|Community of Practitioners on Accountability and Social Action in Health||
Marathwada Gramin Vikas Sanstha (MGVS) initiated its work in Aurangabad, Nasik, Jalna and Ahemadnagr District of Maharashtra state, India in 1995-96 which is one of the most backward districts in Marathwada region of Maharashtra state. MGVS registered under Mumbai Public Trust & Society registration Act also registered under FCRA and 12 A & 80 G .
MGVS believes in Community Driven Development (CDD) approach in its programs. Through this CDD approach, local communities are encouraged to participate in every stage of project cycle such as planning, implantation, monitoring evaluation and sustainability. MGVS has been working to improve the reproductive and child health status of rural poor by reduction of maternal mortality, morbidity and STD rate through community based intervention. MGVS has its expertise in health and water supply and sanitation programs especially in the area of Reproductive and Child Health, STD and HIV/AIDS prevention and control project, BCC intervention on Safe and legal abortion care service, Paediatrics AIDS initiative Project, Community Mobilization (Link Workers Scheme under HIV/AIDS), and education guarantee centre for school dropout children for the past 15 years and specialized in peer educator system and net working to involve the community towards sustainability. MGVS also working in water and sanitation, women empowerment in Aurangabad,Nasik, Ahmadnagar and Jalna District while working in the area of health education and sanitation MGVS has come out with different experiences, learning is and needs.
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