GUARDIAN is an acronym of
Gramalaya urban and rural development initiatives and network,
a micro finance institution (MFI) and a not for profit organization
with no capital, registered under Sec. 25 of Companies Act 1956
was came into existence from 6.11.2007 with its Administrative
office at Raja colony, Trichy and it was promoted by Gramalaya
NGO, which is pioneer in the field of water and sanitation for
more than 2 decades in Tiruchirapalli District.
Mrs.Nagavalli w/ o Mr.Srinivasan,
having 1 male child and 4 female children, of which
two of the female children are blind is residing at
Keela Devadanam area in Srirangam zone of Trichy District.
She says that earlier, she use to take water from her
neighbor house by paying Rs.30/- monthly. Though Guardian,
uniquely lends for water and sanitation at low rate
of interest. So she availed loan from Guardian and utilized
for water connections. Now all her family members are
happy and able to run the business without any problem.
Now she could able to get enough water for her use and
also help neighbors to take water at free of cost.
Water.orgl-USA,an international donor agency has come forward
to support Guardian in terms of recurring admin cost, basic infrastructures
and IDS services.
Guardian is governed by the Board of Directors and will involve
in all policy formulations and other important decisions towards
development of the organization in all respects. The board participates...
Once water credit initiatives was launched by Guardian, first
of its kind in the world, several agencies, NGOs, donors, international
agencies and MFIs have paid visits to Guardian’s field areas
and interacted with the borrowers ....