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PARTNERS

The grant from Arghyam in the year 2010 to 2013 helped build individual household toilets and bathing rooms, and establish piped water supply systems in more than 30 villages across six districts in Odisha. The new partnership in 2021 supports the Gram Vikas’ Safe and Dignified Migration Programme in the Kalahandi - Kerala corridor. It helps 1800 households in Thuamul Rampur block in Kalahandi district of Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2010 - 2013 | 2021

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Water,

Azim Premji Foundation supports Gram Vikas for the implementation of Water Secure Gram Panchayat (WSGP) Programme which aims to enable community led water resource management and resilient, sustainable and gender equitable institutions contributing to improved health and economic outcomes.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2021 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

The Care Today Fund helped Gram Vikas to provide individual household toilets and bathrooms to more than 200 households in Odisha and Anganwadi buildings as part of the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project after Cyclone Phailin.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - 2016

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence,

charity: water funded community-owned and managed piped water supply systems in more than 100 villages and 12 schools; and individual household toilets and bathrooms in 22 villages in Odisha. The ongoing project will support deepening of this work in another 19 villages.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2012 - 2015 | 2019 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

The more than ten years of partnership with Christian Aid helped improve the quality and increase the reach of our Rural Health and Environment Programme; brought water and sanitation access to more than 160 villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2003 - 2012

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Water,

The support from EKOenergy brought Solar Home Lighting Systems to more than 100 families in six villages in Odisha, and built skills of the village youth in the maintenance of these systems.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2017 - 2019

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods,

Essel Mining and Industries Limited (ESIL) supports six villages of Angul district in strengthening social systems and community infrastructure, creating WaSH infrastructure, and promotion of improved practices leading towards a healthy living.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2021 - 2022

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Water,

FRANK Water's support brought clean drinking water, to more than 300 families, through community-owned piped water supply systems in eight villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2013 - 2014 | 2015 - 2016

FOCUS AREAS

Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Collaboration with ICCO in 1984 through a consortium helped Gram Vikas develop the MANTRA approach thereby expanding our reach and impact to more than 300 villages in Odisha reaching over a lakh of individuals with access to safe water and sanitation.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

1984 - 2014

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

InterGlobe Foundation supports the communities in Kalahandi district of Odisha to develop social and agroforestry in 370 acres in the watershed area of the groundwater sources to realise the dual benefits of water source sustainability while improving natural resources-based livelihoods.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2018 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Water,

KKS supported a holistic development project with a focus on ensuring water and food security to over 1000 families in 27 villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2012 - 2016

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

LIC Housing Finance Ltd along with Gram Vikas supplemented the Government of Odisha efforts in habitat reconstruction with a primary focus on women and livelihoods, and health in seven villages affected by Cyclone Fani.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Disaster Response, Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Water,

Gram Vikas partnership with Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) developed five model villages with a focus on establishing community-owned piped water supply systems and individual household toilets and bathrooms benefitting more than 300 families in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2018 - 2020

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

NABARD supported an integrated livelihood development project to ensure income generation for tribal families through horticulture and vegetable cultivation in 24 villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2011 - 2017

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

With NALCO's support, Gram Vikas implemented model school toilets and piped water supply systems in more than 100 schools in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2015 | 2017 - 2018

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Water,

In close collaboration with Odisha Tribal Empowerment & Livelihoods Programme (OTELP), Gram Vikas facilitates access to government initiatives for watershed-based land development, wasteland agricultural development initiative plantation, and training and exposure visits for individuals from more than 6000 households from 128 villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

December 2004 - present

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

ONE DROP™ supported Gram Vikas to install Electro Chlorinators and establish piped water supply systems bringing clean and safe drinking water to 100 villages of Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2012 - 2015

FOCUS AREAS

Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

The support from Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (OPGC) brought clean drinking water, individual toilets and bathrooms to more than 500 families in eight villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2015 - 2018

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Oracle Giving, through Charities Aid Foundation India, funded a pilot on the use of technology to address information separation between small producers and markets on one hand and maternal and child health service (ICDS) users and service providers on the other. They also supported establishing Smart Classrooms in the four Gram Vikas residential schools.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2015 - 2021

FOCUS AREAS

Education & Youth, Habitat & Technologies,

As the socio-technical partner of Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA), under the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project, Gram Vikas strengthened the community through technical knowledge transfer for disaster resilient house construction, community mobilisation and conflict resolution, and skill development in masonry for alternate livelihood in 175 villages.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - 2017

