Chaitanya Educational and Rural Development Society
(CERDS) was established in 1996 by a group of rural natives
interested in the field of humanitarian and rural development services. It was
registered as Society under Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860
and affiliated to Credibility Alliance, GiveIndia, Simply Give Foundation, GiveG and GuideStar India, which are an initiative of voluntary organisations in
India, to enhance accountability, transparency and good governance within the
voluntary sector and raise resources online for the development of
CERDS works for uplifting the lives of disadvantaged
children, women, disabled, small and marginal farmers, agricultural labourers
and other underprivileged rural communities.
At present, CERDS is working in 100 villages of
drought prone and sea-coastal parts of PRAKASAM
and GUNTUR DISTRICTS
in ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA.