Socio Economic and Educational Development Trust (SEED Trust)) is a public charitable Trust registered under the Indian Trust Act 1882 on April 11, 1997 with the registration number 34/97, allowing the entity to receive foreign funds. Contributions are exempt from tax under Section 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act. The Trust is also registered under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976 with the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
The Trust targets people at the bottom of the pyramid and aims to create a sustainable and replicable poverty reduction model. SEED Trust was set up in April 1997 and shares the same vision and mission as Hand in Hand India. SEED Trust focuses on implementing an integrated community development project for poverty reduction. The Solid Waste Management, Health and Citizens’ Centre interventions are included under the umbrella of SEED Trust.
"To alleviate poverty through job creation and integrated community development"
"To work for the economic and social empowerment of women, and thus of society, by creating enterprises and jobs. To follow this with an integrated development programme that creates sustainable communities."