Why Partner with ACF?
The task of solving the rural problem in India is gargantuan. And we must work together to make an impact. We’ve got a unique set of skills.
We're an implementer and we are located at the coal face - where the problem is. We are on the ground, in the deep interiors and in the thick of the action.
Last mile reach
We have a proven process in place to enable last mile reach - deep into areas untouched by development. Our team is oriented towards this last mile reach and is accustomed to work in such areas.
Community Capacity & Ownership
We have proven expertise in building community capacity and ownership - and this makes projects sustainable in the long run.
And believe that these differentiators set us apart from the pack.
Facilitating Consortium of
We can lead, manage & facilitate a consortium of partners and help them find common ground i.e. Government, Corporates & Civil Society.
Traditional Wisdom & Modern Technology
We marry modern technology with the traditional wisdom of the community and ensure community ownership of projects.
People's Institutions for
We build people's institutions so that the local people can help in managing the long-term sustainability of each project.
Impact tours are an important aspect of ACF's efforts to show key stakeholders and prospective partners the important work we are doing on ground. We want you to see, feel and hear, first hand, the impact we are making, in helping rural people prosper.
Most tours spend 3 days in one of our many locations - interacting directly with community leaders, local staff and government officials, and of course, enjoying the hospitality that rural India and ACF are renown for.
You are an invaluable contributor to our mission - we hope you choose to take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect with the people whose lives you have helped prosper.
Ways to partner
“WASMO and ACF share a great camaraderie. Both the organisations believe in community participation in projects, thereby delivering quality work.There should be more such long-term partnerships like ours, to create larger impact in rural communities.”
Rambahi Gadchar,District Coordinator, WASMO (Gir Somnath).
“ACF’s is doing good work in the field of HIV & Aids prevention. They have robust systems in place for internal monitoring and have great control over financial audits. This gives us the satisfaction that every rupee is being spent wisely.”
Dr. Meenu Singh,Deputy Director, Targeted Intervention, Punjab State AIDS Control Society.
“Ambuja and Apollo Tyres private partnership stemmed from the desire to bring better health services to a larger set of audiences by pooling management skills, development understanding and resources - ensuring stakeholder value.
Harshita Pande,Group Head Human Resource, Apollo Tyres Ltd.
Tackling Salinity: Kodinar, Gujarat
"We had a plan to address salinity. We’d take several water harvesting structures, and interlink them so we could increase ground water recharge. But being an uncommon model, there was not much interests generated from any big players in the region.
We knew that the Sir Ratan Tata Trust had a similar innovative approach to tackling development issues- so we reached out to them to collaborate.
It made good…
Building Livelihoods: Bali, Rajasthan
Bali is an isolated tribal block in Pali District Rajasthan, where ACF has been working for the past 8 years. By harnessing the power of partnerships, ACF has been able to magnify investment and impact - transforming the community and the lives of the families within it. While working in the area and being associated with the community closely we understood that if we really want to see changes in…Read more