Bharathi Trust





Bharathi Trust

Bharathi Trust was founded in 1990 to improve the lives of unorganized sector workers throughout Tamil Nadu. The organization advocates for comprehensive social security for informal economy workers, fights state-sponsored and personal violence against tribal populations and women, and combats the migration and displacement of both populations due to industrial encroachment in the northern regions of Tamil Nadu state.


Livelihood Rights for the Unorganized Sector

Purpose: To increase informal sector workers' access to greater social security by organizing members of the informal economy in Tamil Nadu to know their rights and advocate for themselves.

Project Grant Amount $12,000
Total Grants Received $68,000
Years Supported 5
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Migrants, Workers