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Digambarpur Angikar Diversion and Mainstreaming of Adolescent Girls of Commercial Sex Workers (CSW)This is a two year project to promote mainstreaming of adolescent girl children of commercial sex workers. The project would provide non-formal and li...24 Parganas, West BengalNovember 01, 2010November 01, 2012 
Vikasana Tree Planting to Reduce Carbon EmissionsThis two year project, aims for tree plantation that would lead to greener atmosphere in three villages in Duglapura cluster, Tarikere. They will be p...Tarikere, KarnatakaNovember 01, 2010November 01, 2012 Gallery
Voluntary Institute for Rural Development (VIRD) Agriculture, Animal Husbandry TrainingThis three year project is to promote agriculture, goat rearing and self-help development in three villages in Orissa. About 30 small and marginal far...Angul, OrissaSeptember 01, 2009September 01, 2012 Gallery
Dr. Ambedkar Women And Child Regeneration Development (Dr. AWARD) Scavenger Women's TrainingThis three year project is to train 60 scavenger women and girls in thatch making, broom stick making and in marketing the products to provide them al...Annavasal, Pudukkottai, Tamil NaduJuly 01, 2009July 01, 2012 Gallery
Pragathi Low Cost House ConstructionThis three year project is to train Adivasi youth in cement brick making and low cost housing construction and provide employment opportunities to at ...Mysore, KarnatakaJuly 01, 2009July 01, 2012 Gallery
Childright Rural Product Marketing Support for WomenThis new project aims to promote organic farming in tribal communities by training local women entrepreneur farmers nd developing a marketing outlet ...Sailasribihar, Bhuvaneshwar, OrissaJanuary 01, 2010January 01, 2012 Gallery
SOPPECOM Livelihood Rights of Deserted WomenThis is the first year of an innovative livelihood project by Society for Promoting participative Eco-system Management (SOPPECOM) for destitute wom...Sangli, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 2010January 01, 2012 
Sri Pitchi Reddy Educational Society (SPREAWS) Eradication of Extreme Poverty among the Impoverished Indigenous Tribal Women through Bamboo related Products Making ProgrammeTo create sustainable livelihood sources among the impoverished indigenous tribal women thus eradicate poverty and hunger among them and their childre...Kadappa, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 2011December 31, 2011 Gallery
Education Park Solar training centerSolar training center, a project for the education of youth in rural Madhya PradeshMadhya PradeshJanuary 01, 2011December 31, 2011 
Maruthi Mahila Society (MMS) Cell Phone Repair TrainingThis is a one year project to train 20 youth from 10 villages in cell-phone repair. This training will help them earn a livelihood as well as provide ...Vijaywada, Andhra PradeshNovember 01, 2010November 01, 2011 
Baikuntapur Tarun Sangha (BTS) Farmers School of LearningThis 3-year project will train 100 marginal famers in forest-fringe areas of Sunderban in biofarming and new modern agricultural training methods. The...South 24 Parganas, West BengalOctober 01, 2008October 01, 2011 Gallery
Akhil Gramin Yuva Vikas Samiti (AGYVS) Mainstreaming of unemployed youths through Technical SkillsThis is a two year program to train unemployed youth from scheduled caste and backward caste from villages nearby in vocational skills. Fifteen/batch ...Muzaffarpur, BiharOctober 01, 2009October 01, 2011 Gallery
Education Park Education Park School for Rural YouthEducation Park is a project in started by Prof. Chetan Solanki of IIT Mumbai to provide affordable, high-quality education and training to rural youth...Khargone, Madhya PradeshAugust 01, 2010August 01, 2011 
Chintana Foundation Tree Planting to Restore Carbon CreditsThe main aim of this one year project is to establish plantations of useful trees (such as mango, sapota, jackfruit, lime, guava, and neem) in the vil...Ajjampura, KarnatakaMay 01, 2010May 01, 2011 Gallery
Jagrut Mahila Samaj (JMS) Partnership between Landowners and Landless Self-Help GroupsThe main emphasis of this innovative three year project is to develop a partnership between the land owners (needing help) and landless debt ridden wo...Ballarpur, MaharashtraApril 01, 2008April 01, 2011 Gallery
Sri Pitchi Reddy Educational Society (SPREAWS) Computer Software and Hardware TrainingThis one year project, by Sri Pitchy Reddy Educational and Welfare Society (SPREAWS), provides training to 50 young boys and girls from slum areas i...Vempalli, Andhra PradeshApril 01, 2010April 01, 2011 Gallery
Vikasana Sustainable AgricultureThis three-year project aims to promote sustainable agriculture practices in seven villages in Kadur taluk of Chikmangalore district, Karnataka. This ...Tarikere, KarnatakaOctober 01, 2007October 01, 2010 Gallery
