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KERALA RURAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Regd. Date:    03-09-1986 vide Regd. No :    Q 517/86

Chief Functionary : Adv M Ebrahimkutty

Located in City : Kollam of Kerala State, India.
Address NGO Address : K. S Puram P.O, Karunagappally, Kollam, Kerala - 690544

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Phone Phone : 0476-2622691
Mobile Mobile : 09447349116
Email Email : krdaasia@yahoo.co.in
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Website Website :  http://www.krdaasia.com

ACTIVITIES

NGO Activities : Kerala Rural Development Agency, KRDA is a Non-Governmental Organization working in the field of community development and research since 1985. We have been implementing various programmes with the support of national and international organizations like UNDP, ILO, Oxfam and the Agencies/Departments of Central and State Governments. We could pioneer Self Help Group movement in the district along with local bodies, NABARD etc. We are one among the first NGO’s collaborating with Planning Board in implementing watershed programmes in five villages covering around 2500 farmers. We have a committed team of professionals in social work, engineering, agriculture etc to implement the programs from the grass root level. The organization is well established and well managed with a good credibility in the state. Major areas of our intervention were natural resource management, women’s mobilization and organization, child development, community health; craft cluster development and other welfare programmes. Main project of the current days by the NGO are Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) project supported by Dept of Revenue and Disaster Management, Govt. of Kerala that aims to organize 5 artisan’s cluster of 70 Self Help Groups (SHGs), having 1150 women artisan members in the Tsunami affected villages of Kollam and Alappuzha districts in Kerala and to enable them to take up craft based livelihood activity to ensure an average monthly income of Rs.1100-2100 on sustainable basis so as to overcome all the dimensions and manifestations of Poverty. Another is Suraksha project supported by Kerala state AIDS Control Society (KSACS) aims to address the sexual health needs of high-risk groups. KRDA started its intervention in 2001 September at Karunagappally area among high-risk sexual behavior groups as a multi target group focused intervention. AHVY is the one of the pioneer project of the organization in the field of livelihood of thousands of rural women in the state. This innovative and comprehensive project is being supported by the Development commissioner [Handicrafts], Ministry of Textiles. Govt of India and the project is operational since 2001. The components of the project include Baseline survey, Social intervention, Technical interventions, Marketing interventions, and welfare of the artisans. As recognition to our contribution in the field of social development, KRDA has awarded with special consultative status in ECOSOC of United Nations.
NGO ID : 12724241255
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