We partner with rural communities to enable them to lead a dignified life. We do this by building their capabilities, strengthening community institutions and mobilising resources.
At Gram Vikas, equity and dignity are at the heart of what we do.
We've reached 600,000 people in 1700 villages.
And we continue to work hard and create change at scale.
hectares of wasteland regenerated for natural resources based livelihoods
women with access to safe, private bathrooms with running water
families with renewable energy sources for cooking
STORIES OF CHANGE
Remote village communities of Lanjigarh reduce groundwater contamination
Regular monitoring of water, safe sanitation and hygiene improves water quality in Kalahandi’s Lanjigarh block. READ MORE
In Odisha, a micro hydro project has Adivasi communities hopeful
Revival of a micro hydro plant renews hope of seamless energy access for Adivasi communities in Odisha. READ MORE
Alleviating Biridihi’s water and sanitation crisis via community participation
Residents participate in building an overhead water tank to solve Biridihi’s water crisis. READ MORE
Bal sabha boost confidence in children and reinforce positive life-long behaviour
Children’s Clubs encourage children to learn new activities that enhance their value system and interpersonal skills. READ MORE
UDAN helps unemployed tribal youth become skilled masons
Young women and men from tribal habitations learn masonry to chart out new careers with higher incomes in the construction sector. READ MORE
What We're Hearing
Where Springs Return…
Here is a story of parched lands, barren hills, dying cattle and dried up springs giving way to thick lush forests.
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.
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.
Cultivating change: using wastewater for enhancing dietary diversity
A collaborative research initiative to enhance dietary diversity through greywater innovation in Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha.
Rainmatter Foundation and Gram Vikas partner to localise climate resilience in Odisha and Jharkhand
A partnership aimed at empowering rural communities to implement climate-resilient initiatives.