Sri Pitchi Reddy Educational Society (SPREAWS) Handloom Weaving TrainingThis one year project will provide handloom weaving training for 30 poor women in Rangapuram village, Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. The trainees ...Vempalli, Kadapa, Andhra PradeshOctober 01, 2008October 01, 2010 Gallery
Akansha Seva Sadan Women's Training ProgramThis one year project is an extension of a successful similar project (completed in 2008), but in five different villages near Muzaffarpur. The aim is...Muzaffarpur, BiharJuly 01, 2007July 01, 2010 Gallery
Baikuntapur Tarun Sangha (BTS) Flood Relief in SunderbanWe sent $1000 in July to Baikunthapur Tarun Sangha (BTS, PPI Project #13 area) in West Bengal for emergency flood relief. They used the funds to provi...Sunderban, West BengalJuly 01, 2009July 01, 2010 Gallery
Chintana Foundation One Child/100 Trees ProjectThis 3-year project is to create awareness in six villages near Ajjampura, Chikamangular district among young students of environmental issues. The ma...Ajjampura, KarnatakaMay 01, 2008May 01, 2010 Gallery
Moyrabandh Gram Bikash Kendra (MGBK) Mainstreaming of Kheria Sabar TribalsThis three-year project is to improve the lot of the Kheria Sabars, a downtrodden tribal group. MGBK is building a community center with a plan to pro...Kolkatta, West BengalMarch 01, 2007March 01, 2010 Gallery
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) Bio-sand Water Purification ProjectThis one year project is to demonstrate inexpensive bio-sand water purification filter technology (developed at University of Calgary, Canada) for hou...Kuthur, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 2009January 01, 2010 Gallery
Jana Vikas Sahayogi Samiti Rehabilitation of Destitute Rag Picker GirlsThis three-year project will train rag picker girls in cooking, nursing, doll making and garment making. Their November 3, 2007 report: "We have been ...Kolkatta, West BengalJanuary 01, 2007January 01, 2010 Gallery
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) Bio-sand Water Purification ProjectThis one year project is to demonstrate inexpensive bio-sand water purification filter technology (developed at the University of Calgary, Canada) for...Kuthur, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 2009January 01, 2010 Gallery
Sanjeevani Welfare Association Electrical Parts Training for WomenThe aim of this one year project is to train 20 women in Khurmuda village (13 Km from Raipur) in making solar powered equipment. They will be trained ...Raipur, ChhattisgarhJanuary 01, 2009January 01, 2010 Gallery
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Madohan Dhani Village SupportPPI has had numerous successful projects with the GRAVIS organization in Rajasthan for more than two decades. These funds are being used in Modhon Ki ...Jodhpur, RajasthanJanuary 01, 2009December 31, 2009 
Rural Development Society (RDS) Rehabilitation of Leprosy Cured WomenThis is the second year of rehabilitating 85 leprosy cured women and their families in Kalyanpur leprosy colony, Bankura, WB through education, capaci...Bankura, West BengalNovember 15, 2006November 15, 2009 Gallery
Bihar Developmental Society / Bihar Educational Development Society Skill Training and Production / Marketing Centers for WomenThis new 3-year project will provide training in tailoring, embroidery, handicrafts, and various food preservation methods to hundreds of rural women....Gaya, BiharNovember 01, 2006November 01, 2009 
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Kitchen Gardens, Phase IThis is a one year training program to provide training for 100 rural women from villages near KHI in organic kitchen garden and rain-water harvesting...Belgaum, KarnatakaSeptember 01, 2008September 01, 2009 
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Maternity Ward SupportKHI is a model 68 year old rural charitable hospital 30 kms from Belgaum, catering mainly for the health of rural villagers. PPI has had numerous succ...Ghataprabha, Belgaum, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 2008December 31, 2008 
Prayas / Samvad Training Shed for Sustainable FarmingSamvad was sent a grant of $2600 in November 2007 to build a training shed for conducting workshops in sustainable farming, eco-friendly technologies,...Amaravati, MaharashtraNovember 01, 2007November 01, 2008 
Rural Reconstruction Society (RRS) Skill Training for Women in Coastal AreasThis is a one-year project in skill training and income generation for poor women in the Tsunami affected fishing villages in the coastal areas of And...Kavali, Andhra PradeshOctober 01, 2007October 01, 2008 Gallery
Akansha Seva Sadan Women's Training ProgramAim of this one-year project was to train 30 women in appliqué and 30 women in embroidery work in two batches. The women are mainly from backward and ...Muzaffarpur, BiharJuly 01, 2007July 01, 2008 Gallery
