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Society is an integration of various institutions that influence and affect one another. The Foundation’s focus on social welfare includes welfare of the aged, welfare of people with disabilities, empowerment of women, child safety, environment protection and greening, animal care, conservation of heritage and so on.

A glimpse of health care projects partnered with CWCF :  

Annai Sathya Nagar, Chennai - Integrated Slum Development

An Integrated Community
Development Project


2002-2007: Annai Sathya Nagar is a Slum in Ashok Nagar with a population of over 3000 people and more than 500 families in 2002.

CWCF’s support: Funding for an integrated development project at Annai Sathya Nagar, by providing toilets in each dwelling, daily garbage clearance, closing open drains, improving environmental and personal hygiene, water supply and sewerage systems with the help of Metro water, better roads, healthcare, ante-natal, intra natal and post-natal care, adult education, computer education and tuition classes to curb school dropouts, vocational training, first aid classes, comprehensive healthcare and treatment of addiction of liquor, employment opportunities to unemployed youth in the colony etc. This was a joint effort with the Rotary Club of Madras East, the Corporation of Chennai and Tamil Nadu Government.

International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC)

Founder: Ms Prasanna Gettu
Year of establishment: 2001


2016-2017: PCVC's mission is to help rebuild lives damaged by abusive family relationships and to facilitate the process of self-empowerment for women survivors of family violence.

CWCF’s support: CWCF’s donation was for upgrading the infrastructure of the rehabilitation centre that will directly have an impact on the quality of services provided to the women, especially burn victims. It also went towards equipping the space which has been provided to PCVC in the new Burn Unit at KMC, to make it family and patient friendly. Recognising the impact of web and APP based communication, CWCF supported the creation of an online module to educate and orient the young on the concepts of equality, gender and diversity, so that as they enter adulthood, they are sensitised to the evils of violence and discrimination, particularly against women and girls.

Little Flower Convent Higher Secondary School for the Blind

Founder: Rev Mother Marie Louis De-Meester
Year of establishment: 1926


2015-2016: Little Flower Convent Higher Secondary School for the Blind aims to bring holistic development among visually challenged children, making them self-confident, self-disciplined and employable citizens.

CWCF’s support: Construction of the sanitation block, with eleven restrooms with ramps, grab bars and railings, special floor tiles, based on the concept of universal design.

Nalandaway Foundation

Founder: Sriram Ayer
Year of establishment: 2006


2014-2015: Nalandaway works with children from the poorest areas in Chennai and other parts of India, helping them raise their voices and issues through theatre, visual arts, music, dance, radio and films.

CWCF’s support: Setting up of an art lab in a Government school, to use art education to help children express their ideas and emotions, providing training in arts, crafts, music and dance to children belonging to the age group of 10 to 17.

Organisations supported by Chennai Willingdon Corporate Foundation over the years :  

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