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  project name ~ Health Training & Kitchen garden development

category ~ rural development and environment

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Health Training & Kitchen garden development

  NGO

 

DOVE (Development of Village Education)

  Category

 

rural development and environment

  District

 

Thoothukudi

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

$ 3700

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Srinadh Madhavapeddi
Raghu Bhavansikar

 

Dallas
Boulder

 

  Caption

 

 

Kitchen garden programs

 

  Summary

 

 

This project involves awareness creation on Rural Sanitation and Promoting Kitchen gardens through training, community participation and cleaning campaign activities in 15 villages in Tamil Nadu. DOVE is currently the only organization working in these remote villages.
The members of Dove work as health workers and are part of a team to bring about needed change to the villagers. Part of the project is to fund the health workers with minimum salary for a year and help them
educate the villagers. The funds will also help with getting educational material and audio-visual help in doing so.

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

All the stated goals were achieved. Post approval correspondence has been very strong. Low cost latrines were constructed for the villagers. Kitchen gardens and sanitation programs have been very successful. Tailoring programs have worked well. AID Dallas volunteers are in good touch with the main contact at DOVE.

 

  Goals

 

 

Educate people about the need to keep their houses and the surroundings clean Remove the factors contributing to poor sanitary condition of the villages. Protect the people from various diseases spread out of stagnation of waste water and open defecation. Arrange toilet facilities in every house over a time frame. Cultivate hygienic qualities in the minds of the children. Conduct awareness programs in the villages regarding health and sanitation. Promote Kitchen garden concept so that people will get a nutritious rich diet and can make good use of cow dung for manure

 
 

  


 
 
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