Ranapara Gram Bikash Kendra (RGBK) Women’s Training in Improved Kitchen Gardening and CompostingThis three-year project is designed to train 300 poor rural women over three years in improved kitchen gardening, seed conservation, and preparing com...Howrah, West BengalMay 01, 2005May 01, 2008 
Baikuntapur Tarun Sangha (BTS) Latrine building projectThe purpose of this project is to improve sanitation and create fertilizer that can be used in vegetable gardens by construction of low-cost latrines....Baikanthapur, West BenalApril 01, 2006April 01, 2008 Gallery
New Earth Team (NET) Economic Empowerment through sustainable agricultureThis is a one-year agricultural training and micro-credit project for 30 poor women farmers, who are being training in water and soil conservation, co...Tiruchirapalli, Tamil NaduApril 01, 2007April 01, 2008 Gallery
Samrakshan Charitable Trust Women's hygiene pilot projectThis pilot project for women’s health and sanitation got initiated in August 2006 by a health team of Samrakshan volunteers to reduce the incidence of...Sheopur, Madhya PradeshAugust 01, 2006August 01, 2007 
Vikasana Rejuvenation of Ground Water through Rain Water HarvestingThe goal of this new project is to improve the ground water levels and to educate and organize the villagers in water management. The work will be don...Tarikere, KarnatakaJuly 01, 2004July 01, 2007 Gallery
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Yuvgram Program - Training Equipment for YouthThis 1-year project started in late 2006. It provides seed money to train the rural youth, living in a youth hostel (Yuvagram) at Anandwan, in product...Warora, MaharashtraJuly 01, 2006July 01, 2007 Gallery
Trust for Rural Upliftment Strategies (TRUST) Skill training for childrenThe aim of this three-year project is to impart training skills such as Tailoring, Fashion Designing, Book Binding and Screen Printing. This is a cont...Bangalore, KarnatakaApril 01, 2004April 01, 2007 Gallery
Literacy India Project INDHA - Skills DevelopmentFunded in early 2005, this two-year project is specifically designed to provide voice and identity to the poor women and young girls living in the vil...Gurgaon, HaryanaApril 01, 2005April 01, 2007 Gallery
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Care of Elderly Leprosy PatientsMSS requested funding for renovating the existing old age home for elderly leprosy patients. An amount of $1085 was sent it to Anandwan Colony run by ...Warora, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 2006January 01, 2007 
Sanjeevani Welfare Association Women’s Training Program on Rearing Domesticated Japanese QuailsThis new project is designed to train 30 poor rural women in rearing and marketing domesticated Japanese Quails to enable them to start independent, i...Raipur, ChattisgarhApril 01, 2005December 31, 2006 
Community Awareness and Village Improvement (CAVI) Women Training in Tsunami affected areasThis one year project is providing incomegeneration skill training to about 50 poor women from the fishermen community, many of whom lost their husban...Guntur, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 2006December 31, 2006 
Rural Reconstruction Society (RRS) Nutrition Enhancement through Vegetable GardensThis new project, similar to a project we completed with RRS last year, aims to improve the nutrition of dalits and tribals in ten remote villages. Th...Kavali, Andhra PradeshOctober 01, 2004October 01, 2006 
Pragathi Food Production for the Livelihood of DalitsThis three-year project is to improve the livelihood of dalits through training in contour bunding, drip irrigation, dry land farming in two tribal vi...Mysore, KarnatakaSeptember 01, 2004September 01, 2006 Gallery
Samrakshan Charitable Trust Tribal Women’s Mobilization InitiativeDespite a late monsoon delaying agricultural work, this new project has completed preparatory work of forming SHGs, and training tribals in record kee...Sheopur, Madhya PradeshSeptember 01, 2005September 01, 2006 Gallery
Champa Mahila Society (CMS) Women’s Skill Development & Income Generation projectIn this 3-year project, 1000 village women working in 84 self-help groups will be trained to manage and increase their income and self-reliance. Tradi...24 Parganas, West BengalJuly 01, 2004July 01, 2006 Gallery
Childright Tribal Village Development in OrissaThis is a one-year pilot project aims at poverty reduction and empowerment of tribal women in the villages Bilabadi and Duguda near Bhubaneshwar, Oris...Bhuvaneshwar, OrissaJuly 01, 2005July 01, 2006 
South Asian Community or Education and Research (SACCER) Trust Vocational Training for Women in TNThis project deals with vocational training for women in the fishing villages of Kooduthazhai, Kootapani, Arockiapuram, Chinnamuttam and Kovalam, affe...Nagercoil, Tamil NaduMay 01, 2005May 01, 2006 Gallery
