Two decades ago, three major chocolate companies pledged to stop using cocoa harvested by children. They broke their promise.
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Pragati Gramodyog Evam Samaj Kalyan Sansthan is a non-for-profit voluntary organization established with the vision to ensure freedom for the marginalized community. The PGS was established by a group of young social entrepreneurs in 1986 with the aim to organize interventions for marginalized communities in rural areas. It aims to promote self-reliance and sustainability among poor sections by ensuring their access to natural resources and uplifting their social, economic and cultural status. It also aims at empowering community based organizations and developing the skills of individuals in micro-enterprises and agriculture.
To strengthen the process of social transformation by promoting democratic and equal participation of marginalized communities in social, political and economic spheres through the elimination of different forms of bondage and hierarchies and harnessing the potential of micro entrepreneurship to propagate the process of employment and income generation
PGS aims for a decent, equitable and sustainable social and natural environment.