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Tabitha Development Society (TDS) a Non-Governmental Organization registered under the societies act in the year 2004. (TDS) has engaged in rural development with a mandate to educate, inspire, equip and facilitate people living in poverty, homelessness, child labor, exploitation and epidemics in partnership with organizations and individuals in the social sector. TDS has a history of promoting voluntary action, planned rural reconstruction with local participation and Panchayat Raj thereby addressing issues of poverty reduction. Excellent micro-planning and strong networking are its strengths. The primary populations are DALITS and TRIBALS who live among degraded hills where there is widespread poverty, unemployment, bare access to minimum needs, social oppression, injustice, corruption, exploitation and the overarching threat of Naxalite violence.

TDS promotes, strengthens, works along with the local Community Based Organizations (CBOs) through Area Development Boards (ADB) at cluster level and Village Development Committees (VDC) at village level. Through these institutes TDS concentrates on the empowerment of women, youth, children and elders utilizing the Panchayat Raj Institutions by involving the local administration.

  Old Age Home Program:
Tabitha Development Society (TDS) has established an old age home in Bhimavaram town in Andhra Pradesh in the year 2006.Currently we are providing accommodation to the old people up to 40 members and will continue to admit more in the following years.

We provide medical assistance to all the beneficiaries with the help of donors. The Unique feature of TDS is that we take care of our beneficiaries till their last breath with utmost care and medical assistance.

We conduct devotional programs and cultural activities during Independence Day , Republic Day etc. At the time of annual day function We invite government officials, donors, NGOs who provided support for the further development of our society.

Orphanage Program:
Tabitha Development Society (TDS) is in the process of establishing a new orphanage home for homeless children which has been registered in the name of Mana foundation which is planned to be completed and become operational by the end of 2018.

A day at MANA foundation means a fun filled day, a chance to attend school, avail medical facilities, assurance of wholesome meal. MANA aims at overall development of children and make them ready to face the tough world outside.

  • To make available basic services like education, health care, nutrition and Recreation.
  • To give proper counselling, Guidance, Protection from exploitation and to promote entrepreneurship.

TDS provides nursing service which aims at satisfying the nursing needs of the inmates. In nursing services, we take complete care of the individual till the last breath. Nursing function aims to restore the inmates to best possible physical and mental state.

Life Time Service:
TDS provides life time service to all the inmates. We take complete care of individuals throughout their lifetime.

  • Sustainable and long term Services to the communities, families, Individuals we work.
  • Innovative
  • Private Sector Speed and Efficiency
  • Accountability, Transparency and Reliability

Bring sustainable self reliance among the target audience through Information, Education and Communication for improved and better livelihoods, health, education and local governance, ensuring accessible & affordable technology, resources and government services are reached at grass root level by giving equal opportunities to the woman, in all.

Build value based informed citizens, communities that can take own decisions at individual and community level. Impart skills that improve and deliver socio economic life for the dignity and pride.

Guiding Principles:

  • A Self-Reliant
  • Non-Exploitative
  • Egalitarian Society

Organization Fact Sheet:

Name of the Organization

Tabitha Development Society

Year of Establishment


Founder & Chief Functionary

Smt. Dr. K.V.V.Lakshmi

Legal Status of Organization

Registered as Society

Society Reg. Number


Status of 12AA of I.T. Act, 1961

F.No. H.Qus/III/92/12AA/CIT/RJY/09-10     Dated: 21-01-2010

Status of 80G of I.T. Act, 1961

F.No. H.Qus/III/54/CIT/RJY/10-11     Dated: 15-03-2011

Status of FCRA, 1976


Bank Accounts

State Bank of India Wednesday Market Bhimavaram West Godavari District Andhra Pradesh. IFSC code: SBIN0006556 MICR
Code: 534002404  
FCRA  Bank Number :  Account No : 30920236528,
State Bank of India Main Branch Opp: Thyagaraju Bhavan Bhimavaram West Godavari District Andhra Pradesh. IFSC
Code: SBIN0000818
MICR Code:  

Nature of Service

Engaged in rural development with a mandate to educate, inspire, equip and facilitate people living in poverty, homelessness, child labor, exploitation and epidemics in partnership with organizations and individuals in the social sector.

Major Concentration / Primary Beneficiaries


  • Tribals
  • Dalits
  • Womens
  • Childrens
  • Senior Citizens
  • Child Labor

Number of Committee Members


Number of Volunteers/Servants


Number of Freelancers


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