The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme focuses on two key themes in our work to help socially excluded groups in India: non-discriminatory access to sustainable livelihood opportunities and the right to basic services. We are also investing in projects that build the capacity of our partners as well as supporting advocacy and campaigning projects to promote social inclusion.
This thematic strand focuses on supporting communities to improve their non-discriminatory access to livelihood opportunities in the following areas:
This thematic strand focuses on supporting communities to improve their non-discriminatory access to basic services in the following areas:
In addition to our thematic work, we are also investing in projects that build the capacity of our civil society organisation (CSO) partners and the community based organisations (CBOs) that they support.
Find out more about our capacity building work.
We are also funding various advocacy and campaign projects that help to raise awareness about social exclusion or advocate for more socially inclusive policies and programmes.
Find out more about our advocacy and campaigning work.