Society for Community Action Network-India (SCAN-INDIA) came into existence in the year 1995 in Chittoor in the state of Andhra Pradesh in South India. SCAN is a registered non-profit, humanitarian organization working for the empowerment of the poor and the underprivileged and is duly recognized by the various ministries of government of India. \"The magnitude of poverty, illiteracy, unemployment, drought and the declining health status of people in the region was the major driving force behind establishing this organization by the founder and his team\".
Vision: \"Our vision is to see sustainable and self-reliant communities which are free from poverty, hunger and discrimination and have better quality of life”.
Mission: “Our mission is to create opportunities for the poor and the underprivileged, with special concern for the Children, Women and Youth to improve their living conditions and quality of life, through education, health care and economic development activities.”
Specific focus areas of work:-
- Women Empowerment
- Child care
- Youth development
- Health care to the poor
- Education & Vocational skills training
- Safe water to the needy
- Support to the disabled
- Environmental awareness and conservation