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  NGO Name

DISHA (Developing Initiatives for Social..

  Year Established

1985

  Primary Contact

Mahendra Jethmalani

  Address

7, Mangaldeep Flats,

 

Near Parikshit Bridge, Gandhi Ashram P.O.

  District

Ahmedabad

  State

Gujarat

  PIN

380 027

  Email

dishaad1@sancharnet.in

  Phone 1

(79) 755 9842

  Phone 2

-

  Fax

(79) 755 6782

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Livelihood regen for earthquake affected people

  Website

www.

  Annual Budget

$ 32000

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Gautam Desai
urvigautam@hotmail.com

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

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  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Banaskantha Livelihood Generation

$ 64000

 
 

 Total 

$ 64000

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

**** To effect socio-economic development of the poor and disadvantaged communities through protest, assertion, and empowerment.
**** Working towards improvement of economic and social conditions of the marginalized classes such as laborers, landless people, tribals, Dalits, women, etc

  Achievements

 

Livlihood generation projects have been successfully implemented for
1. Saltpan workers
2. Shoemakers
3. Weaver
communities afftected by earthquake in Banaskantha district of Gujarat

  Summary

 

The proposal consists of 3 independent projects in Gujarat:
1. proposal to work with the most vulnerable community of Chammar ( shoe makers) in Banaskantha district for helping them to buy raw material and make shoes, and also help them with marketing of finished products
2. Proposal to buy the Ambar charka and neccessary raw materials to help affected families in patdi taluka to earn money using their traditional skill of weaving.
3. Proposal to help local community salt makers in patdi taluka known as Agariyas, by buying a salt pan to groups of around 10 people, and providing them with the necessary raw materials.

The proposal was received with a good recommendation from Gautam. It was reviewed by 3 chapters: State College, Minnesota and Duke. After several rounds of qu more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

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