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Who we are

4S India (registered as ‘Sarva Seva Samity Sanstha’) was promoted under the guidance of Shri Vijay Mahajan, Founder, BASIX Social Enterprise Group, by few dedicated volunteers from ASSEFA, Gaya in 2003. Mr Vijay Mahajan co-founded PRADAN in 1983,

Working directly with 100,000 families and more.....

Journey at a glance

2003
4S India
Founded
  • Formation & Registration under Society Registration Act 21, 1860 (under the guidance of Shri Vijay Mahajan by ASSEFA Volunteers) Aim- Work with the unreached and excluded
2003-2006
Extensive Work
Forming SHGs
  • Extensive work on SHG formation and pioneered promotion of women federation in Bihar,2005. Worked with IGS and WDC in supporting promotion of 23 more women Federationsn in Bihar
2007-2017
Support
Work on Federation
  • Support to IGS and work on federation , livelihood project and Irrigation . Shri Vijay Mahajan became President and introduction of professional board
2018 (Oct) - 4S India
Expansion
Thematic Area Expanded
  • Executive Director & new professionals joined, New projects started, Norms & policies drafted, Meetings formalized, Geographical area & thematic area expanded, Action research wing established. Governance being strengthened

An institution of excellence empowering excluded communities of deprived regions.

Achieve excellence in enabling one million excluded communities of deprived regions towards sustainable socio-economic development by 2025

Our Core Values

core values

Approach & Strategy

Inclusive Approach

More than 50% women, more than 80% weaker sections, SC/ST/EBC, PVTG, Mahadalits, Landless, Small & Marginal Farmers, Migrants

Economic Sustainability

for community institutions, VLEs and 4S through revenue model

Community Institution as focal point

FPO, Federation, Water Committee, Youth Groups, etc. (Either existing or else promote new)

Income Enhancement

Through skilling, entrepreneur development, access to market & finance, productivity, enhancement, risk mitigation.

Social Developement

Democratic values, active citizenship, empowerment

Women Rights and Entitlements

Government Convergence, Other Collaborations

Preventive Health, Hygiene & Nutrition

Themes and Target Group

Thematic Areas

  1. Responsible Livelihoods (in Farm, off Farm and Non-Farm Sectors)
  2. Institutional Development Services
  3. Agribusiness Development Services
  4. Financial Inclusion Services
  5. Natural Resource Management (including organic practices and renewable energy
  6. Preventive health & nutrition (including WASH)
  7. Women, Rights & Entitlement
  8. Disaster Management and Climate change
  9. Action Research & Studies

Target Beneficiaries

  1. Small and marginal farmers

  2. Vulnerable groups including SC, ST, PVTGs, OBC, Mahadalits, Women, Landless and Migrants

Funding and Strategic partners