Social Education Economical Development Society (SEEDS) is a non-profit organization promoted by Mr. S.D. Pandian, a Sarvodaya Worker. He has been associated himself with Sarvodaya Movement of AchyaryaVinobaBhave for nearly more than two decades. It is to be noted that his father and grandfather also played active roles in the Sarvodaya Movement. Mr.Pandian with his rich experience in promoting ideals of the Gandhian voluntarily initiated rural development activities with the help of like-minded individuals in around of Aruppukottai, Tiruchuli and Kariyapatti Blocks. To strengthen the services better, a society was registered namely,“Social Education Economical Development Society” (SEEDS)in the year 1995 under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act 27 of 1975.
The mandate of the organization is to enable marginalized and disadvantaged rural women and farmers to achieve their socio-economic development through a process of organization and participation. In pursuant to this end, SEEDS has been reached out to more than 60,000 families in hundreds of villages in Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Madurai and Thoothukudi Districts of Tamil Nadu. SEEDS implements many number of socio-economic programmes, with the support of agencies of the state and central Governments and Foreign Funding Agencies including other Nationalized and commercial banks.Read More