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    NGO Excellence Award

    ActionAid India has won the "NGO Excellence

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    ActionAid wins #BestNGO award

    ActionAid India has bagged "Best NGO" Award

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    ActionAid India Awarded in Kashmir

    ActionAid India has been awarded for its

I had the most adventurous as well as the most rewarding of experiences I’ve ever had while volunteering at ActionAid. It would be hard to put into words how much


ActionAid gave me a chance to try myself in secondary research. I was to find information on Agriculture. My work on Agriculture in India focused on the status of marginal




ActionAid partners with numerous organizations ranging from grass-roots organizations who actively engage with the most disadvantaged sections of society to large corporates who help make a considerable difference to the battle against poverty through logistical, financial and other support

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Activists call for reforms in labour laws and state policies to include ‘care work’ as a key component of national development

Over 40 researchers, scholars, media and activists

4 months ago

Unseasonal Rains: Over 50 farmer suicides in the past one month in Bundelkhand, says ActionAid

Unseasonal rains coupled with hail and thunderstorms

4 months ago

Ahead of World Day Against Child Labour, activists in India slam Government's proposed amendments to existing legislation

A number of civil society groups, parliamentarians,

4 months ago

Tamil Nadu Floods: For marginalised communities, recovery will be hardest, says ActionAid India

The urban homeless, slum dwellers, fishing communities

4 months ago

Panel Discussion: BRICS 2016 Summit & foreign policy challenges

Panel Discussion: BRICS 2016 Summit & foreign policy challenges

India International Centre | 27-Sep-2016

TCS 10K Marathon

TCS 10K Marathon

Bangalore, Karnataka | 15-May-2016


#SmallHolders #foodsovereignty "The future of our food depends on small farmers and well cared-for livestock."
21 October 2016

#FoodSecurity 'malnutrition persists due to inequality, urbanization & food programs not targeting neediest'…
21 October 2016

New book looks at “values-rich voluntary initiatives” & “profit-with-purpose” businesses such as #coops…
21 October 2016

A #ccoops business that is based on values of equality
21 October 2016

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Stoires of change


Mariam Toppo - a leader dedicated to the well-being of...

Mariam Toppo, a 61-year-old woman from a tribal community who lives with her children and...

The wage struggle of Maruti Mukhni

Baby Maruti Mukhni of Molgaon village in Maharashtra's Karjat district may be illiterate but she...

Degrees Of Change

Sometimes even the names parents give their newborns reflect the sense of self-worth of a...

Now we have drinking water in our school

"Our school didn't have proper facilities to provide drinking water. We used to drink whatever...