The genesis of AKRSP(I) is the inspiring vision of His Highness the Aga Khan to uplift the quality of lives of the most marginalised communities in remote rural locations of the country. In 1983, Aga Khan envisioned an expert professional agency in India which can facilitate rural communities in improving their quality of lives – […]

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PRADAN’s founders believed, ‘people with education and empathy must engage with the poorest. That India’s development cause is served better when educated Indians work directly with the poor, which is as important as working in industries and commercial sectors…’, is more relevant today than ever. India continues to be overwhelmingly rural even today with low

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SRIJAN acts as a bridge between the external institutions and the rural poor to ensure adoption of best practices (behaviour change of farmers). As it facilitates transfer of knowledge and technology, promotes institutional financial linkages, SRIJAN believes in the power and capacity of community collectives to sustain the developmental efforts.

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Thanal Started in 1986 as a small group of nature enthusiasts to bring environmental awareness to the people. The aim was to raise an environmentally conscious generation by conducting studies on natural history and bringing environmental education to schools and colleges.

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WASSAN engages in the task of development and empowerment of economically backward sections in particular the scheduled castes and tribes and backward communities with reference to watershed development projects like Water Management, Crop Management, Afforestation, Pasture/Fodder Development, Rural Energy Management, Soil and Land Management and to establish, set up, conduct, aid, help or otherwise support

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