ActionAid India works in 25 states and 1 union territory of India, with a vision to A world without poverty, patriarchy and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to life with dignity.
Sometimes even the names parents give their newborns reflect the sense of self-worth of a community. What had always struck social activists working with Musahars were the often
"Our school didn't have proper facilities to provide drinking water. We used to drink whatever we get and were often falling ill and missing our classes. But that
The Musahars are one of the most marginalized, backward communities in eastern Uttar Pradesh. They are poor, socially excluded, educationally backward, and politically voiceless. The incidence of untouchability,
In Amravati ActionAid and Apeksha are working together to improve the lives of the tribal families. Like other families in Kasmar, Shantabai’s is dependent on forest produce which
In Gujarat, ActionAid and Janvikas have been working, since 2007, with nearly 8000 poor and marginalised families who were displaced during the communal riots of 2002 and have
ActionAid along with our local partner BRIDGE work in 32 urban slums with 15890 families in Bangalore in Karnataka State. She lives in Byappanahalli with her mother, father