Centre for Sustainable Development, CFSD, a non-profit organization, is registered under the Society's registration act 1860 (Society Registration no: Maha 115 / 04 / Nagpur) and Bombay Public Trust Act 1950 [Trust Registration no: F-20854(Nagpur)]
The organization was started in the year 2004, with a Vision “To facilitate participatory and sustainable development processes that would make human settlements equitable living environments”
"To develop human settlements into equitable
living environment where the community has access to health, education, housing, basic infrastructure and livelihood options irrespective of their social and economic status."
CFSD supports an integrated development approach for the improvement of living conditions in the slums by convergence of various local initiatives, national and regional programs in the fields of urban environment, social and technical infrastructure, poverty alleviation, education and health.We strongly believe that for the success of any government programs for the urban poor, involving slum communities, especially woman, in the planning and implementation of sustainable slum improvement measures is a must . For a sustainable urban development concept, CFSD is committed to facilitate participatory approach encompassing slum dwellers, govt. organizations, NGO`s and the private sector.
“To facilitate participatory and sustainable development processes that would make human settlements equitable living environments”