NLR India Foundation (NLRIF) is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, non-profit, secular, non-governmental organization registered as public charitable trust as per the Indian Act in 1999 and working in 124 districts of 7 states of the country – Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, and Delhi. NLRIF received its Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) clearance in the year 2004. NLRIF has also received tax exemption under section 80G of IT Act, 1961.
NLRIF believes at a world in which suffering caused by leprosy does not exist anymore and Inclusive development devoid of social exclusion prevails.
NLRIF primarily provides services to people affected by leprosy and their dependents. However, with its noble vision, NLRIF has successfully expanded its horizon to disability-inclusive development programme where we extend our services to the sufferers of another marginalized section that is people affected by Lymphatic filariasis and severe Diabetes repercussions.
NLR India Foundation has been established after a long research and lot of background work which clearly depicts the need of “Leprosy control”.
NLR India Foundation realized the dire need to control the sufferings caused due to Leprosy & other disabilities (L. F & Diabetes). They need to be encouraged and enabled to overcome disabilities, poverty and need support for earning a dignified income.
NLRIF focus its activities on two major thematic programmatic areas –
- Disability care and
- Disability Inclusive Development.
Under the first thematic area of disability care, there are 3 major interventions i.e. Self-Care, Health Camps & Aids & Appliances support.
In the case of Disability Inclusive Development, community-based intervention in the form of livelihood promotion, vocational training, the formation of SHG and Strengthening Disabled People’s Organisation, education support, income generation activities have been undertaken.
NLR India Foundation activities emphasis towards Sustainable Development – a motto of sustainability which is vital for fruitful development & long- term futuristic empowerment.
NLR India Foundation, registration number 2055 under Indian trust act.
FCRA registration number-231660489