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Stimulating Village Economy

photo series - Chhattisgarh, Jashpur District

Constructive work by social workers

 Social workers give a lot of trainings. For example bookkeeping for women saving groups.

 Agriculture training; making bio-pesticide.

 Building a house for a poor family.

 Growing vegetables – project for unemployed village youth (near Musgutri).


 Introducing new cash crops, like ground nuts. Different qualities of groundnuts are selected here.

 Agriculture extension workers of the government. They introduce organic agriculture (Gholeng).

 Villagers have their cooperative shop. They save a lot of money.

 Production of plates for festivals and parties give some income.

 School for the poor (Kansabel).

 Building a new center for trainings and meetings with village activists (Gholeng).

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Photos: Adivasi Mahila Mahasangh, Jashpur and Peasant Autonomy - Creative Commons