Yerala Projects Society - Qause

Yerala Projects Society

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Meet the NGO

Yerala Projects Society (YPS) is not-for-profit, non-sectarian, non-political registered charitable organization, registered in 1976 under Society’s Registration Act 1860 and Public Trusts Act 1950. Organization is governed by a seven member board of trustees working voluntarily along with well qualified and experienced staff for each of its projects supported by a team of resource persons.

Since its inception, YPS undergone various transformations and now it is emerged as one of the well-established and experienced NGO in south western Maharashtra. Our main vision is to – ‘Help People To Help Themselves’. YPS is worked /working in five districts of south western Maharshtra having strong existence in the project area. As mentioned above YPS implemented and implementing various sustainable community/village development projects in partnership with state and national governments, indigenous and international donor agencies, corporate sector, individual donors etc.. YPS has its head office in Sangli with three branch offices with own infrastructure supported by strong back offices equipped with latest communication and documentation facilities.

Following is the main focus of our work-

1. Sustainable rural development –agriculture, horticulture, water supply, housing, animal husbandry, water conservation etc..
2. Formal and informal education, vocational training and micro-enterprise’s
3. General health and prevention and control of HIV AIDS.
4.Women empowerment, Mother and Child health
5. Eco-friendly programmes

Meet the Founder

Our founder is Ex. Professor and Head of Department in a science college. During 1972 drought, he and his group contacted some foreign donor agency to carry out 'Drought Relief Works' in Sangli district. Along with 32 villagers from Khanapur taluka of Sangli district, he started relief works - food for work, drinking water supply, health and medicines, food supply etc.. The work continued for a period of 2 years. Then again the situation came to normal, and everybody engaged in their work. In 1975, a group of villagers, in which drought work has been done, came to Prof. Vasant Deshpande and requested to start the 'Village Development' work in their villages. Then, Prof. Deshpande along with these villagers, registered the organisation in the name- Verala Dairy Society, as the initial work defined was Dairy Farming. Then after some years, the society started multiple activities and the name changed to - Yerala Projects Society. Society has seven members board of trustees and is the second generation.

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