Income Generating Activities
Chhattisgarh, India is facing the severe problem of sustainability of rural livelihood. Lack of permanent sources of livelihood causes scarcity of minimum requirement of living the life and ultimately resulted many problems like migration and drain of labour and economy. Organization is actively putting its efforts in securing livelihood among rural dwellers. It emphasizes sustainability of livelihood through community efforts. Organization is promoting rural poor, specially women to come on the front in the form of cooperative groups. Organization is making facilities for following trade to assure the means of livelihood-
1. Milk Production
2 Organic Farming
3. Vegetable Production
4. Small enterprises based on forest produces as Bamboo
5. Food Processing , i.e. production of Jam, Jally,
Badi and Papad etc.
6. Vocational Training.
7. Bamboo craft.
Organization is providing skill building and financial support to groups with their engagement in above-mentioned activities through the training and workshops. Organization is also promotes individual, mainly women, to generate the income by the above prescribed means.
Sakhi Dairy Cooperative Society
In Keeping in mind the objective of sustainable livelihood with animal husbandry under Sakhi Dairy credit cooperative society work of MSKPP has selected the rural women to encourage saving in Sakhi Credit Co-operative Society where low interest loans are given for animal husbandry. This work is successfully going on from 5 years.
Dairy training center located in Koni village
At present, model form of dairy has been made in village Koni. Training is being given to the farmers in relation to dairy as well as organic farming.
The work of agro-based livestock farming has been started by 34 families in 5 villages by members of Sakhi Cooperative Committee in which members of Sakhi have started rearing cow, improved cow, buffalo.
Sakhi Papad Cooperative Society has been established by the organization MSKPP, which has been working for the last 8 years, under this cooperative society the following products are produced: –
- Sakhi Papad (Rice Papad, Mung Dal Papad)
- Potato Chips.
- Badi etc.
Through the MSKPP organization, the market is made available for these manufactured products such as papad is required in Mid day Meal, different types of fairs are organized at different places like National Industry Trade Fair (Bilaspur ) And state celebrations etc. As a result, those rural women who have a lack of means of livelihood are getting a means to earn a living.
Bamboo Sakhi Sbavalamban Bamboo Unit
The traditional producing communities of Bamboo are Dhanuhar, Majhi, Baiga etc. Those who run their livelihood doing the same work. These communities do not get fair price in the market. Due to which they are not able to ensure their livelihood. So for this purpose, our organization has to provide market to the bamboo utensils made by these communities so that they can get the right price for their work and they can run their livelihood well.
The purpose of the establishment of this committee is to train the traditional producing communities of bamboo to make artistic products from bamboo so that the traditional useful products made from bamboo such as left over pieces of bamboo, jauha, tokni, supa etc. also benefit economically by using artistic arts. To obtain and give information related to the market to the artisans of Bans so that they can give proper products to the products made by them. To sell issues, to be able to sell bamboo producing community self Become own your product manufactured by the market.
The institute has started the program of entrepreneurship development, vocational training, self employment creation etc. by MSKPP, in which women are able to upgrade their skills and be self-reliant. MSKPP has devised professional training as under –
1 Stitching work 3 months
2 Embroidery work 3 months
3 Mehandi work 3 months
4 Fabric Painting 3 months
5 Beauty parlor 3 months
MSKPP: Operated branches of professional training related to Women’s Empowerment Center, Bilaspur
1. Rashmi Women’s Training Center, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh)
2. Kalpana Stitch Embroidery Training Center, Sakti, District-Janjgir Champa.
3. Sony Sewing Embroidery Training Center, Champa, District Janjgir.
4. Shilfi Women Training Center, Bhilai, District Durg.
5. Women Training Center, Manendragarh, District Korea.
6. Women Training Center, Chantidih, Bilaspur.
7. Women’s Training Center, Bilaspur.
8. Ughmi Women’s Training Center, Mangla, Bilaspur.
9. Poono Apparel Training Center, Korba.
10. Women Sewing Training Center, Korba.
11. Gauri Sewing Center, Baloda Bazar, Raipur.
12. Aishita Beauty Parlor and Sewing Center, Baila Dilla.
13. Shilfi Women Training Center, Bhilai, District Durg.
14. Women’s Training Center, Takhatpur.
15. Sewing Center, Katghora.
M.S.K.P.P is working as a facilitator thereby increasingly involving Mahila Mandals, Community based organization and village development community in the development process. High quality initiatives in land, forest and water development focus on enhancing rural livelihoods from natural resource management and organic activities initiatives in there areas.
Improvement in water management is essential to raise agriculture productivity and to reduce land degradation and water crisis. Conservation of water and soil has emerged as a prominent development issues to be addressed during the project planing in our project areas. To improve agriculture productivity focus on this issue is closely related to other far-reaching social problem of small and marginal farmer. M.S.K.P.P. has taken up this issue of increasing the agree-productivity of dry land poor farmer through creating awareness on indigenous and modern method of soil and water conservation by giving technical and financial support in construction of small structure i.e Stop dam, Earthen dam, land leveling, water storage the SHRI TECHNIC 1/4 of land deegnig. Check dam, pond deepening, renovation of pond, well and water harvesting structures. This intervention gains importance in the areas where the aim of soil and water conservation is also to reduce the drudgery of the poor farmer by increasing the fertility of the soil through indigenous and modern methods that is cost effective.