Sustainable livelihoods

Fisherfolk examine a net
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme promotes non-discriminatory access to livelihood opportunities (such as work, land rights and skills) for socially excluded groups.

We aim to address the most pressing constraints faced by socially excluded groups in India and help people access opportunities and rights to improve their lives.

Our sustainable livelihoods theme focuses on:

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Mobile phone technology
To showcase ICT's role in enhancing livelihoods
A mother gets her baby weighed at a health clinic
National event on health rights & social exclusion
Sam Sharpe - outgoing Head of DFID India
Sam Sharpe (outgoing Head of DFID India) reflects
Humara Adhikar, Humara Kanoon workshops