Navya Disha was established in 2005 to help rural communities embrace new ways of living that are ecologically sustainable and makes efficient use of limited resources and opportunities.
The organization works in rural Karnataka, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, in areas where Grameen Koota Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. (GK) has a presence. Grameen Koota, a micro-finance institution established in 1999, provides micro-loans to rural communities. The two organizations work together for comprehensive rural development that focuses on economic advancement and social development in rural India.