The year 2024 is the 50th anniversary year of Medico Friend Circle and will be celebrated in February 2014 at New Delhi, (see the link on the home page for details). Such an organization would doubtless have as many different narratives of history as it has perspectives through its life. In such a situation, rather than provide a single narrative that would represent the authentic history of the organization, it is better to choose two or three (if not more) essays that provide different views of the organization and its life. It is in this spirit that MFC has embarked on an ambitious history and archive project that provides many detailed facets of the organization’s history of interventions, analyses, successes and failures. The links below lead to some of the early essays written as part of this larger exercise. We hope you enjoy reading them and welcome your comments, which you may address to the convenor of the organization.