Gram Vikas
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Gram Vikas is a social development organisation working in Odisha and Jharkhand since 1979. The organisation works with Adivasi communities and the rural poor to help them lead a dignified life by building capacities, strengthening community institutions, and mobilising resources. Gram Vikas has worked with more than 6,00,000 people in 1,700 villages, with a focus on water, livelihoods, sanitation and hygiene, habitat and technologies, education, and mitigating effects of natural disasters.

Articles by Gram Vikas

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May 19, 2020
Photo essay: Fears and aspirations in times of COVID-19
Ground realities captured from across Odisha give us insights into how communities perceive the pandemic.
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Diversity & Inclusion

February 5, 2019
Sanitation efforts must focus on quality, equity, and social inclusion
Important learnings from rural Odisha that can inform future sanitation policy and practice.