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Action Aid India, Chennai (AAI)
Address
ActionAid India
No -23, West Park Road
Chennai - 600030
Tamil Nadu, IN 
Tel
91-44-6191620 
Fax
Email
Website
http://www.actionaidindia.org 
Karmayogi
R. Bhakther Solomon  
Language
English 
Org. Type
International NGO 
Activity Sectors
Development(General), Disability, Education, Health, Poverty 
Budget (Rs.)
One Crore to Five Crores (10000000 - 50000000) 
Staff
Full time : 1 / Part time : 0 
Summary
AAI visions a world without poverty where every person can exercise his/her right to live a life with dignity. To work with poor and marginalised people to eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustice and inequity that causes it is the mission of AAI. 

PROJECTS :

Right to education inclusive education for the disabled
Generic ID
Executing Organization
Action Aid India, Chennai
Funding Organization
Region Covered
Tamil Nadu 
Activity Sector(s)
Education, Disability, Sustainable Development, Training 
Budget (Rs.)
100000-500000
Duration
01/08/2000-
Status
Completed
Project Website
Abstract
The project aims to sensitise and build the capacities of the education system, of families and of communities to create an enabling environment for all differently-abled children to learn together, in the regular school system. Its goal is the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the general community as equal partners, and to prepare them for normal growth in the areas of education, vocational training, participation in development process and to ultimately be active in their own development initiatives.
Language(s)
English (EN)

" Sernthupadipoam" - Inclusive education - rights initiative
Generic ID
Executing Organization
Action Aid India, Chennai
Funding Organization
Region Covered
Tamil Nadu 
Activity Sector(s)
Education, Disadvantaged communities, Human Rights, Training 
Budget (Rs.)
500000-2500000
Duration
-
Status
Completed
Project Website
Abstract
Including the children with disabilities into the mainstream education; creating orientation awareness training for the parents of the disabled, teachers, panchayat members, voluntary groups; home based education; and advocacy and rights initiative are some of the activities carried out under the project.
Language(s)
English (EN)

Integrated rural development project
Generic ID
Executing Organization
Action Aid India, Chennai
Funding Organization
Region Covered
Karnataka 
Activity Sector(s)
Rural Development 
Budget (Rs.)
10000000-50000000
Duration
-
Status
Completed
Project Website
Abstract
The project focuses on the overall development of the villages in Karnataka and acts as a laboratory for making experiments in social interventions which have proved to be successful in the development.
Language(s)
English (EN)