• The Rann of Kutch

    For the last 15 years Samerth has been working in the Kutch district, one the most rain deficient regions in India.

  • Leveraging Government Schemes

    While building water resources, SAMERTH realized that MGNREGA is an ideal option to build resources, generate employment and reduce migration.

  • Samerth Talim Centre- for Mentally Challenged Children

    Samerth Taleem Kendra is a specialized center to provide education and training to children with special needs.

  • Water Resources Management

    Entitlements such as water needs, identity markers such as ration cards, job cards etc. for accessing MGNREGA work, widow pension, housing and sanitation needs are being facilitated within this program.

  • Access to Education

    The goal of Samerth is to achieve the universalisation of elementary education through mass mobilization and the people’s participation.

  • Future Plans

    Our future plans for Rapar block of Kutch include overall development of ground water with participatory management and al round conservation.

  • Working with the Baigas

    With efforts of the SAMERTH team and community participation the tribal people were able to access government health facilities of which 135 are men and 104 are women.

LIVELIHOOD

​One important dimension of poverty in tribal Chhattisgarh was found to be rampant, chronic hunger and food insecurity. The major brunt of these problems is borne by women and children.

While building water resources, SAMERTH realized that MGNREGA is an ideal option to build resources, generate employment and reduce migration.

EDUCATION

We have focused on training women, empowering the community through RTE and RTI and helped them in finding their voices in order

To  provide life skills training –  (a module specially developed that includes legal literacy, inf

To create a cadre of 20 women from five different geographical locations of Ahmedabad, train them as paralegals, give them legal support and empowe

GENDER

Awareness and information sharing on Domestic violence Act 2005, Zero FIR, RTE, 2013 amendment etc. to ensure safety of women and protection of their rights within the family, the neighborhood and the society.

With efforts of the SAMERTH team and community participation the tribal people were able to access government health facilities of which 135 are men and 104 are women.

ARTICLES & WRITE-UPS

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The Government of India has proposed to free India from open defecation by October 2019 through Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) but the task is not easy as 131 million households need toilets and latrines.

The Advantage

SAMERTH constantly finds ways for its grant partners get the leverage of increased resources and for its donors to get the maximum return on their investments. More..

WATER MANAGEMENT

In the month of may 2015 four volunteers from Nourish international participated in creating Rain Roof water harvesting structure at Samerth's Kutc

Samerth planned and organized Geo-hydrological training for five (5) of its staff and 7 Jaldoots (total 12) from resource organisation Arid Communities and Technologies (ACT).

Samerth has initiated work on sanitation issues since 2010.

Our future plans for Rapar block of Kutch include overall development of ground water with participatory management and al round conservation.

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