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. KNOW MORE
Higher yields and incomes at lower costs of cultivation for Kantabania farmers
Farmers in Kantabania village adopted the Improve Package of Practices for rice cultivation thereby increasing yields and incomes at lower costs. KNOW MORE
Nutrition gardens enable dietary diversity while conserving water
Two years back, Saraswati started growing vegetables in her kitchen garden. Now, the surplus produce sold in the local market helps her earn extra to support her family. KNOW MORE
Farmer Producer Company transforms the lives of marginal farmers
Membership in a farmer producer company helps small farmers to move beyond subsistence farming, and earn better from farming. KNOW MORE
Community Champions enable safe and dignified migration in rural Odisha
A network of Community Champions support safe and dignified migration for migrant workers from remote villages in Kalahandi, Odisha. KNOW MORE
Local youth as Vaccine Buddies convince rural communities to overcome vaccine hesitancy
Vaccine Buddies accelerate progress towards 100% COVID-19 vaccination coverage in remote rural Odisha.
Crop planning boosts productivity and incomes of small and marginal farmers
Crop planning to boost incomes of small and marginal farmers.
Adivasi communities use Google Earth Pro to digitally map their villages
Young Adivasi women and men create a GIS-based village information system and a digital map of their villages
Springs flow, birds sing, forests breathe in hundreds of acres of parched land
Women’s perseverance and resolve brings a village together and revives a spring.
In the Adivasi habitation of Kadaligada, residents no longer make 20 km journey to the health centre
A first aid kit in Kadaligada empowers residents on timely medical response.
Small and marginal Adivasi farmers find their way out of hunger with water
A canal repair changes the lives of Adivasi farmers, ushering in better health, incomes and more joy.
The 2021 INSPIRE Awards – MANAK goes to children from Gram Vikas Residential Schools
Students from Gram Vikas Residential Schools bag the Government of India’s 2021 INSPIRE Awards – MANAK for their grassroots innovations.
Community Champions give hope and comfort to families coping with death during the pandemic
A network of Community Champions in villages help 40,000 migrant households access their rightful entitlements.
Teachers in residential schools for Adivasi children in Odisha become certified NIIT trainers
A SBI YFI Fellow shares his meaningful journey in helping teachers in remote Odisha become NIIT certified trainers.
Knowledge Series: Sustainable water, Sanitation and Health for rural communities
Liby Johnson speaking on Gram Vikas multipronged approach to realising the goals of Swachh Bharat.
Nutrition gardens strengthen resilience during the pandemic and help families eat healthy round the year
Backyard kitchen gardens sustain food security of Adivasi families in remote Odisha.
Toilets are now an essential and affordable need in Gram Vikas partner villages
Residents of Silam Bartoli village in Jharkhand construct toilets to realise their right and dignity to clean sanitation facilities.
Two waste sorting centres benefit 2000+ households in Odisha
Thirteen villages in Odisha’s Nayagarh district are reaping the gains of a clean environment, organic manure, and income from waste.
An Adivasi village plants trees and calls on their mountain God to overcome the water crisis
A village community is on a path to reverse water scarcity by planting trees and protecting water sources.
A village without light but with 24×7 safe water supply in rural Odisha
Women of Mandapathara village overcome stiff resistance to fund piped water supply system for their community.