What’s Happening Now?

  • Around 550 farmers have been trained in organic methods and cash crops. Sweet potato and horse gram (a type of bean) will be introduced, chosen for both their nutritional and cash value.
  • 40 village-level trainers have been trained in livestock veterinary care including use of a surgical kit, minor surgeries, and castration.
  • 1200 members from 130 self help groups (SHGs) have been trained in livestock care and management.
  • Trainings on health and nutrition have begun, starting with the village level trainers who will then train farmers and family members in the villages.
  • Community education has begun on increasing women’s roles in household decision-making.