Help 1033 poorest salt worker families in India

$615 $44,785
Raised Remaining


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.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $615

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 $615 .  The original project funding goal was $45,400.

Additional Documentation

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


donate now:


Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

Still want to help?
Find another project in India or in Economic Development that needs your help.

Project Leader

Ravi Chandiran

Nagappattinam district, Tamilnadu India

Where is this project located?

Map of Help 1033 poorest salt worker families in India
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.