Grantee Profile

Mahila SEWA Trust

Grants to Mahila SEWA Trust

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year, 11 months)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — Mahila SEWA Trust (SEWA) will implement and evaluate a young people’s sexual and reproductive health project in urban and rural areas in the state of Gujarat. The project aims to increase young people’s information about sexual and reproductive health and improve their access to services. The grant will also build the capacity of young people in the intervention areas to establish youth groups to mobilize demand for and secure access to reproductive and sexual health services. SEWA will partner with the Indian Institute for Public Health, Gandhinagar for an evaluation of the intervention.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To develop and demonstrate a young people's sexual and reproductive health program in the Ahmedabad district of Gujarat (over three years).

  • $650,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To scale up maternal health and community health insurance programs to reduce maternal mortality in India.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To scale up health insurance to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in Gujarat and nationally (over three years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — For a program to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity among self-employed women in the Ahmedabad district of Gujarat (over three years).

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To train midwives to provide broader reproductive health services (over three years).

  • $10,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To support activities related to the Fourth World Conference on Women.

  • $10,000

    1995 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To support activities related to the NGO conference held in conjunction with the Fourth World Conference on Women.

  • $350,000

    1992 (Inactive Grant)

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To support leadership development, training of traditional birth attendants, and video production (over three years).

  • $450,000

    1990 (Inactive Grant)

    Population

    AHMEDABAD, INDIA — To support training programs in health, economics, and basic management skills for members, who work in the informal sector of the economy and include street vendors, cart pullers, and landless laborers.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Mahila SEWA Trust $2,420,000 between 1978 and 2016.

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