The Budakattu Krishikara Sangha, with its emphasis on people oriented strategies, has improved tremendously the lot of the tribals in and around Honsur taluka.

Bonded labour trafficking remains prevalent in Karnataka, while the level of knowledge and drive for change within the community remains low. The Director of Community Mobilization will lead the organisations efforts to empower communities vulnerable to bonded labour and mobilize those communities with bonded labour in their midst, driving public demand for change and developing a model of effective engagement with law enforcement and local officials.

Women quarry workers in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district have formed cooperatives and are managing the same granite quarries where they once worked as bonded labour.