Vrutti engages with the development sector completely, from the family and individual level to the policy level. Vrutti's work affects change at the family-level, for example by providing efficient methods of farming. At the government-level, Vrutti advises on nation-wide policies and facilitates regional networks.
Vrutti has developed 5 categories through which it engages with the sector. The model below illustrates the five categories, and seeks to map each strategy's impact on the sector. In 2002, Vrutti worked with 2,000 farmers on using more efficient farming methods. Today, Vrutti uses evidences from its work to influence policies that affect 70% of the farmers in India.