About us

The Genesis

GSF, a humanitarian organization having decent repute made its humble beginning in the year 2007 by a conscious and committed group of people who unanimously decided to dedicate their time, energy and resources for upliftment of the society as a whole and socially, economically and educationally deprived sections of the populace in particular. The philanthropic inclination of the activists came into existence with involvement of community people in different interventions for all-round development of the society. Since the emergence, GSF is well equipped with dedicated and motivated activists having experience and expertise in several sectors of social development.

Being a grassroots level action oriented organization; GSF is on the way to expand the sphere of its activities to achieve sustainable development in different aspects of life. The prime focus of the organization at present has been to provide sustainable livelihood support to the rural poor people and rural womenfolk through which they can look for all-round development in their life. Moreover, the organization is also looking forward to initiate an organic revolution where rural people would be largely encouraged to take up all needful action with full dedication, in days to come.

Legal Status

GSF has emerged and started its activities in the year 2007 after getting registration under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 in the Office of the Addl. Registrar of Societies at Chatrapur in Ganjam District of Odisha vide Registration No. GJM-7529-93 of 2006-2007.


To build an enabling society where people will live with adequate opportunity for appropriate growth along with dignity and protection from evils of all forms.


To alleviate poverty and unemployment through creating a sustainable scenario in the field of agriculture & horticulture, environment & bio-diversity conservation and education & literacy for qualitative improvement in socio-economic life of community people.


Building capacity of the rural communities through flagship programs on agriculture, entrepreneurship, livelihood and SHG promotion with an emphasis on gender equity and ensure socio-economic empowerment of weaker, downtrodden and deprived sections of the community through participatory approach.

Operational Area

The activities of GSF were initially taking place in and around Berhampur and villages existing at the outskirt of Berhampur City but subsequently it has been able to expand its activities to different districts of the state and at present concentrating more in the following districts:

  • Khurda
  • Puri
  • Ganjam
  • Gajapati
  • Kandhamal

Besides, GSF is also looking forward to expand its horizon for operating its various extension programs on emerging critical issues surrounding the state with a broad coverage.

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