Partnership with the Ruma Devi Foundation
and Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

NRI Federation has partnered with The Ruma Devi Foundation in 2022 to promote the livelihood of women in rural India. Through this collaboration, we aim to enrich the investment culture in Rajasthan and provide resources to the hardworking and dedicated women. With access to the right tools and guidance, there is significant potential for these women to create sustainable livings for their families and further boost the development of small villages across India.

Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan, Barmer is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and social welfare association founded in order to uplift rural communities, focusing on women, and marginalized communities. It was established on 7th July, 1998 and has been working for rural development through various initiatives in the sector of livelihood, education, health and infrastructure. GVCS originated with the objective of providing livelihoods to rural communities, especially women. Gradually, it started developing cultural and folk activities of Asia’s largest Thar desert region recognizing the cultural milestone of this region. Being rich in Art, Folk and handicraft area, GVCS initiated the movement to preserve this unique heritage through the livelihood and folk culture. Handicrafts are the legacy to the society of this region which has been passed on from generation to generation and GVCS identified this art as a means of home-based employment to rural women.¬†


GVCS is actively working in the education sector, through Akshara Scholarship which aims to promote children to get educated and nurture their art and sports talent. GVCS believes the well being of society is the key to development of society, in result it has started the doorstep health services provision.


Other programs managed by GVCS includes SHG formation, flood relief, fodder for drought affected cattle and education programs for child & women. GVCS believes that true development can only happen when all sections of the village community and community based organizations are involved in the decision-making process. Hence, it encourages equal participation of all in the creation and implementation of its programs.

VISION
GVCS Vision is to create a society void of exploitation and deprivation of any kind.

MISSION 
Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan functions to bring all round development of human society by providing livelihood, education and well being to communities irrespective of caste, class, ethnicity and gender. It promotes women empowerment and rural development by creating awareness of human rights and self worth.

AIM
The aim of GVCS is to empower rural artisan and their community in order to create relevant livelihood opportunities.

CORE VALUES
-Integrity
-Cooperation and Partnership
-Mutual Respect
-Transparency and Accountability
-Sustainability

Collaboration of 30,000 + Women in Rural Rajasthan