Adhwana Kerala Forum of Partners in Functional Vocational Training is a not-for-profit non-governmental development organization registered in 2002 under Societies Act XXI of 1860. The original objective of the organization was to promote functional vocational skills among school dropout youth of socially and economically backward sections of people. In course of time, the objectives and perspectives of the organization got widened to include various sectors of sustainable development, touching the lives of diverse marginalized communities in and outside Kerala. The operational areas include all states and union territories of India. The members are invited from all religious, ethnical and regional and gender backgrounds keeping in tact the secular and democratic ethos of the organization.