Andhra Pradesh, Chaithanya Educational and Rural Development Society, Disabled, Education, Widows, Women's Rights

Fighting rural poverty in Andhra Pradesh

If you’re reading this, I am assuming you are prosperous enough to have a toilet in your home. Millions of villagers in India, however, are not as blessed. Enter good Samaritans like Chaitanya Educational and Rural Development Society (CERDS), one of whose projects is to financially help people build toilets. But more on that in…

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Andhra Pradesh, Chaithanya Educational and Rural Development Society, Founding Story

How it began at Chaithanya Educational and Rural Development Society

Mr. Narra Srinivasa Rao is a simple man from an agricultural background. When you see his work, his involvement with his projects, and the office he maintains, it is impressive how one individual can get so many things done. Clearly, all one needs is a strong desire to create social change. Married with two kids,…

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Andhra Pradesh, Chaithanya Educational and Rural Development Society, Recognition Received

Recognition received by Chaithanya Educational and Rural Development Society

Mr. Srinivasa Rao’s efforts have been recognized on the national level. In 2012 and 2013, CERDS received 6 awards: – the “Bharat Vikas Ratan Award” by the Global Society for Health and Educational Growth (a national level organization) in February 2012 – the “Glory of India Award” by the Economic and Social Development Foundation (a…

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