Vision and Mission


Gramalaya envisions a society in which all people will have equal rights and access to protected water, sanitation, health and improved income status without gender discrimination.


Gramalaya is an NGO dedicated to promote water, sanitation, hygiene and overall improvement of the rural, urban, coastal and tribal population in India whereby the empowerment of marginalized communities especially the women and children is ensured.

Core Values

Emancipation through Entrustment, Entitlement and Empowerment

Gramalaya ensures that all its projects reflect the above core values that encourage people to be emancipated from the cycle of poverty and deprivation through participation. Thus, communities are entrusted to work on the project by being part of its implementation process and its continued success.

Guiding Principles

01. Encouraging innovativeness and creativity
02. Enabling a learning environment
03. Evolving exit strategy and sustainability
04. Encouraging community ownership
05. Ensuring Accountability and Transparency
06. Enhancing people’s co-operation and participation