Being an organization working on rights mode, GUIDE gives low priority to philanthropic activities. However, seeing the plight of the communities, GUIDE has always been involved in helping the communities of dalit, fisher and other marginalized groups during drought, floods, cyclones and tsunami.

In all these we ensured that the beneficiaries are not just recipients, but decision makers in what they should get and when. Thus we helped them to build their own house and design the relief package etc. especially with the involvement of women, thus for the first time, the fisher communities let women participate in the decisions as against their traditional practice.