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.
Tharuni began in 2000 with the aim of empowering adolescent girls. So far, they have successfully conducted several campaigns against marriage, labour and trafficking among children. The grant will allow the expansion of the existing model to include 750 girls and enable them to improve their academic performances and become change agents. The grant will also conduct gender sensitisation exercises for boys.
APD is enhancing the ecosystem for persons with disabilities across six districts, mainly in the rural areas of North Karnataka. As a resource organisation, it is partnering with six organisations including NGOs and Community-Based Organisations to build their capabilities for outreach and community-based rehabilitation.
Swayam Shikshan Prayog is empowering 8,000 women farmers in Maharashtra through resilient farming systems. It is also strengthening and mainstreaming the Sakhi Food Security Agriculture Model. It identifies and trains women as Community Resource Persons so that they can mobilise women farmers, and ensure their access to benefits and government agricultural schemes.
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.
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.
The Spastic Society of Karnataka (SSK) began operations in 1982 by providing comprehensive rehabilitation services for children with neuromuscular and developmental disabilities. The Philanthropy grant will allow them to provide comprehensive rehabilitation services to 580 such children.
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.
SPREAD is delivering better nutrition to 3.5 lakh Adivasi households, benefiting 2 lakh children in Anganwadis, through social audits and a more responsive Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) system. Across 24 blocks and 240 Gram Panchayats of Bolangir, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Nuapada districts of Odisha.