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Gram Vikas partners with Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water Department, Government of Odisha, Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), Government of India to help rural poor avail the INR 12,000 incentive from the Mission, provided by the Department, to build individual household latrines and make set up community-owned water supply systems in villages in our six clusters, in Odisha and Jharkhand.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

1992 - present

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Through its CSR initiative Parivartan, HDFC BANK funds ‘Holistic Rural Development Programme’ with a focus on education, livelihoods, and natural resource management; health and sanitation, and financial inclusion in 17 villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2017 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Practical Action supported Gram Vikas to install solar and wind hybrid power systems bringing electricity to 60 families in two villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - 2015

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods,

Gram Vikas provided socio-technical assistance, under the Partnership for Women’s Empowerment and Rights (PoWER) project, to aid the establishment of community-owned and managed piped water supply systems and toilets and bathing room units for every household in 105 villages in Odisha and Jharkhand.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2013 - 2019

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

PwC India Foundation supported Gram Vikas to restore clean and safe piped water supply and ensure livelihood security for 136 families in three Cyclone Fani affected habitations. 

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - 2020

FOCUS AREAS

Disaster Response, Livelihoods, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

With the support from Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a subsidiary of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Gram Vikas provided piped water supply systems and built individual household toilets and bathrooms in 19 villages in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2009 - 2018

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

SBI Foundation supports provision of electricity and lighting solutions to ensure education and livelihood benefits to 272 vulnerable, tribal households in Kalahandi and Gajapati districts of Odisha. SBI Green Fund and SBI Card funds the project through SBI Foundation.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2020 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies,

SCIAF supported a community-based development of natural resources, of land, water and forests, to ensure food and livelihood security of tribal and Dalit communities in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2003 - 2009

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods, Village Institutions & Convergence,

SDC's long-term support helped Gram Vikas establish the first Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln, implement rural housing, and initiate work in rural energy; expand the reach of our sanitation programme and rehabilitation efforts after Super Cyclone in 1999 besides supporting institutional development.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

1997 - 2009

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Livelihoods, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence,

Skoll supported capacity building of the team and institutional development to scale up our water and sanitation programme to reach 1,00,000 families in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2007 - 2020

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Gram Vikas used the award money from Stars Foundation to establish community-owned and managed piped water supply systems giving access to clean water for more than sixty families in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2013

FOCUS AREAS

Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Tata Steel Long Products Ltd. supported Gram Vikas to provide water, sanitation and hygiene facilities to 800 families settled in 12 peripheral villages of the plant in Keonjhar district of Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2015 - 2020

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Partnership with Tetra Tech will help design and implement an innovative behaviour change intervention, including novel hardware for child faeces management (CFM), to promote the adoption of safe CFM behaviours in villages of Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health,

Tata Social Welfare Trust (TWST) supported Gram Vikas to provide water and sanitation facilities, impacting more than 9000 families in 215 villages in Odisha, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2007 - 2010

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Water,

The UNDP in India supported Gram Vikas response to COVID-19 and migration, facilitated linkage to social entitlements for vulnerable households, and promotion of community-based spring water supply system for safe water and livelihoods. Previously, the UNDP partnership helped Cyclone Titli affected households to build back their livelihoods.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Disaster Response, Livelihoods, Water,

Vitol Foundation supported Gram Vikas’s institutional strengthening efforts through technical and non-technical capacity building of intervention staff and expanding the reach of the water and sanitation programmes.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2013 - 2015

FOCUS AREAS

Sanitation & Health, Water,

Wipro Foundation supported Gram Vikas’ COVID-19 response to provide survival kits, with food and groceries, for families of daily wage labourers, migrant workers, and people with disabilities; and personal protective gear to the police personnel.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2020

FOCUS AREAS

Disaster Response,

ACWADAM partnered with Gram Vikas for establishing a groundwater management agenda in Odisha. ACWADAM facilitates work on groundwater management through action research programmes, training and policy advocacy.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2018 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Water,

AguaClara Reach partnered with Gram Vikas to design and deploy Hydrodoser, a gravity based, sensor and pump free, technology to provide piped, safe drinking water to more than 200 tribal families in Odisha, and trained the Village Water and Sanitation Committees to operate and maintain the system. 

