AJSA (Anchlika Jana Seva Anusthan)

Rating: 4.97 stars   36 reviews

Issues: Human Services, Economic Development

Location: AT-SUNDHIMUNDA , PO- CHANDOTARA VIA - SINDHEKELA , DIST - BOLANGIR Balangir 767035 India

Mission: Our mission is to utilize the natural resources,Human resources and physical resources most judicially for the Sustainable Socio-economic development of the society and empower the unprivilised sections,SCs,STs,Women,Disabled persons,Small and marginal farmers.Such that they too can become the part mainstream development activity. Over all,To establish a society where there will be no poverty and injustice and where the people play the role as subject in the economic social,cultural and political process that affects their life.And to build a society where people have constant access to decision making process and the Power that affects their life.
Results: AJSA’s approach is to adopt inclusive and empowering ways of working with the most marginalized groups in society that respect and promote equality. Our experience has shown us that effective development requires maintaining long term relationships with people and working to understand their needs and situation holistically in order to enable their self-driven journeys towards empowerment and self-sufficiency. Thus, we emphasize a people centered integrated livelihood approach pointing the way directly towards adopting a facilitating role, developing local leadership, and supporting several pronged development projects. To realize our vision and mission, we have been implementing several social, economic, educational, environmental and self-sustaining development initiatives since our inception. AJSA is actively working to bring about social welfare for the needy: work in each Village of its Operational areas. For this manner, AJSA Focus its work for the development of underprivileged communities, tribal communities, environmental awareness, child education, women empowerment and supporting underprivileged communities are our major concerns because of the magnitude of these problems. We also manage and uphold “Income Generation Projects” to support needy and poor people. Self-help-Groups were formed, trained and various income generation activities were undertaken by AJSA for vulnerable sections and communities, all of which aims to bring about social, economic and financial stability and sustainability to the society. AJSA have been undertaking the following activities in its operational districts of Orissa. 1. Activities relating to Natural Resource Management. 2. Training and capacity building activities. 3. Advocacy campaign and public education on issues of public interest. 4. Relief and rehabilitation activities.
Target demographics: The deprived communities,Farmers,Childrens,The Environment,backward rural womens and empower the vulnerable sections of the society
Direct beneficiaries per year: 83000
Geographic areas served: The area of operation of AJSA is throughout the Orissa rendering the service for the betterment of Tribal,socio-economically backward community, Disabled persons, small farmers, landless &women community. AJSA is working on 3 district of Orissa (Bolangir,Kalahandi,Ganjam). AJSA selected its area of operations initially in bongomunda block of bolangir district and later expand to other districts of Orissa. This geographical coverage area is complex, diverse and risk prone and considered among the most backward regions of the country. This region of the rural Orissa generally have had remained neglected by the state and main stream development agencies in the country for generations.AJSA is currently working in 183 villages spread over 4 blocks in these 3 backward districts. It covers around 83,000 people directly. Through its programs of Agriculture, Sustainable Livelihood, natural resource management, self-help affinity group development, watershed management, capacity building and campaigning, vocational skill building and non-farm enterprise promotion, primary health, primary education and locally essential infrastructure development, AJSA is directly touching the lives of over 83000 people .The target population of AJSA are Scheduled (or aboriginal) Tribes, Scheduled Castes and socio-economically backward communities
Programs: To realize its vision and mission, AJSA has been implementing several social, economic, educational, environmental and self-sustaining development initiatives since its inception.AJSA is actively working to bring about social welfare for the needy: work in each Village of its Operational areas. For this manner, AJSA Focus its work for the development of underprivileged communities, tribal communities, environmental awareness, child education, women empowerment and supporting underprivileged communities are AJSA’s major concerns because of the magnitude of these problems. AJSA also manage and uphold “Income Generation Projects” to support needy and poor people. Self help groups were formed, trained and various income generation activities were undertaken by AJSA for vulnerable sections and communities, all of which aims to bring about social, economic and financial stability and sustainability to the society. AJSA have been undertaking the following activities in its Operational districts of Orissa in India. 1-Activities relating to Natural Resource Management. 2-Training and capacity building activities. 3-Advocacy campaign and public education on issues of public interest. 4-Relief and rehabilitation activities.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Congratulation to the entire team AJSA for continuously leading the top rated position both in 2013 and 2014. I believe the entire team deserve it every bit.

Congrats Again!! on your success! You have made us all proud. Keep up the good work!

Sameer kant Nayak
KSRM, Bhubaneswar
Odisha

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Rating: 5 stars  

One of the most dynamic and effective organisation, who are working towards various emerging issues including Migration, womens empwerment, child labour etc.

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I have been working in AJSA from August 2014, and totally inspired by the grass root level presence of the organisation. The imapact which has been created by AJSA for the betterment of Vulnerable people is really very excellent.

Best regards,
Balkrishna Baitharu
Programe Coordinator
AJSA, Bolangir, Odisha
India

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Rating: 5 stars  

I Came to know about this organisation from one of my colleague and Friend Shraddha from India, i think this organisation is doing quite life changing activities for the poor people in India.

Jeremy Glass

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Rating: 5 stars  

AJSA Is a very dynamic and professional who are doing a marvelous job in the remotest regions of India. Wishing all the good luck and success forAJSA.

Amitabha

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am totally inspired by the working mechanism of AJSA, the way are working is really very diffrent, and unique which has been a resulted a better community and social mobilsation process. As well as it has also resulted a dignified life for the people.

I would be a matter of plesure if i can join as volunteer in your esteemed Oragnisation.

Biswa Ranjan Nayak
KSRM, Odisha

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Rating: 5 stars  

Kudos to entire team of AJSA Orissa for succesfully responding to cyclone Phailin in the tribal areas of Ganjam.

Kelly Walch

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Likely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

It was a wonderful experience in AJSA field area, they are doing a commendable job in the tribal regions of Odisha. Hat;s off to the entire team of AJSA Odisha for working in such difficult environment.

-Debabrat Pradhan

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Rating: 5 stars  

AJSA is one of the very good voluntary organisation of odisha. Thanks for sharing this information with me, i could have been more asociated with the filed work. but due to college study it was not possible.

Rupali Nayak

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Rating: 5 stars  

AJSA is having good rapport with the communities, it working with, which is a good thing i have seen my duirng my work in AJSA.

Simanchal Pattnaik

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