Gramalaya works for the integrated development activities aimed at health, economic and social development of the communities in operation areas. The ultimate goal of Gramalaya is to work for the amelioration of socially downtrodden people under the integrated rural development approach. Since 1987, Gramalaya has been operating in Thottiyam and Thathaiengarpet and Thuraiyur Block, in the rural areas and in the slums of Tiruchirappalli City Corporation in Tiruchirappalli District. Major activities included: health and hygiene education, promotion of self-help Groups among rural, urban and tribal women, construction of low-cost latrines, and safe water supply through micro-credit. Gramalaya is overseen by the Sub Registrar of Woriyu and Income Tax Department, Trichy; Directorate of Rural Development and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Tamil Nadu; and FCRA Department, Government of India, Delhi.

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Endorsers that Gramalaya partner with

United States

Myriad USA

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank.

Myriad USA

Myriad USA provides donors with a simple and efficient platform to support nonprofit initiatives overseas, anywhere across the globe. Myriad USA brings together the expertise and networks of the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS) and Give2Asia, and builds on their shared history, their shared belief that local knowledge counts, and their shared objective of improving the lives of people around the world.

Myriad USA offers several services to U.S. donors and foreign nonprofit organizations, including: Donor advised funds, Legacy funds, Disaster response funds, Corporate Plus Advisory Services, Myriad ART for gifts of artworks, and American friends funds for foreign nonprofits seeking to raise funds in the United States. Myriad USA is also an experienced ‘philanthropy architect’ – we adopt a flexible approach and develop tailor-made solutions when needed.

Myriad USA is a U.S. public charity within the meaning of Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors are eligible for a U.S. income tax deduction for their contributions, to the extent permitted by U.S. tax law.

On-going/Past projects

Gramalaya: Comprehensive WaSH, Menstrual Hygiene Management and Nutrition Management

By Gramalaya

For this project, Gramalaya aims to provide adequate knowledge and infrastructure to the underprivileged communities in Pudukottai District of Tamil Nadu, to adopt best practices in the area of menstrual hygiene, personal hygiene and nutrition.

Health, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene