Sanlaap India is rehabilitating 150 adolescent girls who are victims of trafficking or commercial sexual exploitation, raising awareness among 400 community members and sensitizing duty bearers and law enforcement.
SATHI is rescuing runaway and separated children discovered at railway stations and providing de-addiction and rehabilitation support including access to welfare schemes, and family reunification services. The NGO is increasing its outreach to 8100 children at Pune, Katni, and Kanpur railway stations who will be weaned off substance abuse, restored to their families and given post-restoration support through organized camps.
Sathi was established in 2004 with a vision to achieve Gram Swaraj in which every villager realizes their potential, and contributes to the development of the village. The grant support will be towards empowering 225 marginalised rural women to access their rights for 2,000 households.
Social Action for Appropriate Transformation and Advancement in Rural Areas (SATRA) started in 2002 with the aim of working for integrated community development in Darrang district, Assam, one of the most impoverished districts in India. The grant will help in identifying persons with disabilities, enable them to access their rights, and expand the community mental health program to provide counselling for about 1,850 people.
The Satya Special School started in 2003 to provide early intervention, education, and rehabilitation services for children and adults with disabilities. The School also provided need-based home management support services for their parents. Through the Philanthropy grant, they will provide their services to over 1,270 children and 150 adults with disabilities from low income families.
SFD is selecting and supporting 50 Grassroots Governance Fellows across India to work with local elected representatives and mobilise communities to access their rights and entitlements through training in using the Right to Information (RTI) Act, social audits, digital platforms, resource centres as well as, peer-to-peer learning and mentoring.
Sense International India is working for the deaf-blind by bolstering the capacity of nine partner organisations, running five early screening and referral centres at eminent hospitals and training special educators under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyaan. In Andhra Pradesh (Kakinada, Rayalseema districts); Karnataka (Bengaluru); Kerala (Kottayam, Wayanad); Tamil Nadu (Chennai, Kanyakumari, Trichy); Telangana (Khammam).
SeSTA is empowering women and small farmers to increase the household income, improve food security, and strengthen farmer collectives. They are aiming to increase their reach to 17 districts in Assam, Tripura, and Meghalaya and to 1.13 lakh households by engaging with state governments, village organisations, and farmer producer organisations, which can benefit individual families by strengthening communities.
Shaheen is socially and economically empowering 750 adolescent girls from Muslim, Dalit, and Other Backward Castes (OBC) communities by organizing awareness programmes and workshops that teach them life and livelihood-enhancing skills thereby ensuring that they have stronger control over their futures. The NGO is also enabling higher access to health care centres along with instilling and encouraging freedom of choice.