VRDS is committed to empowering the rural poor and other marginalized communities to obtain sustainable livelihood opportunities.
Bringing Socio – Economic changes in the lives of the poor, realization of democratic process which includes equitable distribution of wealth and mutual cooperation and social justice.
Organized and empowered marginalized communities specially Women, Scheduled Castes, Schedule Tribes, Minority and other backward communities able to access, control and have ownership over natural resources, common property and open resources needed for a sustainable and dignified existence.
Objectives of the VRDS :
- Improved socio -economic conditions of the rural poor without any discrimination based on caste, creed or gender
- A better quality of life of the rural poor women by organizing them into groups and build their own Institute, in order to sustain over all development.
- To provide Entrepreneurship Development Trainings and improved livelihood opportunities for marginalized sections
- To develop economically viable community owned micro enterprises for economic self-reliance.
- Develop capacities of grassroots communities for the protection and conservation of natural resource like forest, soil, water and minerals.
- To improve health and nutritional indicators for women & Children reducing child mortality, antenatal mortality and anemia.
- Increased awareness regarding use of ecologically sustainable and economically viable appropriate rural technologies.
- Strengthen and empower self-governance movements for change in power structure.
- Increased knowledge and advocacy skills of communities about Government Policies, Act and entitlements directly related to rural communities.
- Increased participation and ownership of local communities in Participatory Planning, implementation monitoring and evaluation K) Systems.
- Overall development of the Women and child and excess their Rights.
- Rural Women from marginal community.
- Scheduled Caste,
- Scheduled Tribe.
- Landless laborers.
- Small and marginal farmers.
- Urban Slum community.
- Other economic backward communities.