Project #6071

Protect children from fluorosis in Pavagada, India

by Tropical Research and Development Centre(TRDC)
$425 Raised
total goal
monthly donors
TRDC will promote education and safe health for children living in fluorosis affected villages of Pavagada, India through Remedial Education, awareness on health and safe drinking water


181 villages of Pavagada Taluk in Karnataka, India is the most neglected and backward taluk with a burning issue of fluorosis causing retinal, dental and muscular disorders among children aged 4 -18 years. Because of frequent health problems, children undergo psychological stress and need support. Adequate measures needed to support children with remedial education, health care and safe drinking water to boost their self confidence and learning ability.


With 10 years of experience, TRDC would address the problem of children with remedial education, health care and promotion of safe drinking water mechanisms in schools to regain health & continue education by closely working with communities/schools

Long-Term Impact

We will support 1500 children with education, health and safe drinking water. This action would help Pavagada region to overcome basic necessities for children who are the backbones to build a progressive and prosperous rural community

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Blinded by tradition and fluoride in water
Kids loosing vision in Taluk Near Bangalore
Blinded by tradition and fluoride water
Indian Children Blinded, Crippled By Fluoride In W

Organization Information

Tropical Research and Development Centre(TRDC)

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka - India
Website: http:/​/​
Tropical Research and Development Centre(TRDC)
Project Leader:
Bangalore, Karnataka India

Funded Project!

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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