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THOZHI is a registered community based organization gearing towards Health, Rights, Education, Empowerment and Employment of Transwomen community through several intervention programmes since 2012. THOZHI as a young and energetic Transwomen organization have achieved a nationwide HIV intervention program call PEHCHAN funded and guided by HIV /AIDS India Alliance and SIAAP in Chennai. At present Astraea and Voluntary Health Services are funding the organization.

Gradually THOZHI also concentrated on holistic rights of Transwomen community specifically on their mental and physical well being. Exposing and utilizing Transwomen’s etiquacy and creativity skills. THOZHI has experience in both the health and basic human rights of Transwomen community. We also gearing towards exploring and replicate our capability to other CBOs of Tamil nadu through adequate and appropriate training. Thozhi has received greater support and good feedback from the community for its excellence in Outreach, Crisis Intervention and Rendering its service for the community of grass route level.


To enhance physical health of members of the transgender community and to prevent HIV transmission amongst them, while ensuring availability and provision of welfare services to transgender people at grassroots’ level.


• To encourage transgender people to be interested in their own physical well-being;
• To help meet basic needs of transgender people;
• To advocate the needs of transgender people to the government;
• To ensure government provisions are accessible to transgender people at grassroots’ level.


Contact us at:

THOZHI (Trustworthy and helpful girl friend)
No. 5, IInd floor, 1st street, Railway Colony, Nelson Manickam Road, Aminjikarai, Chennai 600069, India
Mobile Number: +917708465100, +919789839907
email- thozhiindia@gmail.com

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