Chaitanya Educational and Rural Development Society (CERDS) began its operations in Tamil Nadu in 1996. Their main focus has been to overcome socioeconomic and educational barriers affecting the standard of living of people in the remote areas of the Guntur and Prakasam district, Tamil Nadu.
Programs of CERDS: i) Women Empowerment: Skill development training, livelihood support to disadvantaged women. ii) Healthcare: Nutrition support to the HIV affected, Campaigns on Health & Hygiene Practices, Distribution of Vitamin supplements. iii) Sustainable Agricultural Practices: Formation of Farmers' Clubs, training for sustainable farm practices, etc. iv) Drinking Water: Installation of Bore wells, awareness on usage of water, training on water conservation practices. v) Nutritional and Medical services provided to the disabled.
Outcome so far: CERDS has successfully reached out to 3,500+ families with safe drinking facilities, they have also helped with nutritional and medical services to more than 500 beneficiaries.
Income Rs5 lac
Expense Rs4 lac
Source : Audit Report 2020
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