Livelihood development

Self Help Groups​

Over 2000+ Self-Help Groups with membership over 30,000 women and persons with disabilities

Acts as a primary monitoring and referral point for beneficiary selection in different development programmes

Primary level institution formed in intervention villages; alongwith financial, SHGs also addresses socio-economic challenges

Cooperative Societies

Formation and Capacity Building of Four Inclusive Cooperative Societies based on Gandhian principle of Cooperative Movement

8000 members with over 2000 persons with disabilities and majority being women

Financial Transactions of over INR. 50 mn 

Cooperative Societies have financed more than 3000 Business Plans for poor and marginalised families. These families did not have access to any other source of financial support

Organic Farming

Covered 5000 Farmers with 3000+ persons with disabilities; 5000+ acres of Land converted for organic farming

INR. 50 mn of additional income for farmers and their families

Annual production of 3500 tonnes of food grains including Wheat, Bengal Gram (Chana), Maize, Soyabean, Pulses (Tur) and 500 tonnes vegetables of daily use including Mushrooms and chemical free spices including Turmeric, Chilly, Garam Masala, Coriander

Food Grains and Vegetables certified by ECOCERT and IMO Control Private Limited 

Farmers Producer Companies

Formation and Capacity Building of Fifteen Farmer Producer Companies (FPOs) working in Dairy, Food Grains, Spices, Organic Produces, Seed Production, Non-Timber Forest Produces Trading

Members of Madhya Bharat Consortium promoted by Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium.

5863 members with 2320 persons with disabilities in 600 villages.

Financial Institutions are inter-linked and complement their value-chain; this includes agri-input supply chain, purchasing, processing, branding, marketing and trading.

Companies worth INR. 50 mn with Trademark, AGMARK, Production Units, Trade License, Seed Production and Trading

Watershed Development

900 ha. Micro-Watershed in Madhya Pradesh supported by NABARD

Inclusive Watershed Committee fully empowered to execution and monitoring of Watershed activities.

100% women from catchment villages are part of Self-Help Groups; Business Plans of all SHGs have been financed and livelihood activities resulted in increase and diversification of income streams

Watershed Committee demonstrated successful convergence with government schemes and helped catchment villages receive benefits of various programmes leading to 0 migration within 3 years of intervention; villages are Open Defecation Free under Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

Over 80% farmers are using organic agri-inputs instead of chemical fertilisers in kitchen gardens as well as field farms

Families are trained in organic pest repellant and organic compost Dug-Wells, Farm Pond, Farm Bunding, Gully-Plugs, Contour Trench led to soil and water conservation resulting in water level increase