Vicharta Samuday Samarthan Manch is a non-profit organisation working to empower the nomadic and de-notified communities while striving to create an inclusive society as well as government policies for these extremely marginalised sections of our society.

VSSM as a collective was initiated in the year 2006 and was formally registered as an organization in the year 2010, with the mission to give social identity, citizen’s rights, education, health facilities, housing and livelihood options to the various communities of Nomadic and De-Notified Tribes (NT-DNTs)
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Where can you find us?

geographic span

VSSM is spread across 90 blocks of 20 districts of Gujarat.

OUR INITIATIVES​

OUR VISION

The Nomadic and De-notified tribes attain identity and live a dignified life.

OUR MISSION

VSSM strives to create an empathetic social and political environment that is willing to enable inclusive growth of the Nomadic and de-notified communities.

Rights & Entitlements

Enable the communities of NT and DNTs avail their fundamental rights and entitlements.

Education

Ensure all the children from NT and DNTs enjoy their fundamental Right to Education.

Rehabilitating Vadia

The persistent efforts by VSSM has brought an unprecedented change in the lives of people here in Vadia Village.

Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation

Facilitate creation of alternate employment opportunities in lieu of the traditional occupations that have been rendered obsolete with time.

Employment

Facilitate creation of alternate employment opportunities in lieu of the traditional occupations that have been rendered obsolete with time.

Housing

Ensure that the Nomadic and De-Notified Tribes acquire a roof, a place to settle and get an address of their own

Participatory Water Management

The Participatory Water Management initiative was introduced with a hope to recharge and revive the ground water levels in the region.

Healthcare

Ensure that the Nomadic and De-Notified Tribes acquire a roof, a place to settle and get an address of their own.        

Our Blogs

Kudos to commendable entrepreneurial skill of Fulabhai Vansfoda

“I may be living in a shanty but my dreams are sky-high. We work with bamboo, but bamboos are becoming expensive with each …

Hexagenerian Premabapa learns Financial Planning and Banking withthe help of VSSM…

Premabapa talking to Mittal Patel “Ben, the money has been deposited in the account. Kindly check.” “Ok Bapa. What the amount you have …

Also part of the job is the overwhelming affection that is showered on us…

Nomadic girls from our hostel sees Mittal Patel as theirprotector “Arre, why tie Rakhi to me??” My girls arrived into the office with …

Dadamben Gets Pucca House as part of VSSM Flood Rehabilitation Programme

Dadamben telling her story to Mittalben We encountered Painful memories of bitter experiences  in the past. Memories that left us heavy hearted and …

Vadia, a village tucked in a remote corner of Banaskantha has always been in limelight for numerous wrong reasons. Since more than a …

VSSM’s efforts towards water conservation in Banaskantha…..

  Mittal Patel discusses Water Management at Khorda village “Ben, please deepen the lake in our village. We promise we shall offer best …

Mittal Patel got President honor for her dedicated efforts for upliftmet of the Nomadic Tribes. – A report by Divya Bhaskar

મહેસાણા: 3જી જાન્યુઆરીના રોજ રાષ્ટ્રપતિ 4 ગુજરાતીનું ખાસ સન્માન કરશે અને તેમણે કરેલાં કાર્યો બદલ બિરદાવશે સાથે આગામી દિવસોમાં ગ્રામીણ વિકાસ બાબતે તેમની …

Support for Education

Support a child acquire skills for a poverty free future
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Support for Participatory Water Management

Support VSSM’s dream of a water sufficient and green Banaskantha.
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Support for elders

Provide meals to elderly and terminally ill nomadic individuals.
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Support for Housing

Help nomadic families build a house they have always dreamt of.
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