Community Development Centre (Balaghat M.P. India, )


  • Name:Ameen Charles
  • Title:Executive Director

Organization Address

  • Organization Name:Community Development Centre
  • Address:Opposite Maharishi Vidya Mandir, Near Lodhi Hostel
    Balaghat M.P. India 481001

Organization Phone

  • Main phone:919425822228

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  • Mission:
  • "CDC actively supports and works towards a just and sustainable society by creating conditions for meaningful and disciplined involvement of all people and their organizations, in the development process which is based on macro approach and involves networking of the organizations at various appropriate levels.”

  • History:
  • The CDC [Community Development Centre] was established by three like minded youths namely Mr. Ameen Charles, Ms. Vandna Agrawal and Mr. Rajkumar Sahu. All was working in same place and coming from rural background. In the leadership of Mr. Ameen Charles, CDC was establish in the year 2000 start work for development of rural poor tribal community in Mahakoushal region of Madhya Pradesh state, the area where tribals are in majority, natural resources are available in huge quantity, but exploitation and curruption is high. After looking and experiencing the situation the founder members decided to work for the people with motto of Rights in Dignity.
    The area has been chosen to work because of poor health and sanitation facilities, literacy is very much low, no proper transport and communication facilities available. IMR is more than 90 and MMR is around 360, which is high than national data. We have start working on women and child health, women rights and livelihood. After our working experience and need of local area we start working on conservation related issues and trying to integrate livelihood and conservations. In past 10 years organization has been worked with different organization i.e. CARE, DFID, UNDP, SDTT on various issues. In 2005 the executive committee of the organization decided and prioritised issues of working in the area. CDC presently working on Conservation and Livelihood around National park, Health and HIV/AIDS and strengthening of Local Self Governance.
    In last 10 years CDC has been worked a lot and developed system at the organization level and keeping transperancy on work. CDC is registered with Give India Foundation and Credibility Alliance in India.

  • Year established:2000
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Executive / Trustee board size:7
  • Advisory board size:10
  • Staff size:22


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:Other
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