Who We Are

‘PRACHODANA’ the Social Service Society of Malankara Catholic Church under the diocese of Gurgaon is a National Level Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and it also has FCRA, 12A and 80G. Established in the year 2010, Prachodana Social Service Society (PSSS) works with the hungry, sick, naked, illiterate, destitute, depressed, aged, orphans, women and children, in the territory. It specifically caters for the poor, downtrodden and marginalized in the society without discriminating them with their caste, creed or gender.

Our Vision

“A just society without poverty and discrimination”


  • To facilitate community based (rural as well as urban) sustainable development process.
  • To facilitate and promote programmes for poverty alleviation by providing livelihood opportunities.
  • To facilitate and promote gender equity, decentralization and participatory approaches in development process.
  • To work for the development of agriculture & allied agriculture sector and watershed management.
  • To promote environment conservation and management programmes.
  • To facilitate Human Resources Development Programmes.
  • To facilitate studies, researches and learning process through educational activities, both formal and non-formal.
  • To inculcate a sense of cooperation in the individuals through supporting them in the establishment of small scale industries.

Our Mission

  • Food For The Hungry
  • Non-Formal Education
  • Shanti Ashram
  • Medical Assistance and Clothing
  • Send A Child to School
  • Social Development Programs
  • Pravasi Bandhu(Radical Approach To Migrants)
  • Help to the Physically Challenged

“To reach out to the poor and downtrodden primarily to meet their basic needs for survival and help them to attain overall development”

Our Values

  • Faith and Belief in Almighty God
  • Excellence
  • Commitment
  • Dedication
  • Respect for Individual’s freedom and dignity

Our Approach

“Prachodana follows a multi- stakeholder participatory approach in our programmes”

Target people

  • It varies in different places and cultures.
  • Those who are left out in the race for development.
  • Education for children of construction and domestic workers, as well as slum children.
  • The Food for the Hungry program reaches many needy people in the National Capital Region (NCR) and the most underdeveloped areas in our territory.
  • In most of the working areas, poverty remains high. Therefore, we mainly concentrate on assisting such people in every area of our diocese.
  • People who are physically challenged, especially who are blind.
  • The migrant workers in Delhi and Haryana.


  • Gender
  • Child
  • HR