To empower Dalit and tribal communities; develop grassroots NGOs and CBOs and assist in achieving capability to shoulder responsibilities at progressively-macro levels.
Focuses on Dalit and adivasi empowerment, gender integration, child rights, micro credit, natural resource management and HIV/ AIDS. The micro-credit programme covers over 50,000 people with a savings of almost Rs2 crore. Supports over 1,000 elected Dalit Panchayat presidents and representatives. Has collected over 48,000 signatures for the national-level campaign for Dalit human rights.
Has started WIND, a forum of Dalit women-headed development organisations to promote Dalit women leaderships; works towards Dalit and adivasi empowerment, integrating gender and child rights; helps securing economic rights through micro credit and natural resource management; addresses HIV/ AIDS as a political issue; works towards building good governance, accountability and transparency at all levels - CBO, NGO constituents and networks, the sector support teams and the structures within