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Development Initiative

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Chhattisgarh Delhi Odisha

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Economic, social and community development

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Development Initiative works with the rural, tribal and marginalized people in the states of Chhattisgarh and Odisha. It aims at improving the quality of lives of people living in challenging conditions. The organisation primarily focuses on rural livelihoods, education, participatory governance, child rights and women's empowerment related issues. Development Initiative works at the grassroot level - with the help of community-based organisations.


150 village education committees have been promoted in tribal district of Kanker, Chhattisgarh to improve learning outcomes of children. It has benefitted learning outcomes of 3,500 children by 20% annually, through community-based remedial support centres. It has increase annual income of 1,900 tribal farmers of Odisha by Rs15,000 annually.