Bihar Developmental Society / Bihar Educational Development Society Vocational Training for Handicapped WomenThis new three-year project (started in June 2003) has been planned to provide vocational training to 40 physically handicapped women per year so that...Bodh Gaya, BiharApril 01, 2003April 01, 2006 
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Medical EquipmentLast year, PPI funded MSS to purchase an anesthesia machine for hand surgery of leprosy-cured patients. MSS requested additional support for acquiring...Warora, MaharashtraApril 01, 2005April 01, 2006 Gallery
Samaj Parivarthana Samudaya (SPS) Management of Natural ResourcesPPI is supporting a part of a large project that will affect some 21,000 people in 26 villages in central Karnataka. Its objectives are: (i) better ma...Dharwad, KarnatakaJune 01, 2002June 01, 2005 
Baikuntapur Tarun Sangha (BTS) Income Generation Through Pond FisheryThis one-year project is to grow fish in small ponds in West Bengal to provide income for 50 poor farmers while providing them with business and manag...24 Paraganas, West BengalApril 01, 2004April 01, 2005 Gallery
Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS) Watershed Development TrainingThis is a large and multifaceted project wherein PPI is supporting training for 5 full-time village level workers who impart technical know-how on wat...Bagli, Madhya PradeshFebruary 01, 2002February 01, 2005 
Rural Reconstruction Society (RRS) Emergency Relief For Fishing Communities Affected By TsunamiThis was a one-time emergency grant to benefit the fishermen in fishing villages near Nellore that were hit by the Tsunami. While the boats were quick...Kavali, Nellore, Andhra PradeshFebruary 01, 2005February 01, 2005 Gallery
Legal Education Awareness & Rural Development Society (LEARDS) Micro-Credit ProjectThis is a one-year micro-credit program in 5 villages near Guntur to loan Rs. 2000 each to 25 dalit women and train them in the business of selling: f...Guntur, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 2004January 01, 2005 
Hellen Keller Institute (HKI) Computer Center for Deaf-blind ChildrenThis 1-year project is jointly funded by IAEF (Indian American Education Foundation) and PPI to set up a Computer center for the deaf-blind children. ...Mumbai, MaharashtraAugust 01, 2003August 01, 2004 Gallery
Asha India Training Program For Rural WomenThe goal of this 1-year project is to train women in handicrafts and fruit preservation. They also plan to start a “Young Girls Club” for physical edu...Varanasi, Uttar PradeshJuly 01, 2003July 01, 2004 
Ashraya Micro-Enterprise Training for Disabled PeopleThe goal of this project is economic betterment of people with orthopedic disabilities through the production and marketing of earthworm-generated com...Chitradurga, KarnatakaDecember 01, 2002June 30, 2004 Gallery
Vikasana Participatory Tank Improvement ProjectThis 3-year project has just begun. Its objective is the reclamation and improvement of tanks (small reservoirs) in a 10-village area of western Karna...Tarikere, KarnatakaJune 01, 2001June 01, 2004 Gallery
Trust for Rural Upliftment Strategies (TRUST) Comprehensive Education & Rehabilitation Program for Child LaborersTrust aims to eliminate child labor practices and rehabilitate affected children through education, motivation and training. During the past six month...Bangalore, KarnatakaApril 01, 2002April 01, 2004 Gallery
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Anesthesia MachineDr. Vikas Amte requested an Anesthesia machine for the hospital at Anandwan for the medical care of the leprosy cured patients and others. Dr. Jyotsan...Warora, MaharashtraApril 01, 2004April 01, 2004 Gallery
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Sustainable Health Care and Health Worker TrainingThe project benefits villagers of Thar Desert. Village health workers training is being implemented in 25 villages in the Osian block, and one worker ...Jodhpur, RajasthanFebruary 01, 2002February 01, 2004 Gallery
Champa Mahila Society (CMS) Kitchen Garden and Fruit Tree PlantationsHaving successfully completed a Livestock Improvement project in 2000, PPI is working with CMS on a new 3-year project on this island in the Sunderban...Village Basanti, Sibgang, West BengalJanuary 01, 2001December 31, 2003 Gallery
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Vocational Training Program for Rural WomenThis project will provide training for rural women in advanced tailoring, embroidery, machine knitting and doll making. Local NGOs have offered to hel...Ghataprabha, KarnatakaDecember 01, 2002December 31, 2003 Gallery
Dr. Shroff Eye Hospital Asatoma ProjectThis project, just approved at the November 2000 meeting, provides funding for training field volunteers to identify needy persons in need of eye surg...New DelhiDecember 01, 2000November 30, 2003 
