Our mission is to Facilitate


The Gitanjali Foundation is dedicated to uplifting marginalized communities in the remote districts of West Bengal, focusing on quality education and poverty alleviation. Our mission encompasses the following key objectives:

A. Ensuring the Right to Education for Children, with a Focus on Girls from Dalit, Tribal, and Minority Communities:

1. Sensitization on Educational Rights: – Educate parents, children, and their employers about the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

2. Provision of Primary Education: – Offer primary education to non-school-going children and school dropouts through our open school initiatives.

3. Mainstreaming Education: – Integrate targeted children into the formal schools established by the Gitanjali Foundation.


B. Ensuring the Right to Non-Formal Education for Adolescent Girls from Tribal and Minority Communities:
Provide non-formal education to adolescent girls and adult women who are non-literate or illiterate in the rural areas of Birbhum, Murshidabad, and Malda districts.

C. Ensuring Food and Livelihood Security for Poverty-Stricken and Marginalized Women:
Empower women from Dalit, tribal, and minority communities through skill development and support to start micro-economic enterprises, ensuring their food and livelihood security.

D. Orientation and Training on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality:
Provide training to marginalized women on their rights, gender equality, and protection from domestic and gender-related violence.

E. Promotion of Democracy and Human Rights Protection:
Conduct awareness camps, mass rallies, workshops, and advocacy programs to promote democracy and protect human rights.

F. Ensuring Holistic Health for Dalits, Tribals, and Minority People:
Facilitate access to primary healthcare facilities, especially for women and children from these communities.

Results Achieved:
1. Sensitized 2,850 deprived children, their parents, and employers on the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, and provided primary education to these children.
2. Educated 3,260 adolescent girls and adult women on their right to education through non-formal education initiatives.
3. Empowered 3,125 women with food and livelihood security through skill development and micro-enterprise support.
4. Sensitized 2,482 women on gender equality, protection laws, and prevention of gender-related violence.
5. Raised awareness among 4,265 marginalized people about their democratic and human rights.
6. Enabled 2,165 women to access primary healthcare facilities.

Strategic Plan:
1. Capacity Building:
 Regular training for members and staff to strengthen the organization’s capacity to protect human rights, promote gender parity, and establish the rule of law.
2. Creating an Enabling Environment:
Foster an environment that promotes democracy and protects the human rights of vulnerable and marginalized communities.
3. Non-Violent Advocacy:
Promote democracy and protect civil, political, and economic rights through non-violent means.
4. Gender Equality:
Promote gender equality and end all forms of gender-related violence.
5. Peace Building and National Integration:
Create an atmosphere conducive to peace-building and national integration.
6. Human Rights Advocacy:
Organize and empower marginalized communities to protest against human rights violations.

Alignment and Accountability:
 The Gitanjali Foundation commits to honest, transparent, and accountable implementation of its programs, adhering to government regulations and maintaining robust financial management systems. Coordination and cooperation with donor agencies are prioritized to ensure successful project implementation, mutual accountability, and long-term partnership sustainability. Through these strategic efforts, the Gitanjali Foundation aims to strengthen its capacity, promote gender equality, ensure transparency, and foster a peaceful, democratic, and law-abiding society.