Dharti makes an attempt to engage diversified stakeholders such as women, youth, adolescents, social activists, media representatives, panchayat representatives, Asha, Anganwadi workers, teachers, ANMs, and others service providers in the developmental sector. It strongly advocates for participatory community based processes both within the organisation and with the community.
The organisation believes in transparency and enjoys a credible reputation for its commitment, work and devoted staff for providing a healthy and democratic work atmosphere.
Dharti respects philosophy of rights based approach and makes efforts towards demystification of rights based approach for the larger interest of poorest, marginalised and socially excluded community. Dharti is continuously working towards internalising the rights based approach among community members and community leaders.
Towards the attainment of its defined set of objectives, Dharti pursues following strategies:
- Community cadre building
- Community education, capacity building and knowledge management
- Organisation and formation community groups
- Creating credibility and self-image of community based organisations
- Participatory planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
- Campaigning and advocacy
- Governance strengthening
- Transparency and accountability promotion
- Innovation, model creation for replication and scalability
- Institutional linkages
- Policy and media advocacy
These are some strongly shared values that strengthen and provide us distinctive direction to our development orientation.