Community Awareness and Village Improvement (CAVI) Income Generating Program for Poor WomenThis 2-year project will provide loans to 60 women per year from 10 villages, so that they can start small businesses such as fruit vending, pickle ma...Guntur, Andhra PradeshJune 01, 2001June 01, 2003 
Rural Health and Environment Development Trust (RHEDT) Economic Empowerment of Women through Dairy CooperativeThe purpose of this 1-year project is the development of a dairy cooperative run by women. The funding is for purchase of 10 cows and dairy equipment,...Coimbatore, Tamil NaduMay 01, 2002May 01, 2003 
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Rain-fed Agriculture, Tree Plantation and Child EducationThe main objectives of this 3-year project (approved in October 2000) in the Rajasthan villages are to increase the productivity of crops via organic ...Jodhpur, RajasthanNovember 01, 2000October 31, 2002 Gallery
Rural Reconstruction Society (RRS) Nutrition Elevation among Vulnerable GroupsThis three-year project began in August 2000. Its aim is to improve the nutritional status of inhabitants of 10 remote villages near Gudlur, Prakasam ...Kavali, Nellore, Andhra PradeshAugust 01, 2000July 31, 2002 
Pragathi Agriculture, Soil and Water ConservationThis three-year project began in July 2000. It will work to improve the lot of 186 families of small farmers in two villages near Mysore through impro...Mysore, KarnatakaJuly 01, 2000June 30, 2002 Gallery
Veterans Association for Social Action (VASA) Vocational Training for WomenThis three-year project, approved in March 2000, is designed to provide vocational education to women living below the poverty level. The project is f...Nellore, Andhra PradeshJune 01, 2000May 31, 2002 
Baikuntapur Tarun Sangha (BTS) Agro-equipment Support for Improving FarmingThis 1-year project aims at improving farm yields to ensure good nutrition and economic stability for 100 marginal farmers of Baikunthapur, an island ...South 24 Parganas, West BengalJune 01, 2001May 31, 2002 Gallery
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Youth Training ProjectDr. Vikas Amte had been running a "Yuvagram Project" at Anandwan supported by Government funds. The funding suddenly dried up and Dr. Amte made an urg...Warora, MaharashtraApril 01, 2002April 01, 2002 Gallery
SNEHA Income Generation through Skill TrainingThe object of this one-year project is to train 60 women in lace making, with which they can earn extra income in their spare time. After the training...Mandavalli, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 2001January 01, 2002 
Chinyard Micro-Enterprise Credit Revolving Fund for WomenThis is a new 30-month project to develop a revolving fund for micro-credit to women’s Self-Help Groups (SHG’s). The total budget is for $10,050 with ...Hubli, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1999December 31, 2001 
Bihar Developmental Society / Bihar Educational Development Society Vocational Training for the BlindMr. Jai Kumar Palit , Bihar Educational Development Society, Gaya, Bihar This three-year project, just approved in the November 1999 meeting, will pro...Bodh Gaya, BiharDecember 01, 1999November 30, 2001 
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Rampura Water ConservationThis new three year project is similar to a previous very successful PPI-funded GVVS project, but is in a different area of Thar Desert. The project i...Rampura, Jodhpur, RajasthanJanuary 01, 1998December 31, 2000 Gallery
SUPPORT Vocational Training for Street Children and WomenMs. Sujata Ganeja, SUPPORT (Society Undertaking Poor People's Onus for Rehabilitation), Mumbai, Maharashtra Many of you will recall that in 1989, PPI ...Mumbai, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1999December 31, 2000 Gallery
Prathidhwani Association of Women for Dry Land DevelopmentIn September 1999, we began a 2-year project whose focus is the development of wastelands in five villages. The lands are owned by poor farmers who ca...Mysore, KarnatakaSeptember 01, 1999August 31, 2000 
Vikasana Environment Protection and Pollution ControlThis 3-year project for environmental improvements in Bhadravati area, with a first year budget of Rs. 120,300 (approx. $3150), was begun in February ...Badravathi, KarnatakaFebruary 01, 1998January 31, 2000 
Swa-roopwardhini Adult Literacy and Vocational Training for Slum WomenReviving a project from 1991, Swa-Roopwardhinee is launching a literacy and vocational training program for needy women living in an urban slum area o...Pune, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1997December 31, 1999 
