Livelihood Promotion

With a primary focus on eliminating poverty of all kinds and improving the living standards and aspirations of the marginalized populations, Citizens Foundation has worked towards the enhancement of livelihoods of several communities in Jharkhand, in line with five of the target Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The target Goals are No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities and Life below Water.

Goal of the Project

  • The project aimed to accelerate socio economic growth of at least 1100 marginalized families, enhance community action for initiating sustainable development process, and thereby create peaceful, prosperous and egalitarian society in 10 villages under Kamrup (Rural) district of Assam within one year. The project was proposed to be implemented in 10 nos. villages under Hajo and Rangia dev. Block of Kamrup (Rural) district. These are under two different panchayats of the same district. All these villages are randomly selected, considering population, location, connectivity and socio economic status. The villages are scattered in different direction of the district, representing different vulnerable areas of the district. The common characteristics of the villages are that all are located at adjacent of wet-land region and are flood prone.