Alternative for Rural Movement (ARM)
SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Comprehensive
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 32 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Orissa
Issues Addressed:
Basic education, economic empowerment and healthcare facilities for rural villages
Supported by:
ACA, Denmark; Americares; NABARD; National Rural Health Mission; JapanGov; Government of Odisha; GlobeMed; Childline; etc.
Key Trustees:
Ms. Sumati Raj, Chairperson Mr. Rajendra Pradhan, Vice Chairperson Mr. Rajendra K. Rana, Co-ordinating Member Ms. Jayanti Giri, Treasure
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.6% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs86 lac Highest: Rs9 cr Lowest: Rs45,032
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A People-Centered Development Strategy for the Rural India
  • Crisis: The trickle down affect adopted by the Government for socio-economic development has hardly reached the rural masses ever. In desperate need of better strategies that ensures inclusivity of all communities Alternative for Rural Movement (ARM) was established in the state of Odisha, India.
  • Programs: i) Child Empowerment is one of the main projects of the NGO that ensures protection and upliftment to any child forced into labor or neglected. ii) Under Health ARM provides primary health care to beneficiaries with chronic diseases, women during pre and post natal care, etc. iii) Livelihood: In order to improve living conditions of the tribal communities ARM has several skill development workshops for income generation activities.
  • Outcome: A total of 27,099 patients have been treated under Primary Health Care of ARM. 160 students have been enrolled in Model School of the NGO. 17 child marriage cases were resolved during the year.
58 lac
61 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018