The outbreak and spread of novel corona virus and the subsequent nationwide lockdown in India witnessed many migrants stranded in cities without basic provisions for food. While some others returned to their villages giving rise to food shortages and heavy pressure on sustaining families on marginal and fragmented landholdings. We took note of this tragicContinue reading “COVID-19 Relief: Food and Dry Ration Distribution”
A need was expressed from the government hospital in Dondaicha, Dhule for PPE kits to the staff, ward boys and maushis (ward women) working in the corona ward. We took note of the need and having noticed the risk and danger involved in the medical services rendered, ordered for PPE kits and distributed them to the medicalContinue reading “COVID-19 Relief: Distribution of PPE Kits”
A group of 13 people with two small children from Chhattisgarh was struggling to move out of Mohadari, Sinnar Taluka. They were stranded for a long time. They were not even paid by their contractor for the construction work done. Despite many efforts the matter was not moving any further. We with the help andContinue reading “COVID-19 Relief: A helping hand to Migrants”
Corona crisis has given rise to a gamut of new challenges in rural areas. One of them is responding to the increasing rural distress and poorer sections slipping into abject poverty. One of the solutions is to develop sustainable models of agroecology and food forests aimed at food and nutritional security and income generation. KeepingContinue reading “Distribution of fruit and forest saplings for sustainable agroecology”
On the 25th of April, in the midst of Corona spread and lockdown and in a tragic incident of LPG cylinder explosion Ganjmal slum of Nashik caught fire. More than 30 families lost their shelter completely. We with the help and initiative of Chhatrabharti Student Association reached out to 15 families and provided them with crockeryContinue reading “Reaching out to families affected by fire in Ganjmal slum”
People living in ramshackle crammed huts near Pathardi Gaon and Aurangabad Naka, Nashik lost their shelter roof due to heavy cyclone and rains. We with the help of the networking voluntary organization, ‘YUVA’ reached out to these people, assessed their living conditions and distributed tarpaulin sheets to 52 cyclone affected families on the 13th and 14th ofContinue reading “Relief Aid to cyclone affected nomadic families”
Inauguration of the Project ‘Rural Women Livelihood Development Program’ in Peth and Trimbakeshwar Tehsils of Nashik
To address the rural agrarian distress intensified by the Corona crisis due to reverse migration of people to villages we planned the implementation of Livelihood Enhancement Programs among 2000 adivasi women and their families in Peth and Trimbakeshwar Tehsils of Nashik district. The project hopes to help these families earn a decent living and helpContinue reading “Inauguration of the Project ‘Rural Women Livelihood Development Program’ in Peth and Trimbakeshwar Tehsils of Nashik”
To help the adivasi farmers plan their Kharif season well and offer logistical convenience with an aim to reduce their cost of cultivation, the distribution operation of agri-inputs was carried out by Himai Farmer Producer Company Limited (Himai FPO) with our guidance, collaboration and financial support.
Observing the difficulties of small and marginal farmers in accessing markets due to a lack of logistical support in the Corona crisis hit situation, We thought of purchasing and distributing agriculture inputs, especially seeds, on farm bunds. This idea was later found reinforced and in sync with the Government’s Order of making agriculture inputs availableContinue reading “Launch of MPSM Krishi App”
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