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  project name ~ Reetu Sogani

category ~ saathi

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Reetu Sogani

  NGO

 

Community Awareness Centre (CAC),

  Category

 

saathi

  District

 

Almora

  State

 

Uttaranchal

  Budget Approved

 

$ 1500

 

  Year Approved

 

2005

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

1  

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Venkatesh Krishnan

 

Houston

 

  Caption

 

 

Ritu Sogani at a seed bank

 

  Summary

 

 

Ritu Sogani has been working on the issue of promoting peoples knowledge in health, agriculture, forestry etc. in Uttaranchal since 1998. She and other former employees of Sahyog, UP have set up CAC in Nainital dt., Buniyaad in Almora dt. and Adhaar, a documentation group to work on these issues

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

Binuyaad has facilitated setting up of a seed bank in villages in Almora dt. and preparation of herbal remedies by local women. Traditional seeds and other products are sold in Nature Bazaar in New Delhi once a year. In Nainital dt., womens'''''''''''''''' groups have strengthened the work of Van Panchayats and have revived forests in the area. A theater group has been bringing issues of the day to focus and various shodh yatras and exposure trips have increased the mobility of the Kumaoni women of the area

 

  Goals

 

 

CAC, Buniyaad and Adhaar hope to increase their efforts in documenting and advocating for people''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''s knowledge, promote innovation inthese areas, work in empowering women, Dalits and other marginalized groups and provide income generation opportunities

 
 

  


 
 
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