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A team of entrepreneurs, left their lucrative jobs, came together and formed Odisha Rising Foundation (ORF) to advance the growth stories of Odisha to the globe. ORF is a social enterprise that incubate entrepreneurs and innovators. It helps the mediocre communities of Odisha to be self-reliant and autonomous through innovative projects and technological intervention so that everyone may live a life of self-worth and dignity.

ORF partner with different stakeholders to curate, connect, catalyse and communicate the idea of new Odisha that is emerging beyond its big cities and facilitate the change process by focusing on rural & tribal development. It is currently working in thirty districts, having its Head Office in Bhubaneswar and Zonal Offices in Sambalpur & Koraput respectively. ORF is informed by the Sustainable Development Goal(SDG) and NITI Aayog, thus committed to make this planet a better place to live in for ALL.

S.P.I.E.R.S based approach
ORF focus is on solving critical socio-economic problems locally through solutions that are S.P.I.E.R.S. (Sustainable, Practical, Innovative, Effective, Replicable, Scalable)
Our Projects

ORF implements community need based program that are scalable, replicable and sustainable. All our programs are in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goal(SDG). ORF prioritises it’s intervention with 5E concept of impact.


ପାଠ-ସାଠ (PATHA-SATHA)

Government School Adaptation Program
(G-SAP) Science Technology English & Math (STEM) Teacher’s Transformation Training Program (3TP)

$25,270 Raised

$30,000 Goal


କାମ-ଧାମ (KAMA DHAMA)

Swabalambi: An exclusive programme of ORF where 100+ marginalized women entrepreneurs are provided with adequate skill training and financial assistance who have lost livelihoods due to COVID.
COVID - 19

ORF during COVID

ORF has made several interventions for preventing and restoring COVID hit communities at various capacities and levels catalysing the state Govt’s efforts at the grassots.

ସମାନତା (SAMANATA)

Making Gender A Non-Issue (MGANI) ORF envisions a society where every individual including women and children have an equal opportunity to life and services.

ପରିବେଶ (PARIBESA)

Organic Farming
FPO Training and Development

ସତର୍କ (SATARKA)

Pre-Preparedness and research on Climate Change and COVID Rapid mobilization and deployment of technical experts during disasters Relief
our impact

You Have The Power Today To Change Tomorrow

Reaching out to help vulnerable children has been ORF’s core purpose. Take a look at the number of lives that we have impacted until the last year.

Youth pursuing professional sports activities of their interest


Dry food relief packets distributed to marginalized families


Children received quality education and psychosocial counselling


People made aware on appropriate COVID protocols


Women empowered employment and entrepreneurship opportunities


You Have The Power Today To Change Tomorrow

Reaching out to help vulnerable children has been ORF’s core purpose. Take a look at the number of lives that we have impacted until the last year.
lakhs 0 Family/Household +

Emergency Relief Support Provided during Covid

0 Youths

Employed after skill training and Entrepreneurship program

0 Parents

Benefitted by Mental Health and Wellness Awareness Program

0 Children

Received quality education, STEM learning through school adoption and 1Re Tuition Lab Program

0 Farmers

Trained with organic farming, FPO/PO MIS and Marketing training

0 Women

Empowered by financial inclusion and digital literacy

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Odisha Rising Foundation donates 220 oxygen concentrators in 20 districts

SATTVA, Bangalore in association with ODISHA RISING FOUNDATION (ORF) hosting a webinar on “CSR Compliance and Readiness for NGOs” in Odia language with CSR experts & Chartered Accountant.

The foundation is working in 30 districts across the State to provide relief and support to the underprivileged communities during the pandemic.

Odisha Rising Foundation-ORF

Odisha Rising Foundation-ORF today in presence of the CDMO of Deogarh district presented 8 nos. of oxygen.We once again take this opportunity
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