Helping Hands For Better Life Since 1969 in Rural Chhattisgarh.


RAHA Raigarh Ambikapur Health Association . B.T.I Chowk, Pathalgaon,Dist: Jashpur Chhattisgarh – 496118 India.

RAHA envision a wholesome, sustainable, caring and transformed Community of people.
To build up local leadership through value-based training.
To work in partnership with people through an integrated and holistic apparoch.
To facilitate preventive, promotive, curative, and rehabilitative health care services.
To promote alternative system of medicines.
To collaborate with like-minded individuals, organizations and government.

The promotion of health, understood as a state of complete physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being and not merely as the absence of sickness.

To organize, establish, coordinate, carry out, maintain, administer, support and develop activities, programmes, organization and institutions aiming at: The relief of poverty ,The training of personnel, project staff and members of the general public ,The advancement of education especially non-formal and vocational education Render technical advice and assistance Building, furnishing and equipping of health centre Staff quarters and related facilities for the general uplift and development of the backwards without distinction of caste or creed.

To undertake other activities for the promotion of useful knowledge, science, literature, fine arts, agriculture and technology.

To co-operate and associate with other institutions and organizations, aiming at similar objectives.

To do all other things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of any or all of the above mentioned objectives.


Chhattisgarh is a newly formed state (Year 2000). Before this, it was one of the most underdeveloped regions of Madhya Pradesh. Rich in natural resources, it is home to largest tribal groups in the country. Of the total population of 21 million, 32% are tribals – mainly Gonds, Korwas, Nagwanshi, Oraon etc. They are part of a subsistence agricultural economy and still use barter to trade. They grow only one crop “Rice” which is dependent on monsoons.

RAHA   reaches out around 1500000 (Fifteen Lac) underprivileged vulnerable Men, Women, Youth, Adolescent and Children through its various development projects in North Chhattisgarh with presence in the 6 districts namely Jashpur, Raigarh, Surguja, Korea, Balrampur and Surajpur.