Watershed Organisation Trust is pleased to share an article written by our researcher, Anuradha Phadtare on ‘Adapting agriculture to climate change by local communities: Evidence from Dhule and Ahmednagar villages’ published in the ‘Maharashtra Economic Development Council (MEDC) Monthly Economic Digest, Vol. XLVI No. 12, November 2017.
(Marathi, VCD, 15 mins)
Women are the care providers, of all but their own self. Sarvodaya (Rise of the New Dawn) traces the women empowerment program in 150 villages about realizing their true potential. With Sampada Trust, they receive training in entrepreneurship to manage small scale businesses from selling bangles to dried fish, to preparing manure and selling it. It is the Self â€“ Help groups that make the difference, in their confidence levels. As a collective group their outshine darkness all around them. It is like â€œThe lamp is mine but the light is oursâ€