Commonwealth NGOs
related to forestry

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bullet2 Myrada

No. 2 Service Road, Domlur Layout

Bangalore 560071




Type:  NGO   

Scope:  national   

Interest in Forestry:  peripheral


Myrada is a Non Governmental Organisation managing rural development programmes in 3 States of South India and providing on-going support including deputations of staff to programmes in 6 other States. It also promotes the Self Help Affinity strategy in Cambodia, Myanmar and Bangladesh

The Mission Statement

*To foster a process of ongoing change in favour the rural poor in a way in which this process can be sustained by them through building and managing appropriate and innovative local institutions rooted in values of justice, equity and mutual support.

*To promote strategies and skills through which the livelihoods of poor families and the rights of women and children are secured.

*To promote systems that foster primary health care and reduce the impact of HIV/AIDS/STIs on the poor and vulnerable in a sustainable manner. To influence public policies in favour of the poor.

*To strengthen networks and linkages between and among formal and informal institutions that can foster and sustain the impact of development initiatives.