Champa Mahila Society (CMS) Small Holder's Livestocks ImprovementSmall holders of livestock, especially women of the backward Sunderban area, will be trained to improve the quality of livestock at a model farm estab...24-Parganas, West BengalJanuary 01, 1997December 31, 1999 Gallery
Ashraya Women's Self Employment GenerationThis project, launched in 1997, trains local poor women in sewing and tailoring and prepares them for certificate examination. The project is to estab...Bommagondanakere, Chitradurga District, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1997December 31, 1999 Gallery
Pragathi Development of Tribal ArtisansAs more and more forest areas are taken over by a growing population, the tribals who used to live and earn in these forests are being displaced. This...Mysore, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1997December 31, 1999 
SNEHA Vegetable Gardens and Tree PlantationsThis new three-year project benefits the villagers of Mandaville, near Kolleru Lake, Andhra Pradesh, whose inhabitants are largely dependent on fish f...Mandavalli, Krishna District, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 1997December 31, 1999 
Rural Welfare Association (RWA) Garment Design and Garment MakingThis new 3-year project is designed to train girls/women from rural areas near Chittor, Andhra Pradesh in the art of garment making. The potential tra...Bangalore, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1997December 31, 1999 
Hope Charitable Trust (HCT) Daycare for Children of Mothers in Tailoring TrainingIn a slum near Delhi's Nizamuddin shrine, the HCT has launched a program to train women to sew and market high quality doll dresses for export markets...Nizamuddin, New DelhiJanuary 01, 1999December 31, 1999 
PRAMUKH Services Solid Waste Management ProjectRam, a PPI member, returned to India two years ago, with the idea of doing social service work. After setting up a non-profit organization, he propose...Dhera Dun, Uttar PradeshJanuary 01, 1996December 31, 1997 
South Asia Council for Community & Children on Crisis (SAC-CCC) Slum Women Rehabilitation ProjectThis project plans to train 60 poor women from Byappanahalli and adjoining slums in Bangalore in tailoring. Training was started on September 4, 1995....Bangalore, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1995December 01, 1997 
Samaj Parivarthana Samudaya (SPS) Afforestation and Environmental ProtectionThe main objective of this project is to: (1) strengthen the village forest committee with the active involvement of women and poorer groups, building...Dharwar, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1995December 01, 1997 
Pragathi Environment with Economic DevelopmentThe objective of this project, started in January 1994, is to train villagers in horticulture and sericulture with a view towards their economic devel...Mysore, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1994December 31, 1996 
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Village Fodder/Water Resource Enhancement ProjectThis is a three-year pilot project to demonstrate how small and marginal cultivators can harness rainwater to better survive the recurrent droughts in...Jodhpur, RajasthanJanuary 01, 1994December 01, 1996 Gallery
Rural Welfare Association (RWA) Vocational Training ProjectThis project deals with the training of villagers near Chittor, Andhra Pradesh, in tailoring, Stitch-Craft, Embroidery and Typewriting. Over the next ...Chittor, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 1994December 01, 1996 
Self Employed Women's Training Association (SEWA) Traditional Craft Training ProjectSEWA is a cooperative formed by 46,000 poor, self-employed women in the state of Gujarat. The organization helps women obtain minimum wages and streng...Ahmedabad, GujaratJanuary 01, 1993December 01, 1995 
Vikasana Environmental Education and Afforestation ProjectVikasana has been working in the field of socio-economic and environmental education in rural areas and organizing the villagers for improvement of th...Tarikere, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1993December 01, 1995 Gallery
Alternative for India's Development (AID) Sericulture Training ProjectThis project is a progression of AID's non-formal education project. The project deals with Tussar and Mulberry Sericulture training for tribal women ...Girish, BiharJanuary 01, 1993December 01, 1995 
Rural Welfare Association (RWA) Village Dairy ProjectThe project, initiated this year, provides high-breed cows to 15 poor families in five villages near the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. A reside...Bangalore, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1993December 01, 1995 
Rashtra Nirman Vidya Vikas Trust Embroidery, Stitch-craft and Tailoring ProjectThis project was started in 1993 with initial support for $900 covering the purchase of five sewing machines and one interlock machine, as well as the...Gaya, BiharJanuary 01, 1993December 01, 1995 
