NYDHEE’s Efforts to Support Vulnerable Communities Affected by COVID-19

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    N Y D H E E is a non-political, non-government, non-profitable voluntary organization. Moved by the social inequities prevailing, a group of dedicated and committed youth led by Mr. Prasant Muduli took the challenge to address the sufferings of the weaker sections through sustainable development. The organization was established with the conviction that everyone including the marginalized has the right to social justice and a dignified life.

    NYDHEE (Network for Youth Development and Healthy Environment) is a registered non-profit and non – government organisation under the Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. For the last 18 years, it has been working in Eastern India to eradicate socio-economic inequities through sustainable development approach. It works with community based groups and institutions to address the issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on SC, ST, women and children.


    The core values of NYDHEE are Participation Inclusion Transparency and Accountability Equity Peace with Environment Communitarianism. All its programmatic interventions have been interwoven with these values.

    Established in 12th January 2001, Nydhee has been a pioneer in promoting rural development with a mandate to meet the basic requirements of the marginalized households through the much used peoples’ platform - women SHG model.


    Water and Sanitation

    To increase access to clean water, NYDHEE in association with Native Energy provides Biosand based filters to marginalized groups.

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    Sustainable Livelihoods

    NYDHEE believes that improvement in the livelihoods of underprivileged rural women will help them live a life of dignity.

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    Environment and Forest

    Since inception, NYDHEE is continuously engaged in finding sustainable solutions for critical environmental issues.

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    Quality Education,

    NYDHEE is promoting a Joyful learning environment for the children through E-learning centers.

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    Women Empowerment

    NYHEE has provided sustainable income opportunities to numerous poor households through agriculture based interventions.

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    Disaster Mitigation

    Disaster mitigation measures are those that eliminate or reduce the impact through proactive measures taken before an emergency occurs.

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    Our IMPACT



    Marginalised Women Started Entrepreneur Activities Through Our Livelihood Support Programme In Odisha.



    Underprivileged Families From Wb And Jharkhand Have Access To Safe Drinking Water Through Our Bio-Sand Filter Project.



    Tribal Children From Government Schools Attending E-Learning Centres In Mayurbhanj District Of Odisha.



    Acres of Regeneration Of Green Cover of Fallow Land Through Community Led Approach.



    Malnourished Children Have Received Vitamin A Supplements In Last One Year


    The Organization was started on 12th January 2001 by a group of dedicated and committed youths led by Mr. Prasant Muduli (a well known Social Activist in Odisha), and for more than one and half decades, has been a pioneer in promoting pro-poor development with a mandate to fulfil basic developmental needs of the marginalized households through various peoples’ platform. In many years of intervention, NYDHEE has established several projects in the areas of Water and Sanitation, Sustainable Livelihoods, Health, Environment and Forest, Education, Women Empowerment (Entrepreneurship, SHG and Micro-finance) and Disaster Response and Mitigation. These projects are operational in Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal. The organization was conceptualized in 2000 to contain excesses through WASH, forestry, livelihoods and eco-friendly initiatives during the time Since then, it has been working for the improvement of rural & urban poor, tribal and dalit in the state of Odisha, focusing on women groups and their cooperatives as a means of holistic community development and empowerment. Youth and women SHGs and their cooperatives were promoted by Nydhee with an aim to initiate developmental activities through an institutional framework amongst target communities.

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