Skip to content

Pradan

Increase font size Decrease font size Default font size
Home arrow How We Do
How We Do
In our endeavour to expand the livelihood opportunities for the rural poor and empower them as citizens able to participate in the mainstream of our nation we have developed an effective portfolio of programmes.

Our Strategy rests upon the following framework:
Promoting Women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs)      Promoting & Nurturing SHG's
PRADAN begins its engagement in most new villages by promoting women’s Self-Help Groups (SHGs). The SHGs start out as thrift and credit associations of poor women who share similar social and economic contexts.
read more...
   
            
            
Promoting Women’s Self Help Groups (SHGs)      Livelihood Planning
PRADAN seeks to enhance and strengthen sustainable livelihood security of the rural poor in villages through programmes in microfinance, agriculture, development of land and water resources, forestry, livestock development, and microenterprises. PRADAN works with families, who are marginalised, excluded from the economic, social, and political mainstream and are unable to participate in sustainable livelihood activities.
read more...
   
            
Sectoral Interventions       Sectoral Interventions
PRADAN has developed a menu of sectoral livelihood streams. These have grown as a result of PRADAN’s experiences of livelihood planning with SHGs in different locations and areas of study. Periodically, new sub-sectors are added based on experimentation, collaboration, and exposure to initiatives outside PRADAN.
read more...
   
             
The Human Resource Programme for Rural Poverty Alleviation       Human Resource at the Grassroots
Beginning from the organisation’s inception in 1983, PRADAN has taken it as a serious task to deploy excellent-quality human resources for grassroots work. Towards this end, PRADAN undertakes a rigorous recruitment and selection process from among highly qualified university graduates..
read more...
   
            
Mobilising Finances From Government Agencies and Banks      Fostering Community-Based Organisation
Building, nurturing, and strengthening community-based organisations is an important component of PRADAN’s strategy for creating a system for sustainability in the developmental processes being undertaken in an area...
read more...
   
            
Extensive Collaboration With all Stakeholders      Leveraging Development Finances
Finances are necessary for the rural poor to be able to create livelihood assets and as working capital, enhance the productivity and carrying capacity of resources, create service infrastructure, and build people’s skills and capabilities...
read more...