AJSA (Anchlika Jana Seva Anusthan)

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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  

AJSA has made consistent efforts to counter inequities and injustices that are manifest in
the society around us. Over the two decades of working in rural Orissa, we find that while the nature
of inequities may have morphed from one form into another, the fundamentals persist.Our efforts on community mobilisation, Natural Resource Managment, and DRR activities has been praised by Govt. media and other mainstream development agencies,it's very proudful thing for a organisation like AJSA.

As the leadership and team of AJSA begin to move in new directions and apply new
strategies, they will need all the support of the well-wishers and donors of AJSA

I have enjoyed leading AJSA always from the front. This was because the great co-operation and
understanding that I received from the governing board members, my colleagues and the people with whom AJSA worked with.

Purnami Bhoi
Vice-President AJSA

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like to work for the Education,Womens Empowerment, NRM,DRR activities.

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Definitely

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Life-changing

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2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

From Last year i have been associated directly with AJSA.And my involvement ,I got the oppertunity to see the visible change in the lives of the people they have worked with. I therefore, am able to assess the impact from the grassroots. I have found the team members across the organization to be highly motivated and aligned to the cause. In addition, what i have found truly motivating is the positive attitude towards the goals of the organization, not only within but from partners across the board. I do believe that it is organizations such as AJSA that are creating lasting change in the lives of the fringe communities and wish them every success to reach their next target.

Ashtami Tandi
President AJSA

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we would like to create an impact by more and more vulnerable people in the remotest part of odisha.

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Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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