Friends Of India Mission Statement
Friends Of India Association is a secular organization whose mission is to bring members of the Indian sub-continent in Arkansas together and serve their cultural, social and political needs.
Friends of India we are in all trueness,
To live to create a society of happiness,
Friends indeed we shall create a Oneness,
To extend our hand to wipe out loneliness.
Friends of India - we are in culture great,
Our motherland fills us with heritage great,
With all trust and confidence great,
That we will heighten her glory with our lives being great!
Harmony is the breath of our Mother India,
Peace is the throb of Incredible India,
Love is the heart of Supreme India,
Upholding this tradition-live shall we - the Friends of India.......
It conducts social gatherings, picnics, concerts, talent programs and other events that bring the multitude of sects, religions, castes and languages under one banner and enable them to experience the Indian way of life.
It is an organization that encourages children and adults to participate in social events and learn about the Indian Culture.
It is a forum for members to communicate with one another and also reach out to the community.
It is an organization that raises funds for victims of natural calamities worldwide and supports needs within the US.
It offers its members a chance to have political dialog so that they can respond to the needs of the local community