Mauvikasa is an NGO that works in Uttara Kannada and Haveri District of Karnataka State on the issues of water conservation, education improvement, and livelihood development. They have collaborated with Deshpande Foundation and are developing small Tanks and springs and trying to support farming communities to improve agriculture income through SRI cultivation.
Manuvikasa aims to create a social order among the marginalized and deprived members of the rural community regardless of caste, class, creed, and gender with mostly affected women and children, uplifting them through various programs as well as activities giving them an improved quality of life and good human values, sustainable livelihood and enriched environment. This organization is created by educated and experienced social workers. All of the members have the experience of women, children, and youth development activities.
They try to benefit the depressed families of the targeted villages through empowerment of women, youths and providing education to the children.They have developed 2130 small water harvesting units or farm ponds and harvest 840 million liters of water every year, 150 energy efficient smokeless choolas and have also provided micro insurance for the low-income groups covering 2000 families.