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  project name ~ Economic Upliftment of Kondh Tribes through Co-op

category ~ microcredit

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Economic Upliftment of Kondh Tribes through Co-op

  NGO

 

Nisarga Trust

  Category

 

microcredit

  District

 

Visakhapatnam

  State

 

Andhra Pradesh

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 139000

 

  Year Approved

 

2005

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

  Chapter Coordinators

 

 

Bay Area

 

  Caption

 

 

 

  Summary

 

 

Nisarga has been a partner with Bay Area for some time now. AID Bay area has supported the schools in Kondh. In order to improve the overall condition of the Kondh tribes, it is important to also consider their economic issues.

The Kondh tribals are subjected to exploitation from local money lenders

* High rates of interest
* Repayment in kind
* Wrong measurement/weighing
* Money Lenders dictate price
* Make most of the profits
* Need a micro-credit to resolve the problem.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

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  Goals

 

 

- 1. Access to affordable credit for the Kondhs which is currently unavailable to them 2. Decresed dependence of the community on local money lenders

 
 

  


 
 
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