As a development organisation FST has been working within the complex geo-political, socio-economic environment of the region but at this juncture. FST needs to revisit its development vision whereby justice is put at the centre of community development and rights are included within the framework of justice. This vision is what FST wants to establish through its work in the region as encapsulated in its Theory of Change:
"The Foundation for Social Transformation: enabling north east india (FST) is an indigenous philanthropic organization that has transformed lives having created a cadre of change agents in marginalized rural and urban communities established a culture of community giving form social justice and built a strong network of grass-root groups in NE India."
FST however understands that development is not a standalone and FST cannot work in isolation to bring about long term and sustainable changes. It needs collaboration, leveraging the work of other development organization and engaging closely with committed leaders from the community.Read More