To work against inequality and poverty through traditional wisdom, general peoples' accessibility to natural resources and ensuring their participation in development activities irrespective of cast, creed, and ethnicity, through building strong grassroots institutions of the poor.
Our work in development finance:
We work with communities, indigenous peoples', ethnic minority communities to protect their rights and to raise their voices by demanding accountability, transparency and redress for communities adversely impacted by development projects funded by development financial institutions like ADB and AIIB through research, advocacy, and campaigns.
Geographic Focus: Asia
Constituency/Partners: Indigenous peoples, Land rights, Rural communities, Women
Sector Focus: Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Infrastructure, International Financial Institutions, Natural resources, Transparency/ Participation, Water
Financier Targets: ADB, AIIB