Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal

 
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $3,581 from an original funding goal of $16,210!
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    ASHA Final Update July 2010
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director, IDEX
    Thank you for your support for this project. ASHA has received funding for this project, but their work still continues. If you would like to keep up with their activities please check out http://globalgiving.org/projects/train-women-farmers-in-organic-agriculture-nepal project 6056. In the past year, you have helped...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has received 25 donations
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    Empowering women through organic agriculture:Visit
    By - Bill Brower - GlobalGiving Field Program Officer
    Bill Brower is a Field Program Officer with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout South and Southeast Asia. On April 24th he visited communities involved in ASHA Nepal’s sustainable agriculture projects. His “Postcard” from the visit: The overarching goal for ASHA Nepal’s projects,...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    Surpassing Growth
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    On Tuesday, March 16, all donations up to $1,000 per donor, per project will be matched. Donate on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, and maximize your gift. Despite ongoing challenges in Nepal, the cooperative that ASHA is working with has seen some impressive results in the past year. It is quite timely that with International...
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    Learning About Seed-Saving
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    During the reported period, 2 newly formed groups (with a total of 36 women) participated in an introduction to sustainable agriculture training and seeds support including a one-day orientation to discuss the importance of sustainable agriculture. Topics included techniques of planting and harvesting vegetables and...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has received 33 donations
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    Building Cooperatives
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Our latest update from ASHA expands on their work written in previous updates. We are happy to report that there are now 5 women’s groups being helped with your support. They hold monthly meetings to discuss issues of money management and other important issues pertaining to health, social matters, and group concerns....
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    Lal Maya Tamang & the Kurilo Women’s Society
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director, IDEX
    10 years ago, Lal Maya Tamang says, she could not have imagined her life today, as a respected elder stateswoman of a local women’s group. From her mud brick patio, she points out the view of her rainbow-colored vegetable plot where she grows leafy greens, squash, oranges, and corn. And there on the hillside below her...
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    • JennyH
      JennyH Namaste to Lal Maya and all at the Kunlo Women's Society!With warmest good wishesJenny Hickey Scotland, U.K.
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    March 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    An interesting project underway in Nepal is ASHA’s mushroom-growing initiative. Since mushrooms can be grown inside the home, mushroom-growing can be practiced by even landless farmers and older people who may not be physically able to grow other types of crops. After some small-scale farmers expressed interest in the...
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    December 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    ASHA recently sponsored a permaculture training for 28 lead farmers selected from 3 of the ASHA women groups. The training was facilitated by an expert on permaculture design, who followed findings from a feasibility study of permaculture principles in the Okarpauwa community. In addition to the formal training in...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    September 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    Women from the ASHA-supported Kurilo Group inspired the formation of a new group! Members of the Kurilo group traveled to the Padeni community in the Nuwakot district of Nepal to share their learning from ASHA trainings on group management, and, as a result, the women in Padeni decided to form their own group. With...
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has received 19 donations
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    June 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    As part of ASHA’s sustainable agriculture program they train women on how to make manure, collect animal urine, make herbal insecticides. They are given seeds and fruit saplings for their kitchen gardens. ASHA motivates them by sponsoring a vegetable exhibition twice a year at harvest time. The women bring their crops and...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    March 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Program Coordinator
    In January 2008 Yael Falicov, IDEX’s Director of Programs, met with the 70 members of three of ASHA women’s groups in Okarpauwa municipality, a hilly area about 45 minutes northwest of Kathmandu. This is her report from that meeting. Most people here, like the majority of Nepalis, are subsistence farmers. Some had...
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    • jnswickett
      jnswickett I find this thrilling! These women are being empowered by your work! Congratulations and thank you!Nina Wickett
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    December 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    Fruit cultivation training and support ASHA is currently promoting food security by providing training in sustainable fruit cultivation. The women participating in this training live in an area that is favorable to the production of sub tropical fruits and thus, ASHA has developed a training program to encourage the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    October Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Programs Coordinator
    Seed Saving Scheme ASHA/Nepal, provides support to three women groups in Nuwakot, one of the remotest districts in Nepal. Since 2004 nearly 70 women, members of these 3 women groups and their family members have benefited from this project. The project focuses to strengthen the management capacity of these women, to...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has received 18 donations
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    June 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    “Sustainable agriculture training has increased our confidence”: Participants' perception on its importance “Previously, we were absolutely ignorant with management of local resources in farming. Now, we can prepare manures and pesticides from our own local resources. It has made our agriculture more productive...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    Update April 2007
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia program Director
    Since February ASHA/Nepal has organized a one-day Sustainable Agriculture Refresher Training for 70 women. Agricultural experts, Mr. Alok Shrestha and Ram Sharan Shrestha, facilitated the training. The sustainable agriculture training focused on its significance and practices that women can apply to assist in the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    February 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    In 2007, ASHA/Nepal plans to follow-up with women groups that were formed in the last two years by offering training workshops in group and fund management, sustainable agriculture, seeds and vegetable exhibition. ASHA/Nepal will also facilitate team-building exercises including group picnics, folk song competitions and...
    • 8 years ago
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal posted a progress report
    December 2006 Progress Report
    By - Katherine Zavala - Asia Program Director, IDEX
    ASHA, based in Nuwakot, Nepal Funding was applied to a project implemented in Okharpauwa VDC that began in 2004. ASHA has been promoting linkages to local institutions as a way of helping poor women access the formal banking industry from which historically they have been excluded. • Three groups of 64 women have...
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  • Train Women Farmers in Organic Agriculture, Nepal has received 2 donations
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Thanks to 77 donors like you, a total of $6,636 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Gillian Wilson

IDEX Latin America Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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