Who we are.
Maithri, Kochi is a registered non-governmental organization in Kochi (Cochin), working for suicide prevention in Kerala. It operates as part of Maithri Foundation Trust, a public charitable trust registered under the Charitable Trusts Act,1952. Maithri is a member of Befrienders India, the India Chapter of Befrienders Worldwide(formerly Befrienders International). Maithri follows Befrienders International's Charter, which summarizes its vision, mission, values and principles.
Our vision is for a society in which fewer people die by suicide, and where people are able to explore their own feelings, and acknowledge and respect the feelings of others.
As member centers our mission is to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide and to share information and work together, for greater efficacy.
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