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Stone Quarry Worker Rehabilitation ProjectThis is a three year project to assist stone mine laborers to free themselves from heavy, life-long debts to mine owners. Gravis (GVVS) is helping wor...Jodhpur, RajasthanJanuary 01, 1992December 01, 1994 Gallery
Samaj Parivarthana Samudaya (SPS) Environmental Education and Afforestation ProjectThe main thrust of this new project (1991-93)is to organize and educate the rural poor in two villages of Dharwar district, especially women and sched...Dharwar, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1991December 01, 1993 
Swa-roopwardhini Slum Dweller Training ProjectThis voluntary social organization (SWA) of Poona helps the poor in deprived communities who are socially and economically backward, but with inherent...Pune, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1992December 01, 1993 
Bhagavatula Charitable Trust Non-formal Adult Education ProjectOne of the problems faced by neo-literate adults is how to remain literate. BCT is addressing this problem by producing books with large print and pic...Vizakapattanam, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 1992December 01, 1993 
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Nandagaon-Khanapur projectThis is the fourth village to which the money has been recycled from earlier projects - Balobal, Wadiratti and Dharamatti. The program involves provid...Belgaum, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1990December 01, 1992 
Samanwaya Ashram Children's Education ProjectThe pilot project provides for the education of 10 children at the rate of $10 per month per child. Mr. Sundarani will try to setup a communication ch...Gandhinagar, Bodh Gaya, BiharJanuary 01, 1984December 01, 1991 
Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS) Leather Work Training ProjectThis location of this project is in the villages of Matods, Khetasar and Balesur. The intention of the project is in training traditional cobblers in ...Jodhpur, RajasthanJanuary 01, 1989December 01, 1991 Gallery
Christ Children's Home (CCH) Village rehabilitation projectThis project initiated this year in the village of Nallathur, involves with the development of vegetable gardening, tree nursery, poultry farming, wat...Kalpakkam, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1989December 01, 1991 
Pragati Bharati Cattle pedigree upgrade and training projectThis new project deals with teaching the village farmers to improve the pedigree of cattle and train the villagers in agriculture and non-formal educa...Hazaribagh, BiharJanuary 01, 1989December 01, 1991 
Alternative for India's Development (AID) Tribal women education and training projectThis project deals with non-formal education and skill training of tribal women in 133 villages near Girish district, Bihar. Five education centers wi...Girish district, BiharJanuary 01, 1989December 01, 1991 
Bhagavatula Charitable Trust Literacy As a Movement of People (LAMP)Dr. Parameshwara Rao initiated this pilot project to reverse the tide of illiteracy in India by training rural motivators (volunteers) to go to the vi...Vishakapattinam, Andhra PradeshJanuary 01, 1990December 01, 1991 
Mobile Creches Migrant worker children careThis project provides for the day care support and education of the children of migrant construction workers in Bombay. Creches are set up at a constr...Mumbai, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1989January 01, 1991 
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) Community Fish Hatchery projectThe objective of this project is to initiate a fish hatchery program in the villages of Keerangudi and Neivilakku. The project involves deepening of a...Kilvelur, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1989January 01, 1990 
Samaj Parivarthana Samudaya (SPS) Pasture and Fodder developmentThe objective of this project is to cultivate wasteland and stabilize it by using innovative methods of planting appropriate vegetation. The villagers...Hirebasur village, Hangul Taluk, Dharwar, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1989January 01, 1990 
SUPPORT Drug abuse prevention programSUPPORT is a volunteer group dedicated to the prevention of drug abuse through education, in the slums of Bombay. This is being done through public in...Mumbai, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1989December 01, 1989 Gallery
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Biomass production research programThis project, just approved, will be our first 1987 project. The goal is to get optimum balance between water resources, soil conservation, vegetation...Warora, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1988January 01, 1989 
