Chetana-Vikas (Consciousness-Development)

VISION : Empowerment of the individual and of the community for sustainable development of their own respective lives. GOAL : Sustainable development towards : Improved production. Better distribution. Production priority of basic needs like food & nutrition, fuel, fodder, timber etc. Protection & enrichment of the earth's environment & natural resources. Recognition of the key role of women in agriculture & improvement on gender issues. More self-reliant, sustainable, biological and decentralized technology. FOUNDING PRINCIPLES : - Critical consciousness and awareness of people (Chetana); and Development (Vikas) : A two way integrated approach. - Efforts ...

Daily buisness and the stocked shop

Daily buisness and the stocked shop
Photo from Progress Report 'ON ROAD TO RECOVERY' (view small | med | large | orig)

Manda Chaudhary

Manda Chaudhary
Photo from Progress Report 'ON ROAD TO RECOVERY' (view small | med | large | orig)

Empowered woman inspiring a life in the shadows

Empowered woman inspiring a life in the shadows
The widow on the right is still hesitant to make the move for a better life. Being inspired by a widow Surekha on the left who has come up as a pioneer village leader after being provided the opportunity. (view small | med | large | orig)

Widow as a skilled farming person

Widow as a skilled farming person
Gumfa in the red saree in the centre learns the basics of adopting better farming practices. (view small | med | large | orig)

Padma Raut from village Manikwada

Padma Raut from village Manikwada
An already empowered woman who has not broken down when she became a widow. She broke all barriers in the village community when she started a make shift barber shop in her house. She took a loan to start this business and has diversified into selling stationery. (view small | med | large | orig)
An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?