DORD(Daudnagar Organisation for Rural Development) is an NGO that works for the upliftment of the poor and marginalized sections of the society, empowerment of women in both urban and rural areas and eradicates poverty, diseases, malnutrition, patriarchal violence, and exclusion. It strives towards its vision of the empowerment of the society through knowledge and action.
There are various projects running under DORD which includes DORD Hospital, schools, free of cost cataract surgeries for poor and old people, children open shelter, women empowerment and many more. The DORD hospital has expanded its reach far to the southern parts of Bihar with no eye care services. It has performed around 8000+ surgeries in the year 2011-12 of which 79% have been free of cost.
The principal beneficiaries of the Anganwadi Training Centre are adolescent girls, all children below 6 years of age, pregnant and lactating mothers.
Under the women empowerment scheme, it dreams to create an environment free from gender bias where everyone has equal rights and opportunities to grow. 123 malnourished children have been rehabilitated, and 421 children have taken up modern education in the past one year. The statistics of the development and the growth caused by the organization has been splendid.