We ran at the TCS World 10k 2017 in Bangalore, along with 24,000 others, to save lives!

Tribal Health Initiative – THI – improves the quality of life of the tribal community living in Sittilingi Valley in Dharmapuri District, Tamil Nadu. Team THI participated in the TCS 10k 2017 run to raise funds to build up our ‘Emergency Health Fund.’   You may or may not(!) be aware that we have had […]

Appeal for Bangalore 10K run – 2017

We will be participating in the Bangalore 10K run in May 21st . Please read this appeal and donate

Consultations, lab tests and medicines for tribals – Free of cost!! You made it happen.. Read on to know how..

Dear Friend, Healthcare in our cities & towns are easy to access, expensive, but accessible.  Our experience of  working with the tribals in and around the 33 villages of make us realise the need and importance of Health care that the urban folks take for granted. Tribal Health Initiative (THI)  last year, on 15th May […]

ANNUAL REPORT 2015 – ’16

This year we made a quantum jump from being an advanced primary care center to a good quality low cost secondary care center. A new ward, an ICU, the Seed Mother Project, the new Craft center – read all about it in..ann rep email 2016


Our new medical Ward and ICU are over and here is a short report with photographs. For all who helped us make this dream come true – thank you!!!

THI Newsletter 2016

Fresh news from Sittilingi – 2015 was an eventful year. From gourd water flasks to digitised X-rays – the tribals in Sittilingi are undergoing a transition. Read all about it in our latest newsletter. DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER

THI featured on Asianet

THI’s community development program was recently featured on the Nalla Mannu program on Asianet News. Part 1 Part 2

Neyyamalai – the next frontier

Opening New Frontiers : Our next venture into the unreached hills

THI newsletter 2015

The latest issue of our newsletter is now ready. Find out about progress made with our training programs, field clinics, farming and craft initiatives by downloading it here.

My personal journey at THI – Dr. Nikhil Dhanpal

(This article was initial shared  with the alumni of St.Johns Medical College Bangalore) During a confusing time in my life when I had almost finished my internship and had to make decisions about what my next step would be I had the good kismet of meeting Dr.Ravi Narayan-an old Student of St.John’s who runs an NGO-SOCHARA […]