Overview

SNEHA, Bellary was established in 2013 and have been involved in working with children, adolescent girls and women from devadasi and Dalit communities. The grant will expand their programme to 40 villages reaching 1250 adolescent girls and 2000 women from the devadasi community.

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.

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.

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.

Parivarttan is bettering the lives of 5,000 Adivasi women and men farmers in the rainfed Malkangiri district of Odisha, by promoting community seed banks, community management of resources, and collaborating with community institutions and the Government to train Adivasis as entrepreneurs in fish rearing and millet processing.  

PHIA is enabling women, minorities, SC/STs, OBCs in three districts of Jharkhand, to access their rights and entitlements, strengthening their participation in Gram Panchayats, Gram Sabhas, Gaon Sabhas and village development.  

PUKAR is enabling tribal and marginalised communities to access e-governance services and raising awareness of their rights for improved social security in 17 villages of Palghar district, Maharashtra. The NGO is now extending their reach to 14 more villages where they are strengthening access to government schemes by training and equipping more youths or e-Sevaks with internet skills, and establishing special service kiosks.

PANI is empowering 10,000 adolescent Dalit girls in Tarun Block in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh by enabling greater access to better health, nutrition, and education, and the knowledge and means to counter social obstacles like discrimination so that they have a higher socioeconomic status in the future. PANI is now expanding their operations to all 97 gram panchayats of Tarun Block by adding resource centres allowing more girls and their families to be aware of their rights and benefits.

The People's Science Institute was established in 1988 to work with small and marginal farmers in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Bundelkhand regions, and educating them about natural resource management, watershed development, farm and off-farm livelihood opportunities, and ground water management. The Philanthropy grant will allow them to demonstrate agricultural and irrigation practices, strengthen livestock management practices, and create Village Level Institutions in small and marginal farmer communities across 40 villages.