Arts & Cultural Development
Community arts and cultural development is a community-based arts practice and can engage any art form. There are many variations of how community arts and cultural development works are made, developed and shared, and as such, there is no one model. What is at the core of this practice, however, is the collaboration between professional artists and communities to create art.
Mission Education is a national level program of Maarks Foundation, which is committed to providing basic education and healthcare to underprivileged children. Maarks Foundation believes that whether you are addressing healthcare, poverty, population control, unemployment or human rights, there's no better place to start than in the corridors of education.
Sanitation and Hygiene for Health
Diarrhea kills more young people each year than combined Malaria, Measles, Cholera, HIV/AIDS, etc.
There re three main issues in WaSH – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Health, i.e. water, sanitation, hygiene and health
Diseases related to inadequate WaSH – water, sanitation, and hygiene for health are among the world’s most deadly public health problems. Poor hygiene practices, such as not washing hands with soap or unhygienic water storage, are a major contributor to poor health and spread of disease and illness.
Support to Training and Employment Program
The Maarks SELF STEP Program aims to increase the self-reliance and autonomy of women by enhancing their productivity and enabling them to take up income generation activities. It provides training for skill up gradation to poor and asset less women in the traditional sector viz. agriculture, animal husbandry, dairying, fisheries, hand looms, handicrafts,khadi and village industries agriculture, social forestry and wasteland development, besides Health & hygiene program.