Who we are

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.
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Care Leavers' Association

In order to build solidarity among the young adults who are leaving alternative care arrangements after attaining 18 years of age, a “Care Leavers’ Association” is formed in the state and steps are taken to integrate them to the mainstream society.

Farmers Producer Organisation

Farmer Producer organisations (FPOs) are formed in the areas to enable members to access financial inputs and technological support. The producer groups are created at village level to organize collection, processing, storage and marketing of their produces at better values.

Adolescent Resource Centre

We have formed community adolescent resource centers where we impart important information on adolescence health & hygiene. We also provide career guidance as well as link them to various Govt. schemes.

Centre for Skill Development and Placement

Centre for Skill Development and Placement supports them through career guidance, providing in-house training and link with appropriate skill training programmes and demonstrate effective program models to support in making relevant career choices based on the career preparation process.

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Our Partners

Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives
Basic Needs India
Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO)
Childline India Foundation
Global Giving
Love without Boundaries
SEWA Bharat
Govt. of Odisha
TATA Consultancy Services