• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersIndia
  • Founded1989

Integrated Women Development Institute (IWDI)

Integrated Women Development Institute (IWDI) is a registered charitable trust (1989). IWDI was founded in the year 1989 by Mrs. Celinal Paul Daniel, a Post Graduate in Sociology and Diploma holder in community health management, dedicated to the cause of woman. She took upon herself the challenge of developing the quality of life for the poor and marginalized, especially the marginalized women. Integrated Women Development Institute is a social service organization working to uplift the dalit women and children through the programme of liberation education. The Founder Secretary Mrs. Celinal Paul Daniel, who is a well- known social worker, started her career under Fr.Windy, a Priest, who was a good friend of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation and Spiritual advisor to Mother Teresa. He has worked for the liberation of dalits from the clutches of money lenders and Jamindars. Started Village Reconstruction Organization and extended its services to Andhra Pradesh, Orissa and Puducherry . Inspired by Fr. Windy's activities, Mrs. Celinal Paul Daniel started integrated Women Development Institute with a group of women who are like minded in the year 1987. Mrs. Celinal Paul Daniel is a Post Graduate in Sociology and has a Diploma in Rural and Health Management. IWDI has a committee of 30 women members out of whom seven are Executive Members. Executive Committee members meet once in three months and the General Body once in a year. All decisions regarding the running of the organization are taken in the meeting of Executive Committee and they are placed before the General Body for final approval. IWDI keeps a democratic approach in all decision making process. IWDI's main focus is on health, hygiene and sanitation, and Environmental issues creating awareness to the public and the school children. They have qualified Doctors working in the creche project and engineers in the integrated water sanitation and health education project. They have qualified Social Workers and scientists to monitor the training programmes.   Mission: Sustainable development of the communities to achieve all the capitals of social, human, physical, natural and financial for sustainable livelihood by a self help and self development process Vision: An equitable and just society, free of the imbalances of haves and have-nots that live in peace and harmony Objectives: To promote awareness on Women education To educate the women on Social conflict and solution to process social empowerment. To eliminate harmful practices and beliefs which discriminate women, and cause immense suffering to them and hinder their ability to make valuable contributions to their communities Promotion of Vocational skill sets and Entrepreneurship development for women for their physical and economic capitals. Aligning them in collective strength in democratization for enhanced participation in development pursuit and to demand and assert their basic rights. To promote sustainable income for women by improving the flow of their income in a sustainable manner resulting in positive changes in their overall excellence. Enhancing achievement of disabled children in education. Promotion of Child Rights and eradication of child labor. Promotion of Child Rights and eradication of child labor. Comprehensive development of children’s as foot soldiers for social changes towards better societies. Enhancing revitalization of local health system through promotion of various Health camps
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Company Offices

  • India (headquarters)
  • Chennai
  • No: 14/57, Thiru Nagar,