The Action Northeast Trust
Working with the Strengths of the Weakest
The Ant (The Action Northeast Trust) is an NGO based in Rowmari in Lower Assam. It works directly for village development in Chirang District of Bodoland in Lower Assam. At another level, it works with other NGOs to build up the voluntary sector in the northeast region.
Child and Youth Development through Education
Treating mental illness and seizures
Preserving traditional art, music and dance forms
Sports as a means of developing the youth
Building peace by resolving disputes through legal aid
Women empowerment through self help groups
Bodoland had been ravaged by conflict and climate disasters that have scarred the life of its inhabitants especially women and children and had its own impact on health, education and overall development.
Amidst the dismal scenario, there were sparks of hope and The Ant working on bettering lives of the poorest and disadvantaged sections provided such hope to the community.