*  Punjabi NRIs are well settled abroad but always well wishers of their childhood villages.

* Helping poor, donating for different charitable causes and development work but always wondering if desired results are achieved, has been a question mark.

*  For long many NRIs have thought of doing something meaningful for the poor of their own village called ‘MAIRA PIND’ but struggled to  find the best ways to do it.

*  Above realities led to the establishment of Friends Of Punjab Foundation”.

* A pilot model was tested, in one village, for two years to make it practical, transparent and very effective.

* Organization has become an effective partner with many NRIs who are adopting their villages of childhood memories.