ABOUT INDIAN EVANGELICAL & EDUCATIONAL RURAL DEVELOPMENT (IEERD)
India Evangelical, Educational and Rural Development – Social Service Society is a registered voluntary, non-profit organization under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 in 1999. The establishment of IEERD was an upshot retort to the civic need and, of course, the culmination of the vision of a group of young social activists, who have been involving in voluntary service activities from their teenage and college life onwards.
Understanding the rural areas’ holistic development in all realms is possible through common exertion; IEERD gives utmost precedence to ensuring rural people’s participation and action for their own development facilitating harmonious platform for partnership and accordance.
IEERD closely works with like-minded people/organizations/agencies and with NABARD, Ministry of Environment/Youth Affairs, Ministry of Woman & Child Development, Human Rights Commission, NCW, FD, RD, DWMA etc of Central/State Governments too.
Our mission is to capacitate the poor, deprived, landless, and the unreached rural/urban/slum people towards an enhanced status enlivening them from the dungeon of their misfortunes/inability through initiating collective action among them in a constitutional, democratic and participatory spirit.
IEERD visualize a society where all people and children enjoy freedom, education, power, equality, privileges irrespective of gender, caste, colour, ethnic segments and a world environmentally balanced and sound.
GB- General Body, EC- Executive Committee and AB-Advisory Board
Our Executive Committe:
President - Bro B. Kiran Chand, B. Sc
He is the Founder and the present chief functionary of IEERD. He is a resource person on sustainable farming practices and NRM. He has received many commendation certificates and awards for best social worker and leader.
- V.Babu Rao
General Secretary - I. Sudhakar Rao
Joint Secretary - B. Papa Rao
He is a reputed social worker and dedicated evangelist. And he is the Director and Pastor of Church of Christ Churches in AP. The veteran social worker and evangelist, who is a gifted and famous preacher and church planter, presently serves for IEERD in its EC and Advisory Board.
- N.V. Srinivasa Rao
- T.Lakshamana Kumari
- M. Prameela
IEERD’s strategies that are evolved from its very background of prior founding experience, its own working experience among the rural population and the very stimulating need emerged from its working areas are the prime and principle things that lead IEERD in it successful implementation of activities and accomplishments of its objectives, and they are:
- Community Structures and Capacity Building
- Advocacy and Lobbying
- Participation and leadership
- Action Research and Information Dissemination
- Networking and Linkages
Our Target Groups:
SCs/STs, PTGs, Women & Children, Rural Resource Poor/Artisans, Handicapped, Forest Dwelling/Dependent communities, Farming Communities etc
Our Focus of Work:
Rural Livelihood, Child Welfare/Rights, Agriculture and Ecological Development, Environment and Forest Resource Conservation, Skills Development, Women Empowerment, Water & Sanitation, Rural Health, Disaster/Calamity Relief/Rehabilitation, Animal Welfare…..