Bridging the gap from school to work

Our partner Lend a Hand India (LAHI) has been instrumental in making vocational education an integral part of secondary school curriculum for students in grades 9-12 over the last 14 years. Their program is adopted by the government and is scaled across the country. As a next step in bridging …

Support for the Rainbow Homes Project

Since 2009, the GSRD Foundation has been supporting Rainbow Homes, a programme that helps to improve the living conditions of Indian street girls and to secure a brighter future for them. By the end of 2018, the project accommodates 2902 girls in 32 Rainbow Homes in 9 cities. In 2016, …

Improving Income Conditions for Cotton Farmers

Together with Solidaridad, the GSRD foundation aims to improve the income options and conditions for small farmers in the Bolangir District of Orissa, India via the Pro Cotton program. The objective of the program is to build capacity of the Pratima Organic Growers’ Group (POGG), increase the production and productivity …

Increasing Employability amongst High School Students

In rural and urban India, 62% of students drop out of school at the age of 15 or 16, prior to completion of their 10th year of education. These students lack the basic education and life skills required to earn a livelihood. To combat this trend and make high school …