Our Thematic Areas
SURABI believes that education is the most effective tool which helps children to build strong foundation; enabling them to free themselves from the vicious cycle of ignorance, poverty and safeguard Mother nature
We are committed to build relationship with the youth by providing quality higher education, skilled courses and build capacity to uplift them socially and economically
SURABI provides awareness programmes and capacity building initiatives for women and girls so that they can protect themselves from gender based violence, have access to health care, undergo socioeconomic development activities and become employable
SURABI works to ensure improved food security, climate resilient agriculture and alternative employment for people living in poverty. Through its Green Alliance initiative, SURABI has undertaken projects for the farming communities in Tamil Nadu to adapt to climate change through technology transfer and educating farmers on latest agriculture practices
Through which SURABI assist the development of the marginalized communities in several ways. Social, economic and environmental interventions assist in improving the livelihood of the communities.
We have carried out various initiatives such as Food Aid, Cash Transfer programs, Supply of medical equipments, Provision of Dry Ration, Promotion of Kitchen Garden, Online counselling support
Who We Are?
SURABI (Strategic Urban Rural Advancement Backing Institute) is the registered NGO of the Salesian Province of Chennai for holistic Education, Skilling and Empowering Projects and Programs in 13 districts of Northern Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. We are part of the Salesians network operating in 11 other Salesian Provinces in India cutting across all 29 Indian states committed to ending injustice, poverty and equality. We are directly cooperating with 51 Salesian establishments. In the year 1988, the Salesians of Chennai Province initiated the steps to establish a Development Project Office. The motive was to assist the province to realize the Capacity Building and the Developmental needs of the Province through fundraising, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting. The SURABI Trust was legally Registered on 14 February 2003. We have been managing numerous projects in the field of holistic quality education, skill – and awareness building as well as empowerment programs for children and youth, women and the discriminated and marginalized communities. Registered under Indian Trust Act Reg. No. 113 of 2023, 80G, 12AA, CSR, FCRA.
Evening Study Centres, Scholarship Programs, Scholarship Programs, Construction Projects, Awareness Programmes
Skill Training programmes, Environmental awareness programmes, Scholarship programs
Micro-Credit programs for SHG's, Rights based awareness trainings, Livelihood support, Empowerment programs
Climate smart agriculture projects, Farmers clubs, Organic farming methods training for farmers, Model farm practices
Rights based awareness programs, Livelihood Support, Housing projects