Grameena Koolikaarmikara Sanghatane (GRAKOOS), 90 blocks of Karnataka

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.