DISHA KENDRA - ActionAid India
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ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.


since: 2012
    • Name Of The Initiative
    • Disha Kendra
    • Allied Organisation
    • Disha Kendra
    • Working together since
    • 2006
    • States
    • Maharashtra
    • Villages Reached
    • 151
    • Blocks Reached
    • 3
    • Districts Reached
    • 1
    • No Of Girls
    • 4,000
    • No Of Boys
    • 4,955
    • Families Indirectly Benefited
    • 820
    • Vulnerable Groups Reached
    • Scheduled tribes, Primitive Tribe, Dalits, Muslims, backward castes
    • Focus Areas Of Intervention
    • Empowering the communities to access their rights over land, water, forests and other commons; advocating for their participation in public welfare schemes; restoring rights of women and girls, and ensuring their safety; ensuring the rights of children, their education and protection; and advocating for providig them with equal socio-economic opportunities;
    • Basic Information about the initiative
    • Disha Kendra has been working in the tribal belt of Karjat block in Raigad district since 1978. After separating from the peopleメs organization Jagrut Bhaubandhi Sangathan in 1989 to make the peopleメs organization an independent entity with a new name Jagrut Kashtakari Sangathan, Disha Kendra has been working as a training, research and development support organization. The partnership with ActionAid has been going on since 2006. Disha Kendra in collaboration with AA has supported peoplesメ struggles to gain control over natural resources like land, water, forest and common properties, ensuring implementation of MREGA, PDS and other laws and programmes for their development.
    • KeyWords
    • Rights; Tribals; Muslims; Land; Livelihood; Resources;
    • Families Benefited
    • 1,704
    • Population Benefited
    • 18,313
    • Women Benefited
    • 4,295
    • Men Benefited
    • 4,243
    • Children Benefited
    • 8,955