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Our Impact

We've reached 600,000 people in 1700 villages.
And we continue to work hard and create change at scale.

10,000

hectares of wasteland regenerated for natural resources based livelihoods

211,907

women with access to safe, private bathrooms with running water

54,000

families with renewable energy sources for cooking

STORIES OF CHANGE

What We're Hearing

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Closed Borders, Lost Jobs and Uncertain Futures: The pandemic unsettles migrant lives

A video story on how the COVID-19 pandemic is unsettling the lives of migrant workers and their families in rural Odisha, India.

IT'S BEEN FOUR DECADES SINCE WE STARTED

From mobilising indigenous communities to fight for their rights to partnering with them to build better lives, our legacy is of a commitment to advancing equity and dignity for the poorest.

GIVE

Your smallest contribution can bring water, increase incomes, build toilets or light up homes in the remotest villages in India.
Choose your cause.

Our volunteers have got clean water to villages, digitised schools, filmed stories from the field and much more.
Come, be a part of the team.

FIELD NOTES

A new study on post-lockdown coping strategies of migrant workers from Odisha. With a poverty ratio of 32.6%, migration for work has been a key survival strategy for millions of poor from rural Odisha.  Gram Vikas and Centre for Migration and Inclusive Development spoke to 392 migrant workers from Odisha stranded in different states of […]

Gram Vikas’ COVID-19 pandemic response work reached vulnerable rural poor with health awareness and screening, survival kits for families of daily wage workers, support for livelihood security and local government actions; and ensuring the wellbeing of stranded migrant workers from Odisha.

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All we want is for him to return safe.

The COVID-19 pandemic has left Mohan Majhi stranded in Kerala, where he went to work in a construction firm. His family has to cope with the uncertainty of the fallout on their own while taking care of an infant.