Adopting innovative organic practices and helping other farmers

santosh applying jeevaamrut (organic fertilizer) in his wheat field

Santosh Nahne, a 38 year old is a small and innovative farmer of Donodo village in Kalamb block of Yavatmal district in Maharashtra state. He farms over 3.75 acres of land that is irrigated by a well. He also collectively farms over 7 acres of land jointly with his brother who stays with him. He looks after 6 members of his family that includes two children.

Santosh had great affinity for farming since childhood. After completing his higher secondary school, he opted and completed his diploma in horticulture. Throughout his educational period, he aspired to do something innovative with farming. He saw most of the farmers … Continued

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Case Study: Pardhi Project – Yuvagram

Pardhi Children - "Hey, Now we also go to school!"

“My daughters go to school”, grins Prakash. He beams with pride as one by one the girls introduce themselves to the guests in impeccable English.  Prakash’s daughters are among the few Pardhi children in Beed who receive formal education. For … Continued

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