Watershed Organisation Trust works across 7 different states and guides projects in Africa.. We work in a wide variety of geographical regions, from the desert state of Rajasthan to Jharkhand, and from a coastal district of Odisha to arid and semi arid regions of Maharashtra. As of March 31, 2018, we impact 2.8 million people with work covering 2,922 villages. Click on the state map to know more about our work.
AREAS OF WORK
WOTR’s operations began from Maharashtra (in 1993) in the Ahmednagar and today covers 12 districts. It continues to be the most important state for WOTR, as it also houses the head offices for all its sister concerns, including the WOTR Centre for Resilience Studies (W-CReS).
Operation in Madhya Pradesh started in 2006 and has included projects related to watershed development, CCA, nutrition and child growth monitoring and livelihoods. WOTR is currently active in districts of Anuppur, Chhindwara, Mandla and Seoni.
Operation in Rajasthan began in 2008 and since then WOTR has covered 38 villages in four districts – Barmer, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh and Udaipur.
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
WOTR started its work in the undivided state of Andhra Pradesh in 2002 and has since covered 28 villages in the districts of Sangareddy, Ranga Reddy, Nagarkurnool and Mahbubnagar districtsof Telangana and 10 other villages in the current part of Andhra Pradesh.
WOTR has been working in Odisha since 2012. Currently, WOTR is active in the coastal district of Ganjam and the district of Rayagada. WOTR has also provided assistance to other watershed projects in Gajapati district.
Operations in Jharkhand began in 2010 and WOTR is currently active in the district of Khunti, where it is working in Murhu block and Torpa blocks.