Sopan - Early Intervention for children on the autism spectrum, who are from resource-poor families and residing in the suburbs of Mumbai to provide children with autism therapeutic, educational and vocational services and counselling for their parents; and run household surveys in urban slums of Mumbai to identify new cases of autism and connect the children (and families) to the centre.
SRUTI is facilitating the building of youth leadership through rigorous training programmes and modules that look at needs-assessments, socio-cultural and economic perspectives in Madhya Pradesh.
Swadhikar was founded in 1998 and is a coalition of over 300 Dalit and Adivasi NGOs, Community Based Organisations (CBOs), academics and activists working across 16 states. They focus on improving access to justice, economic rights, women’s rights and global Dalit rights. The grant will support them with their justice programme, to promote better implementation of the Prevention of Atrocities Act, and provide legal and psycho-social support to survivors of caste-based atrocities and police violence. Additionally, the grant will also support their Economic Rights programme that manages budgetary allocation and expenditure under the Special Component and Tribal Sub Plans for Dalits and Adivasis.
SRIJAN is working with small and marginal farmers among the rural poor in order to overcome their vulnerability. It is doing so by building-up community institutions, raising annual incomes of farmers by Rs 50,000 and creating sustainable replicable livelihoods cluster models.
Sparsha Trust was set up in 2005 with a vision to free children from exploitation, and provide access to opportunities that ensure their comprehensive development. The Philanthropy's support will provide rescue services for 655 children and food, clothing, shelter, health care and recreational facilities for 135 children through long-term residential homes.
Shakti Shalini - was set up in 1987, with aim to promote gender equality, support survivors of gender/violence and contribute to gender sensitisaiton and awareness. It is a small organisation that works on four main areas, namely – a. Response to Violence (includes socio-legal, counselling assistance and shelter support to survivors ) ; b. Prevention of Violence (includes rigourous outreach, awareness and sensitisation with marginalised communities) ; c. Educational Enhancement (includes ideological mentoring training to interns, volunteers on topics such as consent, violence, equality) ; and d. Darmiyan – an online literature platform.The aim of the proposal is to conduct community outreach work in five urban poor communities of South East Delhi (Nehru Block 7& 10, Jal Vihar, Ghoda Basti and Shri Niwas Puri) to prevent, mitigate and respond to gender and sexual violence in the community. The program prioritises on multi-pronged, direct outreach to community resident to facilitate greater sensitisation, awareness, problem-solving and mobilisation of grassroot leaders, in order to bring about foundational ideological, cultural and discursive change towards gender equality.
SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action) is providing psychosocial and mental health support, crisis intervention services, legal aid, referrals for medical and home visits to 1,500 survivors of domestic violence in Dharavi, Govandi, Worli and Santa Cruz in Mumbai. Also raises awareness within the community.
Society for Rural and Urban Joint Activities, Nagpur Established in 1998, SRUJAN is a Yavatmal-based NGO working with Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGS) – Kolams in Yavalmal district and Madias in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. Their work includes Community based health interventions, Forest rights and responsible governance, Livelihoods through sustainable farming and non-timber forest produce and Education. Our grant will help assist communities in better management of community forests, preparation of Habitat Rights claim for Bhamragarh - in consultation with 108 Gram Sabhas and all the traditional leaders, improving health and nutrition for women and children. Geography: 12 villages of Bhamragarh taluka in Gadchiroli district of Maharashta.
SPYM is rescuing and rehabilitating at least 6000 children and youth in Delhi, and NCR addicted to drugs through de-addiction services, educational support, and by sheltering them in halfway houses with separate sections for boys and girls. The NGO monitors them for withdrawal symptoms and relapses and assists them for reintegration into society.