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Inspiring in each other trust, confidence and support for one another..."

 
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  project name ~ Chetana Vikas

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  Project Name

 

Chetana Vikas

  NGO

 

Chetana Vikas

  Category

 

Other

  District

 

Wardha

  State

 

Maharashtra

  Budget Approved

 

$ 8000

 

  Year Approved

 

2007

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

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  Chapter Coordinators

 

Somu Kumar
Kartik Gopal
Satyam Godasi

 

San Diego
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Portland
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia

 

  Caption

 

 

Mr. Bang, Rashmi and Ms Niranjana observing the rain-fed plot on the resource center.

 

  Summary

 

 

1. To create long lasting solutions with a particular group of farmers as demonstration for coming out of the present agrarian crisis. this includes aspects which make the farmer and the women self-reliant and relate to :
i)Access to finance by self-reliant savings and credit.
ii)Agriculture practices such as field based soil and water conservation improved seeds, innovative cropping technology for food and nutrition security and also appropriate market acceptability for farm produce.

2.To empower women to abett the agrarian crisis.

3.To integrate these approaches within the farming system and directly link the small farmers to market.
This approach and methodology aims to serve as a demonstration model for other farmers, activists and policy makers.


 
 

  Achievements

 

 

See case studies uploaded.

 

  Goals

 

 

1.To introduce experiments and innovations and try to create alternatives of sustainable development models in agriculture and women’s development. 2.To create critical consciousness among people about the society – its present nature, problems within, their possible solutions and people’s role therein. 3.To help people get organized for collective action. For specific goals related to the project see the Table of Indicators/ Benchmarks for the project uploaded in the documents.

 
 

  


 
 
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