Peace Trust is a non-partisan, non-political, secular and non-governmental organisation engaged in promoting eradication of child labour, welfare of migrant labour, protection of environment and awareness of health and hygiene. It believes in sustainable development with equitable distribution of the fruits of development and equal opportunities for all citizens.
Peace Trust was established in 1984 at Dindigul in Tamil Nadu state. It was founded by Joseph Paul Baskar who had been engaged in social work for several years, helping the child labourers to get released from hazardous industries like tanneries and cotton mills. At present the area of operation of the Trust spans six districts of TamilNadu, viz., Dindigul, Karur, Siva Gangai, Coimbatore, Chennai and Nagapattinam