Headquarters: Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Geographical Focus: Tamil Nadu
Lives Impacted: 89,000+
Thozhamai was established as a resource centre for human rights and a study of the state of relocation sites in the Semmencherry neighborhood of Chennai resulted in the organization’s focus on serving the urban poor. Thozhamai works with women, children and youth belonging to Scheduled Caste* and Scheduled Tribe* communities residing in two resettlement colonies (Semmanchery, Perumbakkam) on the outskirts of Chennai.