Overview

EnAble India is building a virtual platform or website to impart economic independence, training modules and organisational development for persons with disabilities, their families and prospective employers. It will also serve as a platform for other NGOs.

The Equal Community Foundation (ECF) was established in 2009 with the aim of developing gender equitable attitudes and behaviours among adolescent boys, aged 13-17 years, to end violence against girls and women through human rights-based programmes. The grant will support their endeavours to reach out to adolescent boys, and provide leadership, peer group support and knowledge and skills to publicly advocate and defend their position on gender equality. It will also help enable participants to change their own behaviour towards women and call out other men on abusive behaviour.

FES is empowering and enabling women, youth, marginalised and vulnerable communities, strengthen community participation and boost women’s leadership--across Odisha, Rajasthan and Karnataka. The aim is to create more inclusive and representative Panchayati Raj Institutions, village development and habitation-level village institutions.  

Foundation for Education and Development was established in 2000 and works to promote empowering adolescents and women, and promoting their rights, education and health. The grant will help them reach an estimated 2715 girls and 375 boys aged between 11 and 20 years through residential and non-residential camps.

Gandhi Manav Kalyan Society (GMKS) was established in 1986, Gandhi Manav Kalyan Society works in tribal areas of Udaipur and Dungarpur districts of Rajasthan to promote sustainable livelihoods, people's participation in local self governance, and women and child development. They work across Jangal (forests), Jameen (land), Jal (water), Janwar (animal), and Jan (people) to improve the lives of tribal populations in the region. Through our grant, they will reach 6000 tribal people by strengthening Bhomat Vikas Manch - a community institution that collectively addresses issues faced by its members, and ensuring benefits from various social security schemes and scholarships.

Gram Arogya Ghati  is a small organisation working with Adivasi communities in the Kurkheda and Armori blocks of Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Their work addressed livelihood and rights of forest-dependent communities, and they have assisted Gram Sabhas in recognition of the rights under FRA and development of their community forest rights management plans. Our support will help facilitating the implementation of the plans, through convergence with line departments and capacity building of Gram Sabhas.

GVS is sensitising the community and changing the negative attitudes towards education and delay age of marriage among 5,000 adolescent girls through girls groups led by trained peer educators, life and livelihood skills and by collaborating with the Government to ensure the basic health, nutrition and education services, in Ghazipur district, Ratnapur block of Uttar Pradesh.  

Grameena Koolikaarmikara Sanghatane (GRAKOOS) is a community based organisation of agriculture workers with a membership of over 35,000 households. Their key focus areas are effective implementation of NREGA, Access to social welfare schemes and entitlements, greater participation in local governance mechanisms and addressing women's rights issues. The grant will support GRAKOOS to expand its coverage from 40 blocks to 90 blocks and increase its membership to 1,50,000 households in 5 years.

The Gramin Samassya Mukti Trust was Established in 1991 they works with  Kolam PVTG(Particularly vulnerable Tribal Group) and other tribes like Gond,Pardhi in Yavatmal and Chandrapur District of Maharashtra which also overlap with socioeconomically backward schedule V area . They have been working with the district administration with a focus to build capacities(managerial, thematic and financial skills) of Gramsabhas in preparing and executing  their participatory conservation and management plan and have  demonstrated the economic and ecological  benefits of this in 10 villages. Our support will help them scale their work to 20 new villages.