South Asia bamboo Foundation (SABF) is a non-profit conservative action organization established to ensure livelihood support to the rural masses by using native bamboo species throughout South Asia. The foundation aims at providing networking, awareness, technical knowhow, training and capacity building, design development, technology intervention, marketing, advisory services, related to bamboo and its products including bamboo housing and structures in the South Asian countries. It’s registered under Indian trust Act. SABF is an associate of World Bamboo Organization (WBO), based at Boston, USA, a non-profit trade association formed to facilitate the exchange of information from around the world on the environmental, socioeconomic, biological, and cultural aspects of bamboo. By bringing together local and regional bamboo people and creating mechanisms for global communication, WBO’s goal is to facilitate the development of new partnerships and to advance the causes of bamboo .
Opportunity Foundation Trust was registered on November 2, 2012 as a Public Charitable Trust No: BK IV - 129 / 2012 at Bangalore, Karnataka. Registered with the Income Tax Department under Sec. 12AA vide ref number at DIT(E)BLR/12AA/E-370/17(M)/AAATO3610N/ITO(E)-2/2013-14. Registered with the Income Tax Department under Sec. 80 G (5)(vi) vide ref number at DIT(E)BLR/80G/E-370/17(M)/AAATO3610N/ITO(E)-2/2013-14. The Trust is founded by Shri. Anand Chaturvedi & Shri. Sriram S N, both based at Bangalore. A 5 member Governing Council is responsible for effective functioning of the Trust.
The Northeast FoodBanking Network (NeFN) is a voluntary and charitable based food bank that will serves hunger in Northeast India. It is registered Under the Manipur Societies Registration Act, 1989. Act No.1 of 1990, No. 2 of 2016. The Northeast FoodBanking Network is a new initiative undertaken by a young social worker to fight hunger across Northeast region in India. Currently, the Head Quarter is located in Churachandpur district of Manipur. The goal of NFN is to alleviate hunger in North East India by soliciting, collecting, growing, and packaging food for distribution through a network of service agencies and programs that serve the target population groups.
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