Grantee Profile

Creating Resources for Empowerment and Action Inc.

Grants to Creating Resources for Empowerment and Action Inc.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA) was established in 2000 in the US and in India with the aim to bring excluded voices of women and young people into processes of social change by building their leadership capacities. Building on an earlier project that uses phones to disseminate health information in Hindi, CREA is expanding the reach of the intervention from Delhi to Bihar, lharkhand, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh. The organization is also organizing the content for use by others, preparing documentation of the intervention, and sharing lessons from the project with stakeholders at the national and state level as part of an advocacy strategy for scale up.

  • $125,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — The grant to Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA) will support a project that seeks to advance the sexual and reproductive health of adolescent girls in India through an information and education program using Information, Communications and Technology (ICT). CREA will conduct a feasibility report for using ICT strategies, including mobile phones to share reproductive and sexual health information with youth. The findings of the report will inform the design, delivery and evaluation of a pilot project using mobile phones to disseminate health information among Hindi-speaking adolescent girls living in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India.

  • $25,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the translation and publication of two editions of the journal Reproductive Health Matters in Hindi (over two years).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — To support an exchange program between India and Nigeria of experts in sex education for young people (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Creating Resources for Empowerment and Action Inc. $500,000 between 1978 and 2016.