Poona Blind Men's association Blind Women Rehabilitation ProjectThis project was initiated in 1988 for training blind women towards rehabilitation into society. 20 blind women are being trained in tailoring, handlo...Pune, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1988January 01, 1989 
Vikas Bharati Tulbul Village Development projectMr.Prasad, a volunteer of several years of rural work, is starting an integrated rural development program in the village of Tulbul. His activity will...Tulbul, Gumli, BiharJanuary 01, 1987January 01, 1988 
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) House building projectThis year, Mrs.Krishnammal requested our support for help in buying doors and window frames for a housing construction program they had undertaken und...Killugudi, Thanjavur, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1987January 01, 1988 
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) Drought Relief FundMrs.Krishnammal made a special appeal for a drought relief support due to the severity of the condition in Southern India. We made a special appeal to...Thanjavur, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1987January 01, 1988 
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) Coir Making ProjectEarly this year, Mrs. Jagannathan made an urgent plea to fund a program to help the villages of Odiyathur, and Odicheri as people were starving due to...Thanjavur, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1986January 01, 1987 
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Dharmatti Village ProjectThe money recovered from the Wadiratti village ($2500) was reinvested in the village of Dharmatti, with a similar program. The money is loaned to buy ...Dharmatti, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1986January 01, 1987 
Tamilnad Sarvodaya Mandal Revolving Fund ProjectA revolving fund project was initiated through the LAFTI wing of the Sarvodaya Mandal. This would provide funds for securing loans for the villagers t...Madurai, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1984January 01, 1986 
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Silkscreen printing projectThe objective is to construct and maintain a silk-screen printing facility where cured leprosy patients could learn a trade to support by making greet...Warora, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1985January 01, 1986 
Land for Tillers' Freedom (LAFTI) Revolving fund projectThis project was a supplement to the project done by Sarvodaya Mandal (where PPI helped the landless farmers in purchasing lands from rich landlords)....Paliapuram, Madurai, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1985January 01, 1986 
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Training of Leprosy Patients at AnandvanThis project involves rehabilitation of 8 cured leprosy patients for one year with an objective to train them towards seif suf ficiency and smooth tra...Warora, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1982December 01, 1984 
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Wadiratti Village Development ProgramThis project, initated after the successful completion of Balobal Village Project is doing well in its second year. They recently held a rural develop...Wadiratti, Belgaum, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1983January 01, 1984 
Tamilnad Sarvodaya Mandal Small Scale Industry ProgramSmall Scale Industry ProgramPaliapuram, near Madurai, Tamil NaduJanuary 01, 1983December 01, 1983 
Maharogi Sewa Samiti (MSS) Blind Women's Vocational Training ProgramThis project was done through Poona Blind Men's Technical Training Institute, Poona, Maharashtra, India.Poona, MaharashtraJanuary 01, 1983January 01, 1983 
Karnatak Health Institute (KHI) Balobal Village Development ProgramThis project in the village of Balobal, Belgaum District, Karnataka, India consists of: - Immunization and health care through health camps (visitin...Gataprabha, Belgaum, KarnatakaJanuary 01, 1979December 01, 1982 Gallery
Samanwaya Ashram Gandhi Nagar - Village Development ProjectThis project is to help build twenty houses for poor families on previously secured land near Bodh Gaya. For Rs 500 ($60), a family could buy a door, ...Bodh Gaya, BiharJanuary 01, 1981January 01, 1982 
Rural Unit for Health and Social Affairs (RUHSA) Nutrition Education ProgramThis project was a nutrition education program in the village of K.V. Kuppam near Madras India. Children's diet was supervised at village clinics and ...K.V. Kuppam, near ChennaiJanuary 01, 1978December 01, 1979 
Asha India Bee-Keeping and Medicinal Plants Processing Training CenterThe aim of this project (jointly funded with the Asha group) is to build a training center that will provide training in bee keeping and the processin...Varanasi, Uttar PradeshJuly 01, 2000