Grantee Profile

Society for Education Welfare and Action-Rural

Grants to Society for Education Welfare and Action-Rural

  • $175,000Active Strategy

    2015 (Duration 2 years, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    DIST. BHARUCH, INDIA — Established in 1986 in a tribal district of Gujarat, India, Society for Education Welfare and Action Rural (SEW A Rural) is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve the well-being of vulnerable populations with health and development programs. The award to SEW A Rural supports an intervention-research project that deploys internet and mobile phone solutions to improve the coverage and quality of maternal health interventions through village-level health workers in tribal and rural areas in the state of Gujarat. The maternal and neonatal health outcomes from intervention areas are being compared using baseline and endline data with outcomes from control areas. The Indian Council of Medical Research co-funds this project.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    DIST. BHARUCH, INDIA — To test model interventions to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in the state of Gujarat (over three years).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    DIST. BHARUCH, INDIA — In support of a research and intervention project to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity (over three years).

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    DIST. BHARUCH, INDIA — For a pilot project to work with men on reproductive health issues (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Society for Education Welfare and Action-Rural $725,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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