Self-Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action (SRIJAN), founded in 1997, is a non-profit committed to enhancing the overall well-being of the rural poor through livelihood initiatives, social development focus, and women empowerment. Its goal is to build self-managed community institutions especially owned by women and farmers, and promote livelihood models around agricultural and horticultural value chains through sustainable partnerships and linkages with local banks, government, and markets.
SRIJAN has worked with more than 200,000 rural families from 2,204 villages spread across 47 blocks in six Indian states implementing various livelihoods projects.

SRIJAN’s projects