Raising: Rs. 25,00,000 /-
Expected no of Beneficiaries: 5000 Farmers
Raising Funds for:
WASSAN is working with large number of farmers and their cooperatives. These farmers are engaged in environment friendly agricultural processes and producing pesticide-free food items. There is no regular and supportive markets for these products. WASSAN intends to create a good and profitable markets for these products and producers. Without these supportive markets, these farmers do not get out of distress. These farmers and cooperatives are located in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa states.
Project aims at connecting cooperatives with urban consumers through reliable, profitable and supportive markets.
WASSAN aggregates the products from cooperatives/ farmers and brings them to door-steps of urban consumers through regular sales/ shop on wheels.
WASSAN will motivate the farmers and support them to practice pesticide free agriculture. WASSAN will also support them to process these products locally and make them available for local markets.
WASSAN intends to create a network of discerning consumers who want to improve their health by consuming healthy products produced by cooperatives from most back ward regions of India.
Supporting Cooperatives in Procurement of Environment Friendly Foods: Rs 10 Lakhs
Establishing Processing/ Packaging Facilities at Cooperatives: Rs 8 Lakhs
Branding, Transporting, and Sale of Products: Rs 7 Lakhs
Total: Rs 25 lakhs Measuring
Success of Project:
Number of Cooperatives/ Members that supplied Environment Friendly Foods to Consumers (Local/ Urban)
Turn over at cooperative level
Number of consumers at urban localities who are regular buyers of the products from cooperatives
About the Organization:
WASSAN is a national level resource support organization. WASSAN intends to improve the effectiveness of public investments on natural resource management programs, rain-fed agriculture, drinking water & sanitation programs and livelihoods. As a network based resource organization, WASSAN could reach out 400+ villages in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for watershed management, along with 30 partner NGOs. As an implementing agency, WASSAN is working in 72 villages to improve drinking water, sanitation, water for irrigation, agriculture and livelihoods. WASSAN offers a variety of support services to its partners - training, project management, fund mobilization, documentation, policy formulation, designing of new projects. WASSAN is actively working in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Orissa. WASSAN is working with 15 cooperatives (8000 farmers) these states and supporting them to get better markets in cities.
Vision & Mission:
Entrench participatory processes through network approach that strengthen Natural Resources Management practices to secure livelihoods of deprived communities in drought prone areas. Participatory processes include - capacity building, institutional development, networking and advocacy. Our Values Equity: Being sensitive and committed to reduce all forms of discrimination with focus on poor, dalit, adivasis and women. Participation Having faith in people’s knowledge, capacities and their institutions Collaboration Developing synergies through networking Team work Striving for quality, innovation and diversity
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