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S M Sehgal Foundation

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S M Sehgal Foundation (Sehgal Foundation) is a public, charitable trust registered in India since 1999. Our mission is to strengthen community-led development initiatives to achieve positive social, economic, and environmental change across rural India. We envision every person across rural India empowered to lead a more secure, prosperous, and dignified life. With support from donors and partners, we design and promote rural development interventions that create opportunities, build resilience, and provide solutions to some of the most pressings challenges in India's poorest communities. Together with rural communities, we create sustainable programs for managing water resources, increasing agricultural productivity, and strengthening rural governance. The team's emphasis on gender equality and women's empowerment is driven by the realization that human rights are central to developing every person's potential.

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