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2017 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Water,

BRAC Social Innovation Lab helped Gram Vikas to strengthen community mobilisation in new intervention areas, resource mobilisation, and capacity building of staff to expand and scale up the MANTRA approach to reach at least 15,000 new families in the villages of Odisha, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - 2015

FOCUS AREAS

Village Institutions & Convergence,

Centre for Migration and Inclusive Development (CMID) partners with Gram Vikas to implement our Safe and Dignified Migration Programme in the Odisha-Kerala corridor. CMID will manage and ensure the destination level initiatives for food, accommodation, work, and health support to migrant workers from Gram Vikas partner villages.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods,

The partnership with Goonj for distribution of Cloth for Work kit for infrastructure restoration in cyclone affected villages during the Cyclone Fani in Khurda district and Cyclone Titli in Gajapati and Ganjam districts of Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2018 | 2019

FOCUS AREAS

Disaster Response,

Gram Vikas partnered with INREM Foundation to work on the water quality issues in drinking water and mitigating its impact on human health across Odisha and Jharkhand.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2021 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Water,

Life Circle Health Service Private Limited partners with Gram Vikas to train young women and men to be Geriatric Caregivers with immediate and guaranteed placements across the country.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods,

Prachodhan Development Services, Centre for Migration and Inclusive Development and Gram Vikas are together building a migration corridor between Odisha and Kerala. The partnership will facilitate a mechanism for safe and dignified migration that ensures occupational, emotional, financial and social security for persons migrating from Odisha to Kerala for productive employment.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2021 - present

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods,

Prayas supported Gram Vikas to improve electricity service delivery to the poor by building their capacities to address grievances, participate in regulatory interventions and bringing on board private suppliers and government to fix accountability in service delivery.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2007 - 2009 | 2010 - 2012 | 2014 - 2016

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Village Institutions & Convergence,

A global IBM employee team visited Gram Vikas, as part of IBM’s Corporate Service Corps (CSC) programme, and helped develop programme monitoring systems and communication strategy for our Decade V approach.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2018

FOCUS AREAS

Overview,

Gram Vikas partners with SBI Foundation to host young professionals from SBI-Youth for India fellowship, mentoring and guiding them to develop local solutions to rural problems

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - present

FOCUS AREAS

Overview,

Sunlit Future supports Gram Vikas to install and maintain solar water pumps to ensure uninterrupted piped water supply in 21 villages in Odisha and Jharkhand.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2015 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Habitat & Technologies, Water,

Urban Management Centre partners with Gram Vikas to implement the Safe and Dignified Migration Programme for the migrant workers and their families dependent on migration to Surat for livelihoods.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2020 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Livelihoods,

Gram Vikas and VikasAnvesh Foundation have partnered to work together for setting up a robust knowledge management system enabling Gram Panchayats in Odisha to become water secure.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2021 - Present

FOCUS AREAS

Village Institutions & Convergence, Water,

Emory University partners with Gram Vikas to carry out formative research to design and implement a model for child faeces management (CFM) behavior change and develop prototypes for novel CFM hardware through a user centred design approach. We will also jointly undertake impact evaluation of CFM intervention in 40 project villages and 40 non-operational villages of Ganjam and Gajapati districts in Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2019 - Present

Gram Vikas partnered with International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) to build capacities of local sanitation institutions to enable individual behaviour change, influence social norms to make open defecation unacceptable, and set up a system for post-construction technical support for toilet maintenance and repairs in five districts of Odisha; and to evaluate the impact of this intervention.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2017

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), United Kingdom, Emory University, United States of America, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar and Gram Vikas partnered to assess the extent to which our Water and Sanitation programmes increased access to and use of improved water supplies and sanitation, reduced exposure to faecal pathogens in the environment and prevented important disease associated with poor water and sanitation.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - 2017

Gram Vikas is a member of the Rapid Community Response to COVID-19 (RCRC) coalition that builds community capabilities to address the immediate and medium-term effects of COVID-19 on health, education, well-being and livelihood security. The programme will cover 170 villages of Gajapati district of Odisha.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2020 - Present

Gram Vikas is a partner of the Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN), the global network for rural water supply professionals. It is a strategic global platform for knowledge sharing and collaboration in the water sector with a central focus on the achievement of universal access to safe, affordable water supplies.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2014 - Present

Our partnership with SuSanA helps in the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experience with a network of voluntary and individuals to improve our work in sanitation towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation.

YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP

2018 - present

PARTNER SPEAK

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Partnership for sustainability

The Government of Odisha on their long term partnership with Gram Vikas.

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Everything is not about money

Odisha State Disaster Management Authority representative on what he learnt from partnering with Gram Vikas.

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Thought of no one but Gram Vikas

Tata Sponge Ltd. on partnering with Gram Vikas for reliability and assured outcomes.

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