About Us

Daniel Dharamaraj had the vision to start an organisation that helped people to help themselves and PPDS was born

To empower local communities, with a particular focus on women and children to lift themselves out of poverty through, education, awareness and training. We aim to facilitate the peoples access to existing opportunities and resources provided by the state starting with basic human rights.

Empower people living in poverty to change their lives for the better. We aim to help them to help themselves.

 Our main objectives to achieve our mission is to

  • To assist families with costs associated with sending children to school such as school fees, text books, notebooks and school Uniforms, this then ensures children will have the opportunity and tools to get a better education
  • To enable rural children with additional educational help by facilitating evening schools
  • To organize summer camps for young children and adolescents to help their personal development.
  • To  promote and facilitate vocational skills learning to encourage better skills that afford a more sustainable livelihood
  • To empower women to have a stronger voice within society and gain new skills to support themselves and their families
  • To promote community based health programs and information seminars to serve the people in remote areas
  • To create awareness of their legal state, national and international rights
  • To create environmental awareness amongst the youth and old alike

Area of Operation
Currently, PPDS is working in Puducherry Union Territory and in three coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, namely Villupuram, Cuddalore and Nagapattinam.

Target Groups
People living in poverty in rural villages areas, with a particular focus on women and youth.

Note books distribution at Mangalam village
Yoga, Health and Hygienic programme
Educational Materials for Thuravithangal School
Certificate Distributed
Dengue awareness
Christmas and New Year 2018 celebration at Mangalam village