A joint research by LSHTM, KIIT and Emory University found improvements in toilet use and coverage, better child faeces management and reduced diseases among children in selected programme villages of Gram Vikas. Lack of clean water and poor sanitation and hygiene habits such as open defecation and unsafe child faeces disposal in rural households exposes […]
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Rebuilding Livelihoods in Cyclone Titli affected villages
Gram Vikas is training women and men from Cyclone Titli affected villages in Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha in masonry as a part of efforts in rebuilding livelihoods.
A joint study report by Gram Vikas and CMID details the challenges and solutions for safe migration of labour from Odisha to Kerala. Migration has been a key survival strategy for millions of rural poor from the Indian state Odisha, with a poverty ratio of 32.6 per cent in 2011. Thuamul Rampur, with the largest […]
The Smart Community Interface Programme aims to develop a community-owned and managed model of information management that uses information and communication technologies to improve the quality of life of village communities in areas with limited physical access and connectivity. The Smart Community Interface programme will put together the hardware architecture, content and software applications; and […]
The unprecedented floods that inundated Kerala affected a large number of migrant workers, some of whom were from villages that Gram Vikas has been working with. We supported the migrants and their families stranded during the floods. “Everywhere it’s just water. I don’t know what to do. I don’t know where I am. There is […]