Adhwana Centre for Sustainable Development
Past Programs
Past Programs

Research Programs

Various Research Studies & Training on Livelihood


Studies, research, fact finding exercises and training of trainers (ToT), pre-funding studies related to the sector of livelihood with special reference to functional vocational training, entrepreneurship Development program, program planning and management, Monitoring, Evaluation, documentation and reporting

Research Project on Fish Vending Women


Research Project on fish vending women and their life and work in South Kerala

Socio-Economic Survey


Analysis and Reporting of the Social Security Enhancement Program in the Latin Archdiocese of Trivandrum.

Participatory Evaluation of Women Empowerment Program


Participatory Evaluation of Women Empowerment Program in collaboration with Trivandrum Social Service Society (TSSS), Sakhi and Calcutta Ondoan, Spain

Impact Assessment Programs


Engaging with the impact of natural disasters including Okhi Cyclone and the Kerala Floods.

Capacity Building Programs


Capacity building programs targeted to Non-Governmental Organizations in Kerala and Community Development Programs with special focus on fishers, small farmers, Dalits, tribals and other marginalized communities with major components such as Formation and Strengthening of Self Help Groups, Skill training of youth, promotion of organic farming, promotion of food production through poultry farming, construction of sanitary latrines and social education.

Outreach Programs

Lok Manch


Development and access to entitlements of the marginalized with special focus to Dalit communities in the area of food security.

Water Supply and Sanitation Program


Water Supply and Sanitation Program with socio-economic survey, community mobilization, leadership formation, construction of 16 drinking water projects in Kottayam District in partnership with Kerala Rural Water and Sanitation Agency (Jalanidhi), Kurichi Grama Panchayat and World Bank

Environment Conservation Programs


Environment Conservation programs with Solar Energy Promotion Program, medicinal plants promotion program, waste management awareness program, household energy management awareness program.

Dalit Empowerment and Education Program


Dalit Empowerment and Education Program (DEEP) with formation of Dalit Swabhiman Samithies (DSS), Right based training programs, Orientation on accessing Dalit entitlements, Entrepreneurship Development programs, skill training programs, legal aid, utilization of revolving fund, civil empowerment of Dalits, awareness building among school students and teachers on child rights, networking with like-minded individuals and groups, etc.

Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY)


Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) in Mahe, a Handicraft Development Program, in collaboration with Office of the Development Commissioner (H), Pondicherry in the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India