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Hand in Hand India is a global not-for-profit organisation working towards fighting poverty and creating jobs since 2004.

What we do Our Scale & Impact

We use an integrated approach instead of working with only one sector because poverty is multidimensional.
Women Empowerment & Job Creation 9.30 Million jobs created
Child Labour Elimination & Education 371,196 children enrolled in school
Access to Affordable Healthcare 969,868 healthcare access to people
Skill Development & Technology Centres 176,177 women trained In various skills
Natural Resource Management 32,795 farmers trained in organic farming
Sustainable Waste Management 680,115 households segregate & recycle
Village Uplift Programme 505 villages uplifted

Our Goal

To create 10 million jobs by 2025

What makes us different

We understand the cause-effect relationship between various dimensions of poverty. This is the reason why we chose not to work with just one sector, instead use a unique integrated approach. Our approach aims to reduce poverty by tackling social, economic and environmental factors. The interventions used are job creation, access to credit, education, health, livelihood and environment management.

Integrated Approach
Focus on Quality
Global Presence
Community Participation
Academy for Social Entrepreneurship
Focus on Sustainability
Private Public Partnerships
UN Sustainable Development Goals

Our Global Presence

We are the only international NGO based in India to have our model replicated globally. Our blueprint has been used in Cambodia, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Brazil, South Africa and Sri Lanka. Our work has been acknowledged as one of the best examples of South-South cooperation.

What our partners have to say


Dr.Kalpana Sankar wins the Women Transforming India award from NITI Aayog and United Nations India from the Hon'ble Defence Minister on Women's Day 2020.
Bal Kalyan Puraskar from the Ministry of Women and Child Development
Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa & UN Women : Global Award for Women Empowerment Award.

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