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  project name ~ Livelihood for Tribals

category ~ livelihood generation

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Livelihood for Tribals

  NGO

 

Navachethana

  Category

 

livelihood generation

  District

 

Pathnamthitta

  State

 

Kerala

  Budget Approved

 

$ 6000

 

  Year Approved

 

2004

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Sriram Ramarathnam
Shiny Mathew

 

Dallas
Ann Arbor

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Initiatives in livelihood options and mobilization of tribal communities in Pathnamthitta Dist of Kerala

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

- Funding delayed to August 2005 - Project has been started and regular monthly calls are held with Jose Peter to follow up on progress of the project

 

  Goals

 

 

Formation of Cooperative Society for collection and work on Forest Minor produces: The formation of a “girijan society” has been identified as a major input needed. Four major functions are now identified as the possibilities of such a Co-operative. 1.7a.a Procure license from the Bamboo Corporation for cutting of reed by co-operative members and sale to the Corporation 1.7a.b Work out possibilities for making products for daily use like plates, cups, covers, spoons, caps packaging materials etc using reeds, other leaves and wood materials for sabarimala, which has now banned the use of plastic and plastic products in the area. This can go a major way in addressing the employment question and opportunities for women 1.7a.c Taking of tender for Collections of Forest Minor Produces (in the name of the Society) from the Forest Department for the Ranni Gudrikal Range and look into the possibilities of production of materials out of these FMPs. 1.7a.d Bulk collection and sale of agricultural produce like Black Pepper produced by tribals ensuring fair prices and distribution of essential commodities at fair prices thro this during lean season

 
 

  


 
 
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