Add.: Pathapatnam, Srikakulam
Phone: 91-8946-255966, 91-8946-256133, 91-8946-256166
Mobile: 91-94403 87563, 91-94383 24334
Contact Person: A Ramakrishna Raju
Aims/Objectives/Mission : To realize the Gandhian dream of gram swaraj by building a network of autonomous village communities which are self-sufficient and self-reliant. To capacitate the communities to become better informed and enlightened of their rights and choices in order to control the environment, resources, and levels of power by strengthening the institutional base necessary for social transformation and human capital enrichment. To facilitate the process of empowerment of tribals, Dalits and all other marginalized groups by reducing vulnerabilities, by increasing capacities, and by liberating them from oppression and exploitation. To capacitate the target community, focusing on role-transformation at all levels, with a special focus on skill development that enables people to control their environment To educate the rural poor, emphasizing the value of education with a special emphasis on the promotion of women and the girl child. BREDS promotes value-based and vocational education to further strengthen the life-support system of the community.