Health  India Project #31558

Organic food is safe for health awareness

by Community Health, Housing and Social Education (CHHASE) Vetted since 2009 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified

Summary

This project will bring awareness on organic farming to 20000 farmers and how the Organic farming works to increase sustainability, biodiversity, and to encourage good soil and air quality. This is maintained by the use of natural growing practices, the avoidance of harmful chemicals, and the continued practice of crop rotation and other natural farming methods. Organic food is healthier because contain no residues of any synthetic chemicals but also due to the fact that it is more nutritious

$25,000
total goal
$24,804
remaining
8
donors
0
monthly donors
5
months

Challenge

Conventional food production practices involve the use of chemicals which have a devastating effect on the environment, while the residues of these chemicals in food products have dubious effects on human health. All food products on the market including those that contain residues of pesticides, antibiotics, growth hormones and other types of chemicals are used for production and processing are said to be safe. It is important to be aware of effects of chemicals in long term remain unknown

Solution

Organic food is healthier because it does not contain residues of any synthetic chemicals but also due to the fact that it is more nutritious.

Long-Term Impact

Organic food is more nutritious. Organic farming reduces pollution, compared to modern-day farming methods, better for the environment. Organically grown food have more nutrients, but because of the variation in production and food handling. CHHASE will bring awareness to organic farmers to keep their crops natural and urge to use compost and animal manure, crop rotations to keep their soil healthy. Organic farming keep our community healthy. It can keep us away from worst food-borne illnesses

Resources

http:/​/​www.chhaseindia.org/​

Organization Information

Community Health, Housing and Social Education (CHHASE)

Location: Tiruvallur District, Tamilnadu - India
Website: http:/​/​www.chhaseindia.org/​
Project Leader:
Vincent paul Bellamkonda
Director
Tiruvallur District, Tamilnadu India

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