar , Pondicherry, Puducherry, India, 605011


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  • Sister Organisation

    India Volunteer Care and Akshaya Self Help Groups Confederation

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  • 2022-23

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