Community Development @ Equitas

In the second month of inception of our operations as a micro finance company in 2007, Equitas Development Initiatives Trust (EDIT) a public Charitable Trust with eminent personalities was founded. The trust formed for promoting education amongst poor children.
Seek to play a positive role in the lives of ultra-poor such as pavement dwellers & beggars and to develop the Community in economic levels and health care.

Years before CSR allocation of 2% entered the statutory book, a resolution was passed that the company would contribute 5% of its profit on a quarterly basis to the Trust, it also decided to contribute up to 15% of the Net worth to create infrastructure to construct schools & hospitals well ahead of the Regulatory curve.

EDIT so far benefitted over 5 million people through free medical camps, provided skill training to over 5 lakh people, more than one lakh unemployed youth have been placed in suitable jobs through mega Job-Fairs, and around 6000 students have been getting affordable and high quality education through eight Equitas Gurukul Group of Schools.

EDIT, has also moved over 1200 families living on pavements, into houses and provided them skill training.