"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..."

back    »  documents

  project name ~ 2012-AnandMazgaonkar-Saathiship

category ~ Saathi




  Project Name





AID India










  Budget Approved


Rs 96000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Sunita Mani











Anand Mazgoankar is an activist based in Gujarat working on Developmental issues affecting the poor and the underprivileged. A Summary of his work is below:
1. Raising awareness and outreach programs.
2 Training programs
3 Specific Issues, struggles and organization building
4 Alliance building and networking
5 Generating Material, writing articles etc.
6 Studies and Documentation
7 Special programs, one-off or short term commitments





Anand''s achievements in the last year include: 1. Raising awareness amongst people regarding the improper implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006) Act by the government. 2. Mobilizing locals against the setting up of a nuclear power plant near Bhavnagar. 3. Organization of a satyagraha against the newly proposed Land Acquisition and Resettlement Act . 4. satyagraha meetings were set up with various ministers and Government officials.to highlight the Forest Rights, nuclear power and displacement by the river linking project. 5. Holding youth training camps during vacations to orient school and college students on agriculture, biodiversity, environment and economic policy issues. 6. Set up a group in Baroda to support Anna Hazare''s campaign against corruption, by organizing vigils etc.





Over the past few years Anand''s goals have been focused on encouraging, supporting and coordinating people''s struggles and campaigns for their rights on their own lands



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