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  project name ~ 2009-Revathi-Saathiship

category ~ Saathi




  Project Name





AID Chennai









Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved


Rs 193920


  Year Approved







1   2   3   4   5   6   7        

  Chapter Coordinators


Govind S
Bhargavi Srivatsan
Vasanthi Jagatha







Saathi Revathi





Saathiship for Revathi





Revathi & her NGO ToFARM''s post tsunami work has resulted in the following - 1/3 of the farmers were about to leave. instead got trained, got high crop yield - Farmers soon saw results: more saplings per paddy farm and revived ecosystem in terms of more vegetation, insects and birds - Promoted an active role of the women in the decision making process - Achieved the difficult task of helping farmers reach two significant accomplishments: reaping economic results as well as changing existing farming practices - Supported very important new capability: skills related to bargaining for the sale of products and purchasing raw material from the market - Formed SHG & encouraged savings: members are confident that they can cope with future hazards





- Create an Organic farming movement across Tamil Nadu turning it iinto an organic state - Set up Organic farming training centers and model farms across the state - Create traditional seed banks - Undertake research projects related to organic farming practices going forward



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