M-Ward Intiative

An opportunity to collectively co-create a model of a true, inclusive, democratic development paradigm.

From the Margins

Why M-Ward?

An extreme example of skewed development

  • 77.50%
  • 66.47Per 1000 Live Births
  • 66%
  • 39.30Years
  • 27,438People
  • 66,881People
  • Vs
  • Slum Population
  • Infant Mortality
  • Literacy
  • Average Age of Death
  • Population Per Hospital
  • Population Per Dispensary
  • 54.10%
  • 34.75Per 1000 Live Births
  • 77%
  • 52.16Years
  • 9,696People
  • 2,898People

Building Partnerships

Building contacts in various communities

Identifying community leaders

Community level meetings

Identifying community volunteers

Research & Data Collection

Enumeration by community volunteers

Survey and other activities by students

Implementation Action Plans

Micro Planning in most vulnerable areas

Community wise reports based on survey results

Reporting made available to each community

Intervention on health education and livelihood based on survey results


Transformation of the ward is seen as
a cumulative process which is a result
of engagements in some critical
arenas. The substantive focus of the program will be
to create visible differences in certain critical
parameters such as Child Mortality Rate,
Infrastructural deficit and neglect of services, and
Access to elementary education.

More on the Programme Components

Expected Outcomes

The five year program aims to improve significantly the living conditions and welfare of the people by creating a holistic, results-oriented and inclusive urban development model that will ensure social justice and dignity for all.

Never doubt that small groups of concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has…

- Margaret Mead