Women's Organization for Socio-Cultural Awareness (WOSCA)

Baladevjew Colony, Mining Road, Dist: Keonjhar
758 001 Orissa

Ansprechpartner: Dr. Routray, Rina



  • Umweltorganisation
  • Bildungspolitik/-projekt
  • Frauenpolitik/feministisches Projekt
  • Übernachtungsmöglichkeiten

Über uns

Women's Organization for Socio-Cultural Awareness (WOSCA) was established as a not for profit social organization in 1993. WOSCA has been involving itself in a multifarious, people-centric development activities through need-salient interventions in the areas of health, environment, HRD, and economic empowerment of women in particular.

Mission: Transformation of thoughts into deeds through people's participatory actions, people's organizations, participatory learning and working together for human resource management.

The focal area of work for WOSCA is women's empowerment through participatory initiatives and joint accountability. WOSCA has been giving high importance on socioeconomic development of village women through promotion and strengthening of Self Help Groups (SHGs). Until 2007, there are more than one hundred SHGs, promoted and strengthened by WOSCA. It has been able to initiate two partner NGOs for promotion of SHGs.


- Awareness Generation Program
- Bio-Diversity Conservation Program
- Livelihood Generation Program
- Vocational Training
- SHGs and IG activities
- Food Security & Empowerment Project
- Integrated Nutrition & Health Project
- Watershed Development
- Environment Education in School System and other programs

Mrs. Dr. Rina Routray is the President of the organization.

For other net participants we can offer overnight facilities. Further we can offer expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work. We can support any other development activities required within our workarea.