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Today ARR reaches out to 7500 villages through its various initiatives, benefiting more than 11.3 million people in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Puducherry (UT). These include:

  • Free primary health care services provided to 43,84,711 patients over 1,800 villages in Tamil Nadu & Karnataka through Mobile Health Clinics.
  • 4,73,799 patients received primary health care services through Isha Rural Health Clinics.
  • 2022 Arogya Alai camps have been conducted benefiting 3,47,517 patients
  • 950 households have been covered around Thondamuthur by the solid waste management program.
  • 486 toilets have been constructed in the Thondamuthur block, benefitting 3,800 villagers. A further 82 toilets are in the process of being built.
Rejuvenating the Rural Spirit
  • 92,520 people learned Yoga practices through Isha Rural Yoga Programs in 2018-2019
  • 988 volleyball and throwball teams have been trained in 2018-2019
  • 14 Isha Gramotsavam mega events with rural games have been organized to showcase rural India’s rich native culture. Lakhs of people participate in the final day celebrations, which are conducted in different places in Tamil Nadu each year.
Disaster Relief
  • Provided relief and rehabilitation for people affected during natural disasters like tsunami, floods, cyclone and landslides.
Empowering Farmers
  • First ranked Farmer Producer Organization in Tamil Nadu with 1,063 farmer members.
Desilting of Lakes
  • Kuruchi Kulam was desilted at the cost of Rs 1.6 crores (funded by NLC), which resulted in increase in the water storage capacity of 3,36,849 m3.
Past Projects
  • 2008-12: Community Care Center with 10-bed hospital providing care, treatment and support for 3,945 HIV positive patients
  • Link Worker Scheme: Implemented in 100 villages of Coimbatore district with the aim of prevention of HIV/AIDS among high-risk groups, which benefitted 17,000 people.
  • 2008: Isha West Africa Initiative: Yoga programs, games, educational sessions on reusage of land for farming and demonstration of various agricultural methods were conducted for 10 communities near Tiwai Island and Freetown in Sierra Leone.
  • 2010-12: AYUSH-Isha Organic Health Systems – Improved the health status of 42,000-strong tribal population through holistic health care programs by adopting traditional health care systems in 276 hamlets of Kolli Hills, Namakkal District