Sun Foundation is a charitable institution established in 1998 with the objective of helping and empowering under-privileged sections of society. The Foundation has been engaged in a number of social welfare activities since its inception, through which it promotes welfare of the deprived section of our society by providing them equitable growth opportunities. It has been reaching out to poor girls/women and differently abled youth and empowering them through skill development programmes: all training and skill development programmes are offered to beneficiaries free of cost. The Foundation has been providing Skill Development across Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana. Apart from training, the Foundation also runs campaigns and provides financial assistance to support other initiatives.
To actively contribute to the social and economic development of the underserved communities, lifting the burden of poverty and helping bring in inclusive growth. In so doing, build a better, sustainable way of life for the weaker sections of society and raise the country’s Human Development Index.
Our team comprises of qualified professionals and a very senior leaders. Furthermore, we have an on-ground force of trainers / workers and volunteers.
Glimpses of our work
Through various initiatives, the Foundation has been helping bring about a direct positive change in the lives of children, youth, women and the physically challenged. The projects and campaigns that Sun Foundation has been engaged in :
|S. No||Name of initiative||About the initiative|
|1.||Surya Kiran||Providing free vocational and skill development training for underprivileged women and girls.|
|2.||Save the Girl Child||Raising concerns about exacerbating sex discrimination and female foeticide through mass awareness campaigns.|
|3.||Taare Zameen Par||Free vocational and skill development training for differently abled youth.|
|4.||Angels of Sun||Promoting education among needy children.|
|5.||Drug De-addiction Campaign and Rehabilitation||Launched drug de-addiction campaign with pledge by ~10, 000 youth against drug abuse in Amritsar. Conducting Rehabilitation and skill development activities as well.|
|6.||Jai Kisan – Farmer’s widows’ Cause||Adopting widows’ families of the farmers who committed suicide in Vidarbha region through financial support with direct credit to their banks.|
|7.||Sikh Heritage multimedia Museum||Established Sikh Heritage Multimedia Museum at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi depicting lives and times of the Sikh Gurus through paintings, murals etc.|
|8.||Swachh Bharat Abhiyan||Adopted Shivkarwadi, a large slum in Versova and Suvidha Chawl, Bhagat Singh Nagar, Goregaon (W), Mumbai for cleaning up the ground and well in the compound and encouraged gardening.|
- Jai Kisan – Farmer’s Widows’ Cause – Sun Foundation supported this cause in rehabilitating the widows’ families of the late debt-ridden farmers in the Vidharbha region by adopting and providing financial support to them.
- Supported launch of the movement ‘Roko Cancer’ through integrated mobile medical services.
- Instrumental in setting up of ‘Widows’ Child Fund’ for education of poor widows.
- Providing relief material at time of natural calamities (Uttarakhand, Nepal, etc.)
- Adopting children of Army Martyrs who laid their lives for the country.
Having completed a journey or over two decades, Sun Foundation sees itself evolving in scale, depth and approach, to achieve greater impact in making meaningful differences in the lives for an equitable society.