Adivasi Munnetra Sangam (AMS) works in issues of adivasi education, forest rights, health, livelihoods and community mobilization. They are located in Gudalur and has been working since 1986 with the adivasi community people.
The Member's of Bhartiya Kisan Club are working from last 10 years to develop agriculture and living status of villagers. The society was started at village level by Ch. Katar Singh in Haridwar district, with 15 farmers, from 10 villages. Currently this society has joined the hands with more than 5000 farmers in 250 different villages in Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh. The society has been registered with NABARD in Haridwar district.
Center for Collective Development(CCD) also called “Sahakara Mitra Samstha” (in Telugu/Hindi) is a fully autonomous NGO, working for creation of wealth for the poor. The strategy will be to act as a catalyst and as capacity builder and let the poor manage their own affairs.
The Covenant Centre for Development (CCD) is a Madurai-originated NGO, active primarily in the drought prone areas of Tamil Nadu state in the south & 4 central Indian states (M. P., Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh & Orissa).. It promotes medicinal plants and agriculture based sustainable livelihoods for poverty alleviation in the dry-lands and forest areas, for the women, the landless and the small farmers, including the backward/ scheduled castes/ tribes.
Chetna strives to create a symbiotic relationship between humankind and nature through sustainable agriculture and fair trade. It works with small holder farmers in the rain-fed areas, empowering them to move towards sustainable agriculture and to become informed stakeholders in the ethical supply chains.empowering them to move towards sustainable agriculture and to become informed stakeholders in the ethical supply chains.
Chirag is a rural development organization based in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand in India. Since 1986, we have worked closely with communities to improve their quality of life. Chirag’s mission is to improve the quality of life of rural people – especially women and the disadvantaged – in the Central Himalaya. We try to do this through interventions in health, education, natural resource management, and by providing access to diversified livelihood options.
Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems (CIKS) was registered as a trust in 1995 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. CIKS firmly believes that even in the contemporary times in very many crucial and basic sectors, the vast majority of the Indian population is sustained by the knowledge, skills and material resources of the traditional knowledge of the rural communities.
Ford Foundation are on the frontlines of social change around the world, working with visionary leaders and organizations to change social structures and institutions—so that everyone has the opportunity to achieve their full potential and have a voice in decisions that affect them.
Innovation Alchemy is a collaboration-consulting firm based in Bangalore, India, applying innovation thinking to problems of business growth, scalable social impact and sustainable profitability. They engage across corporate organizations, civil society organizations and government agencies involved in scaling high-impact ideas and help facilitate accelerated growth of the projects & models. Innovation is a key ingredient of our approach.
NCMSL is a national level institution setup to empower stakeholders in commodities and inventories to deal with associated risks. They design and implement risk management solutions for our clients at Commodity Multi-link Points (CMP) and at Factory Locations. NCMSL works in five key areas namely, Storage and Preservation, Procurement and Supply Chain, Collateral Management, Testing and Certification and Marketing Intelligence and Consultancy.
Palaash Ventures, an investment fund floated by veterans of media industry, started its operations in the early 2013 and had already registered an enviable track record. Palaash’s investment objective is to fund such opportunities which are backed by a robust and thinking team, ideas which are innovative, disruptive and have the potential to be highly scalable.
The Rajasthan Forest Produce Processing Group Support Society ( Samarthak Samiti ) is a registered organization (under Act 1956), which is active in six districts of the state with the broad objective of providing guidance and motivation to smaller organizations, cooperative societies and such other societies, which are engaged with minor forest produce collection and devoted to the cause of biodiversity conservation.
Samuha works with vulnerable people to improve their quality of life within defined periods of time. Samuha derives its name from the Sanskrit. Samuha means an organized group or society. This reflects our belief that development is best sustained when undertaken through group processes. Samuha believes that all development is defined and parameterized by issues of power and domina¬tion; that poverty and discrimination exist, and are nurtured because people profit from the many para¬sitic opportunities that these provide.
Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS) believes that location-specific watershed development combined with low-cost, low-risk agriculture, other nature-based livelihoods and women-led microfinance, can dramatically raise rural incomes, providing an enduring panacea to India's suicide-ridden dry-lands. The central mandate is the empowerment of India's most disadvantaged people - women, Adivasis, Dalits and the poor, which we believe contributes to strengthening our fragile democracy at the grass-roots.
Watershed Support Services and Activities Network (WASSAN) network of NGOs to influence the Watershed Development Program of Government being implemented in the drought prone areas for economic improvement of the poor, women and marginalized sections of the rural India. Carving out a creative space for NGOs within the government program, capacity building of various stakeholders, influencing policy and capacitating and empowering the rural community is the main agenda of WASSAN.
Yuva Rural Association (YRA) has been undertaking strategic interventions in issues related to livelihoods, natural resource management, gender, social discrimination, governance, and human rights. We are working in the Indian State of Maharashtra, with special focus in the Vidarbha region, addressing the needs of the rural poor, marginalized, and excluded sectors of the society.