Get to know us

At the Orison Foundation, we believe in the power of communities and the transformative impact of empowering individuals. For over two decades, we have dedicated ourselves to uplifting rural communities in North India through innovative programs in the arts, education, and livelihoods. Our mission is to give power back to communities and inspire real change.
a group of people holding hands on top of a tree
a group of people holding hands on top of a tree

Our mission

Our mission at the Orison Foundation is to empower rural communities through a holistic, people-centered approach. We aim to nurture local talent, preserve cultural heritage, and create opportunities for community development. By providing the necessary resources, skills, and support, we enable individuals to realize their full potential and make positive contributions to their communities.

Our vision

Our vision is to create thriving rural communities where every individual has the opportunity to flourish. We envision a future where traditional art and cultural heritage are celebrated and preserved, where education is accessible to all, and where economic empowerment is a reality for marginalized groups. We strive to be agents of change, inspiring individuals and communities to realize their potential and create a better future.

Core Values

The Orison Foundation is guided by a set of core values that shape our approach and drive our actions:
  1. Empowerment: We believe in the power of empowering individuals and communities to take control of their lives and make positive changes. We provide them with the tools, resources, and opportunities needed to unleash their potential and create a sustainable future.
  2. Preservation: We are deeply committed to preserving cultural heritage and ensuring that traditional art forms continue to thrive. By supporting local artisans, we aim to revitalize and uplift centuries-old traditions, preserving the unique identity and creativity of each community.
  3. Collaboration: We recognize that sustainable impact requires collaboration. We actively seek partnerships and collaborations with government agencies, NGOs, and other stakeholders to maximize our reach, pool resources, and create synergistic solutions for the communities we serve.
  4. Innovation: We embrace innovation as a driving force for change. We continuously explore new ideas, technologies, and strategies to address the evolving needs of rural communities. By adapting to changing circumstances and finding innovative solutions, we ensure our programs remain impactful and relevant.
  5. Compassion: We approach our work with compassion, empathy, and respect for the dignity of every individual. We listen to the voices of the communities we serve, understanding their unique challenges and aspirations. We strive to create an environment of trust, understanding, and support in all our interactions.
  6. Sustainability: We are committed to creating long-term, sustainable change. Our programs are designed to have a lasting impact, equipping individuals and communities with the skills, knowledge, and resources they need to thrive independently in the future.