Women dancing at Mahila Kishan Mela at Chakdi, The fair was organized by Yuva Jamshedpur (Pix: Uttam Acharjee).
Jamshedpur: Yuva Jamshedpur organized a Mahila Kisan Mela (Women Farmers’ Fair) in Chakdi village of Potka block in East Singhbhum district of the state of Jharkhand, India.
The fair was organized with the help of Global Greengrant Fund (GGF). In all, more than 300 women farmers participated in the fair.
More than 25 stalls were put up in the fair, which were displaying different agro products, handicraft, traditional seeds. Besides these, there were many stalls which exhibited the different micro enterprises and micro-businesses being run by women self-help groups, like goat rearing, vegetable farming, poultry, rice and wheat production and Mudhi (puffed rice) production etc. Continue reading
Jamshedpur: Good implementation of good projects can bring about substantial change in the quality of lives of rural population. This has been borne out by several examples in which Yuva has been able to bring about positive change at the ground level.
One apt example of significant change in the quality of life of rural people has been the project executed in Chakri village, Potka, East Singhbhum, Jharkhand. Direct beneficiaries are Hemanti Sardar of Chakdi village and Saarthi Murmu of Kopey village.
The lead partner of this project is Society of Rural industrialization (SRI) and the donor agency is TERI. The role of field partner has been discharged by Yuva.