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Solar light to tribe living into interior forest

 
$3,459
$30,041
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Solar lantern with FM radio is provided to 250 Tribe families, who reside in at risk areas (interior forest). By providing a solar lantern, a family gets lights to habitation, free from wild animals attack, children reading, women cooking, radio running and mobile charging. The people have links with outer world and knowledge about flora fauna. 22 tribe hamlets / areas in hills, are provided by solar street light. the Street light gives light and safety to their residences.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Hundred of Tribe families Dindigul district and Theni district are in to caves and interior/ unreachable forest are with poverty and deprivation under endangered condition. there is no basic amenities. In the forest, they have no light, no Radio and can't use cell phone to link to the outer world. Further wild animal disturbing is making place. children's little education is not possible if no lights. Moving to outside in the night is making various problem in to the forest without light.

How will this project solve this problem?

In provision of one solar lantern, a tribe family gets lights to habitation and free from wild animals attack. children reading, women cooking, radio running and mobile charging are being done. The people have links with outer world and knowledge about flora and fauna. similarly the solar street lights give more safety to their residential area from wild animal and others. So the lantern gives lights to their dark life.

Potential Long Term Impact

250 tribe families will be sustaining on lights needs and safety. children will read in the night times. Radio function and mobile will give connection and knowledge about outer world. once provision of solar lights will exist 10-15 years life without maintenance cost. it reduce the fire making of tribe for wild animal and light. it make environment and forest conservation without grid electricity.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $3,459
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $30,041
Total Funding Goal: $33,500

Additional Documentation

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

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Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu India

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