Equitas has always stood committed to the economic and social development of the society. Before Corporate Social Responsibility found a place in corporate lexicon, it was already textured into Equitas value systems. Apart from providing micro credit and loans to individuals, Equitas addressed the needs and requirements of the entire family with the concept of ensuring a sustainable livelihood for all.

As early as within 2 months of starting operations as a micro finance company in 2007, Equitas Development Initiatives Trust (EDIT) a Public Charitable Trust was founded to ensure access to education, healthcare, skill training centers and job fairs, food security and rehabilitation for all.

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

Thematic Areas
  • Education and Employment
  • Healthcare

  Office Location
601, 6th Floor, Phase I, Spencer Plaza, 769, Anna Salai , Mount Road , Chennai , Tamil Nadu , 600 002

  Priority States
Tamil Nadu

  CSR Fund
5.0 - 10.0 Cr INR

Our Recent Projects

Equitas Gurukul Matriculation Schools
Equitas is committed to contribute its bit in bringing improvements in this vital sector of education through Equitas Gurukul Matriculation Schools.

Equitas Gyan Kendra
EDIT has introduced Equitas Gyan Kendra a vocational training programme for better livelihood opportunities. Under this project, Equitas conducts skill development programme for women at different locations aimed at helping the trainees augment their income levels.

The Equitas Bird’s Nest program
The Equitas Bird’s Nest program finds new livelihood creation as the key to combatting widespread homelessness among the urban ultra-poor in multiple settlements on a pavement.

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