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About Us

Marfat is a registered non-profit voluntary association founded in 2004 by a professional group of economists, social activists, doctors, academicians and communication specialists as a multidisciplinary platform for development actors who would bring in global experience to micro situations and amplify the voice of marginalized people.

Marfat’s mission is to facilitate integrated development for sustainability in health, hygiene, nutrition, environment and livelihood for the vulnerable rural and urban population, to promote human rights and gender equity in all aspects of developmental activities and initiatives and to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Marfat works in one of the most backward districts Murshidabad with the bidi rolling community providing support to primary and early childhood education, child protection and literacy and livelihood of young bidi rolling girls. Working for over a decade with underprivileged children and young people on issues related to violation of their rights in Murshidabad, Marfat focuses on getting these children and youth a comprehensive support in forwarding their career with informed choices with an integrated support of education, life and vocational skills to realize their rights and entitlements.

Marfat’s programs are designed towards ending poverty (SDG1), ending hunger and food security (SDG2), ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages (SDG3), ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all (SDG4) and achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls (SDG5).

Our Vision

Equity, social justice and eco-friendly sustainable development are the keystones of our vision for a better world – a world that celebrates life in all its myriad diversity; a world where people’s voices make the decisions that shape their lives.

Our Mission

- To invest in childhood and create opportunities for them to get a healthy start, get adequately educated and skilled, to build their own lives

- To enable systems to provide adequate care, support and protection to women and children

- To enable people and collectives to realize their rights and role in the society and the broader ecology for initiating affirmative action