Social Impact Assessment & Need Assessment Studies
Social Impact Assessment Study is considered to be the process of identifying the social impacts of land acquisition as per The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013 (RFCTLAR&R Act). It is used to predict and mitigate negative impacts and identify opportunities to enhance benefits for affected communities and societies.
Child Care and Education
With Exemplary services in the last 4 decades, Rajagiri outREACH has touched the lives of many children with its unique child-centred programmes. These integrated programmes are devised with the backing of relevant data and are aimed to improve the overall conditions of the family and not just of children. A stakeholder engagement model, involving children, parents and other community stakeholders is being practised to make sustainable impacts through the programmes.
Women Empowerment and Sustainable Livelihood
Amid improvements in the living and working conditions of Women in Kerala for the last two decades, Rajagiri outREACH has been setting higher standards for its programmes for Women. Focused interventions to accelerate higher education among girls and reskilling among women have been the two biggest contributions to women empowerment area.
While women and children get much attention, ageing is seldom raised up as a social issue in the country. Rajagiri outREACH engages senior citizens with utmost respect and gratitude in all its dedicated programmes and has trained professionals to ensure that beneficiaries experience joy, peace of mind and self-esteem.
Youth Development and Higher Education Scholarship Programme
The Higher Education assistance programme of Rajagiri outREACH supports students from underprivileged families who are pursuing professional education. The major sponsors of the programme are Rajan and Grace Foundation, Kinder for Kinder – Switzerland, Sri Ramunni Paniker Udbodhan Trust, Sud Chemie India Pvt. Ltd., George & Sushila Foundation, Prof. Fons Vandarmael – Belgium and Mr. Sam & Jeff Mathew.
In 2004, with the occurrence, of Tsunami in the Indian Ocean, Rajagiri outREACH has set up a Disaster Management domain and emerged as a leading NGO in the natural adversity-prone state with agility, networking and readiness. Today, Rajagiri outreach has a large volunteer network for relief activities and had outstanding contributions to the rehabilitation of affected people in the past.
Environment, Resource and Waste Management
Rajagiri outREACH, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences has partnered with Government and Non-Government institutions to support, develop and implement projects and other initiatives that address environmental priorities and to solve problems related to it.
Research, Training and Consultancy
Research is one of the important domains of Rajagiri outREACH and have published numerous reports to help policymakers and funding organisations. Similarly, the Training division of Rajagiri outREACH helps volunteers, foundations, NGO and Government departments to possess critical skills to serve the society better.
Rajagiri outREACH is the implementing agency for Suraksha projects functioning at Ernakulam and Perumbavoor sanctioned by Kerala State AIDS Control Society (KSACS), Government of Kerala and has been working for migrant labourers since September 2008. The main objective of this project is to reduce HIV/AIDS prevalence in Kerala targeting migrants who are residing in Ernakulam District in Kerala.