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Welcome to CARDTS

CARDTS (Citizens Alliance for Rural Development and Training Society) was established in 1992 in the state of Karnataka, India, as a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO). Our mandate is to influence social change through building capacities of underprivileged communities.


To create a society wherein equal sharing of resources and power are ensured to all irrespective of gender, age, caste, religion etc...


To organise and equip the marginalized sections of our society to take part in the resource sharing and decision making processes at all levels.

Our strengths

A dedicated and skilled team,
Well established linkages with stakeholders such as Government agencies, service providers and local NGOs/CBOs
Credibility, support and rapport shared with the local communities within which we exist


Technical Support Services: CARDTS has built rich experience in the areas of providing technical support in project management and other services in the development field. [...]



All the projects undertaken by CARDTS are covered by an extremely robust internal monitoring system and the beneficiaries of the programmes are always a part of the monitoring and evaluation process.

We also have a precise and well defined internal audit system which meticulously monitors the finance of the organisation.