The Past Twenty-four Years

1988-90

  • Establishment of ADITHI Rural Training Institute (ARTI)
  • Conduction of trainings for Women Dairy Cooperative Societies’ leaders
  • DWCRA women leaders’ training
  • ADITHI got funding for 200 NFE centers from Government of India
  • Establishment of ADITHI Vocational and Non-formal Training Institute (AVANTI)
  • Fisheries program started in Madhubani

1991-93

  • Agriculture activities with sharecropper women
  • Crafts and market development (Oxfam supported design development and export of Sikki products from Sursand, Parihar of
  • Sitamarhi district. Three craftswomen were invited by Oxfam to U.K)
  • Establishment of ADITHI NGOs Coordination Cell to form and facilitate a network of NGOs in Bihar
  • Credit programme started
  • Tribal women’s development activities in Deoghar and Dumka districts. 10 NGOs from that area collaborated with ADITHI to form a loosely knit organization – ‘Ayodare’ which means Women’s Power in Santali

1994-96

  • The first strategic review of ADITHI held
  • Study of female infanticide
  • Women’s health status survey in Bihar through a network of NGOs
  • Involving NGOs of Bihar in HIV/AIDS (Prevention) Awareness programme
  • Rehabilitation of adolescent girls of sex workers

1997-99

  • Sponsorship Project in Dumra and Sitamarhi
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Strategic review
  • IGNOU study center in Dumka
  • Study of sharecroppers
  • Credit study

2000-02

  • Life Skill and income generation program for adolescent girls of sex workers
  • Donors Meet
  • Child Sponsorship programme primarily for girl children supported by Plan International in Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi and Vaishali districts
  • ADITHI designated Mother NGO by GOI and conducted RCH and AYUSH programs in Gaya, Jahanabad & Rohtas districts
  • Life Skill Education to adolescent girls
  • Establishment of Regional Training & Resource Development Center (RTRDC) and Provision of Initiation Training in RCH to 100 NGOs in Bihar
  • SAMVEDNA- a health counseling & first aid center for female sex workers in Chaturbhujsthan, Muzaffarpur

2003-05

  • Anti trafficking programs
  • Computer Training to Adolescent Girls
  • Water and Sanitation Programs
  • Flood Relief and Rehabilitation
  • Advocacy for eradication of female feticide and infanticide

2006-08

  • Establishing Middle Level Training Center (MLTC) for ICDS staff
  • Indigenous Tourism Promotion
  • Women in kitchen garden and orchard development
  • Gender policies in partner and other organizations

2009-12

  • Flood relief and rehabilitation work in Sitamarhi, Muzaffarpur, Samastipur, Supaul, Madhepura
  • Health sector interventions to reduce IMR & MMR
  • Anti trafficking program
  • Promotion to school education
  • Facilitation of Anganwadi centers