Fostering Self-Help Aid in India
About Our Charity
Canada India Village Aid, or CIVA, is an independent non-profit charitable society based in Vancouver, BC. CIVA has operated since 1981 raising funds to support projects benefitting the peoples of rural India.
Our mandate is to foster self-help and self-reliance through sustainable development and women's empowerment. In order to do this CIVA collaborates with agencies and organizations working in rural India in various fields of development, education, health care, and environmental concern.