Society for Community Health Awareness Research and Action

SOCHARA Partners

SOCHARA has been supported by a wide range of individual donors and funding partners that have include central and state governments; Universities, and Education / Research groups and Foundations and Trusts (both Indian and Foreign). This support has been for core grants, training and research projects and a wide range of other initiatives. The partners for the last decade (2006 to 2019' March) have included the following and those which are current partners are shown with an asterisk. There is also another small group we call Friends of SOCHARA - which Includes donations from Individuals in India and other parts of the world. 

Government of India

  • National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) 
  • National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC)
  • Planning Commission, Government of India
  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), Govt of India

State Governments

  • Government of Tamil Nadu (Community Action for Health-CAH)
  • Government of Chhattisgarh (State Health Resource Centre-SHRC)
  • Government of Jharkhand (Department of Health and Family Welfare)
  • Government of Karnataka (RFD-ATF & HDR)

Education / Research groups

  • Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
  • University of Western Cape, South Africa
  • Global Forum for Health Research, Switzerland, (GFHR)
  • British Medical Journal (BMJ), UK
  • Universities of Ottawa, Canada

Trusts & Foundation (India)

  • Sir Dorabji Tata Trust (SDTT)
  • Jamsetji Tata Trust
  • Bala Mandir Research Foundation, (BMRF)
  • Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT)
  • Bansuri Trust
  • Sir Ratan Tata Trust (SRTT) 
  • HCL Foundation *

Trusts & Foundation (Foreign)

  • Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, Sweden
  • Ford Foundation, USA
  • Association for India's Development (AID-Boston chapter), USA
  • Sarathy Foundation, USA*
  • Norwegian Human Rights Fund, Norway
  • Mavis Tree, New Zealand
  • Asia Monitoring Resource Centre, Hong Kong
  • Global Green Grant Fund, USA
  • Associazione Italiana Amici di Raoul Follereau-AIFO, Italy
  • MEDICO International, Germany
  • World Council of Churches, Geneva
  • International Development Research Council (IDRC), Canada
  • Teasdale Corte, Canada
  • KZE/ Misereor, Germany*

Friends of SOCHARA

  • Friends of SOCHARA - Bengaluru
  • Friends of SOCHARA - India
  • Friends of SOCHARA - Switzerland
  • Friends of SOCHARA - US
  • Friends of SOCHARA - UK