Nirnaya

Our Mission is to raise funds and make grants to women's organizations for building leadership amongst socially excluded women (caste, community, religious minority, disability ) and develop sustainable communities in India through support to women leaders and local Women's Non-Governmental Organizations (WNGOs) working in different parts of the country. Our Vision is to emerge as premier women's funding organization in India with transparency and accountability to all the stakeholders.

Nirnaya
Flat # 11 Deepti Apts S.P. Road
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500003
India
91-40-27805089
http://www.nirnaya.org

Executive Director

Indira Jena

Management Team

Indira Jena, Nisha Khan, P.Supriya Roa, A.Vasantha Kumari, Nisha Khan, Subashree Samal, Anima Dash, G. S. Sangeetha Pearl

Board of Directors

Indira Jena, Nisha Khan, P.Supriya Roa, A.Vasantha Kumari, Nisha Khan, Subashree Samal, Anima Dash, G. S. Sangeetha Pearl

Project Leaders

Nisha Khan

Mission

Our Mission is to raise funds and make grants to women's organizations for building leadership amongst socially excluded women (caste, community, religious minority, disability ) and develop sustainable communities in India through support to women leaders and local Women's Non-Governmental Organizations (WNGOs) working in different parts of the country. Our Vision is to emerge as premier women's funding organization in India with transparency and accountability to all the stakeholders.

Programs

Skill training for young women and adolescent girls for accessing livelihood opportunities - in Kurnool, Hubli, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad. Promotion of girl child education as a way of reducing child servitude Vikasini Girls School in Hubli. Advancement of women's rights by addressing women's entitlement to land, equal wages and equal employment opportunities under the state sponsored National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Jharkhand, Odisha. Support of micro enterprises by grassroots women through extension of revolving funds to WNGOs A. P. Jharkhand and Odisha. Leadership building and political participation of Dalit and tribal women -Chhatisgarh, T.N. Addressing all forms of violence against women in all our project areas and new areas also. Decriminalization of sex workers through support for formation of appropriate forums A.P. & Maharashtra ( this is an ex-partner). Campaigns against trafficking in all our project areas and new areas as well. Lobbying and advocacy for women's legal rights - in all our project areas.

Statistics on Nirnaya

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2012: $267,400
  • Annual Budget for 2005: $120,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $267,400
  • Other funding sources: Ford Foundation, Global fund For Women, Mama Cash, A&C Kumar Family Foundation, Oak Foundation, Dalyan Foundation, individual donors / Diaspora, corporates in India
  • Religious Affiliation: Secular organization supporting communal harmony