During the past 24 years, RDWS had been venturing into multifarious activities for the amelioration of the conditions of the disadvantaged population of Vizianagaram District. The Major sectors and the interventions are :

  • Early Childhood Care and Development
  • Mother Tongue based and Multilingual education
  • Nutrition security and care during early childhood
  • Multi-Grade Multi-Level (MGML)method of Pedagogy
  • Promotion of quality education for children
  • Promotion of Girl child education
  • Promotion of children’s rights, protection and safety
  • Holistic rehabilitation of children with disabilities
  • Education and skill development for adolescents

  • Non-Formal Education
  • Bridge School programme for Child labourers
  • Integrated Education for visually challenged children

  • Community Health Education
  • Eye care and Community Based Rehabilitation Service
  • Health Check up camps
  • Malarial Eradication Programme
  • HIV/AIDS Awareness Campaign
  • Immunization Programme

  • Ecological farming, training for farmers
  • Facilitation for procuring agricultural inputs and land reclamation measures
  • Kitchen/Vegetable Gardening
  • Value addition and marketing of Minor Forest Produces
  • Appropriate Income Generating Activities
  • Animal Husbandry / live stock management Vocational training such as Tailoring
  • Construction of Mini Irrigation Tanks
  • Grain Bank

  • Gender Sensitization programmes at various levels
  • Dealing with issues on equal wage, joint patta (Record of Land Rights), dowry, atrocities on women etc.
  • Women empowerment programmes through women's organizations

  • Conducting of Various Training / Awareness Camps/ Workshops etc.
  • Plantation and Wastelands Development
  • Formation of VSS under Joint Forest Management
  • Campaigning on various forest related issues

  • Self Help Groups and its Federation
  • Community Based Organizations (CBOs)
  • Children's Clubs
  • Eye Care Committees
  • Training on Income Generating Activities
  • Promotion and Management of Peoples Organisation
  • Exposure programme to students from child labour schools to mainstream schools

  • Orientation and exposure visits for staff members
  • Training to the Office Bearers of peoples organisations on management

  • Issues related to land, water and forest
  • Human rights
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Alcoholism
  • Atrocities on women

  • Promoting of networks of local NGOs and CBOs
  • Membership and affiliations in other Networks (District, State, National & International Level)