Mahita is a non-profit social development organisation working in the state of Telangana in Southern India. It was established in 1994 to initiate the development interventions in the urban slums of Hyderabad. Since then, Mahita has developed expertise in a wide range of development initiatives acquired through 24 years of devoted work and professionalism.
It has broad geographical coverage of 82 urban slums of Hyderabad, Rangareddy district, Nalgonda and adilabad district . It is also working in three districts of Andhra Pradesh. Since the inception, it has adopted the rights based approach for work towards socially just and empowered society, thus reflecting local cultural values and practices.
It is creating opportunities to poor and marginalized with special focus on girls for their development with dignity and respect. It strongly believes that the community participation is essential for any rights based approach and leads to the social transformation. This philosophy is being implemented in all the organisation’s programme areas.See more