All Programs

Women Empowerment

Microfinance Initiative

IHDUA’s Microfinance Initiative makes it possible for rural women to become informed financial decision-makers who have access to loans at competitive rates, which they may use for their family’s health, education and livelihood needs.

Vocational Training

IHDUA operates a vocational training program in tailoring that enables village women to learn a commercially valuable trade and increase their family income.

Rural Education

Mullur School

The Vinayaka Gnana Vidya Shale (known in English as the Mullur School) is a kindergarten through 10th grade rural private school that provides quality educational instruction to a student body of more than 400 children each year.

Adarsha Academy

The Adarsha Academy is a kindergarten through 8th grade rural private school that provides full-time instruction to 50 children from seven villages in the vicinity of the Krishnarajasagara (KRS) Dam.


Horticulture Development

IHDUA’s horticulture development program delivers seeds and saplings to village farmers in order to enhance dietary diversity, support the production of commercially valuable crops, and increase long-term groundcover.

Rural Sanitation

We work with community members to build the infrastructure required to safely dispose of human waste, capture grey water, and convert raw organic material into valuable compost.