Centre for World Solidarity (CWS) has its beginnings from Gandhigram in Tamil Nadu since 1957 with philanthropic support from German based United Action Service for World Solidarity (AWS). The envision and sustained efforts by Shri. M.V. Shastri, unflinching support from the late Shri. V. Krishnamoorty, the honorable team from AWS along with active involvement of partners and civil society members fashioned the beginning of CWS (shifted to Hyderabad from Gandhigram in 1982).
CWS central office is located in Hyderabad and its presence spread across the States of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odhisa and Tamil Nadu through its Resource Centres and implements projects directly and also works with 20 networks of voluntary organisations, more than 100 one-to-one partner organisations and 12 Fellows in these six States.
Our MissionTo promote a rights-based, gendered and eco-sustainable approach that will advance people-centered governance, livelihoods and management of natural resources
Sustainable livelihoods, Natural resource management, Food and nutritional security, Water and sanitation, Women and child rights, Anti-trafficking, Against domestic violence, Participatory local governance