Nairs is a group of castes of Hindus mainly originating from the state of Kerala in India. There are more than 10 million Nairs spread all over the world. Over 3,000 Nairs are living in the state of California, USA. Nair Society of California, is a non-political, non-profit, religious, cultural, and charitable organization in order to create better understanding among its members and others and to enhance their social and cultural life based on the traditional ways of life and values of the NAIR community in California in particular, and to assist members in need by arranging family and marriage counseling, child welfare, child guidance, aging service and emergency financial assistance. Any person belonging to the NAIR community by birth, marriage or otherwise, and who is at least eighteen years old and who subscribes to the ideals of the Association is eligible for membership.