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  project name ~ Revathi-Saathiship-2010

category ~ Saathi

 
       

  

     

  Project Name

 

Revathi-Saathiship-2010

  NGO

 

AID Chennai

  Category

 

Saathi

  District

 

Nagapattinam

  State

 

Tamil Nadu

  Budget Approved

 

Rs 182720

 

  Year Approved

 

2010

 

 
 
 
 
 

  Photographs

 

   2  

  Chapter Coordinators

 

Bhargavi Srivatsan
Govind S

 

Portland
Milwaukee

 

  Caption

 

 

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  Summary

 

 

Saathiship for Revathi - 2010

 
 

  Achievements

 

 

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

 

  Goals

 

 

- 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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