A third of the world’s poorest people live in India and women are particularly marginalised in society. All We Can is working in Odisha and Jharkhand, two of India’s poorest states in Eastern India. They both have a high proportion of tribal people living in remote forest communities.

Meet the local organisations we work with

We are working in partnership with local organisations in Odisha and Jharkhand. Our partners are providing training so that women can speak out for their rights and supporting women to form Self-Help Groups so that they can set up small businesses together and access low-cost loans at times of particular need.

Rural Education Activities for Development (READ)

A READ staff member helps the local community access vital supplies during the coronavirus pandemic


Works with women in one of the poorest states in India, Odisha, to overcome the challenges of discrimination. Partner since: 2007

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The Srijan Foundation

Marju, from India, sit wrapped in a black and blue floral headscarf with friends from her savings and loan group.

Marju is a member of a savings and loans group run by Srijan Foundation

Works with marginalised tribal women in Jharkhand. Srijan Foundation helps coal mining communities to find new ways to earn an income, working through Self-Help Groups. Partner since: 2013

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