Our Mission

The Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan works for the social development and integration of underprivileged individuals, groups and communities in Uttar Pradesh. Our mission is to protect, plant, cultivate and promote trees in partnership, help underprivileged, providing sustainable solutions to an individuals related to their environment, helping communities to increase their resilience to environment degradation and climate shocks through supporting the establishment of community-led natural resource management strategies with local communities in ways which support the.

  • •   advocacy and promotion of public awareness of both local and global socio-economic issues.
  • •   improvement of livelihoods in rural communities through the sustainable use of natural products, especially through the cultivation and use of traditional foods and medicines to improve food security, nutrition, and health
  • •   development of socially and environmentally desirable local governance and community by-laws which meet the needs and aspirations of local communities, while contributing to the formulation of more effective national and regional policies


Learning and sharing

Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan seeks to maximise opportunities for our partner organisations to share their experiences and learn from both each other and good practice from other initiatives – through our website, e-newsletter and where possible, participatory workshops.

Self-evaluation and assessment

Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan supports funded organisations to develop and build their capacity to evaluate and assess the effectiveness and impact of their projects. We will provide easy-to-use monitoring and evaluation tools.


Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan seeks to promote and uphold ethical relationships between people, the natural environment and wildlife. We seek to support projects that promote the equal participation of both men and women, comply with international guidance on child labour, and ensure social welfare.


Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan will be open about its grant assessment criteria and award processes. We will provide information about the sources of the funds for the programmes.


Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan seeks to make its grants programmes and application processes accessible to both new and smaller organisations that may not have a lot of experience of applying for and securing funding.


Shyam Surat Manav Vikas Adhyayan Sansthan seeks to develop respectful, equitable and sustainable partnerships with the organisation’s it supports.


Our work aims to break the vicious cycle of poverty and social isolation and to restore hope for a better future. We believe that every person has the right to access resources and opportunities in order to live and develop with dignity and to become an active and contributing member of our society.


  • • To work for the social development of underprivileged individuals, groups and communities in Uttar Pradesh
  • • To encourage healthcare development and health promotion
  • • To assist in the process of social integration and personal realisation of underprivileged children, young people, adults and families
  • • To endorse the human rights and in particular the rights of the children and young people as well as the rights of underprivileged groups and communities
  • • To encourage and popularise voluntary work.