On the 1st of April 1979, ANARDE was incepted with the objective to uplift and empower rural India. As of now, they have a proven success track record of more than three and half decades in developing and empowering Rural India with the sole objective of Income Generation and/or Income Enhancement.
In the first phase, they implemented projects in five villages in Jamnagar, Gujarat. Where they trained farmers with state of the art farming technology. As a catalyst, it helped them avail agricultural loans from banks and proved a successful model in the area. In the later phase, 50 more villages were assisted by this model. The model enabled farmers to earn sustainably.
In next stage, they started working on Govt. projects of Skill Development for youth including Vocational Training, Entrepreneurship Development model with skills such as Tailoring, Electrical, Plumbing and Carpentry, last but not the least forming Self Help Groups among rural women empowerment for self-sustenance and self-employment. They’ve contributed extensively in Water Management & Conservation, Financial Inclusions, Low cost housing and sanitation in the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra.
ANARDE Foundation has received the status of implementing agency by the District Rural Development Agency-DRDA of India. They have created more than 15,000 small entrepreneurs till date.See more