It is a Non-governmental organisation regis-tered under the Tamilnadu Societies Registration Act27 of 1975 and Foreign Contributions (Regulations)Act 1976. It is also registered under section 12(a) of the Income Tax Act, Government of India. It is a Mem-ber of the International Forum for Child Welfare,[IFCW], Child Rights Information Network [CRIN], U.Kand ENSCW, Belgium and World Association for Non-Governmental Organisation (WANGO), USA.This organisation has been actively working inthe areas of children’s rights through artwork, Chil-dren’s environmental health rights, Intensive familypreservation for dysfunctional families, non-formalemployment training for youth, humanitarian aid,community technology services, environment educa-tion and action, social research, NGO capacity build-ing, Global Links Initiative (UK)’s networking in Tamil-nadu(India) and NGO consultancy.The term ‘Goodwill social work’ is a philoso-phy, a practice mode and an approach, which is pre-ventative, rehabilitative and developmental in per-spective and based on the principles of scientific hu-manism in line with the professional social workmodel. It combines social philanthropy, professionalsocial work and social development.
‘Goodwill social work’ is inclusive where children,
youth, men and women participate in the social andeconomic life of their communities. It attempts totreat the symptoms through social protection, re-move as far as possible the barriers to better socialoutcomes and tackle the root causes through socialinvestment. It is committed to a particular set of pro-fessional values of social work including respect forworth and dignity of every person, the client's rightto self-determination, confidentiality, advocacy andsocial action that promotes social justice, which arereflected in the word 'GOODWILL' as shown below
stands for goodness in all we do for theCommunity
stands for overflowing with love, compassion, andpeace
stands for outpouring care for others, especiallychildren, youth and their families
stands for dutifulness in helping others to helpthemselves
stands for willingness to serve the poor and down-trodden
stands for integrating professionalism in social workpractice
stands for linking itself to serve locally and globally
stands for lighting up the face of the less fortunateand the unfortunate.
“You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop youtowards your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you help- ing you toward success - or are they holding you back?”
W. CLEMENT STONE