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

Connected with the community

GRAM VIKAS FAMILY

Staff and village community partners

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

PHOTO ESSAY
Our 40th year celebration with community, partners and wellwishers

More than 1000 people joined us to celebrate the 40th Foundation Day of Gram Vikas.

100 per cent sanitation coverage requires a focus on quality, equity and social inclusion. Facilitation and communication are key for improving community participation.

charity: water renews partnership with Gram Vikas to enable rural communities in Ganjam and Gajapati districts access piped, safe drinking water in their homes.