Salt worker is a pathetic and neglected livelihood group surviving in the coast of India with extreme poverty situation. It is an effort of socio economic support to households of poorest of poor
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Salt worker community is one of the most disadvantaged communities in the country. (The Bay of Bengal Report of Govt.of India accepts that “salt workers are poorest of the poor in India”.. They live in extreme poverty situation because they are voiceless, powerless and resource poor. They work in saltpans of very hot sunlight, no prper road, no street lights, no water or sanitation facility.
How will this project solve this problem?
Skill training and other support for socio economic development, collectivization and advocacy for leveraging state and other resources, activities to improve working and living condition together will solve the problem
Potential Long Term Impact
The salt worker community collectively could have become powerful and leveraged state resources, enhanced their capacity, significantly increased their household income and working and living condition developed.
Total Funding Received to Date: $615
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $615 . The original project funding goal was $45,400.