WHO WE ARE
We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.
-Saint Mother Teresa
DITO Social Welfare Association, India is a part of DITO Foundation, Netherlands, that has its presence in India, Nepal, Thailand, Senegal, Cambodia and Tibet. Founded in 1996, DITO is nonsectarian, impartial and nongovernmental. DITO stands for “Drop In The Ocean” and dedicates itself to Girls education and women’s empowerment, medical care, water & sanitation and Social Impact ventures. In 2016 we are registered in India as DITO Social Welfare Association. We are governed by an Independent Board of directors.
We reiterate our values and emphasis on ‘praxis’ to bring forth positive changes within the poorest of the poor community. Our values have a strong base which stands on ‘ equality, humanitarianism, solidarity, camaraderie’ in order to end the sufferings of the have nots.
To enable an ecosystem where community, especially the women and children are given adequate opportunity to prove themselves as the resourceful global citizen.
To create an inclusive and equitable society that values women and children and actively enables the community empowerment
OUR THEORY OF CHANGE
We believe in the universal proverb “ Don’t feed man with fish, but teach him to fish”. Thus with the active participation of the community living in poverty, and with our values we aspire to bring forth sustainable changes within the community.
What We do
Aspiring towards making
healthcare available for all
Eradicating poverty through power of business
Education scholarship for girls with disadvantaged background
Reviving the skills of women artisans and creating market linages
Clean drinking water- key to good health
LAST MILE HEALTH CARE
41710 BENEFICIARIES AVAILED MEDICAL TREATMENT TILL DATE
APPROXIMATELY 35000 UJAAN SANITARY NAPKINS SOLD BY 100 WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS 700 GIRLS & WOMEN REACHED OUT THROUGH AWARENESS PROGRAMME ON MENSTRUAL HYGIENE
DITO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME
35 GIRLS RECEIVED DITO SCHOLARSHIP
1500 BENEFICIARIES REGULARLYCONSUME RO WATER 700000 GALLONS OF SAFE DRINKING WATER DISTRIBUTED