He had been working to empower tribal communities displaced by Dimbhe dam in Maharashtra, along with his wife, Kusum Karnik, for the past 34 years. In 1996, they registered a voluntary organisation called Shashwat, which has helped tribal communities develop sustainable … Continued
With more than 50 years in the development sector, we are continuously working to bring about a sustainable change in the lives of disadvantaged groups by making them aware of their rights and enabling them to help themselves by providing them with the requisite skills and knowledge.
In the process we also work with civil society institutions by empowering them to work efficiently with the disadvantaged groups and address their issues effectively. We work in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh with disadvantaged groups – dalits, small farmers, … Continued
Aid For Change congratulates SWISSAID’s partner, Resource and Support Centre for Development (RSCD), for being awarded for their intervention “Mahila Rajsatta Andalon(MRA)” by “IBN – MUKTA AWARD” on 4th March 2014 at Ravindra Natyamandir, Prabhadevi, Mumbai. MRA is a campaign to … Continued
Aid For Change congratulates Centre for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA), SWISSAID’s partner organization, on winning one more innovation award in Bihar Innovation Forum for their ‘Non Pesticidal Management’ initiative . Prize included Rs 7 Lakh cash and to replicate their work across … Continued
Aid For Change congratulates Centre for Sustainable Agriculture (CSA), SWISSAID’s partner organization for being awarded for best innovation impacting rural livelihoods and for their invaluable contribution in improving lives of rural poor in the Maharashtra Rural Livelihood Forum (MSRLM) 2013-14. … Continued
Aid For Change congratulates Shramjivi Janata Sahayyak Mandal (SJSM), SWISSAID’s partner since 1982, for being awarded for best Innovation for the thematic area of ‘Livelihoods’ in the Maharashtra Rural Livelihoods Innovation Forum 2012-14. The award was handed over by the … Continued
Well done! Shashwat, our long-standing partner organisation, has won the prestigious Equator Prize awarded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for its outstanding work over the last two decades. During the 1990s, the construction of Dimbhe Dam in Ambegaon … Continued