Objectives

The major objectives of "Commitments" are to
  • Extend economic and social services to strengthen and enhance the livelihoods of the rural poor.
  • Build capabilities among rural poor.
  • Improve access to services, facilities and entitlements or rural poor.
  • Facilitate building of participatory, self-managed institutions among rural poor and the differently abled as vehicles of their self-reliance, socio-economic progress and self-respect.
  • Serve as a resource centre for training, research and study upon the socio-economic conditions of rural poor.
  • Initiate programmes and projects for sustainable development of rural poor and the disabled and facilitate convergence of services and facilities intended for their benefit.
  • Provide a platform for advocacy upon issues and the concerns of rural poor

‘Commitments’ has six Coordinators cum professional therapists and twenty three grassroots workers called Community Social Workers and Activists, facilitating the PwD members of SHGs and to access all required services. The professional therapists provide training to staff, parents and to PwDs and other stakeholders, including line department functionaries and Local Government representatives, home based therapy services to all members.

'Commitments’ have tax-exempt status in India, entitling the donations made to it to qualify for exemption Under Section 80 G of Income Tax Act, 1961. Similarly ‘Commitments’ possesses registration granted by Govt.of India, Ministry of Home Affairs under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976 to receive donations and contributions from Foreign Donors and Agencies.

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