RASTA began in 1984 as a branch of a globally reputed institution, the Barefoot College, the Social Work and Research Center of Tilonia, Rajasthan with the belief that solution to rural problems lie within the community. RASTA since inception focus on womens development through a number of programmes aiming at empowerment and collective action.

RASTA address the problems of rural people especially women, indigenous communities, small and marginal farmers related to agriculture deterioration, rural unemployment, food security, technology gaps in rural development, backwardness of women and tribal communities, water and sanitation, conservation of ecosystems, health and decentralized governance. It promotes decentralized and participatory approach for development aiming direct participation of people in planning, implementation and management of development interventions. It encourages practical knowledge and skills through learning by doing way of education and emergence peoples organizations complementing Panchayati Raj Institutions

Contact Details
Address:    RASTA Kambalakkad PO, Kalpetta, Wayanad Kerala Pin 673121
Phone:    281789
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