Restore Land to Tribal Women in India



Enabling the tribal population to restore land and practice traditional agricultural practices will improve food security and economic conditions in the district of Deogarh.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The three target villages of the Deogarh district are remote and difficult to access. The tribal community of this region is near starvation, with many migrating to the neighboring district for food and work in the thermal plant.

How will this project solve this problem?

Training women for land development through bio-farming and indigenous farming methods, developing grain and seed banks, lobbying for land titles, and leveling wastelands using sustainable and organic methods.

Potential Long Term Impact

Tribal women can maintain their indigenous cultural identity while they confront the changing market economy. Land titles in the names of women will also provide them with greater social and economic security and insure them against exploitation.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $8,105

Funding Information

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 $8,105 .  The original project funding goal was $8,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

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