We have a dream
To create a world-class platform for holistic and sustainable rural transformation.
  We have a mission
To realize our responsibility towards the rural underprivileged and constantly strive to enable them to achieve self reliance.
  We have a belief
That people are our wealth; knowledge and technology are our tools and that our destiny is in our hands.
  And we have a goal
To be the best NPO for rural development in the world.
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Abundant water and fertile land are hallmarks of development in East and West Godavari districts. For centuries, water has been at the centre of life stream in this part of India.
   
 
'They call me Thimayya. I am 50 years old.Until two years back, everybody used to shun me… even my grandchildren I had ugly and festering wounds that would not heal...'
   
 
 
 
  HIGHLIGHTS
 
 
Till Date
   
» 7 Million Patient Visits
   
» School Health Coverage For 75,000 Students in 302 Model (Govt.) Schools
   
» 100% Literacy in 150 Villages - 52,500 Certified Neo-Literates
   
» More than 26,500 Trained in Livelihood Skills
   
» Access of Safe Drinking Water to 900,000 People
   
» Virtual Delivery of Services in 50 Villages
   
» Tadinada becomes the first adopted village to declare self-sustainability on 6 June 2009
   
» Agri- Services in 70 Villages and Aqua-Services in 20 Villages
   
» Waste Management Program in 194 Villages
   
» Hon.Minister for RWS, Sri.P.Viswaroop inaugurates Safe Drinking Water Plant on 8-1-10 in Amalapuram
   
» 100% Coverage of Diabetics and Hypertensives in Adopted Villages
   
» Project Chetana @ Byrraju Foundation collaborates with Marketplace Literacy Project of USA
   
» Students from Portland University visit adopted villages (Dec 2009)
   
» Byrraju Foundation & Modern Story Project train students in Elurupadu in Community Media: 8-13 March
   
» Training on Marketplace Literacy to Ashwini & Chetana operators from 30 April - 4 May 2010
   
» The Foundation and Agricultural Department, Amalapuram jointly conduct training in organic farming.
  AWARDS
 
   
» 'Asian Corporate Social Responsibility Award' under the Povert Alleviation category for the Gram IT (Rural BPO) initiative
   
» 'Best Water NGO Award' by Water Digest & UNESCO. We were honored thrice with this recognition
   
» 'World Bank Prize' for innovative virtual project
   
» 'IBM Award' for the most innovative rural education program
   
» President's 'Nirmal Gram Puraskar' award for 60 adopted villages for best sanitation practices
   
» 'Computerworld Global Best NGO' for the Foundation's Tele-ECG initiative along with Tech Laureate Award for 2008
   
» 'eINDIA2008 Award' for 'Best NGO Initiative of the year' in the Tele-centre category for the Ashwini program
   
» 'Manthan Award' for the VoiKiosk project in the e-Inclusion category
   
» India Time's 'Social Catalyst of the Year Award-2008' for the GramIT initiative
   
» 'India Business Award - 2008' of UK Trade & Investment Agency in CSR category
 
 
 
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