Addressing a broad spectrum of development issues
Agriculture | Education & Skills | Environment & Climate | Health
Technology & Innovation | Water & Sanitation
Where Potential Meets Opportunity
It was in year 2000 that a group of development professionals came together, their complementary strengths integrating into a joint endeavour – the Foundation for Development Initiative (FDI) – a national organization, addressing a broad spectrum of development issues afflicting the country.
Agriculture is the backbone of India, with more than 50% of our workforce engaged in cultivation and allied activities. Our focus is on outputs (yield, Package of Practice), inputs (quality seed, soil health), and institutional support (livestock, crop insurance, electronic markets, etc.).
Education & Skills
We are focusing on learning outcomes (transition rate from primary to upper primary, and subsequently to secondary schooling, average scores in mathematics and languages), talent nurturing, infrastructure (toilet access for girls, drinking water, electricity supply, delivery of text books) and employment linked Skill development for Youth.
Environment & Climate
Focus is on sustainable natural resource management (water, soil, air). Spread better know-how and solutions available to avert the crisis and create opportunities for a better life for people.
Our focus is on antenatal care, postnatal care, gender parity, health of new-born, growth of children, contagious diseases and health infrastructure.
Technology & Innovation
Our focus is to establish synergies with institutions worldwide boosting innovation & creativity, apply a co-design & co-creation and to deliver solutions by using interdisciplinary approach
Water & Sanitation
Focus is on facilitating access to safe drinking water and behaviour change towards better sanitation and hygiene practices. Education and information about global water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices.
Who We Are
We specialize in providing end-to-end solutions for those engaged in the development sector.
It was in the year 2000 that a group of development professionals came together, their complementary strengths integrating into a joint endeavour - the Foundation for Development Initiative (FDI) - a national organization, addressing a broad spectrum of development issues afflicting the country.
FDI has since then grown into a consortium of individuals, organisations and businesses working towards the holistic development of people and communities, with the focus on improving living conditions and opportunities for people.VIEW MORE
High Level Panel Discussion on November 22, 2019, New Delhi
Circular Designing and Future of Sustainability: Now is Next
Climate change is impacting various national economies across the globe. It is affecting lives, costing people and countries dearly now and more tomorrow. FDI is committed towards addressing the issues around sustainable development, particularly circular economy as future of sustainability. We bring together, practising professionals and senior experts from the range of sectoral fields for ongoing debates and discussions around the theme of circular economy and waste minimisation.
Partners & Our Latest Projects
To achieve sustainable growth of communities, and to impact a larger number of people, FDI works through a network of partner organisations. At present, FDI has a committed member network of more than 100 NGOs working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in different parts of India.
Transforming lives by generating awareness on adolescent issues such as child marriage, child protection and nutrition through digital platform…
Since 70% of India’s population lives in the rural areas, FDI’s strategy is to impact the rural communities, bringing about rural growth and empowerment…
FDI with the support from PI Foundation Trust launched a programme of providing safe drinking water to needy farmers and labourers in 36 mandis…
Meet our Partners
admin Jan, 22, 2020
The Indian Government is one of the signatories to both the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, committing itself to stay below 2 degrees…
admin Nov, 07, 2019
The renewable energy sector in India has been growing steadfastly in the last few years, with the country now home to some of the largest…