Christian Agency for Rural Development (CARD)

The Christian Agency for Rural Development (CARD India) is a social service wing of the Mar Thoma Syrian church of Malabar, India, established in 1977, under the Travancore – Cochin Literacy Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XXII of 1955. This organisation works toward the empowerment of marginalised communities such as landless labourers, traditional artisans, women, children, tribals and dalits through the intervention of health, education and agricultural programmes, so that they may improve their living condition and lead a life with dignity.