NGO Details


Pragya

Email :

Location :
All India

Focus :
Education; Health, Emergency and relief

Guide Star No. :
5444

About

Pragya was set up with a concern for last-mile communities neglected and marginalized in the development process, and unique ecosystems that suffer the destruction brought about by overuse of resources and inappropriate development. Its initial grassroots were focused on the high altitude belt of the Himalayan region across India and Nepal. Today, it has reached out to remote regions and isolated communities in other continents, in its drive to address the development needs of all such areas and people in the world. Total number of people served is 2.5 lac.

Impact

Pragya has prevented violence against women in 300 villages in 10 districts. Through a three-pronged intervention involving nutrition, adapting to climate change and income enhancements; market linkage advancements towards food security were made in 5 districts. Educating the most excluded migrant road workers' children in two districts. Comprehensive road safety and community development programme in Leh through reinforcing trauma care facilities, emergency response and varied other steps.