Centre of HOPE - Chennai CDP

The sixth most populous state in India, Tamil Nadu, has also the third largest economy among the states of India. Located at the southern peninsula of India, the state’s capital is Chennai. It is one of the better-off states in the country in terms of per capita income, economic growth, and human and social development. However, in spite of some impressive economic performance, poverty remains pervasive, and Tamil Nadu retains the highest levels of inequality in the country. A large section of the population (scheduled castes/tribes, minorities, women) has not benefited from the economic and social development that the state has experienced.

Tamil Nadu’s economy has changed from being mainly agrarian to one led by growth in the services sector. However, high dependency of the population on the agrarian sector points to substantial rural poverty. All estimates of poverty confirm high level of rural poverty, highest among southern states as per official estimates. Unemployment in Tamil Nadu is also the third highest in the country.

Tamil Nadu continues to grapple with the prevalence of highest number of reported HIV/AIDS cases in India. As per the state AIDS Control Society, Tamil Nadu has an alarming figure of 16,000 HIV cases and 8,500 cases of AIDS.

To eradicate poverty and improve healthcare in Tamil Nadu, HOPE worldwide, through its Centre of HOPE at Chennai imparts education to children from slums, trains young men and women in computers and takes care of AIDS affected children and spreads awareness of HIV/AIDS, among others.

Exec. Director Mark Templer noted, "SAP Labs is a wonderful partner-they help educate kids in Tamil Nadu and Gujarat, take care or orphans in Bangalore and Delhi. Their employees and management are wonderful volunteers."









Download Annual Report graphic
replica hermes bags, celine tote handbags, replica louis vuitton handbags, canada goose outlet store, cheap canada goose online outlet Canada Goose Jakcet shop onlineCanada Goose salereplica louis vuittonhttp://www.azaadsource.com/replica rolex2015 Canada Goosedoudoune moncler birkin bag outletceline tote bagsprada handbagscanada goose jacket saleceline outletcanada goose parka cheapprada handbags replicakelly bag replica, Canada Goose Jacketyves saint laurent Satchel outlet birkin bag outlet chloe cheap wallets for men celine mini luggage tote replica celine store prada sunglasses cheap celine phantom bag sale yves saint laurent replica prada wallet cheap hermes outlet bag celine phantom bag replica christian louboutin wedding shoes celine trapeze replica celine luggage tote sale chloe handbags outlet sale