Association for Community Training (ACT)

Unverified non-profit organisation

The Association for Community Training (ACT) is an NGO in Tamil Nadu, India. ACT works in rural and marginalised communities for social justice and a more equal society. Among the activities undertaken by ACT are projects on human rights and democracy, training in literacy for women, and the provision of clean water and sanitation. ACT also works on health issues, community development and women’s rights.

Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

JASuL; National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR); National Alliance of People’s Movement (NAPM); National Alliance of Women Organisation (NAWO); Women Movement Against Poverty and Violence –TN (MAPOVI); Tamilnadu People Forum for Social Development; Social Watch –TN; Tamilnadu Environment Council (TNEC) Campaign for Food and Livelihood Rights (CFLR) Quarry workers Action and empowerment Network-(QWAEN); state level South Central India Network for development Alternatives(SCINDeA); Low External Input Sustainable Agricultural Network; Tamilnadu Voluntary Health Association (TNVHA); Emmaus Community Welfare Network (ECOMWEL); Dalit Development Forum, Tamilandu;

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Arts and culture; Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; all (7)