USO a development Organisation initiated during the year 1980 with intervention on drought mitigation in Danagadi Block of present Jajpur District in Orissa. A team of NSS volunteers of Vyasanagar College, Jajpur Road decided to stay back with the people of Ololo Gram Panchayat to initiate the process of participatory drought mitigation and education.With the partnership of the people, the Organisation was able to restore the green environment and bring back the life of the people of the area with establishment of educational institutions and enhancing the literacy status.
Some of the core team members during their association of work in the Eastern ghat region of Orissa felt the need to initiate the participatory system of community development among the tribals of South Orissa. During the year 1993 the Organisation initiated its action in Rayagada District of Orissa. Since then the Organisation is actively involved in the field of self help action among women, health, handicraft and natural resources management in Rayagada district with its headquarter at Rayagada.
Towards, a self managed and empowered society, where every person in the community lives with dignity and humanity.
To nurture and enhance the potential of the Adivasis, Harijans, Women , unprivileged and underprivileged in the hinterland of the country for building their skills to manage and sustain the process of development in the long run.
A self managed empowered society.
Where every person in the community shall live with dignity and humanity.
Mission & Vision