GUIDE came to be on the Gandhi Jayanthi day of 1985. It was the out come of the common thinking of some fresh post graduates, professional social workers, social researchers and leaders from the villages.
Justice, Peace and Dignity to all,
Surpassing the gender Divisions.
A gender just society where the women have the Knowledge, Capacity, Rights and Freedom to participate equally with men in the governance of the society
GUIDE is primarily a team of women working for the empowerment of women. The acronym itself is consciously arrived at. It reminds us of our attitude. We do not want to do anything for others, but only guide them to be able to do themselves, so that they could become self supportive and their effort sustainable.
As the first step, we have helped women to achieve their felt needs met. These felt needs (water, road, street, transport etc.) are generally the needs of their family and the community too. The sceptic male members of the community began to acknowledge.
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