Taking our knowledge further
Bringing CHETNA to the world
Reaching out for change
CHETNA Outreach consolidates and extends the benefits of CHETNA’s experience of working with disadvantaged and marginalized communities in India.
CHETNA Outreach seeks partners for dialogue, collaboration and co-creation of comprehensive, gender-sensitive approaches to issues of concern related to women, young people and children.
Mission: CHETNA Outreach
To systematically upscale and mainstream effective models, promising practices and strategies and collectively advocate for gender sensitive, comprehensive programmes and policies.
CHETNA Outreach aims to bring together the widest possible range of stakeholders to
co – create solutions to the problem of transforming short term goals into comprehensive systems of development.
Shifting the Paradigm
CHETNA Outreach aims to work as a catalyst for ensuring that policies become programmes that have a positive impact on the lifecycle of a woman, beginning from birth, and that a gender sensitive and comprehensive approach forms the cornerstone of all policies and programmes.
CHETNA Outreach seeks to actively dialogue with parliamentarians and policy makers so that the concerns of the marginalized communities are reflected in the policies and programmes.
Corporate Social Responsibility
CHETNA Outreach seeks opportunities to support corporations to contribute to the socio economic development and the well being of local communities by creating synergies in our work towards development goals.
Up scaling & Mainstreaming
CHETNA Outreach aims to adapt comprehensive practices and approaches to benefit the most marginalized populations, using the phenomenal body of knowledge and success stories that have been tested by CHETNA through successful pilot programs.
CHETNA Outreach aims for the majority of states to adapt and develop transcreated and culturally sensitive behavioural change communication materials that work.
Strategies: CHETNA Outreach
CHETNA Outreach’s strategies build on the vast storehouse of experience and expertise developed by CHETNA over three decades. Health education, effective communication strategies and advocacy for the least heard voices are strong points in CHETNA’s award winning work. By examining, documenting, sharing and building on field tested models, CHETNA Outreach envisages to work with multiple stakeholders across sectors to share, document, debate and dialogue on the best ways to scale up approaches at state, national and international levels.
CHETNA Outreach encourages a think- tank approach and utilize media, including social media, to elicit support for the efforts of its field based partners. CHETNA Outreach seeks to work in partnership with the widest spectrum of stakeholders to bring about change for women, children and young people.
H onesty and Transparency
E nhancement of Capacities
T rue Value of Resources
A ccountability and Sincerity
CHETNA Outreach Leadership
CHETNA Outreach falls within the governance of the CHETNA Governing Council. Leadership is provided by Ms. Indu Capoor, Founder Director of CHETNA. With more than 30 years of experience in nutrition, health education, community development, organisational management and strategic international policy, Ms. Capoor heads up a team of committed and experienced social scientists, nutrition and health educators and medical/public health professionals.
The mission of CHETNA Outreach is to reach out to diverse geographical areas, at state, national and international levels, by systematic facilitation, co-creation and mainstreaming of effective evidence-based models, promising practices and effective strategies to achieve development goals through collective advocacy, towards holistic gender sensitive approaches in health, nutrition and education.
If you would like to know more please contact:
Ms. Indu Capoor
Founder Director, CHETNA and Director, CHETNA Outreach