AidIndia.org - Projects Database
" Learning humility, purity and simple-living from those who don't take too much from the earth...
Targetting the problems of hunger, disease and oppression that sadden their lives...

Inspiring in each other trust, confidence and support for one another... "

A I D

OUR MISSION

     
 
Home
Distribution
Projects
NGOs
Admin
Resources
My Account
   
back help  

  Record ~

 

 
       

  

     

  NGO Name

ASHWINI

  Year Established

-

  Primary Contact

Dr Shyla and Dr Nandakumar

  Address

Post Box No.20, GUDALUR

 

-

  District

Nilgiri

  State

Tamil Nadu

  PIN

634 212

  Email

nkshyla@gmail.com

  Phone 1

91-4262-261645

  Phone 2

91 9443931108

  Fax

-

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Health

  Website

http://www.ashwini.org

  Annual Budget

Rs.

  FCRA clearance?

Yes

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

-

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

  Send email to chapter coords?

  -

 
  +  CollegePark / Tulika Narayan
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  ASHWINI- Setting Up Ashwini Institute of..

$ 240000

 

  +  Capacity Building of Tribal Youth

$ 8222

 
 

 Total 

$ 248222

 

 

 

   View Files / Web Links

 

    Click here to view files

 

    Click here to view web links

 

 

  NGO Goals

 

 

The primary objective of ASHWINI has been to establish a health system that is accessible, acceptable, effective and sustainable. It should be owned and managed by the people themselves; and it should be a system capable of responding to the growing health needs of the adivasis, and their changing social conditions.

  Achievements

 

Though ASHWINI as an independent organisation was started only in 1990, its genesis dates back to 1986 when Stan Thekaekara and his wife, Mari started ACCORD, a Non-Governmental Organisation in Gudalur. Their main objective was to to fight against the unjust alienation of the adivasi lands and other human rights violations by organising them as a strong group.


They facilitated the form more...

  Summary

 

ASHWINI (Association for Health Welfare in the Nilgiris) is a Charitable Organisation providing comprehensive health care for one of the most neglected sections of our society - the Adivasis. Gudalur Valley situated in the tri-junction of the three South Indian States of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Karnataka is the home of over 25000 Adivasis for many centuries. Five different tribes viz. Paniyas, Bettakurumbas, Mullukurumbas, Kattunaickens and Irulas were inhabiting this forested valley. Alienated from their own land by big Tea Estates, migrants from the plains and by Government authorities, these adivasis fought back by organising themselves into a strong political force. They were able to assert their political and social rights, to revive their cultural art forms and to join the mainstream s more...

 
 
 

  

 
 

Copyright © 2003. Association for India's Development. All Rights Reserved   

contact : projects@aidindia.org