Degal Dharma

Senior Manager Programmes

Dharma is a social development professional with two decades of experience working with CSR, trust and NGOs in India. He led large scale projects on Health & Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Education, Skill development, Social marketing & Social franchising projects supported by Government of India, Bilateral and International agencies. His areas of expertise are project management, grants management, stakeholders management, training and capacity building. He leads 19 projects supported by Accenture, Symantec, Steve Waugh Foundation at CAF India. Dharma holds Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Master's degree in Social Communication and M.Phil. in Tribal studies.

Articles by Degal Dharma:

Organic Farming ‘Greens’ the Deserts of Thar

Posted on: January 01, 2020

  “Living in deserts for centuries, our people know how precious water is. Our ancestors taught us to save every single drop of water. They are more precious than pearls,” Mahavir Singh tells me while pointing to the rainwater harvesting… Read More »

Art of endurance: traditional needlework helps women of Thar overcome hardships

Posted on: January 01, 2020

  The Karni Mata temple in Bikaner is a temple where rats are worshipped and fed. To see a white rat among all the black and grey rats is considered great fortune. I could not spot a white rat during… Read More »

Overcoming Disability with Flying Colours

Posted on: January 01, 2020

  Disability is a matter of perception. Disabled people are not the ones, who are not ‘normal’ as per societal parameters. But real disability is not being able to find joy in life. My entire perception about disability changed since,… Read More »

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