Elgar Pratishthan was formed in 1999 to advocate on behalf of the tribal communities in the Chandrapur District of Mahrashta, India. The organization runs women’s self-help groups and a youth education program, promotes rural livelihoods through skill-building activities and assists communities and individuals to understand and use the court system in order to address human rights violations.
Livelihood Development for Indigenous People
To further strengthen two farmers' cooperatives in the region by providing financial management training and advocating for land rights and economic justice for rural and indigenous communities; and to strengthen the quality of youth science education in government schools.
|Project Grant Amount||$28,000|
|Total Grants Received||$293,600|
|Theme||Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice|
|Population Served||Farmers and fisherfolk, Indigenous peoples, Youth|