‘Pahel’ is a social development enterprise based in Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh with an ultimate aim to efficiently address vital issues concerning health, clean energy and livelihoods of rural households at the base of pyramid. The organization through its innovative social business plans benefits deprived and marginalized rural families through respective products and services for their overall well being. Hailing from its parent organization ‘People’s Action for National Integration’ aka ‘PANI’, ‘Pahel’ has pure Gandhian values lying at its core of innovation.

Being a progressive organization ‘Pahel’ is nicely complemented by a strong network of Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs), Consumer Groups (CGs), Rural Medical Practitioners (RMPs) and Self Help Groups (SHGs) which ensure effective implementation of its various social welfare programmes introduced for community well being.

‘Pahel’ also firmly believes in working with like-minded social enterprises/entrepreneurs from anywhere and everywhere which propagate and endorse values that go in clear accordance with community development. The organization currently has such network partners in Sultanpur, Pratapgarh, Barabanki, Sant Kabirnagar, Gonda, Balrampur, Maharajganj, Siddharthnagar and Gorakhpur districts respectively.

Talking of few of our successful business models we have Chai Chaupal, Sanjeevani, UdyaMe, Netra, Sakhi Sahyog models for community welfare and development which alongside addressing health issues in their respective geographical areas also strengthen livelihood conditions within the rural masses. We feel proud to share that few of these inventive models have also been acknowledged at various national as well as international forums in the recent past.