About us


Veruschka Foundation is a non-profit organisation incorporated on 11th January, 2017 under section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 to carry out charitable works in the area of Developmental Disability.



Our Vision

An Inclusive Society that Accepts, Celebrates and Empowers individuals with developmental disabilities.


Our Mission

We provide Sustainable livelihood opportunities for individuals with Developmental disabilities and raise awareness by providing a platform to showcase their skills and championing collaborations with fellow change makers.

Our Inspiration


Late Veruschka Dias and Late Mariamma Thomas were beacons of joy and life , who surpassed their developmental disabilities to inspire two young women – sister Tatyana Dias and niece Christina Joseph respectively to help other individuals like them, find a voice and place in our society.

The Cook for Change Challenge

A platform to showcase the culinary skills of our uniquely abled friends.

Growing Change

Outdoor Workshop Activity with eco-enterprise D-ERT, The Earth Shop at Pixie Dust Urban Community Farm to promote the farm-ability of eco-friendly enthusiasts and individuals with developmental disabilities.

Serving Change

Serving Change aims to provide work experience for our budding chefs in a mainstream food business who wish to pursue cookery as a career option.

Culinaris Cookery Course

Empowering Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.

Awareness Programs

Information Dissemination on Developmental Disability.




They have special needs in their daily lives but they can become independent and successful to the extent possible with proper care, vocational support and guidance.



Individuals with Developmental disability can make a significant contribution to society through application of their unique skills and abilities in becoming proficient chefs, artists, musicians and co-workers.



They are individuals with unique abilities and deserve every opportunity to be woven into our richly quilted society by being different, independently but not less.