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OUR COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATES

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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Food and education insecurity during COVID-19

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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.

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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.

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Work under MGNREGS provides the much-needed income in times of the pandemic

Work opportunities under MGNREGS are ensuring that agricultural lands belonging to farmers in Gajapati’s Tidasing village will be cultivated for the first time.

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Amidst continuing uncertainty, migrant young men hope for work in their villages even as they revive community assets

Jagannath Patel and his friends who worked in a hotel in Kerala are now back in their village. Temporary closure of hotels after the lockdown was announced has forced many migrant workers to return to their villages. Back in their village, they struggle to find work while the situation continues to remain uncertain.

Gram Vikas partner village communities  have been facing and overcoming uncertainties all through their lives. But, the COVID-19 crisis has put unusual stress on their abilities to cope. As a community development organisation, we find ourselves caught in the currents, and our abilities to effectively support our partners are constantly being put to test. However, […]