DHAN Foundation

Description (bio):

Development of Humane Action (DHAN) Foundation, a professional development organisation, works in poverty reduction through building resilience among poor and vulnerable communities by organising them into self-governed community organisations around the themes of community banking, water and agriculture development, youth, climate change, coastal conservation and livelihoods. Microinsurance is an integral strategy in all these themes, which has ensured life, health, livestock and crop insurance, as well as pension cover to over one million poor people. 
 

Type of organisation: Foundations
Region (where based): South Asia