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Enhancing Livelihood Through Organic Farming

21 organic tunnels were constructed along with training to uplift the livelihood of poor people.

After NepalEarthquake2015, Nepal has expected to lost 2.5 %-3.5 % GDP adding 700,000 more poor people . Not only people have lost their relatives & properties ,they have also lost their source of livelihood & income. To address such problem this project was launched in Poudel Village of Dapcha,Nepal.21 organic tunnels were constructed to 21 families where each family can earn USD.5000-USD.8000 every year .In one tunnel around 750 sapling can be grown .Now a days organic product demand is high so there is no market problem . Around 131 people are benefited from this project.People not only grow organic vegetable but also able to protect from pesticides which has been causing cancer among villagers as there is no pesticides use.


Project location
Nepal
Project dates
Start: 06 October 2016
End:  25 September 2017
Created: 13 October 2017

✓ This project is complete.
Project category
Environment, Economic and community development
Funding
Rotary Grant
Project contacts
Ranjeev Shrestha, Dhulikhel| (contact)
Partners
Dhulikhel, Nepal (Rotary Club)
Singapore, Singapore (Rotary Club)
Related Links
http://www.rotarydhulikhel.org.np/global-grants/
 

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IMPACT TRACKER

Total volunteer hours
420
Hours
Number of volunteers
24
People
Total cash contributions
30,198
USD
Total in-kind contributions
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USD

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