Mission & Philosophy

Grassroots India is a non-profit Indian Company 25, registration #U85300OR2008NPL010042. The company is tax-exempt, with 12A and 80G registrations.

It is currently implementing a grant from US donor Grassroots Asia, focusing strongly on women empowerment.

The company, with its stellar management and ingenuity, has successfully implemented a cutting-edge vocational & life skill training program called W.I.S.H. (Women's Independent Self-Help) Network which has upgraded the health, livelihood, skills, and education of hundreds of women and children in Odisha. (See Projects).

The Grassroots India Primary Objectives are as follows:

i. To undertake charitable activities for the development of common people by providing services for relief, basic care (food, water, shelter, physical and mental health) and education to the underprivileged living in India.

ii. To promote Commerce, Arts, Science, Education, Religion, Public Health, Charity or any other useful object of public utility, and to promote mutual respect among all human beings through worldwide cooperation of men & women of goodwill desiring to achieve peace, harmony and brotherhood of all humanity.

iii. To support pilgrimages at the holy places and to support research into and understanding of religious texts, practices and symbols.

iv. To cooperate with other companies, association, trusts and societies having similar aims and objectives, promoting education at all levels and in all streams.

Grassroots India promotes individual creativity, freedom of choice, self-sufficiency and social service. The company and its programs are non-sectarian and open to all castes and religions.