Rahul College of Education

Indian Development Foundation

INTRODUCTION

IDF – Indian Development Foundation (Formerly Indian Leprosy Foundation) was established as a Charitable Public Trust and Society with the Charity Commissioner, Mumbai – 1984.

IDF is a self-reliant NGO in India. IDF has never sought nor taken any Govt. Grant or support from major Foreign Donor Agencies so far. The objectives of the Foundation are managed through public donations received from various sources.

The IDF has stood the test of time with its own communication strategies based on sound Management Principles and Practices involving common people for Health Awareness and monetary support.

IDF has grown into a leading NGO in the Health Sector in India, thanks to the dedicated services of its teams.IDF works hand in hand with Central and State Governments and Municipal Corporations for the National Leprosy Elimination Program and TB Control Program.

IDF involves lakhs of students and citizens for leprosy/ TB awareness-cum-resource mobilization. The School Teams have their pride of place. IDF has given opportunity to every citizen to participate in this national humanitarian effort

PROJECTS-
The Dignity Project

IDF Dignity Project is to create awareness about menstrual hygiene and provide sanitary pads/kit for a year to the needy students free of cost, to ensure that the needy students don’t fall short of facilities to have a happy period.

IDF Bal Gurukul

Education is of prime importance. IDF Bal Gurukul projects are a success-proven sustainable development model.  IDF in its diversified objectives has included village development and education programmes into its fold. 

Aashayein - A ray of hope

“Project Aashayein – A Ray of Hope “is dedicated to reach-out underprivileged kids who will be facilitated with books and stationary materials for their education during the start of the academic year. The objective is to promote the importance of education so that these kids do not drop out from schools and complete their education.

UMEED-A ray of hope for better tomorrow

“Project UMEED” is an initiative of the Indian Development Foundation to support students with their school fees. The project is dedicated for children who have single parent or who are orphans. Also the support is extended to children who are extremely poor facing financial difficulties.

SLP (STUDENT LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME)

Indian Development Foundation (IDF) organizes a training workshop for school students. The programme, Student Leadership Programme (SLP) is a 16-hour power-packed programme.  Every Saturday for 8 weeks for 2 hours each.  7 days of life-skill training and the eighth day is for certificate presentation to all the students.

YLP (YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME)

This will provide Employability Skills for Students at the Colleges to help them be the Leaders of tomorrow. IDF partners with Corporate/Industry speakers who will help the students in acquiring a specific skill from the 21st Century Citizen Skills framework. 

 

Collaboration

RCOE has Signed a MOU with Indian Development Foundation (IDF)’s Student Leadership Programme (SLP) focuses on training leadership skills among students in different schools. Students are mostly drawn from aided/ unaided/ municipal schools. SLP project was launched in Jan. 2014 and it has grown over the years creating student leaders in different cities in India. SLP has become a proven model for student leaders.

RCOE appreciates your association for educational projects.