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Every third woman is illiterate; 60% of India women are anemic; women are paid 40-70%th less wages; every 4 woman who dies in childbirth in the world is an Indian.
They form 22% of the Indian population but continue to be the most marginalized and poor. Organization reaches out to Dalit families. We also try to influence government policies which will help the social development of these groups.
- Disadvantaged children
Every third child born in India is underweight; 20% of them die before they reach the age of five; 44 million work in hazardous industries; 40 million of them do not go to school. We support the child enrollment programmed in School.
- Tribal People
There are over 700 tribes in India, some of which are facing extinction. The proportion of tribes living below the poverty line is much higher than the national average. Nayi Umeed Foundation (NUF) helps the displaced tribal people by building their knowledge, skills and confidence to enable them to assert their right. The focus is on creating community assets, which benefit both the community and the environment.
Human development in India is marked by sharp gender disparities. Nayi Umeed Foundation (NUF) works by advocating through the media and public meetings and dialogue with policy makers, towards progressive changes in the laws, policies, institutions and social processes which impact on the lives of women, especially poor ones. They also campaign to tackle adverse sex ratio and for the promotion of women’s property rights.