Community Protecting, preserving local natural resources and combating the climate change and disaster risks
THREAD work at the grass root level in all Orissa supporting 53 tribal women’s organizations it initiated
fifteen years ago. It has two regional training apart from the head office cum training centre near Bhubaneswar. It has also branch in Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Manipur now formed as autonomous Trust with the same board members. It has started a school for lower middle class families to introduce education to reality. Tribal women development project for south Orissa sponsored by Entraide et fraternite, Belgium. The founder of the organization has over 30 years of experience in training and empowerment and exposed to various ternational training like Leadership authority organization , London; working with conflict, Burmingham, Uk, Ecovillage design education, Berlin and so on. He is a process work trainer trained by Indian society for Individual and social development founded by late Dr. Pulin Garg Institute Of management, Ahmedabad.
It has close link with Global Eco village Network International (the founder of thread is board member), GENOA (the founder of thread is vice president), GEN India ( the founder of thread is president) and initiator of GEN Orissa for indigenous people Looking at its experience and expertise, the organization possesses enough strength to implement the proposed project. The organization’s strong point is its skilled and experienced human resources. Since its inception, THREAD along with its partner Orissa Nari Samaj (ONS) has been working for socio-economic development of the excluded groups (SC & ST) with special focus on indigenous women. It has worked on life and livelihood issues of these groups. THREAD has always sought to generate awareness through ONS on various social issues among the excluded groups so that they can join the mainstream society. Ensuring food security, promoting eco-farming, etc. for sustainable livelihood, conservation of traditional seeds, herbal medicine and building peoples’ institution in the villages and network of people’s institution, etc. are some of the important activities that attracted media attention.