Introduction

Marigold International is a non-profit, non-secular, non-political voluntary organization,involving in overall rural and urban development. It was initiated and established in January, 2001 under the leadership of Mr. Vishnu Sakunia and Mr. Kushal Pal Singh, who have rich experience of over a decade in the field of socio economic development. Marigold International is running various programmes and activities in the field of Health, Education, Livelihood Development, Women Empowerment, Income Generation Activities (IGA), Irrigation, Natural Resources Management (NRM), Water Conservation & Sanitation etc. Its operational area is spread all over the Rajasthan since last 10 years of its existence. Marigold International has successfully implemented number of social welfare and development projects sponsored by various national and international agencies of repute like UNICEF, European Commission (EC), department of Women and Child Development, Central Social Welfare Board, Ministry of Forest and Environment GoI, Ministry of Industry GoI, Ministry of Labor Govt of Rajasthan, Ministry of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Govt. of Rajasthan, District Industrial Centre (DIC), ICCW (Raj), NABARD, SIDBI, RUDA, DRDA, SISI and PHED Govt. of Rajasthan etc.  Marigold International has in depth experience and knowledge in mobilizing the community and its stakeholders and this is one of the important aspect of all the programmes of organization in all the project districts being sponsored and supported by UNICEF and PHED, Communication & Capacity Development Unit (CCDU), Water Sanitation Support Organization (WSSO), Govt. of Rajasthan.