TAKING A UNIQUE APPROACH TO TACKLING POVERTY IN RURAL INDIA.

  • In partnership with local community members and social enterprises, we identify issues central to our target communities and provide the resources to implement solutions through extensive field research and on-campus initiatives.

  • In order to ensure that we consistently address the specific needs of rural villagers in a sustainable and empowering manner, all our initiatives follow a standard approach.

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  • Project RISHI takes a unique approach to tackling poverty.

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BUILDING AN ORGANIZATION THAT TAKES A BOTTOM UP APPROACH TO INSPIRE POSITIVE CHANGE IN AREAS THAT NEED IT THE MOST.

Our Initiatives

Developmental Disparities force the rural poor to be stuck in a cycle of poverty. Project RISHI identifies these disparities and addresses them by connecting the poor with empowering solutions. Learn more about our overall initiatives or chose a disparity below look to at our projects currently in place.

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Our Locations

Each of our university chapters partners up with a specific rural village in India. Project RISHI members pick these locations based on important considerations that include severity of unfortunate conditions and availability of reliable partners. Learn more about these considerations or look at the specifics of each  location by picking one below.

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Our Chapters

The core of our volunteers consist of motivated undergraduate students at Universities across the United States. We currently consist of 6 established chapters and are working with student groups at other universities to expand. Learn how you can start a chapter at your own university or click below to go to a specific chapter’s web page.

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GIVING YOU THE CHANCE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. GET INVOLVED AND JOIN US IN REACHING OUR GOALS.

100% of your donations goes directly to supporting long-term solutions to poverty, we cover all our overheads costs thanks to the generosity of our Board of Directors, corporate sponsors, and grants.

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Eager to help make a difference? Join a volunteer chapter at your university or start a chapter today. The world needs motivated student leaders like you.

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From campus Samosa sales to online crowdfunding campaigns, come support us at our next event. If you are in high school and eager to make a difference, fundraise for a project in India on your own high school campus.

Contact us at fundraise@projectrishi.org!

If you are a professional and have valuable experience or success in addressing any global development disparity, we could greatly benefit from your advice and experience. Our project advisers include not-for-profit Directors, Social Entrepreneurs, professors, doctors, and other professionals.

Contact us at advise@projectrishi.org!