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Introduction


MAHITA
is a non-profit social development organization working in the state of Telangana in southern India. The Organization was established in 1994 to initiate development interventions in the urban slums of Hyderabad. Since then, MAHITA has developed expertise in a wide range of development initiatives acquired through 22 years of devoted work and professionalism. It has broad geographical coverage of 82 urban slums of Hyderabad, Ranga Reddy District, Nalgonda and Adilabad District. Since the inception, the organization has adopted the right based approach for work towards socially just and empowered society, that reflecting local cultural values and practices.

The organization is creating opportunities to poor and marginalized with special focus on girls for their
development with dignity and respect. Mahita consists of team of social scientists with substantial experience in gender, education, human rights, livelihood and humanitarian work. Mahita strongly believe that the community participation is the essential part of any right based approach and that leads to the social transformation, and this philosophy is implementing the organization in all its programme areas.