Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

Extreme poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 1990. While this is a remarkable achievement, one in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.90 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount, plus many people risk slipping back into poverty.
Here we document India's efforts in eliminating poverty.

Kudumbashree: How Re-Thinking Poverty & Gender Changed 5 Million Lives in Kerala

Today, nearly 5 million women are a part of Kudumbashree, making it the world’s largest women empowerment project. And all this in a state one-tenth the size of California. Read More

ActionAid India: Empowering Women To Fight Poverty

ActionAid India​ is helping underprivileged women take a stand against injustice by empowering them and their future generations to become decision-makers!

Poverty Has Many Faces: How a Glass of Milk Can Empower Thousands

Purposefully kept out of the dairy business because of their social position, Dalit women often represent some of the most oppressed individuals in the country. Read More

SEWA: From Domestic Help To A 5-Star Hotel Chef

This young woman went from being a poverty-stricken househelp to becoming a five-star chef, thanks to SEWA!

Eradicating Poverty From India: Here’s One Interesting Approach That Is Working!

While there are various organisations that assist communities and villages, it is essential to empower them to fight their own battles and find practices that remain sustainable. Read More

Live Panel Discussion: India’s Progress & Challenges Towards Meeting ‘No Poverty’ Goal

Where does India stand with regards to meeting UN’s Sustainable Development Goal of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 and what can we do to ensure that we uplift most Indians out of poverty in the next 10 years?
From left to right, the panelists are:
Mr. Narendranath Domodaran- Executive Director of Pradan
Ms. Havovi Wadia, Director of Impact at Magic Bus
Dhimant Parekh- Co-Founder of TheBetterIndia
Mr. Sandeep Chachra, Executive Director of ActionAid India

 

Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Goal 2 seeks sustainable solutions to end hunger in all its forms by 2030 and to achieve food security. The aim is to ensure that everyone everywhere has enough good-quality food to lead a healthy life. Achieving this Goal will require better access to food and the widespread promotion of sustainable agriculture.

How the Simple Act of Eating Together Is Tackling Malnutrition in Rural India

This unusual yet very effective effort has led to tangible positive changes in the lives of nearly 30,000 people! Read More

Akshaya Patra: Impact of the mid-day meal

This differently abled 15-year-old boy wants to teach children how to use computers! With the help of Akshaya Patra, his dream may become a reality!

Is a Hunger-Free Nation Possible? With Initiatives Like These, There’s Immense Hope

“I did not know what I was doing or feeling when I was under the influence. It helped keep the hunger at bay, and that was most important to me at that time.” Read More

CINI: Tackling Hunger & Malnutrition

Babu and his younger sister were rescued from a railway station in Kolkata. Here’s how CINI saved them and scores of other hungry children.

As You Sow, so You Eat: How a Tuber and Some Tricks Beat Malnutrition Among Farmers

What could make a direct and immediate impact on the farming family’s nutritional status is what’s grown and how it’s grown. Read More

Live Panel Discussion: India’s Progress & Challenges Towards Meeting ‘No Hunger’ Goal

 

Where does India stand with regards to meeting UN’s Sustainable Development Goal of eradicating extreme hunger and malnutrition by 2030 and what can we do to ensure that we provide year-long access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food
to a billion people?
Left to right, the panelists are-
1. Ms. Jayashree B, Head of Media Research Center, M S Swaminathan Research Foundation – MSSRF
2. Mr. Swapan Bikash Saha, Project Director for Nutrition at Child in Need Institute (CINI)
3. Dhimant Parekh – Co-founder TheBetterIndia
4. Ms. Ipsita Das, Project Manager at Save the Children India