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  • It is a US based non profit social organization and was founded by Shawn Reuben. It came in collaboration with ARV in 2005. Shawn Reuben and Lara visited India after 2004 Tsunami. They met ARV founder and organized building communities program in rural villages. Shaun Reuben encouraged, supported and guided grass root leaders like Ravi Kumar. Longitude mobilized volunteer teams to build homes for homeless. It was the force behind the success of ARV. 

  • ARV is grateful to Shawn and other board directors for their constant support in reaching the vision of ARV of changing the lives of the underprivileged and giving them an opportunity to lead a dignified life. 

  •  ARV with the partnership of Longitude International built 45 houses for Tsunami affected people in Kothasatram, Indiranagar, Kavali Mandal, Visakhapatnam.

Longitude International

ELIV International

  • ELIV International is a Taiwan based social organization ‘to bring awareness and understanding to the situations of the disadvantaged in the community, both domestic and international; to participate in efforts to end poverty and to provide proper assistance to those in need’. It recruits volunteers and sends them for volunteering work to different countries.

  • ARV with the support of ELIV built 12 houses in Chevuru village, Krishna Dist. It partly assisted in building 10 houses at Polasanipalli, Nuziveedu Mandal, Krishna dist. It also funded and volunteered for the repairs and renovation of the community hall in Polasanipalli. 

  • ELIV volunteers visited local schools and understood rural educational systems. They shared their views in connection with their country’s educational systems. They interacted with communities and understood the intricate lifestyle of the rural poor and exchanged cultures.

  • Habitat for Humanity is an international organization working on housing. Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with local, grassroots, non-government organizations, and micro finance institutions throughout India to provide decent housing. With their partnership, ARV built 25 houses with sanitation in Chevuru Village, Nuziveedu Mandal, Krishna District.

  • In response to Hudh-hud cyclone in 2014, HSBC Bank and Wells Fargo contributed fundsto build homes for the cyclone victims. HBH and ARV implemented the program and built 83 houses and one community hall at Peddabidda Village, Ananthagiri Mandal, Visakhapatnam.

  • In Telangana State, Bank of America financially supported to build a group of houses at Kesara in Secunderabad. ARV and HBH partnered to build 15 houses.

Habitat for Humanity India

FIAN International

  • ARV and FIAN are jointly working on food security in Nellore district and Araku Valley region. FIAN is working on economic social and cultural rights addressing the issue of food and water with a vision of everyone should access resources for their food security. FIAN AP and Association of Relief Volunteers are jointly working on food security and water

Global Giving

  • GlobalGiving is the first and largest global crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. It makes it easy and safe to give to projects anywhere in the world, while providing local organizations the tools, training, and support they need to become more effective. 

  • GlobalGiving finds organizations best positioned to solve problems in their communities and help increase their impact. ARV is one of the organizations supported by GlobalGiving especially its project of Children Education. GlobalGiving is also capacitating local organizations to implement the project effectively and mobilizing resources in this project. 

  • “No More Starving” is an organization under the leadership of Mr. Robin. Every month this organization contributes towards the scholarship of 17 children in Perikeedu children supplementary education centre. These are very deserving children coming from very poor background. Children, who are bright and studious but their economic condition doesn’t allow them to go to school. Such children benefit from this scholarship and get an opportunity to continue their studies. Every month ARV team visits the Centre, looks at the progress of the children, meets with the parents and enquires about the overall condition of the children. This year all the children showed good improvement by securing good marks in the exams. They promised to work still harder and secure good marks.

Starving No More

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