Youth Council for Development Alternatives (YCDA) a Non - Government Organization established in the year 1993 with the objective to bring sustainable change in the socio-economic condition of disadvantaged and oppressed masses in the community with a group of experienced and trained social workers on different subjects. The head office of the organization is situated at village Baunsuni of Boudh district; Orissa and all organizational affairs are being carried out from the head office itself. For the smooth management of the programmes cluster offices and project offices are set up at field level.
The major thrust of the organization is to initiate field-based intervention focusing on the issues of primary education, community health care and livelihood support system. In macro level, networking with like-minded groups, organizing training, workshops to highlight various issues and undertake advocacy measures are the key interventions.
"Sustainable improvement in the socio-economic status and self-reliance of disadvantaged community”.
“To enable children and Young People of marginalized communities in Orissa for a sustainable future with improved socio-economic and family situation through a joint action with their communities and service providers”.