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
Women take to paddy straw mushroom cultivation to tide over the income crisis during the pandemic
Mushroom cultivation helps families cope with the pandemic induced income crisis.
Adivasi communities develop unused public land for horticulture-based livelihoods
Adivasi communities raise fruit bearing trees in unused village land as a way of sustainable, alternative livelihoods.
Expectant mothers cross the river to get COVID information from Anganwadi Centers
Regular outreach at Anganwadi centres reach expectant and young mothers from remote adivasi habitations get COVID information.
Health education and camps reduce malaria cases and mortality
Khond Adivasi communities learn to take the necessary precautions, and trust government health service providers to fight malaria.
Community cadres to provide accounting and auditing services to village development committees
Village Lekha Mitra, specialised cadre of community professionals, are developing skills in accounting and auditing to provide services to Village Development Committees.
Informed choices helping youth design their future better
Migration Resource Centre is helping migrant workers know their skills and choose their work at the job destination.
A newly acquired skill of a cadre that guarantees safe water to the entire community
Village youths are selected and trained as cadres to test water quality.
Self-determined women in groups come together to create sustainable livelihoods
Women in groups taking initiatives to start small enterprises like poultry farming, mushroom cultivation, providing personal loans, promoting nutrition garden and clean living space.
User-centred design accelerates adoption of behaviour change in child faeces management
The age long belief of child faeces being harmless could change with introduction of an user-designed and locally made model of child toilet.
Adolescent girls break the taboo to lead conversations on menstrual health in their families
Adolescent groups are formed and established to sensitize on menstrual hygiene management and reproductive health.
A long ordeal came to an end as women safeguarded their right to safe sanitation
Women in Bileipada Mainsahi voiced out to claim their right to sanitation and convinced all to build the infrastructure.
The unrelenting efforts of a young woman is making her community water secure
Shantilata is recognized as a woman water champion for her exemplary work on sustainability of water sources.
Water supply during the pandemic time benefitted community multitudinously
Families in our partner villages felt protected and safe because of the water and sanitation facilities along with the backyard garden.
Three women’s persistence solves a village water crisis
Women of Ghodaghaguri village fight the men, and go door-to-door for over a year to convince their community to get piped water supply to every household.
A village transforms a rain-fed pond into a fish farm to earn higher incomes
Small and marginal landholders undertake fish farming in village ponds to boost household incomes and village funds.
Gram Vikas to build community capacities in water supply systems across 7769 villages under Jal Jeevan Mission
As an Implementation Support Agency (ISA) for the JJM programme in Odisha, Gram Vikas will support institution building and participatory planning for sustainable drinking water in 7769 villages.
Local volunteers fight COVID misinformation to get remote village communities timely and needed care
Local volunteers trained by Gram Vikas undertake door-to-door surveillance to support the fight against the pandemic.