PGS was established in 1986 with the aim of developing and empowering marginalised communities in rural areas. Currently, PGS has a specific focus on the intergenerational slavery of stone-breaking communities. Through its Freedom Fund support it will continue to enable groups of workers to achieve sustainable freedom, while also focusing on eradicating agricultural debt bondage slavery in over 100 locations in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
Grant concluded as of 2021.
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