Auroville Village Action Group
History & Today’s organization:
Founded in 1983, AVAG is the umbrella and platform for village development from Auroville.
AVAG has developed into a solid and reputable organization for positive social change that fosters the integral development of civil society, democracy building and social advocacy.
Working with all sections of the communities in and around the Auroville bioregion, it fosters participatory village transformation in approximately 80 villages through: Community Development, Economic Development, Capacity Building and Psycho social Support .
Vision & Missions:
Micro financing, capacity building: training and seminars on various issues, psychological and physical health initiatives, global warming and environmental degradation awareness, caste and gender exchange programs. Social enterprise development.
AVAG’s activities are all designed to empower the rural communities to organize themselves for their own personal and communal empowerment.
Leaders & Team:
The team is formed by 19 permanent staff and 1 to 5 volunteers. It patronizes several dynamic projects.
Location:Irumbai road, Irumbai village & post, opp to EB substation - 605111 Tamil Nadu India