Community Development Centre (CDC)
SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Community Development
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 21 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations: Expired
Location(s): Madhya Pradesh
Issues Addressed:
Education quality; Healthcare; Environment Conservation; Reducing Migration; etc.
Supported by:
Paul Hamlyn Foundation; Childline; Pratham Foundation; The Hunger Project; Family Health India; etc.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Sanjay Mishra, President Ms. Rubina Shah, Vice-President
Mr. Ameen Charles, Secretary Ms. Jini Nikita Dass, Joint Secretary
Mr. Rajkumar Sahu, Treasurer Ms. Sunita Khalko, Member
Mr. Abhishek, Member
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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Equipping Communal Development, Peace and Justice
  • Bureaucratic hurdles, corruption, exploitation of natural resources are some of the challenges faced in a state like Madhya Pradesh. Community Development Centre (CDC) was founded solely to improve living conditions of rural tribes, especially women and children, in Madhya Pradesh.
  • Programs: i) Sustainable Livelihood: CDC is encouraging sustainable agriculture practices like System Rice Intensification, cultivation of traditional seeds, strengthening of Kisan Panchayat, collective marketing, exposure to farmers for increased income of farmers and their families. ii) Empowering Women Leadership: In collaboration with the Hunger Project, CDC is electing, training and mobilizing women representatives for their political journey. iii) With support of Childline CDC is protecting vulnerable children, advocating basic children rights and empowering them through an emergency helpline. iv) Education: CDC runs a school in MP waiving fees of students below-poverty line.
  • Outcome: 487 cases handled under Childline by CDC Balaghat; Women in Leadership project has so far reached out to 32 Panchayats and is currently working with 276 elected women representatives; Paul Hamlyn Foundation in collaboration with CDC is working with 600 tribal families for sustainable livelihood practices.
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Source : Audit Report 2019