SAWERA : Empowerment of Women Farmers'for Food Security | YUVA CHETNA KENDRA

Yuva Chetna Kendra implemented a project titled 'Savera programme: empowerment of women farmers for food security'. The project is funded by UNDP through State Institute of Management in Agriculture, a Uttar Pradesh government body. The project is being implemented in 13 villages of eight gram panchayats of Desahi Deoria development block and covers 20 self help groups.

Objectives

  1. . Assistance for purchasing agricultural implements
  2. . To inculcate feeling of self development among villagers
  3. . To remove bad customs prevailing in the society
  4. . To carry out constructive work for raising self confidence and self reliance among women
  5. . To make women aware of their rights

Activities

  1. . Regular contact
  2. . Facilitation of regular meetings of groups
  3. . Issue based training
  4. . Entrepreneurship development training
  5. . Exposure visits
  6. . Crop demonstration
  7. . Micro capital assistance
  8. . Assistance for purchasing agricultural implements
  9. . Seed storage
  10. . Arrangement for alternative distribution