Manavodaya International UK supports the work of the Manavodaya Institute of participatory development in Lucknow, India. https://citizen-network.org/resources/manavodaya-institute.html
Manavodaya is Sanskrit for "human awakenings". For the past 30 years, Manavodaya has trained facilitators in poor villages to work with communities to develop self-help groups and projects. They have tens of thousands of families to take control.