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The mission of AIRTDS is facilitate to proactively in the service to human kind especially vulnerable sections of society such as children, women, disabled etc in all spheres of life focusing on holistic development of well being through an inspirational and social change by helping them to help themselves.

AIRTDS is a not-for-profit, Indian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in the year 1983 based in Guntur district and working for the last two decade in many rural and urban habitations in the districts of Andhra Pradesh. AIRTDS is a secular and Non Governmental organization established in 1993 and since then it has been working with the rural community by implementing various programs of community development activities. AIRTDS has required exemption certification viz., 12A & 80G from IT Department, Govt of India. It firmly believes that the any desires change in the lives of underprivileged children will come only when more and more privileged people participate proactively in finding a solution to the problem.

In health sector, the agency has wider experience in organizing larger program on HIV/AIDS eradication in the State of AP and Telangana, having good rapport with Health, Education and Other line departments to focus on prevention, mitigation and treatment of the dreadful disease etc. Hence, agency had good rapport with Education and Health line department to coordinate, planning and organizing various initiatives that planned in this project.

The agency is focusing projects on education, poverty reduction, empowerment of women, youth skill enhancement and building infrastructure with support of Government line departments, Corporate/s and other donors. The organization primarily focus is poor, small and marginal farmers viz., SC, ST, BC and other vulnerable sections of the district. The agency has been implementing various community development activities in the areas of Education, Health, Skill development programs, Environmental program and other farm & non-farm based activities in partnership with many donors and Government line departments by eradicate poverty to obtain temperate living, welfare of Women and Children development, work towards the social threats like HIV/AIDS, strengthen and or establish more effective links with others working in health, social welfare, community development, adult literacy and basic education and create sound and harmonious environment in the society. The organization has good mileage, committed team and expertise in multiple sectors in implementation of various community development projects across in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

To educate, advocate and empower the socially and economically marginalized population for a self-reliant and sustainable development.

 

During the two decades of its services, AIRTDS has developed its organizational principles and the primary among them are:

  • AIRTDS shall always strive on the assessed and felt needs expressed by members of the targeted community.
  • AIRTDS believes in networking with other like minded organizations and social groups to reduce the social costs involved.
  • AIRTDS shall always function with a lean administrative staff and place operational planning and responsibilities upon member representatives from the target community that AIRTDS is working with.

 

AIRTDS is governed by a Board of Directors and maintains systematic documentation and accounts, which are regularly monitored and audited. AIRTDS is also subject to periodical inspections from Government agencies and FCRA authorities.

 

AIRTDS has taken up several programmes and has availed financial support both from the government (Central/Sate) and reputed international donor agencies like HIVOS, Netherlands, Inter Aid, France, Freres De Nos Freres, Switzerland and now VMM, Alliance India and USAID.

 

Capacity of the Organization

Facilities Staff
ü  Training centre (for 25 persons)

ü  Scan, Xerox and Video facilities

ü  Communication infrastructure (email, internet and websites)

ü  Health clinic

ü  Mobile clinic

ü  Management, administrative and network software systems

ü  Technical staff – 9

–  Senior research officer – 1

–  Project co-ordinator  advocacy – 1

–  Project Manager s care/support -3

–  Counsellor – 3

–  Social workers – 15

ü   Support staff – 3

ü   Part time staff – 12

ü   Specialists Trainers, Psychiatrist,

Anthropologist and Medical   officers -3

ü   Volunteers – 12

ü   Peers / ORW – 45

 

Infrastructure Facilities Staff Position Programs  
APSACS RVM /kRDSO APSIDC VMM Total
ü  Training centre (for 25 persons)

ü  Scan, Xerox and Video facilities

ü  Communication infrastructure (email, internet and websites)

ü  Health clinic

ü  Mobile clinic

ü  Management, administrative and network software systems

PD 1 1
PM 2 1 3
Counsellor 3 3
SW 10 1 11
ANM 2 2
ORW/Volunteer 45 10 55
Research

Associate

1 1
System Support 2 1 1 4
Accountant 3 1 1 1 6
Medical Officer 2 3
Driver 1 1
Teachers 9 9
Staff low cadere 15 15
LT 1 1
Total 72 26 2 13 115