Empowering Women Agriculture through Kitchen Garden

Improving the nutrition status of tribal women, children and adolescent girls and contributing in the income enhancement of the tribal households through promotion of sustainable agriculture and entitlement realization is Centre for World Solidarity(CWS) supported program focusing on improving the nutritional status through initiating agricultural related activities, kitchen gardening.

The project proposes to mobilize, organize and strengthen women and equip them with improved concepts of farming and issue related to health, hygiene practices and nutrition. The project also proposes to form and nurture the SHGs, social and financial strengthening and establishing linkages with the government programmes for ensuring convergence. Women will also be organized in group for their social and economic empowerment.

 

SUPPORT SINCE:Since 2015
LOCATION:2 Villages of Ghatsila of East singhbhum
MAJOR PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES:
 ●Essay/drawing competition in schools on health, hygiene and nutrition issues.
 ●Participatory training of adolescent girls/girls groups, women on health, hygiene and nutrition issues.
●Training on improved agriculture practices with bio inputs.
●Input support for women Farmers
●Interface meeting of Sahiyas, ANM, ICDS workers and Mata Samity members/SHG groups.
●Training for the awareness creation on the government schemes related with nutrition and livelihood.
●Block level consultation with government officials, PRI members, Gram Sabha members and other important stakeholders.
●Awareness Health hygiene and nutrition security in rural Haats (rural market) street plays-●NukkadNatak.
●Publication/printing of IEC/ Leaflet materials Distribution

 

CHANGE ENABLED:
● 60 women farmers have been trained on kitchen gardening, who have prepared kitchen garden in their backyard which became source of continuous supply of green vegetables to their families.
●Sensitized 150 school children on health hygiene and nutrition issues through various awareness generation activities like drawing competition, hand washing practice started in school before mid day meal.
●Adoption of improved health, hygiene and person hygiene care practices by adolescent girls through training program.
●Formation/nurturing and capacity building of 25 SHGs in the project area
●Orientation of school children on the importance of health and hygiene and nutritious food through participatory approach (drawing competition)

●60 farmers adopted SRI VIDHI of farming

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