To create equal opportunities to underprivileged sections of society for their all round development
A just society where individuals have access to equal opportunities
Foundation for Initiatives in Development and Education for All(IDEA)
IDEA is an NGO with initiatives focused on the development of underprivileged children, youth and women. IDEA originated from the findings of a PhD study and it was conceptualized by a team of qualified and experienced social scientists and social workers, to deal with the problems in education and developmental issues of the marginalized people, realizing the need for adopting a holistic approach to minimize school dropout. IDEA started its work in a slum in 2002. Currently IDEA has its presence in 17 communities in and around Pune and 20 villages in Bhor and 6 villages in Raigad district in Maharashtra state in India reaching out to 10500 children, 3700 youth and 4500 women.