September 27, 2012

SHAKTI launched Livelihood Intervention….


SHAKTI recently launched Livelihood Intervention in Ramanaguda Block. It’s a three year project named as Sustainable Livelihood Enhancement and Enterprise Promotion (SLEEP).

The basic goal of the programme is to promote a co-operative of 400 women forest dwellers, who are dependent on NTFP collection. We will support them in organizing, skill building of processing of NTFP and Market linkage.

The main focus is Tamrind processing, Hill Broom binding and leaf plate sewing, which will help the primary NTFP collectors a sustainable income. The project is supported by RGVN-HIVOS India.