About Sarthi

By , June 11, 2009 2:54 am


Social Action for Rural and Tribal In-Habitants of India (SARTHI) was established in August 1980 as a branch of the Social Work and Research Centre (SWRC), Tilonia, Rajasthan.   SARTHI was registered as an independent organization in July 1985.

 SARTHI is a grassroots NGO, with 29 years experience in rural development. SARTHI has developed a good rapport and reputation with those it has worked with in the tri-junction area of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.  Bheel Adivasi, the tribal pockets in these localities, are generally poor and underprivileged groups, having been neglected, made vulnerable and exploited by society for many years.  The status and experiences of women are traditionally severe, and they are often totally suppressed in a male dominated society.  SARTHI, in apprehending the situation, developed an approach oriented around the needs-based services of Health, Natural Resource Management (NRM) and Women’s Empowerment.