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1.Poorest Area Civil Society Programs (PACS)/DFID  

It is an I First consortium supporting DISHA for the last 4 years to address exclusion and discrimination and improve the food security situation through the MGNREGS and the Forest Right Act.

2.Terredes Homes/BMZ (German Cooperation)

TDH is a German child rights organization supporting DISHA in collaboration with German Cooperation for ecological child right and preserving of biodiversity for the past 2 years.

3.European Union/Dan church Aid

DANCHURCHAID with the support of European Union has been providing support to DISHA for a project that is fighting against poverty by improving access and governance of public schemes and services in the Sundargarh district of Odisha.

4.Canadian Food Grain Bank/ Mennonite Central Committee

The Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies working together to end global hunger. The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a worldwide ministry of Anabaptist churches, shares God’s love and compassion for all in the name of Christ by responding to basic human needs and working for peace and justice. MCC with the support of CFGB provides assistance to DISHA in order to work on food security, sustainable agriculture and organic farming with the preservation and regeneration of natural resources for the past 9 years.

5.Bernard van leer foundation (BVLF)

The Bernard van Leer Foundation is a private grant-making foundation. Their mission is to improve the opportunities for children up to age 8 who are growing up in socially and economically difficult circumstances. They see this both as a valuable end in itself and as a long-term means to promote more cohesive, considerate and creative societies with equal opportunities and rights for all. BVLF supports DISHA for the mother tongue-based early childhood education among the indigenous communities for the past 7 years.


It is a child development organization of the Netherland that promotes alternative forms of child care with family-based care, like foster care, sponsorship, kinship care, and protection of girls from trafficking. It has been providing support to DISHA for the last 10 years.

7.Ministry of Women and Child Development (Government Of Odisha & Government of India)

Both the State Government and the Union Government provide support to DISHA for running various projects on child protection, their development, and rehabilitation. It also provides support for running an open shelter for rescued children, Specialised Adoption Agency for Orphan, Abandoned and Surrendered Children and Sakhi – One Stop Centre for Women in Distress. The district administration also provides support for various work-related to agricultural development, water and sanitation, and child development.

8.Childline India Foundation

It is a National 24 hour free phone outreach service for children in need of care and protection, thus, linking them to long-term services for their care and rehabilitation. It is functioning under the Integrated child protection schemes under the Ministry of Women and Child Development of the government of India. It is providing support to DISHA to run the CHILDLINE service in the  Sundargarh district, Deogarh district of Odisha for the last 16 years and also at Rourkela Railway Junction.

9. Odisha Millets Mission (Department of Agriculture, Government Of Odisha)

Odisha Millets Mission is a flagship programme of Department of Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment, Government of Odisha. Special Programme for Promotion of Millets in Tribal Areas of Odisha (Odisha Millets Mission) was launched by Govt of Odisha in 2017 to revive millets in farms and on plates. DISHA is implementing the Program in two Blocks of Sundargarh District i.e. Nuagaon Block and Kuarmunda Block. Each block will cover at least 1000 Ha. in the 5 years. This area shall be taken up on a contiguous cluster basis. The minimum area per farmer is 0.2 Ha. per farmer. The maximum area per farmer is 2 Ha. Programme expects to cover at least 1000 households in a block directly.