‘The Credence’ registered in 2002 is an all India Character organisation, dedicated to imparting knowledge and skills, and creating awareness amongst the poorest strata of the society. Working for the betterment of the urban poor of Delhi – the poor living in slums and the homeless, The Credence pays a special emphasis on employment generation, caring for the destitute, empowering women, water harvesting, preventing HIV/AIDS and other health hazards, drug de-addiction, witness protection and creating awareness about environment and hygiene.
To see a healthy, gender balanced, prosperous and productive society that lives in a conducive environment.
To provide skills and knowledge to the under-privileged strata of society for enabling them to recognise and avail of the resources around them for their holistic empowerment and development.
To identify, tap and optimally harness the unexplored potential of the under-privileged classes of the society in such a way so as to strike a judicious balance between their own quality of life as well as towards their meaningful contribution to the nation and the society at large.
The Credence has a General Assembly consisting of founding members and other members who have joined the organisation after its establishment to oversee and deal with all policy issues. The Credence also has a Board of Directors, constituting eleven members to take decisions on major administrative matters, oversee major developments and guide its operations. A Management Committee comprising department heads and chaired by the General Secretary looks after day-to-day administrative and managerial matters.
The General Secretary, responsible to the Board of Directors, is entrusted with the main task of overseeing and implementing decisions passed by the General Assembly and Board of Directors. He also manages the day-to-day activities and operations. The Credence has four major departments, namely Administration, Finance, Programme and Public Relations.
The current General Secretary of The Credence is Mr. B. C. Prasad.