Schumacher Centre is a leading Delhi-based organisation that promotes rural Indian livelihood through expertise and action.
India has 600,000 villages within its borders. The poverty seen in our cities is driven by the drift of people from these rural areas. Gandhi himself said "if the villages perish, India will perish”.
Schumacher Centre’s valued sister organisation in the UK, Jeevika Trust, provides a constant and direct link between our work and British business, political figures and fundraisers. Jeevika Trust’s website is www.jeevika.org.uk
We tackle rural Indian poverty through collaborative efforts and the forging of effective networks. Schumacher Centre has worked with a wide range of organisations including: