Wisdom of Life

Sanjivani

About

TIMELINE: Duration: 18 Months.

Rajkot: Date of Inception: 1st August 2018; Date of End: 31st January 2020.

Implementing Partners:

  • 1. Kaira social service society, DSSS-Ahmedabad.
  • 2. Khedut Vikas Mandal (KVM), DSSS-Baroda.
  • 3. Sabarmati Samruddhi Seva Sangh, DSSS-Gandhinagar and.
  • 4. Navjeevan Trust, DSSS-Rajkot (From monthly update format).
Geographical Reach: Gujarat state, Districts:

  • 1. Anand, District, Ahmedabad.
  • 2. Narmada District, Baroda.
  • 3. Banaskantha District, Gandhinagar.
  • 4. Sunder Nagar District, Rajkot.

Target Groups: Majority of the participants belong to Schedule caste communities. Major focus will be on women farmers, mothers’ groups, adolescent girls and school children.

Demographic Reach:

Sl. No Content Sunder Nagar Banaskantha Anand Narmada
1 Total Number of States
2 Total Number of villages 5 4 6 8
3 Total Number of GP’S
4 Total Number of Blocks 2 1 3 1 (Taluka)
5 Total Number of Districts
6 Total Covered Population 7694 5707 22336 6733
7 Total Households 1438 906 4538 1407
8 Children Numbers (0-6 years) 1077
9 Male & Female (population) 2869 & 2838 11695 & 10641 3265 & 3468
10 SC & ST (population)

Highlights of the Programme:

  • 1. Formed 2 new children’s group- comprising of 20 members,50% girls.
  • 2. Formed 1 new Saheli group comprising of 22 women members in it.
  • 3. Soil testing conducted for 5 farmers 2 male and 3 women farmers.
  • 4. 20 farmers have initiated summer traditional crop cultivation (Bajra and Maize).
  • 5. 20 Farmers have obtained right to cultivate in the forest under forest land act.
  • 6. 2 new nutrition kitchen gardens created in one of the project villages.
  • 7. 3 Applications filed for Ujjwala schemes.
  • 8. 19 women farmers have initiated organic cultivation and many of them started cultivation organic summer vegetable gardening.
  • 9. 15 Applications have been filed for various Government schemes.
  • 10. 2 Rallies were organized to increase awareness on malnutrition in the project villages.
  • 11. Organized 4 training on Baal Panchayat in which 110 children took part.
  • 12. Conducted 2 health awareness programme for adolescent girls in which 32 adolescent girls took part.

Source of Information: monthly Programme Updates

  • 13. 100 nutrition gardens created and managed by community for food sufficiency.
  • 14. 8 children’s clubs are formed to take up and address local health and hygiene issues.

Impact

  • Increased 100 acres of land in cultivation of Multi food crops and varieties.
  • 100 women farmers are engaged in multi-crop cultivation.
  • 10-15 % increased participation by the community members in the Gram Sabha to ensure better implementation of Government schemes and programmes.
  • 50 leaders identified within the community and are taking part in the decision-making processes at different level.
  • Greater reliance of communities on forest-based foods and traditional food leading to reduced dependence on markets for food and nutrition sources.