Rural India is the world’s biggest single poverty trap – home to 270 million people living below the poverty line.

We’re working to change that.

WHY INDIA?

When there is so much poverty everywhere, and India seems so rich, does India need more help than e.g. Africa?

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WHY VILLAGES?

When we see so many images of urban slums and “slum-dogs”, why do India’s villages need support?

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WHY WOMEN?

Why does Jeevika make a big thing about helping women, when poverty hits the whole community?

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One third of all of the world’s poor live in India. Proper access to water & sanitation, health care, education, income generation opportunities & gender equality are out of reach for hundreds of millions of people.

SO WHY JEEVIKA?

Aren’t bigger charities already doing enough to help?

We have over

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years’ experience working exclusively in village India

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Indian NGO partners working at a grassroots level

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livelihood projects across 3 Indian states since 2005

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people are benefiting from our current projects

Jeevika Trust has worked for 40 years exclusively in the villages of India. Through our 6 Indian NGO partners – each with its constituency of up to 500 villages – we plan the right projects, in the right places, and make sure the funds we raise here go to the heart of each village community.

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OUR FOCUS

We focus on improving water & sanitation, health & nutrition and supporting women’s empowerment & income generation.

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CURRENT PROJECTS

Working with our six Indian NGO partners, we are currently delivering six projects in over 90 villages in Odisha & Tamil Nadu

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LIVELIHOOD MODEL

Out of Poverty > Through Livelihoods > Towards Well-being. Our “Village Livelihood Model” lies at the heart of all that we do.

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GET INVOLVED

There are lots of easy ways to get involved in our work & help to change lives!

MAKE A DONATION

You can be sure that your support will make a real difference to real people

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FUNDRAISE FOR US!

Join Team Jeevika & raise money to support our vital work in village India

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VOLUNTEER

Whatever your skills, we’d love to hear from you to help us with work in or outside our office

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JOIN AN EVENT

We hold various events through the year & we’d love to see you!

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CORPORATE SUPPORT

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Lecture by broadcaster Michael Wood @ Royal Geographical Society
Nov 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for a fascinating lecture by popular broadcaster and historian, Michael Wood. This fascinating lecture is accompanied by a unique Indian bazaar, where you can pick up a beautiful range of authentic Indian products.

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