Mission and Vision: Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life; means, because it empowers an individual to earn his/her livelihood and the end because it increases one's awareness on a range of issues – from healthcare to appropriate social behavior to understanding one's rights, and in the process evolve as a better citizen.REDS believes in the sustainability of human development and poverty alleviation and struggles to enable vulnerable groups (women and children, people with special needs, displaced people and refugees etc..) to exercise their civil rights in their communities and lead a dignified social and economic existence with improved living conditions.
REDS is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) established in the year 1995, registered under societies registration act 1860,12A, 80G of IT Act, FCRA & initiated by Mrs Kalyani Satpathy with an aim of providing primary education and basic needs to underprivileged people especially the girls & women in Odisha. It was an initiative towards women empowerment & protection of women’s rights as well as providing education, training & motivation for their development. Later on it has been geared towards development of poor, BPL category and disadvantaged rural people irrespective of gender, age, caste or religion.
We mainly focus towards the implementation of various programs by the formation of village committees and intelligently using resources towards the development of the village and the people. Constant provision of education, training, demonstrations and other motivational sessions are organised by REDS in order to facilitate their development. Apart from this REDS also organizes safe motherhood and child survival programs, blood donation camps, medical check-up and health camps, relief and rehabilitation programs, disaster risk management programs, micro-finance And legal aid programs etc on a regular basis.
Every child helped, every woman empowered brings humanity closer to a brighter future. Every altruistic act, no matter how small, towards our cause will reap benefits in the future for both you and the rest of the world. A clean and sustainable society is the legacy we aspire to leave behind us. Become a fund raiser and be a part of our happiness.Help us move a step closer towards our dreams. There is no greater joy nor greater reward than to make a fundamental difference in someone’s life. Life is either a daring adventure, or it is nothing. Do what you can, with what you have and indulge yourself to feel contempt.