The North East Research & Social Work Networking (NERSWN) was established in 2004 and have been involved in training adolescent girls and boys to be change makers who drive community level awareness around issues of child marriage, trafficking, child labour and child abuse by using affable means of communication such as forum theatre. The grant will help expand their work in 150 villages with 6000 girls and boys.
OASIS India started in 1993 with a focus on uplifting children and young girls from second generation prostitution and child trafficking at railway stations. The grant will support their work directly with 1065 adolescents aged between 12 and 18 years or under and encourage integrated community-based intervention to ensure that they are educated, protected, and empowered to make informed life choices.
Odisha Livelihood Mission is improving the nutritional status of women and children across Odisha through mainstreaming dietary diversity interventions by building capacity and establishing a nutrition vertical within Odisha Livelihood Mission.
Paani Foundation is a not-for-profit company set up in 2016 with the aim of making Maharashtra drought free using the power of communication. Paani foundation launched the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup in 2016 in which villages compete to win the prize for the best managed local watershed in Maharashtra. The Water Cup is targeted at creating social unity, cohesion and prestige in villages through the common objective of winning the cup.
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.