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    Mother Teresa
  • Rabindranath Tagore

    I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
    I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

    Fostering ideals of service, holistic human development
    and capacity-building for all.
The primary aim of EDI is "the advancement of education, culture and learning, training of character in accordance with basic morals, ideals, principles and values of human life, for the benefit of all persons irrespective of cast, creed, race or religion."


Educational & Development Initiatives (EDI) is a charitable Society registered in New Delhi with the aim of fostering ideals of service, advancement of learning, and relief for the poor. We have projects in Delhi, Haryana and Mumbai, and have reached to Jharkhand, Gujurat, and West Bengal through service camps. The eleven ...

Vision and Mission

Vision: A world in solidarity, where people develop the skills and values to work for a better world. 
Mission: Fostering ideals of service, holistic human development and capacity-building for all.


Inspired by genuine interest in each individual, helping them to grow as a person and give of themselves to others with a spirit of service and solidarity.

Volunteering for Girls

Prisca reaches to college girls, school girls, young professionals and other women through the activities organized at the Centre, like personal counseling and mentoring. People wh....

Vocational Training

Needy women learn livelihood skills to better support themselves as tailors, beauticians, housekeepers, computer operators and cooks in the new Kamalini campus on Sohna Road. All s....

Teambuilding for Boys

Gulmohur assists on a voluntary basis through activities like social work in the orphanage which consists of remedial teaching and interaction with children at the orphanage, compu....

Making an Impact

Forming leaders, reaching out to marginalised, empowering with livelihood skills.

Developing Skills and Good habits

When you roll up your sleeves to do service for others you end up gaining good habits yourself, as these young men did, building a toilet in the remote district of Kalimpong, West Bengal,in a service project organised by Gulmohur and Kamet. We aim to create an environment where people are motivated to find fulfilment in giving of themselves to others. EDI projects encourage volunteering, taking time to visit the sick or elderly, sharing of time and talents.